News Releases

University Alliance asks: what is the vision for the future?

June 11, 2012

Libby Hackett, Director of University Alliance, comments on the Government’s response to the Higher Education White Paper, “Students at the Heart of the System”, “We cautiou...

Alliance university chancellors join call urging prime minister to review approach to international students

May 30, 2012

Alliance university Chancellors have joined the call to the prime minister urging his government to support the UK’s universities in their efforts to recruit genuine international students. Libby H...

Comment on university places announcement

April 27, 2012

In response to the announcement from BIS of changes to the allocation of university places Libby Hackett, Director of University Alliance, said: “The changes announced today are a step in […]

Response to HEFCE announcement on student number controls for 2012-13

March 29, 2012

In response to the announcement by HEFCE on student number controls Libby Hackett, Director of University Alliance, said: “Despite continued demand for university places we are seeing significant d...

The way we'll work

March 27, 2012

A new report being launched today shows the UK needs more graduates. Contrary to popular belief, labour market indicators suggest that there is a shortage of graduates in the UK, […]

Budget 2012 – Our response

March 21, 2012

University Alliance welcomes £100 million fund supporting investment in university research facilities University Alliance welcomes today’s Budget announcement that a £100 million fund is to ...

University Alliance response to graduate employment coverage

March 7, 2012

In response to the coverage of the ONS report on graduate employment, Libby Hackett, Director of University Alliance, said: “Too often we hear it said that ‘there are too many graduates’ [&he...

Wilson Review – our response

February 28, 2012

Welcoming the Wilson Review, Libby Hackett, Director of University Alliance, said: “As a group whose primary focus is on business-university collaboration, we strongly welcome Sir Tim’s...

University Alliance comment on appointment of Professor Les Ebdon as new director of OFFA

February 20, 2012

Following the confirmation of Professor Les Ebdon being appointed the new Director of OFFA, Professor Janet Beer, Chair of University Alliance and Vice Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University said:...

University Alliance responds to UCAS applicant figures

January 30, 2012

In response to today’s UCAS figures, Libby Hackett, University Alliance Director, said: “While the latest UCAS figures show a slight drop, we must not forget there will still be thousands [&h...