News Releases

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 […]

Chancellor Sajid Javid

University Alliance Warns Chancellor’s Investment Goes Little Way to Reversing Historic Cuts

September 4, 2019

UA CEO Vanessa Wilson Responds to the Chancellor's 2020/21 Spending Review Read more »

UA Welcomes New Head of Policy

September 4, 2019

New Head of Policy, Susanna Kalitowski, is welcomed to the fold. Read more »

Exam Results sign

Consider all options, UA tells students still seeking places

August 15, 2019

As students receive their A-level results, University Alliance encourages those yet to confirm their place to explore the full range of institutions available. Vanessa Wilson, CEO of University All...


As PM shores-up EU funding, UA warns it must not just fall to the “usual suspects”

August 9, 2019

UA CEO Vanessa Wilson says future allocation of replacement European funding must invest in full diversity of sector. Read more »

Jo Johnson MP

Jo Johnson MP Appointed as Minister of State

July 25, 2019

University Alliance welcomes newly appointed Minister of State, Jo Johnson, back to his post. Read more »