News & Media

HEFCE blog: Not all ‘research active’ staff fit into neat categories

February 7, 2017

Tom Frostick, Policy and Programmes Manager at University Alliance has written for HEFCE’s blog about the proposal to submit all ‘research active’ staff to the next REF. He examines what [&he...

Alliance universities, global challenges and the future of the GCRF

February 6, 2017

University Alliance today publishes a snapshot of the varied work of its member institutions with developing countries to tackle global challenges and inform policy and practice. In the context of ...

British Council Going Global 2017

Going Global 2017: registration open

February 3, 2017

University Alliance is pleased to be a reciprocal partner of Going Global, the British Council’s annual gathering of education leaders from across the world. At the event, over a thousand del...

UA responds to UCAS’ 15 January deadline data release

February 2, 2017

Commenting on UCAS’ 15 January deadline data release, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “While it is positive to see a continued rise in application rates from disadvantag...

Innovating Future Business 2017

Innovating Future Business

February 1, 2017

University Alliance is pleased to announce Innovating Future Business – an enterprise competition encouraging innovative, forward-thinking business ideas, open to students from Alliance universitie...

UKERC: Tackling global energy challenges – DTA Energy

January 30, 2017

Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) Administrator Ben Diette writes for the The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) about University Alliance’s DTA programme in Energy. DTA Energy launched in 2016...

Last chance to enter the Guardian University Awards 2017

January 30, 2017

The Guardian University Awards give UK universities the opportunity to highlight their achievements to a vast and growing global community. Is there a new state of the art building on […]

UA comments on UCAS End of Cycle 2016 provider-level equality data

January 26, 2017

Commenting on UCAS End of Cycle 2016 provider-level equality data, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Today’s institution-level statistics provide a useful evidence base, ...

UCLan joins University Alliance

January 24, 2017

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has joined University Alliance, becoming the mission group’s newest member. University Alliance is a group of universities working together to shape hig...

UA responds to Government’s Industrial Strategy Green Paper

January 23, 2017

Responding to the Building the Industrial Strategy Green Paper, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Alliance universities stand ready to deliver this industrial strategy. A...