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University Alliance responds to the NMC’s announcement on simulated learning in nursing training

January 25, 2023

Responding to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s announcement to permanently allow up to 600 hours of clinical placements to take place in simulated settings during nursing training, University Al...

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University Alliance responds to the Autumn Statement

November 17, 2022

Responding to the Autumn Statement delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: “We fully acknowledge that this has been a very painful [&h...

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University-business coalition calls on Chancellor to invest in Innovation for Growth

October 26, 2022

Today, a group of Universities and Industry Partners have sent an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt MP, calling on the Government to recommit to investing […]

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University Alliance launches Strategic Plan for 2022-2025

October 21, 2022

We are delighted to launch Our Strategy for 2022-2025 today. Written in consultation with our members, this strategy sets out the Alliance’s purpose to unite and champion the UK’s professional [&he...

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University Alliance responds to Sir Keir Starmer’s announcement to overhaul the skills and apprenticeships system

September 28, 2022

University Alliance has responded to Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer’s announcement to overhaul the skills and apprenticeships system. Vanessa Wilson, CEO of the Alliance, said: “Alliance...

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University leaders respond to Shadow Chancellor’s pledge to grow number of nurses

September 26, 2022

University Alliance has responded to Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves’ announcement today regarding university places for medical and nursing students. Vanessa Wilson, CEO of the Alliance, sai...

A vision for growth: University Alliance outlines six actions the government can take to drive growth through universities

September 22, 2022

As the new government settle in to their posts and prepare for a fiscal event on Friday (23 September), University Alliance have released A Vision for Growth. In it, the […]

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...