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University Alliance respond to the Department for Education’s consultation on the de-designation of QAA as the Designated Quality Body in England

March 7, 2023

University Alliance has responded to the Department for Education’s consultation on the de-designation of QAA as the Designated Quality Body in England. Our full consultation response can be ...

University Alliance responds to the DfE’s publication of the Lifelong Learning Entitlement (LLE) consultation response

March 7, 2023

Responding to the Department for Education’s publication of the Lifelong Loan Entitlement (LLE) consultation response Vanessa Wilson, CEO at University Alliance said: “Alliance universities are alr...

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Over 300 businesses sign University Alliance letter calling on Chancellor to protect “essential” regional innovation programmes

March 2, 2023

A letter signed by over 300 SMEs and 16 universities has been sent to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt this week. The signatories call on the Chancellor to […]

University Alliance announce support for rejection of Springer Nature proposals

February 21, 2023

In response to the HE sector’s recent rejection of the proposals presented by Springer Nature, on open access to research, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: “Our university m...

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University Alliance responds to the latest UCAS application figures

February 9, 2023

Vanessa Wilson, Chief Executive of University Alliance has commented on the latest figures released by UCAS: On the drop in applications for nursing courses: “During the Covid-19 pandemic, ap...

University Alliance responds to the Lifelong Learning Bill

February 2, 2023

Commenting on the publication of the Lifelong Learning (Higher Education Fee Limits) Bill, Vanessa Wilson, University Alliance CEO, said: “Alliance universities are already ahead of the curve in de...

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University Alliance welcomes the University of West London as its latest member

February 2, 2023

Today (2 February 2023), University Alliance has formally welcomed its newest member, the University of West London (UWL). The Alliance brings together the UK’s leading professional and technical u...

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‘Delivering the Healthcare Workforce of the Future’: University Alliance publishes proposals to help tackle the NHS workforce crisis

January 31, 2023

University Alliance, an association of universities which collectively trains 30% of nurses in England, has today (31 January) published a briefing on ‘Delivering the Healthcare Workforce of the Fu...

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University Alliance responds to the NMC’s announcement on simulated learning in nursing training

January 25, 2023

Responding to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s announcement to permanently allow up to 600 hours of clinical placements to take place in simulated settings during nursing training, University Al...

HE mission groups call for inquiry into the Office for Students

January 16, 2023

Signed by four key mission groups within higher education, including University Alliance, the Russell Group has sent a letter to the Chair of the Education Committee Robin Walker MP, to […]