In the News

Guardian: English universities to be ranked gold, silver and bronze

October 3, 2016

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell was quoted in a Guardian article following the Government’s publication of details of how the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) trial year will work. Read ...

Coventry Observer: University vice-chancellor elected as new chair of University Alliance

September 9, 2016

Coverage of the election of Professor John Latham (Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University) as the new chair of University Alliance has appeared in the Coventry Observer. You can read our full [&hel...

THE: Office for Students must promote collaboration as well as competition

September 5, 2016

Ahead of the Higher Education & Research Bill Committee meeting this week, Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell writes for Times Higher Education. She looks at the role the new Office for […]

Prof John Latham interview with Times Higher Education

September 1, 2016

An interview with the new Chair of University Alliance Professor John Latham has appeared in Times Higher Education. Talking in his interview about the distinctiveness of University Alliance instit...

University Business: Professor John Latham to be new Alliance chair

September 1, 2016

Coverage of the announcement that Professor John Latham, Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, is our new chair has appeared in University Business. Read our press release here.

Huffington Post: Is university still the best route to a desirable career?

August 18, 2016

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell writes for Huffington Post on A-level results day 2016. She argues in the piece that for students considering whether to go to university, that ‘the importan...

Brexit: EU structural funds must not be forgotten

August 9, 2016

To coincide with Wonkhe’s event BrHExit: Where next for universities and Europe?, University Alliance Policy and Programmes Manager Tom Frostick has written an article on the importance of EU...

THE: Chris Husbands appointed as TEF Chair

August 3, 2016

Coverage of Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell’s response to the news that Chris Husbands, the vice-chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University, has been appointed the first chair of the teachin...

Reflections on the Stern Review

August 2, 2016

Maddalaine Ansell, University Alliance Chief Executive, shared her reflections on the Stern Review with Wonkhe: “Overall, the previous REF worked reasonably well. It increased research qualit...

Guardian: Brexit exposed deep rifts in Britain. Universities can help heal them

July 28, 2016

Gabriel Huntley, Head of Communications and External Relations writes for Guardian HE Network. The recent EU reference has prompted calls for universities and the scientific community to help repai...