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University Alliance responds to BIS Committee’s report on the Teaching Excellence Framework

February 29, 2016

Commenting on the BIS Committee’s report on The Teaching Excellence Framework: Assessing Quality in Higher Education, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “The BIS Committee ...

Universities are key to building healthy cities

February 25, 2016

Universities have a unique role to play in making health and wellbeing provision more efficient and responsive to local populations, so people can lead happy, healthy lives, a new research report [...

Building healthy cities: Alliance universities case studies

February 25, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

In our Regional Leadership Series report Building healthy cities: The role of universities in the health ecosystem, we set out a case for the contribution universities make to health and wellbeing....

University Alliance responds to HEPI paper on designing a Teaching Excellence Framework

February 25, 2016

Commenting on the HEPI paper Designing a Teaching Excellence Framework: Lessons from other sectors, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “This report makes a strong and timel...

University Alliance responds to UCAS January deadline statistical release

February 4, 2016

Commenting on the UCAS January deadline statistical release, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Making university education available to everyone who can benefit is ...

Going Global 2016

January 28, 2016

University Alliance is one of the British Council’s Reciprocal Partners for this year’s Going Global summit, taking place in May in Cape Town, South Africa. Going Global is an annual […]

University Alliance: Higher Education Green Paper response

January 15, 2016

University Alliance today issues its response to the government’s Green Paper, Fulfilling Our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice. Read our response in full here (PDF...

University Alliance responds to the announcement of Stern Review of university research funding

December 16, 2015

Responding to the government’s announcement of the Stern Review of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) today, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Lord Stern...

Prof John Latham announced as new University Alliance Deputy Chair

December 16, 2015

Professor John Latham, Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, has been elected as the new Deputy Chair of University Alliance. Professor Latham will take up the three-year position on 1 January 20...

University Alliance: Sharing best practice in employer engagement to meet STEM skills gaps

December 15, 2015

University Alliance is rolling out a series of regional workshops to encourage collaboration between employers and universities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education....