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Flexible, responsive and diverse: the Doctoral Training Alliance marks its three year anniversary

July 4, 2018

This summer will see the first cohort of students graduating from the UK’s largest multi-institution doctoral training partnership, first launched by University Alliance in 2015. To highlight the s...

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Congratulations to Maddalaine

June 29, 2018

University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell is joining the British Council as Director of Education, it has been announced this week. She will take up the new role in November […]

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Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018: Knighthood for Professor Chris Husbands and recognition for Alliance universities staff

June 12, 2018

Commenting on the announcement that Professor Chris Husbands has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018 for his services to higher education, Liz Bromley, Acting CEO [&...

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Ladders of opportunity – Strengthening the role of universities in technical and professional education

June 6, 2018

University Alliance today publishes its latest policy report, on tackling barriers to the expansion of technical and professional options for learners and examining how the post-18 qualifications s...

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Response to subject-level TEF consultation

May 23, 2018

University Alliance has published its response to the consultation on the development of Teaching Excellence Framework at subject level. To read UA’s response in full, follow this link. An ac...

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UA response to the Post-18 & Funding Review call for evidence

May 2, 2018

University Alliance’s response to the Post-18 and Funding Review call for evidence is published online here. In answering the questions posed by the consultation, UA’s submission focuse...

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UA responds to the NUS Poverty Commission Report

April 23, 2018

Commenting on the NUS Poverty Commission report, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Too often, student poverty has been missing from debates about higher education funding...

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UA responds to government’s review of post-18 education

February 19, 2018

Commenting on the review into post-18 education announced by the Prime Minister Theresa May today, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “The first thing the review needs to r...

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University Alliance launches search for Enterprise Stars of the future

February 8, 2018

University Alliance will hold a celebration of the emerging business talent among students at the University of Salford at its MediaCityUK campus on Thursday 14 June. Enterprise Stars will culminat...

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Vocation, Vocation, Vocation

January 29, 2018

A new report from the Social Market Foundation with University Alliance and Pearson, calls for greater recognition of the ‘important contributions’ of vocational entry routes to higher ...

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