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University Alliance sets out its vision for a successful Lifelong Loan Entitlement in LLE blueprint

May 5, 2022

University Alliance announce vision on how to turbo-charge lifelong learning Read Lifelong learning: a blueprint for success here. University Alliance, which represents 14 of the UK’s leading profe...

University Alliance announces support for Elsevier open access agreement

March 23, 2022

Responding to the recent agreement between UK universities and research institutions, and Elsevier on open access to their research portfolio, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: “Un...

University Alliance responds to OfS consultations on TEF, student outcomes and the construction of indicators

March 16, 2022

Government proposals on quality in higher education could ‘wreak havoc on the levelling up agenda’: University Alliance responds to Office for Students consultations University Alliance [UA] has to...

University Alliance responds to Horizon Europe funding extension

March 15, 2022

Responding to the announcement today from BEIS that Horizon Europe applicants will receive a funding extension guarantee, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: “We warmly welcome the a...

The Alliance Awards return for a third year – and nominations are open!

March 4, 2022

The Alliance Awards are returning this year, for their third year running. The Awards were founded to recognise excellence in higher education and research across the UK’s leading professional and ...

University Alliance responds to government announcements on PQA and LLE reforms

February 24, 2022

Responding to the announcements today from the Department for Education around Post-Qualification Admissions and the Lifelong Loan Entitlement proposals, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said...

University Alliance responds to government announcement on post-18 education reforms

February 24, 2022

In response to the announcement today (24/02/22) from the Department for Education on their response to the Augar review, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: “If our ambition as a nation [...

University Alliance showcases women scientists for International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11, 2022

Today marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and to celebrate, we have pulled together profiles of some inspirational women scientists from Alliance institutions. It’s a chanc...

University Alliance responds to the release of the Levelling up white paper

February 3, 2022

In response to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’ release of the Levelling up white paper on Wednesday 2nd February 2022, Vanessa Wilson, CEO of the University Alliance...

University of Derby joins the University Alliance

January 13, 2022

University Alliance (UA) has today (13 January 2022) announced that the University of Derby has officially joined the mission group as its fourteenth member. University Alliance represents universi...