News & Media

Maddalaine Ansell article on ‘The Comprehensive University’

September 15, 2017

Following the publication of the Higher Education Policy Institute’s recent paper The Comprehensive University: An Alternative to Social Stratification by Academic Selection authored by Prof ...

UA’s comment on Jo Johnson’s speech at UUK conference

September 7, 2017

Commenting on Jo Johnson’s speech at Universities UK Conference and the government’s response to the TEF Lessons Learned Exercise, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “The T...

UA responds to Government’s EU science and innovation position paper

September 6, 2017

Commenting on the Department for Exiting the EU’s Collaboration on Science and Innovation Future Partnership paper, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Collaboration with o...

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...