News & Media

University Alliance comment on UPP Civic Universities report

October 22, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting CEO of University Alliance commented: “The decline in part-time and adult education has been a deeply troubling trend for the last 20 years. We’ve had report after […]

University Alliance responds to Education Select Committee report on apprenticeships

October 8, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting Chief Executive of University Alliance commented: “The system is not broken but it does need urgent fixing in many areas.The report is right to demand degree apprenticeships are...

University Alliance launches new programme for international PhD fellowships part-funded by the European Union.

September 3, 2018

For 2018 – 2019 University Alliance has launched the DTA3/COFUND Programme which will support 83 PhD fellowships which has a direct application process.

University Alliance responds to UUK report on solving future skills challenges

August 6, 2018

Commenting on Solving future skills challenges published by Universities UK, University Alliance Acting Chief Executive Liz Bromley said: “We welcome this report’s call for closer collaboration bet...

THE: REF submission rules ‘could increase burden’ on departments

July 30, 2018

New rules on staff submissions for REF 2021 were covered by Times Higher Education in a recent story. The coverage includes a quote from Liz Bromley, acting chief executive of University […]

THE: English universities hit by apprenticeship funding restrictions

July 12, 2018

Acting chief executive Liz Bromley has been featured in Times Higher Education’s coverage of new funding restrictions for degree apprenticeships. The employer-led Institute for Apprenticeship...

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...