News Releases

University Alliance statement on assessments

April 7, 2020

As universities adapt and respond to Coronavirus, Alliance universities are working hard with staff and students’ unions to mitigate disruption and minimise stress for learners during this period. ...

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Joint statement on university admissions

March 20, 2020

After the Department for Education set out further details of how GCSE and A Level exam grades will be awarded this year, the heads of University Alliance, the Russell Group, GuildHE, […]

Alliance Student Nurses Ready To Join The Fight Against Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

The Nursing and Midwifery Council have today announced regulatory and educational changes which will give student nurses across the country the opportunity to join the fight against the global pand...

University Alliance Launches New Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Network

January 29, 2020

University Alliance launches a new network to bring together universities and businesses to create positive knowledge exchange in order to drive growth through enterprise. Read more »

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University Alliance responds to general election result

December 13, 2019

University Alliance, the voice of professional and technical universities, gave congratulations to the Conservative party on their successful election campaign and reaffirmed their commitment to wo...

Professor Jane Harrington Joins the University of Greenwich and UA Board

December 9, 2019

This week, Professor Jane Harrington took up her post as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich. Professor Harrington joins Greenwich from another Alliance University, UWE Bristol, ...

University Alliance Christmas Card Competition Winner Announced

November 29, 2019

This year’s University Alliance Christmas Card Competition has been won by Hanna Jujka, a first year Illustration student from the University of Brighton. The competition tasked students and ...

University Alliance supports NUS calls for return of Maintenance Grant

November 22, 2019

University Alliance has joined forces with the National Union of Students (NUS), Universities UK, Million Plus and the Association of Colleges to call for the next government to reinstate and exten...

Alliance universities awarded prestigious Queen’s Anniversary prize

November 22, 2019

At a ceremony at St James’ Palace last night, three Alliance member universities were recognised for their contributions to higher and further education. The University of Greenwich, Coventry Unive...

TEA Sandpit Triumphs at this year’s SEDA Conference

November 21, 2019

The Teaching Excellence Alliance, one of the University Alliance member programmes, is celebrating this week as the TEA Sandpit was awarded the Educational Development Initiative of the Year by SED...