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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.
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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...

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“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”...

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UA responds to UPP Civic University Commission report

February 12, 2019

John Latham, Chair of University Alliance commented: “We welcome this timely report and are pleased that so many University Alliance colleagues have contributed to and supported its findings....

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University Alliance responds to Immigration White Paper

December 19, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting CEO of University Alliance commented: “Today’s long awaited Immigration White Paper clearly indicates a very different direction of travel for UK immigration policy....

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University Alliance responds to ONS announcement on student loans

December 17, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting CEO of University Alliance commented: “This review clearly creates some significant policy challenges for government at an already very difficult time. While it is in the ...

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University Alliance statement on Damian Hinds’ speech on L4/5

December 6, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting CEO of University Alliance commented: “We are always keen to welcome a greater political focus on the technical and professional education which Alliance universities provide so...

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University Alliance comments on new Universities & Science Minister’s appointment

December 5, 2018

The University Alliance has commented on the appointment of Chris Skidmore as the new Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation. Liz Bromley, Acting-CEO of University A...

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THE: REF submission rules ‘could increase burden’ on departments

July 30, 2018

New rules on staff submissions for REF 2021 were covered by Times Higher Education in a recent story. The coverage includes a quote from Liz Bromley, acting chief executive of University […]

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