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UA CEO writes for Wonkhe on the Wicked Problem of “value” in HE

January 14, 2020

Writing for Wonkhe’s series on wicked problems facing the HE sector, UA CEO, Vanessa Wilson, examined the issues around defining value when it comes to higher education. Vanessa said “n...

UA Members win Both Research Categories at this Year’s THE Awards

November 29, 2019

Portsmouth University and Birmingham City University were among the winners at last night’s Times Higher Education Awards Ceremony hosted in London. Read more »

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The Welcome Return of Post-Study Work Visas

September 11, 2019

Last night, the government announced the reintroduction of post-study work visas, allowing international students who have studied at UK universities to stay and work for two years following their ...

University Alliance leading the way on international PHD opportunities

September 5, 2019

University Alliance and our partners today launched a new call for applications for a scheme that will support international researchers to gain doctoral fellowships at eight of the country’s...

New team take office to lead University Alliance.

September 5, 2019

Professor Debra Humphris takes office as chair of University Alliance as the mission group launches its new strategy. Read more »

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The Future of Clearing

July 24, 2019

Penny Sweasey, Manager of University Alliance’s Teaching Excellence Alliance, speaks to University Business Magazine on the current clearing process. Read more »

Augar Review Risks Reinforcing Snobbery About Who Should Go to University

July 11, 2019

University Alliance CEO, Vanessa Wilson, writes in Research Fortnight on her concerns around the Augar Review. Read more »

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Alliance Universities Working to Tackle the HE ‘Care Leaver Crisis’

May 22, 2019

Alliance members Kingston and Oxford Brookes are two of the eight universities piloting a new project announced today to improve the support received by care leavers in higher education. Currently ...

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UUK/NUS Attainment Report – Our Members comment 

May 2, 2019

University Alliance was represented by three member Vice-Chancellors on the advisory panel for the Universities UK and NUS’s report “Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Student Attainment at UK Univer...

“EQUALITY IS NOT AN OPTIONAL EXTRA” – University Alliance comment on UUK BAME Attainment Report

May 2, 2019

University Alliance has commented on today’s publication of the joint Universities UK and NUS report – “Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic student attainment at UK universities: #ClosingtheGap”...