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University Alliance writes to Chancellor with cost-neutral recommendations to safeguard technical education   

November 20, 2023

Ahead of the Autumn statement, University Alliance has warned the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt of ‘serious financial challenges’ that present a significant risk of ‘a two-tier university system emerging’...

Pandemic adaptations can improve inclusive assessment practices today: UA network releases report

November 7, 2023

The University Alliance Teaching & Learning network have released their report: What works? Supporting student progression and attainment through sustainable inclusive assessment practices. Sev...

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‘Let’s Get Technical’: University Alliance publishes five policy asks for the next Government

September 29, 2023

University Alliance, an association of the UK’s leading professional and technical universities, has today (Friday 29 September) published ‘Let’s Get Technical: How to harness the power of professi...

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Professional and technical universities come top for student experience

September 28, 2023

Responding to the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) results which have been publicly released today (28 September 2023), University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: “As University Alliance we ar...

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University Alliance welcomes House of Lords report on inquiry into the Office for Students

September 13, 2023

The House of Lords Industry and Regulators Committee has today released a report on their inquiry into the Higher Education regulator the Office for Students (OfS).  The inquiry followed calls [&he...

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Seven winners from universities across the UK announced at the Alliance Awards 2023

September 12, 2023

Seven winners have been announced at University Alliance’s annual awards ceremony: the Alliance Awards 2023.   Representing 16 of the UK’s leading technical and professional universities, Universit...

University Alliance ‘relieved’ as UK re-joins Horizon Europe

September 7, 2023

University Alliance has responded to the announcement that the UK is to re-join Horizon Europe.  Commenting on the news, Vanessa Wilson, CEO of University Alliance, said: “We are delighted and [&he...

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University Alliance responds to A level results day

August 17, 2023

University Alliance, which represents leading professional and technical universities, has responded to this year’s A level results. Data from UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service...

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Alliance Awards 2023: shortlisted nominees announced

July 26, 2023

  University Alliance and our partner TechnologyOne are delighted to announce the shortlists for our fourth annual Alliance Awards.   Each of the twenty-nine shortlisted nominees has made...

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University Alliance responds to the Department for Education’s release on Higher Education reform

July 17, 2023

Today (Monday 17 July) the Department of Education have released their response to a consultation on Higher Education reform, alongside comments from the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for [...