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Augar Review Risks Reinforcing Snobbery About Who Should Go to University

July 11, 2019

University Alliance CEO, Vanessa Wilson, writes in Research Fortnight on her concerns around the Augar Review. Read more »

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University Alliance responds to Sir Adrian Smith Review call for evidence

June 19, 2019

Professor Sir Adrian Smith has been commissioned by the government to provide independent advice on the design of future UK funding schemes for international collaboration, innovation and research....

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University Alliance responds to review of post-16 level 3 and below qualifications

June 19, 2019

University Alliance has responded to the first stage of the government’s review of post-16 level 3 and below qualifications. Read more »

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UA Appoints New Head of Communications and Public Affairs

June 19, 2019

University Alliance welcomes Beth Button as the new Head of Communications and Public Affairs. Beth has over 6 years’ experience working in the Higher Education sector, from NUS Wales, Universities...

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UA Members Win Share of £76 Million Government Industrial Strategy Grant

June 13, 2019

Portsmouth, Greenwich and UWE Bristol are among 13 Universities awarded a £76 million grant from the government, announced today, as part of fulfilling the goals of the Industrial Strategy through ...

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The DTA on Screen

June 10, 2019

University Alliance launches a film about its flagship programme the Doctoral Training Alliance. Read more »

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UA Chair Professor John Latham is Honoured with a CBE

June 8, 2019

Professor John Latham, University Alliance Chair and Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, has been awarded a CBE in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Professor John Latham has been reco...

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UA’s Chair Responds to the Augar Review

May 30, 2019

In response to the Augar Review released today, Professor John Latham, Chair of University Alliance and Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University said: “This is a quietly damning critique of the exist...

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In Short: Our Initial Reaction to the Augar Report

May 30, 2019

Following the launch this morning of the post-18 review, we give our initial thoughts. In advance of our full statement, University Alliance CEO, Vanessa Wilson said: “This is a serious, […]

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UA CEO Vanessa Wilson speaks to the BBC on University Funding

May 28, 2019

University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson spoke to the BBC on Saturday 25th May about the anticipated publication of the ‘Post-18 Review’. She warned that “We need to move quickly to...