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Universities: the hub and spoke in UK innovation

June 2, 2016

Follow this link for case studies from Alliance universities Ministers should treat universities as “active partners” in national innovation policy, according to a new publication from University A...

Talent: Helping entrepreneurs see the bigger picture

June 2, 2016

An entrepreneur who had already turned his creative hobby into a profitable photography business before starting his business degree has further success in his sights as a result of how […]

Talent: Nurturing early development of students and graduates’ businesses

June 2, 2016

The Hive is a purpose-built centre for entrepreneurship and enterprise at Nottingham Trent University, designed to support and nurture students and graduates’ businesses through the early developme...

Space: Creating a new hub for education, innovation and investment in high-tech industries

June 2, 2016

The University of Lincoln is addressing historic skill shortages and creating new opportunities for investment in science technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by working with key regional...

Talent: DigitalCity Fellowships helps fledgling entrepreneurs

June 2, 2016

Teesside University’s expertise in digital media and technology lies at the heart of the success of DigitalCity, a ‘super cluster’ of businesses and jobs in the information and communications techn...

Transformative knowledge: Bringing the humble emergency exit sign into the 21st century

June 2, 2016

In an evacuation, every second counts. Whatever the situation, from a fire to a terrorist attack, people need to find the best route to safety as quickly as possible. However, […]

Guardian: Jobs for life are a thing of the past. Bring on lifelong learning

May 31, 2016

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell writes for the Guardian on lifelong learning, which highlights the need to consider the learning and training needs of those already in the workplace. Politicians ...

Higher Education Show

May 26, 2016

  The Higher Education show is the largest free-to-attend conference and exhibition for higher education professionals. Only for one day 1000 key decisions makers from HE institutions join 30+...

University Business: Universities must tackle inequality in all its forms

May 26, 2016

Coverage of our report Supporting thriving communities: The role of universities in reducing inequality has featured in University Business. You can read the full story here. Download a copy of the...

Universities must tackle inequality in all its forms

May 24, 2016

Follow this link for case studies from Alliance institutions The government’s ambitions for higher education to improve life chances will only be met if university leaders make tackling inequality ...