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University Alliance Backs Joint Commitment on Degree Classifications

May 20, 2019

University Alliance has backed new measures to tackle ‘unexplained’ grade inflation and protect the value of degrees. The new sector-wide statement-of-intent sets out how universities will be more ...

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UUK/NUS Attainment Report – Our Members comment 

May 2, 2019

University Alliance was represented by three member Vice-Chancellors on the advisory panel for the Universities UK and NUS’s report “Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Student Attainment at UK Univer...

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“EQUALITY IS NOT AN OPTIONAL EXTRA” – University Alliance comment on UUK BAME Attainment Report

May 2, 2019

University Alliance has commented on today’s publication of the joint Universities UK and NUS report – “Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic student attainment at UK universities: #ClosingtheGap”...

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TEA Upcoming Events

April 29, 2019

There is still time to register for TEA’s upcoming events. Please see full details below Wednesday 1 May at 12noon    ‘The research – teaching nexus / students doing research-based lear...

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UA responds to announcement on TPS consultation

April 10, 2019

Vanessa Wilson, CEO of University Alliance commented: “We are extremely disappointed by this news which will have a significant financial impact on our members and the high quality education ...

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TEA Event – ‘Exploring Authenticity as Excellence’

March 26, 2019

UPDATE – Please note that the ‘Exploring Authenticity as Excellence’ originally scheduled for this Friday 12 April has been postponed. A new date and details will be circulated shortly.  ...

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University Alliance welcomes Government’s International Education Strategy

March 16, 2019

University Alliance has welcomed the new International Education Strategy that the UK Government announced this morning. Vanessa Wilson, Chief Executive of University Alliance commented: “Uni...

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Webinar: Addressing the attainment gap for black and minority ethnic students – Tuesday 12th March at 2pm

March 7, 2019

There is a significant, persistent, and unfair attainment gap of approximately 15% between students from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups who achieve a first or upper second class [&h...

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University Alliance leads the way on international PhD mobility

March 4, 2019

Funding from EU’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Doctoral Fellowship programme will help over 80 students to study in the UK. University Alliance and their partners have hailed the success of ...

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UA responds to UPP Civic University Commission report

February 12, 2019

John Latham, Chair of University Alliance commented: “We welcome this timely report and are pleased that so many University Alliance colleagues have contributed to and supported its findings....

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