News Releases

University Alliance comment on UPP Civic Universities report

October 22, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting CEO of University Alliance commented: “The decline in part-time and adult education has been a deeply troubling trend for the last 20 years. We’ve had report after […]

University Alliance responds to Education Select Committee report on apprenticeships

October 8, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting Chief Executive of University Alliance commented: “The system is not broken but it does need urgent fixing in many areas.The report is right to demand degree apprenticeships are...

University Alliance launches new programme for international PhD fellowships part-funded by the European Union.

September 3, 2018

For 2018 – 2019 University Alliance has launched the DTA3/COFUND Programme which will support 83 PhD fellowships which has a direct application process.

University Alliance responds to UUK report on solving future skills challenges

August 6, 2018

Commenting on Solving future skills challenges published by Universities UK, University Alliance Acting Chief Executive Liz Bromley said: “We welcome this report’s call for closer collaboration bet...

Flexible, responsive and diverse: the Doctoral Training Alliance marks its three year anniversary

July 4, 2018

This summer will see the first cohort of students graduating from the UK’s largest multi-institution doctoral training partnership, first launched by University Alliance in 2015. To highlight the s...

Congratulations to Maddalaine

June 29, 2018

University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell is joining the British Council as Director of Education, it has been announced this week. She will take up the new role in November […]

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018: Knighthood for Professor Chris Husbands and recognition for Alliance universities staff

June 12, 2018

Commenting on the announcement that Professor Chris Husbands has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018 for his services to higher education, Liz Bromley, Acting CEO [&...

Ladders of opportunity – Strengthening the role of universities in technical and professional education

June 6, 2018

University Alliance today publishes its latest policy report, on tackling barriers to the expansion of technical and professional options for learners and examining how the post-18 qualifications s...

Response to subject-level TEF consultation

May 23, 2018

University Alliance has published its response to the consultation on the development of Teaching Excellence Framework at subject level. To read UA’s response in full, follow this link. An ac...

UA response to the Post-18 & Funding Review call for evidence

May 2, 2018

University Alliance’s response to the Post-18 and Funding Review call for evidence is published online here. In answering the questions posed by the consultation, UA’s submission focuse...