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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 ...

Cultural enrichment: Contemporary music festival attracts new audiences and engages local community

May 24, 2016

A festival set up by a Huddersfield University academic nearly 40 years ago has grown to become the UK’s largest annual, international celebration of new and experimental music – and […]

Collaborative outreach: ‘Whole life-cycle’ outreach benefits community and students

May 24, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

A ‘whole life-cycle’ approach cuts through Nottingham Trent University’s outreach work to widen participation in schools, colleges and the local community. The university’s outreach programme encom...

Cultural enrichment: Opening doors to young people in the creative sector

May 24, 2016

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is committed to helping young people progress into the competitive creative industries by offering paid internship schemes for young people (16-2...

Creating jobs & business opportunities: Award-winning programme tackles some of the world’s most pressing issues

May 24, 2016

Students, staff and recent graduates of Oxford Brookes University interested in social entrepreneurship or social innovation or who wish to set up and run a social enterprise can turn to […]

Supporting success: Increasing BME learners studying to become a paramedic

May 24, 2016

While 14% of the UK population is identified as BME,  only 7.4% of paramedics are from BME groups. Nationally just 3.4% of those currently studying to become a paramedic are […]

Creating jobs & business opportunities: Helping students build their entrepreneurial skills and knowledge

May 24, 2016

The University of Huddersfield’s Enterprise Team provides a comprehensive free service with advice and training on all aspects of starting up an enterprise, from freelancing to forming a business. ...

Helping disadvantaged students: Pulling down the barriers for care leavers and carers

May 24, 2016

Care leavers are poorly represented in higher education in the UK with only 6% at the age of 19 progressing to university. The University of Salford has an excellent track […]