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2017 Winners

May 17, 2017

University Alliance held its inaugural student enterprise competition, Innovating Future Business, on Wednesday 10 May. The competition, organised in partnership with the University of Salford and ...

Innovating Future Business 2017

University Alliance: Innovating Future Business 2017

May 4, 2017

This month University Alliance will hold its inaugural student enterprise competition Innovating Future Business, showcasing and supporting forward-thinking business ideas. Budding entrepreneurs re...

University Alliance: Higher education and research priorities for the 2017 General Election

April 27, 2017

Ahead of the General Election on 8 June, University Alliance sets out higher education and research priorities for the next government. Support excellent technical and professional education at all...

University Alliance responds to HEPI report on teacher education and training

April 27, 2017

Commenting on Whither Teacher Education and Training? published by HEPI, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “The recruitment and retention of high quality teachers is essen...

Telegraph: Universities will see their funding increase after Brexit, education select committee says

April 25, 2017

UA work on the future of EU structural funds has been featured in a Telegraph article focusing on a report published by the Education Select Committee on the impact of […]

University Alliance comments on Education Select Committee Brexit report

April 25, 2017

Commenting on the Education Select Committee report Exiting the EU: challenges and opportunities for higher education, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Last week’s annou...

Wonkhe: Making staff selection work in REF 2021

April 13, 2017

Policy and Programmes Manager at University Alliance, Tom Frostick, writes on HEFCE’s consultation on The second Research Excellence Framework. Tom outlines the main recommendations in Univer...

Shortlist revealed for THE Leadership & Management Awards 2017

April 7, 2017

Alliance universities are in the running for a number of prestigious awards at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017. The THELMAs – now in their ninth year – shine [&hell...

Alliance universities recognised at Guardian University Awards

March 30, 2017

The Guardian University Awards recognised excellence in Alliance universities at the prestigious annual ceremony last night presented by Lauren Laverne. They included the Teaching Excellence award ...

UA Speech: The future of Higher Education

March 29, 2017

Speech by Maddalaine Ansell, University Alliance Chief Executive, responding to Lord Willetts Part of the 2017 Speaker’s Lecture Series hosted at Speaker’s House, Palace of Westminster Higher Educa...