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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...

Wonkhe: Compulsory schools sponsorship must not distract from effective widening access efforts

January 20, 2017

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell writes for Wonkhe about the government’s proposals in its Green Paper Schools that work for Everyone for universities to sponsor schools. Now that the consul...

UA Vice-Chancellors discuss Brexit with Education Committee

January 18, 2017

Alliance Vice-Chancellors recently gave evidence to the Education Select Committee which held a special away-day session in Oxford on the impact of exiting the EU on universities. Professor John La...

HESA

UA responds to HESA’s statistical first release on student enrolments and qualifications

January 12, 2017

Commenting on HESA’s statistical first release on student enrolments and qualifications published today, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “Whilst it is positive to see a ...

UA comments on government amendments to the HE & Research Bill

January 4, 2017

Commenting on government amendments to the Higher Education & Research Bill, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “It is excellent news that the government has heeded Uni...

UWE Bristol VC to be awarded CBE for services to Education

December 31, 2016

Responding to the announcement that Professor Steve West, Vice-Chancellor of UWE Bristol and former UA Chair, will be awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), University Alli...