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University Alliance responds to the publication of the NHS Long-Term Workforce Plan

June 30, 2023

In response to the publication of NHS England’s Long-Term Workforce Plan, the CEO of University Alliance Vanessa Wilson said: “We are pleased and relieved that this plan has now been […]

Debra Humphris, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Brighton, receives CBE in the King’s Birthday Honours List

June 19, 2023

  Professor Debra Humphris, Vice-chancellor of the University of Brighton and Chair of University Alliance, has received a CBE in the King’s Birthday honours list for her outstanding contribut...

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University Alliance responds to the initial proposed changes to the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

June 15, 2023

In response to the initial proposed changes to the Research Excellence Framework (REF), Vanessa Wilson CEO of University Alliance said:    “We welcome the initial proposed changes to the next [&hel...

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University Alliance responds to latest Home Office changes to international student visa routes

May 24, 2023

Responding to the Home Office’s latest changes to international student via routes, Vanessa Wilson, CEO of University Alliance, said:   “The UK’s universities are world-leading, with recent analysi...

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University Alliance responds to OfS consultation on sexual harassment and misconduct

May 4, 2023

University Alliance responds to the OfS consultation on sexual harassment and misconduct, stating that while they strongly agree that all higher education students should be protected from sexual h...

“Innovation needs to be kick-started”: University Alliance responds to Horizon alternative proposals

April 6, 2023

On 6 April 2023, the Government released a prospectus for a potential UK alternative to the Horizon Europe, named Pioneer. In response, Vanessa Wilson, CEO of University Alliance, said: “The ...

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University Alliance responds to the Hewitt Review

April 4, 2023

In response to the Hewitt Review, our Head of Policy Susanna Kalitowski said: “We welcome Patricia Hewitt’s review of integrated care systems. In response, the government should produce a strategy ...

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University Alliance responds to HE-BCI consultation on ‘in-kind’ contributions

March 31, 2023

University Alliance has submitted their response to the HE-BCI consultation on ‘in-kind’ contributions. See our full written response here. University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: ...

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University Alliance responds to OfS announcement on degree apprenticeships development fund

March 30, 2023

University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson responded to today’s announcement on the guidance received by the Office for Students from Secretary of State for Education Gillian Keegan, to include a...

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University Alliance responds to the Spring Budget

March 15, 2023

University Alliance, the association of the UK’s leading professional and technical universities, has today responded to the Chancellor’s spring budget statement.  Commenting on the statement, Vane...