News Releases

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 […]

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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University Fees Frozen Yet Again

July 23, 2019

University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson responds to today’s announcement that University Fees will again be frozen for the year 2020/21. Read more »


University Alliance and sector partners call for reform of the student visa system

July 18, 2019

University Alliance has contributed to a UUK report on the tier 4 student visa system, out today.  Read more »

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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...