News & Media

Research Professional: Visa pilot blamed for giving unfair advantage to certain universities

February 27, 2018

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell is featured in an article by Research Professional on the government’s Tier 4 visa pilot for masters students. A total of 27 universities are now part [&hell...

UA responds to government’s review of post-18 education

February 19, 2018

Commenting on the review into post-18 education announced by the Prime Minister Theresa May today, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “The first thing the review needs to r...

Wonkhe: Sector voices on the review of post-18 education and funding

February 19, 2018

UA Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell is quoted in Wonkhe’s roundup of the HE sector’s thoughts on the post-18 education and funding review. The Prime Minister Theresa May will be outlin...

Research Professional – Priorities for Gyimah: How to build on Johnson’s reforms

February 14, 2018

UA Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell has written a piece for Research Fortnight’s HE Analyst to look at how the new Universities and Science Minister Sam Gyimah can build on previous […]

University Alliance launches search for Enterprise Stars of the future

February 8, 2018

University Alliance will hold a celebration of the emerging business talent among students at the University of Salford at its MediaCityUK campus on Thursday 14 June. Enterprise Stars will culminat...

Guardian: 2VCs on … what does 2018 look like for universities?

January 31, 2018

Debra Humphris, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Brighton, features in the Guardian HE Network’s latest ‘2 VCs on‘ blog. She highlights the work of our Teaching Excellence All...

BBC News: ‘Class divide’ in university entry exams

January 30, 2018

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell was featured in coverage of the new report from the Social Market Foundation with University Alliance and Pearson, Vocation, Vocation, Vocation. The report calls f...

Vocation, Vocation, Vocation

January 29, 2018

A new report from the Social Market Foundation with University Alliance and Pearson, calls for greater recognition of the ‘important contributions’ of vocational entry routes to higher ...

Wonkhe: Universities must revisit BTECs as a route to higher education

January 29, 2018

Gabriel Huntley, Head of Communications and External Relations for University Alliance, has written a blog for Wonkhe on the need for universities to ensure students can succeed regardless of the [...

University Alliance responds to the MAC inquiry on overseas students

January 26, 2018

University Alliance has written to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) in response to its call for evidence on ‘international students: economic and social impacts’. In a letter to P...