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Wonkhe: Lessons from the front line of industrial strategy policy

November 21, 2016

Chief executive Maddalaine Ansell has written a piece for Wonkhe drawing on her experiences of working on previous industrial strategies. She shares her thoughts on the lessons learned last time [&...

University Business: Review of the Year

November 19, 2016

The year that was in higher education – was it a success for the sector? University Business’ Review of the Year has been published, and features chief executive Maddalaine Ansell’...

University Alliance responds to UCAS CEO standing down

November 16, 2016

Following the announcement today that Mary Curnock Cook is to stand down as Chief Executive of UCAS at the end of April 2017, Professor John Latham, Chair of University Alliance […]

UA responds to EPI report on tertiary education system

November 14, 2016

Responding to the Education Policy Institute’s report by Professor the Baroness Alison Wolf on the tertiary education system, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said:  “Universit...

Alliance universities awarded funds to develop new degree apprenticeships

November 10, 2016

Responding to the government’s Degree Apprenticeship Development Fund announcement, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said: “It’s great to see that so many Alliance universities...

Alliance chair gives evidence to BEIS Committee

November 8, 2016

University Alliance Chair and Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, Professor John Latham gave evidence to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee today (Tuesday 8 November 2016). ...

Wonkhe: Five reasons to back UK Research & Innovation

November 2, 2016

Professor Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University, and Research Lead for University Alliance has written a piece for Wonkhe about the proposals for UK Research & Innovation ...

Supporting arts, culture and the creative economy across our cities and regions

October 27, 2016

University Alliance is shining a spotlight on universities’ role in cultural leadership, supporting the arts and driving forward the creative economy in their cities and regions. New guidance to su...

Christmas card competition 2016

October 21, 2016

Are you artistic? Or a talented designer? Would you like your artwork seen by some of the most influential people in the higher education sector? Our annual Christmas card competition has launched ...

Wonkhe: No one left behind: slowing down and speeding up HE

October 19, 2016

Daisy Hooper, Senior Policy & Programmes Manager, has written a blog for Wonkhe on social mobility. She argues: ‘If Britain can only succeed as a knowledge economy, we need the […]