News & Media

Letter to the Spectator

September 1, 2017

A letter from Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell has been published in The Spectator challenging a recent article which argued that the ‘primary purpose of universities should be to create an ...

University Alliance comments on new international student migration data and announcement of official review

August 24, 2017

Commenting on the publication of international student migration reports by the Office of National Statistics and the Home Office, and on the UK government’s announcement of a full assessment of [&...

Comment on A-level results day

August 17, 2017

Commenting on 2017 A-level results day, University Alliance Chair Professor John Latham said: “Congratulations to everyone receiving their exam results today, which reflect the hard work and ...

Times Higher Education: How big is England’s North-South divide in graduate salaries?

July 21, 2017

University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell is featured in Times Higher Education’s coverage of the speech by Jo Johnson this week on value for money and universities. Responding to...

University Alliance response to HEPI report on The Comprehensive University

July 20, 2017

Commenting on The Comprehensive University, a report authored by Prof Tim Blackman and published by HEPI, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Universities are making progre...

University Alliance comments on UCAS June application deadline statistics

July 13, 2017

Commenting on UCAS June application deadline statistics, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “These statistics show the continuation of some worrying trends, with a fall in ...

University Alliance comments on the appointment of Nicola Dandridge as Chief Executive of the Office for Students

July 5, 2017

Commenting on the appointment of Nicola Dandridge as Chief Executive of the Office for Students, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “This is a strong appointment to a cruci...

University Alliance responds to the Teaching Excellence Framework awards

June 22, 2017

Commenting on the announcement of TEF awards, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: Alliance universities have a long and proud tradition of excellence in teaching. By designi...

Queen’s Birthday Honours for UA colleagues

June 21, 2017

We are pleased that the work of individuals based at, and associated with,  Alliance institutions has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this week. A University of Huddersfi...

British Chamber of Commerce

BCC Business and Education Summit 2017: How can universities and business work together to drive economic growth?

June 20, 2017

University Alliance is proud to be a reciprocal partner for the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Business and Education Summit 2017, taking place on Thursday 6 July 2017 at etc. venues, St [&hell...