News Releases

UA responds to NAO’s report on HE market

December 8, 2017

Commenting on the National Audit Office’s report on the higher education market, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Today’s report makes some important points about the de...

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The Hidden Story: universities and knowledge exchange in the creative industries

December 4, 2017

The Hidden Story: universities and knowledge exchange in the creative industries A major research project into the contribution of university knowledge exchange to the creative economy is published...

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UA responds to Knowledge Exchange Framework advisory group announcement

December 1, 2017

Commenting on the appointment of a technical advisory group to begin the development of the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) metrics, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said:  ...

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Response to Social Mobility Commission State of the Nation 2017 report

November 28, 2017

Commenting on the Social Mobility Commission State of the Nation 2017 report, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “The Social Mobility Commission is right to call for a comp...

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UA responds to the Industrial Strategy white paper

November 27, 2017

Commenting on the Industrial Strategy white paper, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Alliance universities are key delivery partners for industrial strategy – spurring in...

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UA responds to new REF policy announcements

November 21, 2017

Commenting on new Research Excellence Framework policy announcements, Maddalaine Ansell, Chief Executive of University Alliance, said: “Who should be submitted to the REF and which institutio...

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Technical and Professional Excellence: Perspectives on learning and teaching

October 19, 2017

University Alliance today publishes a new collection of essays on teaching excellence, outlining bold new thinking from leaders in higher education. Exploring the themes of innovation and excellenc...

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UA responds to Knowledge Exchange Framework announcement

October 12, 2017

Commenting on Jo Johnson’s speech at the HEFCE conference and the announcement of a ‘Knowledge Exchange Framework’, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Alliance universitie...

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Supporting Global Britain with new publication and Australia delegation

October 10, 2017

University Alliance today publishes a new document aimed at international audiences ahead of a delegation of Alliance Vice-Chancellors visiting partners in Australia to strengthen the group’s inter...

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Response to announcement on student finance at Conservative Party Conference

October 1, 2017

Commenting on today’s announcement on student finance, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Of the many potential changes to the student finance system which have been moote...

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