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University Alliance responds to general election result

December 13, 2019

University Alliance, the voice of professional and technical universities, gave congratulations to the Conservative party on their successful election campaign and reaffirmed their commitment to wo...

Professor Jane Harrington Joins the University of Greenwich and UA Board

December 9, 2019

This week, Professor Jane Harrington took up her post as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich. Professor Harrington joins Greenwich from another Alliance University, UWE Bristol, ...

University Alliance Christmas Card Competition Winner Announced

November 29, 2019

This year’s University Alliance Christmas Card Competition has been won by Hanna Jujka, a first year Illustration student from the University of Brighton. The competition tasked students and ...

University Alliance supports NUS calls for return of Maintenance Grant

November 22, 2019

University Alliance has joined forces with the National Union of Students (NUS), Universities UK, Million Plus and the Association of Colleges to call for the next government to reinstate and exten...

Alliance universities awarded prestigious Queen’s Anniversary prize

November 22, 2019

At a ceremony at St James’ Palace last night, three Alliance member universities were recognised for their contributions to higher and further education. The University of Greenwich, Coventry Unive...

TEA Sandpit Triumphs at this year’s SEDA Conference

November 21, 2019

The Teaching Excellence Alliance, one of the University Alliance member programmes, is celebrating this week as the TEA Sandpit was awarded the Educational Development Initiative of the Year by SED...

University Alliance sets out bold challenges to the future government

November 13, 2019

University Alliance sets out three simple tests to assess and engage political parties’ positions throughout the general election. Read more »

Two new exciting members join the University Alliance

October 18, 2019

University Alliance today announced that two new members, Birmingham City University and Leeds Beckett University, are joining the mission group. The two universities’ membership is effective immed...

University Alliance responds to Higher Technical Education Review consultation 

October 4, 2019

University Alliance has responded to the governments proposed reforms to higher technical education in England. The proposals are intended to ensure current and future higher technical qualificatio...

University Alliance Welcomes New Network Lead, Dr Isabel Spence

September 23, 2019

University Alliance is pleased to welcome Dr Isabel Spence who will take up the new role of Network Lead. She will be managing and reinvigorating the Alliance networks, which bring […]