News Releases

University Alliance respond to Policy Exchange report on area of 'crucial economic importance'

November 23, 2009

In response to the Policy Exchange report ‘Innovation and Industry: the role of universities’ Libby Aston, Director of University Alliance, said: “University Alliance welcomes thi...

University Alliance well placed to deliver Government’s priorities in Framework

November 3, 2009

In response to the Government’s Higher Education Framework Libby Aston, Director of University Alliance, said: “Alliance universities have a long history of shaping the new economy and are well pla...

University Alliance responds to Russell Group call to restrict research funding

October 29, 2009

The Vice-Chancellor of Northumbria University, Professor Andrew Wathey, is Deputy Chairman of the University Alliance, and speaks on Research for member universities at the heart of the sector who ...

Professor Craven’s proposal for funding additional university places taken up by Conservative Party

October 4, 2009

Following the Conservative Party’s announcement to fund 10,000 additional university places next year by encouraging early repayments of fees Libby Aston, Director of University Alliance, sai...

Professor Craven's proposal for funding additional university places taken up by Conservative Party

October 4, 2009

Following the Conservative Party’s announcement to fund 10,000 additional university places next year by encouraging early repayments of fees Libby Aston, Director of University Alliance, sai...

NSS results show high rates of student satisfaction at Alliance universities

August 6, 2009

Following the release of 2009 National Student Survey results Libby Aston, Director of University Alliance, said: “Student satisfaction ratings at Alliance universities remain very high with ...

University Alliance responds to Government announcement of additional student places

July 20, 2009

Responding to today’s announcement of 10,000 additional student places Professor Professor Janet Beer, Chair-elect of the University Alliance and Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University said: ...

University Alliance appoints first Director

July 14, 2009

A leading higher education policy expert has been appointed to shape policy on behalf of 23 universities at the core of the UK higher education sector. Libby Aston, former Director of Research [&he...

New Chair for University Alliance

February 10, 2009

The University Alliance has chosen Oxford Brookes University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Janet Beer, to succeed Professor John Craven, Vice Chancellor of the University of Portsmouth, as chair of ...

RAE Press Release: University Alliance

December 9, 2008

The 24 University Alliance members welcome the release of the RAE results.  The results show very strong and widespread excellence in research across the Alliance, and particularly demonstrate the ...