News & Media

Flexible, responsive and diverse: the Doctoral Training Alliance marks its three year anniversary

July 4, 2018

This summer will see the first cohort of students graduating from the UK’s largest multi-institution doctoral training partnership, first launched by University Alliance in 2015. To highlight the s...

Congratulations to Maddalaine

June 29, 2018

University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell is joining the British Council as Director of Education, it has been announced this week. She will take up the new role in November […]

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018: Knighthood for Professor Chris Husbands and recognition for Alliance universities staff

June 12, 2018

Commenting on the announcement that Professor Chris Husbands has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018 for his services to higher education, Liz Bromley, Acting CEO [&...

Research Professional: Portfolio awards could boost technical education, ministers told

June 11, 2018

Coverage of our latest report,  Ladders of Opportunity: Strengthening the role of universities in technical and professional education, has appeared in Research Professional. The report was publish...

Ladders of opportunity – Strengthening the role of universities in technical and professional education

June 6, 2018

University Alliance today publishes its latest policy report, on tackling barriers to the expansion of technical and professional options for learners and examining how the post-18 qualifications s...

Response to subject-level TEF consultation

May 23, 2018

University Alliance has published its response to the consultation on the development of Teaching Excellence Framework at subject level. To read UA’s response in full, follow this link. An ac...

Policy network: Higher education and regional growth

May 22, 2018

Our chief executive Maddalaine Ansell has written a chapter for a new book, Higher Education and regional growth: Local context and global challenges, published by the Policy Network, the Universit...

Research Professional: ‘Fundamentally flawed’ subject level TEF raises concerns

May 22, 2018

Research Professional has published an article which focused on responses from HE bodies on the Department for Education’s consultation on the introduction of the new Teaching Excellence Fram...

UA response to the Post-18 & Funding Review call for evidence

May 2, 2018

University Alliance’s response to the Post-18 and Funding Review call for evidence is published online here. In answering the questions posed by the consultation, UA’s submission focuse...

THE: UK’s elite universities ‘still have social justice problem’

April 25, 2018

Times Higher Education has published a piece focusing on Education Select Committee chair Robert Halfon’s speech at a University Alliance-hosted event on degree apprenticeships this week. Com...