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UA welcomes government support package

May 4, 2020

 In response to today’s announcement from the UK government of a package of support for the higher education sector to address immediate and future challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis, […]

University Alliance supports UUK proposals to provide financial stability to the sector

April 10, 2020

Universities UK have today announced a package of measures designed to ensure the higher education sector is able to overcome the financial challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The support [...

Statement on ensuring fair assessments in light of disruption caused by Coronavirus

April 7, 2020

Alliance universities are working hard with staff and students’ unions to mitigate disruption and minimise stress and ensure fairness for learners during this period. This includes moving teaching ...

How Alliance universities are contributing to the fight against Coronavirus

March 27, 2020

Alliance universities are deeply committed to serving their communities and they stand ready to offer whatever support and service their communities, students and the government may need during the...

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Joint statement on university admissions

March 20, 2020

After the Department for Education set out further details of how GCSE and A Level exam grades will be awarded this year, the heads of University Alliance, the Russell Group, GuildHE, […]

Alliance Student Nurses Ready To Join The Fight Against Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

The Nursing and Midwifery Council have today announced regulatory and educational changes which will give student nurses across the country the opportunity to join the fight against the global pand...


UA Comment on Budget’s Research Investment

March 11, 2020

UA CEO Vanessa Wilson comments on the chancellors £22 billion research and development investment Read more »

University Alliance Launches New Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Network

January 29, 2020

University Alliance launches a new network to bring together universities and businesses to create positive knowledge exchange in order to drive growth through enterprise. Read more »

UA CEO writes for Wonkhe on the Wicked Problem of “value” in HE

January 14, 2020

Writing for Wonkhe’s series on wicked problems facing the HE sector, UA CEO, Vanessa Wilson, examined the issues around defining value when it comes to higher education. Vanessa said “n...

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University Alliance responds to general election result

December 13, 2019

University Alliance, the voice of professional and technical universities, gave congratulations to the Conservative party on their successful election campaign and reaffirmed their commitment to wo...