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British Council Going Global 2017

Going Global 2018 – registration now open

January 19, 2018

Network at the world’s largest open conference for leaders of international education – explore collaborative solutions with more than 1,200 leaders from 80 countries at Going Global in Kuala Lumpu...

THE: Ditch the old hierarchies – further and higher education belong together

January 16, 2018

Quintin McKellar, regulatory lead for University Alliance and vice-chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire, has written a blog for Times Higher Education on the future major review of funding...

Research Professional – Year ahead: higher-education policy

January 12, 2018

Research Professional has published an article on the priorities for HE policy, which includes finding out how the Office for Students will work and the opportunity to use the forthcoming […]

THE: #DearSam: UK HE sector tells new minister Sam Gyimah what his priorities should be

January 12, 2018

Sam Gyimah was appointed the new joint Minister for Higher Education at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Education in this week’s reshuffle. ...

Enter the Guardian University Awards 2018

January 10, 2018

Entries are now open for the sixth year of the Guardian University Awards. The categories honour excellence in everything from teaching practice to beautiful buildings, offering universities a seal...

Wonkhe: The major review of HE finance must focus on the real problems

January 9, 2018

University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell has written a piece for Wonkhe about the government’s major review of higher education funding. Maddalaine writes that the government nee...

Research Fortnight HE: Four policy experts talk Brexit

December 15, 2017

What are the priorities for Brexit and HE? Chief executive Maddalaine Ansell is featured in an article exploring the issues surrounding Brexit and how higher education and research must be […]

Turner Prize win for UCLAN professor

December 8, 2017

A contemporary arts professor from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has won this year’s Turner Prize after judges praised her work for addressing “pertinent questions of personal ...

UA responds to NAO’s report on HE market

December 8, 2017

Commenting on the National Audit Office’s report on the higher education market, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Today’s report makes some important points about the de...

THE: Amid all the criticism, we must not forget the vital role our universities play

December 6, 2017

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell has written a piece for Times Higher Education about how we need to remember how universities transform their students’ life chances. In our efforts to justify our...