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Robert Gordon University joins the University Alliance

May 11, 2022

University Alliance (UA) has today (11 May January 2022) announced that Robert Gordon University has officially joined the mission group as its fifteenth member. University Alliance represents the ...

Middlesex University joins University Alliance

January 5, 2022

University Alliance (UA) has today (5 January 2022) announced that Middlesex University has officially joined the mission group, taking the total number of Alliance Universities to thirteen. Univer...

University Alliance and Creative UK publish letter about the importance of creative courses in HE

December 13, 2021

(Originally published in The Telegraph on 13/12/21) Together with Creative UK, University Alliance published a letter in the Telegraph, urging government to enact a fair value assessment of creativ...

University Alliance write letter to Schools Minister to raise concerns over ITT market review recommendations

December 8, 2021

University Alliance have written a letter to the Minister of State for School Standards, the Rt. Hon. Robin Walker MP, marking their concerns on the Department for Education’s proposed reforms [&he...

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University Alliance responds to DfE announcement on levelling up plans for universities

November 24, 2021

Responding to the announcement from the Department for Education today, on ‘levelling up’ university targets to improve student outcomes, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: &#...

University Alliance appoints new Head of Communications & Public Affairs

November 12, 2021

University Alliance have appointed a new Head of Communications and Public Affairs. Annie Bell joins UA from Chevening, and will start in her new post at the beginning of December […]

Alliance universities are taking practical action to tackle the causes and effects of climate change

October 26, 2021

The University Alliance group, made up of universities specialising in professional and technical education, are working on urgent, applied research that addresses the challenges of the climate cri...

Comprehensive Spending Review 2021

September 7, 2021

In response to the Comprehensive Spending Review 2021, University Alliance have produced this briefing, outlining how our members can support the achievement of government priorities and Power the ...

Student vaccination – a sector statement

July 28, 2021

​University leaders are encouraging new and existing students to take up the opportunity to get fully vaccinated as soon as possible. In a joint statement released today, University Alliance and [&...

UA comment on OFS funding reforms

July 20, 2021

Responding to the Office For Students (OFS) announcement on funding reforms for 2021-22, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said “It is disappointing to see OFS progressing with the decis...