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University Alliance responds to Ofqual/DfE A-level and GCSE consultation proposals
Responding to the proposals published today (Friday 15th January 2021) by DfE and Ofqual, for the system to be put in place due to summer exam cancellations, University Alliance CEO […]
UA responds to NMC update on placements
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have today announced they will reintroduce emergency education standards to enable final year nursing students to opt-in to support the response to the Covid...
UA comments on measures for 2021 exams
University Alliance responds to proposed extra measures to boost fairness and support students ahead of next summer’s exams and assessments. Reacting to the package announced by the government to...
University Alliance comments on the government’s guidance for January.
In response to the government announcement that there will be a staggered approach to students’ returning to university in January, Vanessa Wilson, University Alliance CEO said: “We are ple...
UA on BBC Newsnight urging for government clarity over the UKSPF
Our open letter to the Government calling for greater transparency and clarity on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, coordinated and led by UA and backed by a group of 70 […]
Group calls for urgent clarity over UK Shared Prosperity Fund
UA, along with 70 national and local organisations from across the country including the CBI, are urging the Government to provide immediate clarity on how it intends to deliver the […]
UA responds to the Government’s plans for post-qualification university admissions
Commenting on the announcement today from the Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson MP, to review the university admissions system, University Alliance Chief Executive Vanessa Wilson s...
UA responds to Universities UK admissions review
Commenting on the recommendations from the Fair Admissions review published by Universities UK today, Vanessa Wilson, Chief Executive of University Alliance, said: “We very much welcome the f...
A postcode lottery is stopping children in care from going to university
This article first appeared in the Guardian on 29 October 2020 There have been far too few care leavers going to university for far too long. The numbers are staggering: […]
UA partnership with 10000BlackInterns programme to deliver transformative opportunities for Black students
University Alliance have today (27 October) joined major organisations and representatives from industry, education and politics to announce the launch of 10,000 Black Interns, an ambitious program...
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