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Research Professional HE: A sense of place

November 23, 2016

This interview with our chair Professor John Latham was originally published in the Research Professional HE 8am Playbook. @rachelhall_HE Universities should play to their local strengths, says vic...

THE: Three things we hope the chancellor says in the Autumn Statement (and two we hope he doesn’t)

November 22, 2016

On Wednesday 23 November, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivers his first Autumn Statement, which is expected to have far reaching implications for the higher education and rese...

Government must back lifelong learning

November 21, 2016

Ahead of the Autumn Statement, University Alliance publishes a lifelong learning manifesto setting out proposals to help learners access higher education throughout their lives. The government has ...

Wonkhe: Lessons from the front line of industrial strategy policy

November 21, 2016

Chief executive Maddalaine Ansell has written a piece for Wonkhe drawing on her experiences of working on previous industrial strategies. She shares her thoughts on the lessons learned last time [&...

University Business: Review of the Year

November 19, 2016

The year that was in higher education – was it a success for the sector? University Business’ Review of the Year has been published, and features chief executive Maddalaine Ansell’...

Alliance chair gives evidence to BEIS Committee

November 8, 2016

University Alliance Chair and Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, Professor John Latham gave evidence to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee today (Tuesday 8 November 2016). ...

Wonkhe: Five reasons to back UK Research & Innovation

November 2, 2016

Professor Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University, and Research Lead for University Alliance has written a piece for Wonkhe about the proposals for UK Research & Innovation ...

Wonkhe: No one left behind: slowing down and speeding up HE

October 19, 2016

Daisy Hooper, Senior Policy & Programmes Manager, has written a blog for Wonkhe on social mobility. She argues: ‘If Britain can only succeed as a knowledge economy, we need the […]

Guardian: EU student funding in UK to remain same in 2017 despite Brexit vote

October 12, 2016

Coverage of the the government’s announcement that EU students will remain eligible for the same loans and grants for the 2017/2018 academic year has appeared in the Guardian. The piece inclu...

UA responds to government announcement of funding support for EU students applying in 2017/2018 academic year

October 11, 2016

Responding to the government’s announcement, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “The government’s assurance on funding for EU students will be a relief to anyon...