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University Alliance reacts to Universities Minister’s attack today on “low-value” degree courses

July 1, 2020

The Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan, today (1 July 2020) made comments on Higher Education suggesting fewer people should be going to university based on unsubstantiated claims over the val...

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University Alliance responds to UK Government research support package

June 27, 2020

The UK Government have today announced a support package for researchers, scientists and technicians working at UK universities during COVID-19. Responding to the announcement, Vanessa Wilson, Univ...

Taskforce on research sustainability needs creative solutions

June 26, 2020

The taskforce on research sustainability must involve professional and technical universities, says UA Chair Debra Humphris  At University Alliance, we welcomed the creation of the Ministerial Univ...

Public believes HE will be important to UK’s recovery from Covid

June 10, 2020

A new survey conducted by Public First for University Alliance has found the public thinks Higher Education will be important to the UK’s recovery from Covid, and universities are playing a key [&h...

UA Summit: Day two summary

June 3, 2020

University Alliance’s (UA) annual conference, under the banner ‘Building on our strengths and serving our communities through crisis and beyond’, is being held as a virtual event on Zoom this [&hel...

First ever University Alliance awards recognise the commitment and dedication of Alliance colleagues

June 3, 2020

University Alliance (UA) is delighted to announce the winners of the first ever UA Awards. The Awards, held online this evening, were a new feature of the UA’s Annual Summit […]

UA Summit: Day one summary

June 2, 2020

University Alliance’s (UA) annual conference, under the banner ‘Building on our strengths and serving our communities through crisis and beyond’, is being held as a virtual event on Zoom this [&hel...

Universities Minister Michelle Donelan MP opens Summit

June 2, 2020

The Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan MP, has this afternoon opened University Alliance’s Summit event with a message thanking the pivotal role Alliance universities have played in the ...

University Alliance gives evidence to Education Committee

May 19, 2020

On Monday 18 May, University Alliance was invited to give evidence to the Education Select Committee, as part of their inquiry into the impact of covid on education services. UA’s […]

UA welcomes government support package

May 4, 2020

 In response to today’s announcement from the UK government of a package of support for the higher education sector to address immediate and future challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis, […]