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Middlesex University joins University Alliance

January 5, 2022

University Alliance (UA) has today (5 January 2022) announced that Middlesex University has officially joined the mission group, taking the total number of Alliance Universities to thirteen. Univer...

University Alliance and Creative UK publish letter about the importance of creative courses in HE

December 13, 2021

(Originally published in The Telegraph on 13/12/21) Together with Creative UK, University Alliance published a letter in the Telegraph, urging government to enact a fair value assessment of creativ...

University Alliance write letter to Schools Minister to raise concerns over ITT market review recommendations

December 8, 2021

University Alliance have written a letter to the Minister of State for School Standards, the Rt. Hon. Robin Walker MP, marking their concerns on the Department for Education’s proposed reforms [&he...


University Alliance responds to DfE announcement on levelling up plans for universities

November 24, 2021

Responding to the announcement from the Department for Education today, on ‘levelling up’ university targets to improve student outcomes, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: &#...

‘Failing to invest in climate change research could have dire consequences’

November 19, 2021

First published in University Business on 15th November 2021 Prof Jane Harrington, vice-chancellor of Greenwich University and board member of University Alliance, says urgent government funding is...

University Alliance appoints new Head of Communications & Public Affairs

November 12, 2021

University Alliance have appointed a new Head of Communications and Public Affairs. Annie Bell joins UA from Chevening, and will start in her new post at the beginning of December […]

University Alliance in support of Elsevier proposal rejection

October 28, 2021

As the UK’s Elsevier Negotiation Team reject Elsevier’s (the largest publisher of UK research) most recent proposal on access to their publications for academics – for both readin...


University Alliance responds to the budget

October 27, 2021

In response to the Treasury’s Spending Review today (27th October 2021), University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: “Universities will be essential partners in delivering many of the plans ...

Alliance universities are taking practical action to tackle the causes and effects of climate change

October 26, 2021

The University Alliance group, made up of universities specialising in professional and technical education, are working on urgent, applied research that addresses the challenges of the climate cri...

University Alliance responds to OfS Quality and Standards conditions consultation

September 29, 2021

Alliance universities are deeply committed to providing a high-quality academic experience for students, and we are broadly supportive of the principles-based and risk-led approach to regulation ou...