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University Alliance comments on the government’s guidance for January.

December 2, 2020

 ​In response to the government announcement that there will be a staggered approach to students’ returning to university in January, Vanessa Wilson, University Alliance CEO said: “We are ple...

Group calls for urgent clarity over UK Shared Prosperity Fund

November 17, 2020

UA, along with 70 national and local organisations from across the country including the CBI, are urging the Government to provide immediate clarity on how it intends to deliver the […]

UA responds to the Government’s plans for post-qualification university admissions

November 13, 2020

Commenting on the announcement today from the Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson MP, to review the university admissions system, University Alliance Chief Executive Vanessa Wilson s...

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UA responds to Universities UK admissions review

November 13, 2020

Commenting on the recommendations from the Fair Admissions review published by Universities UK today, Vanessa Wilson, Chief Executive of University Alliance, said: “We very much welcome the f...

UA partnership with 10000BlackInterns programme to deliver transformative opportunities for Black students

October 27, 2020

University Alliance have today (27 October) joined major organisations and representatives from industry, education and politics to announce the launch of 10,000 Black Interns, an ambitious program...

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UA welcomes expansion of post-18 education and skills

September 29, 2020

Commenting ahead of the PM’s speech, UA CEO Vanessa Wilson welcomed the expected announcements,  “As leaders in delivering professional and technical education and collaborating with bu...

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NSS review must seek to enhance student experience

September 23, 2020

Reacting to the launch of the Office for Students (OfS) review into the National Student Survey (NSS), University Alliance Chief Executive Vanessa Wilson said: “We welcome what we hope to […]

UA responds to updated DfE guidelines for universities

September 10, 2020

UA CEO Vanessa Wilson, responding to today’s updated government guidance for universities: “Alliance universities are doing everything reasonably practicable to ensure that their campuses are Covid...

HEE funding boost a positive first step in addressing placement availability

August 27, 2020

Responding to Health Education England’s (HEE) funding boost to increase clinical placements in the NHS, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: “University Alliance welcomes this additi...

UA comments on announcement on action to support young people into their preferred university

August 21, 2020

Responding to the announcement by the Universities Minister, UA CEO Vanessa Wilson, said: “University Alliance welcomes today’s announcement  as a first step in ensuring universities are able...