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UA Vice-Chancellors discuss Brexit with Education Committee

January 18, 2017

Alliance Vice-Chancellors recently gave evidence to the Education Select Committee which held a special away-day session in Oxford on the impact of exiting the EU on universities. Professor John La...

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UA responds to HESA’s statistical first release on student enrolments and qualifications

January 12, 2017

Commenting on HESA’s statistical first release on student enrolments and qualifications published today, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Whilst it is positive to see a ...

UA comments on government amendments to the HE & Research Bill

January 4, 2017

Commenting on government amendments to the Higher Education & Research Bill, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “It is excellent news that the government has heeded Uni...

UWE Bristol VC to be awarded CBE for services to Education

December 31, 2016

Responding to the announcement that Professor Steve West, Vice-Chancellor of UWE Bristol and former UA Chair, will be awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), University Alli...

HEFCE: How higher education can make the industrial strategy a success

December 22, 2016

University Alliance Chair and Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, Professor John Latham, has written an article for the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). He explains the rol...

UA responds to UCAS End of Cycle Report 2016

December 15, 2016

Responding to the UCAS End of Cycle Report 2016, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “More students gained a university place this year than ever before – this is […]

UA responds to DfE consultation ‘Schools that work for everyone’

December 12, 2016

Commenting on the Department for Education consultation, ‘Schools that work for everyone’, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Alliance universities strongly support govern...

THE: Government publishes data on law graduate earnings by university

December 6, 2016

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell is quoted in a story by Times Higher Education about the release of the new Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data by Government. Government figures revealed f...

University Alliance responds to the Longitudinal Education Outcomes data release

December 1, 2016

Commenting on the Department for Education second experimental release of Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “This new dataset o...

CityMetric: Here’s what anchor universities add to UK city economies

November 29, 2016

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell writes for CityMetric on how anchor universities are engaging with the government’s agenda to rebalance the economy. The article explores how in order to und...