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Joint statement on university admissions

March 20, 2020

After the Department for Education set out further details of how GCSE and A Level exam grades will be awarded this year, the heads of University Alliance, the Russell Group, GuildHE, […]

Alliance Student Nurses Ready To Join The Fight Against Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

The Nursing and Midwifery Council have today announced regulatory and educational changes which will give student nurses across the country the opportunity to join the fight against the global pand...


UA Comment on Budget’s Research Investment

March 11, 2020

UA CEO Vanessa Wilson comments on the chancellors £22 billion research and development investment Read more »

University Alliance Launches New Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Network

January 29, 2020

University Alliance launches a new network to bring together universities and businesses to create positive knowledge exchange in order to drive growth through enterprise. Read more »

UA CEO writes for Wonkhe on the Wicked Problem of “value” in HE

January 14, 2020

Writing for Wonkhe’s series on wicked problems facing the HE sector, UA CEO, Vanessa Wilson, examined the issues around defining value when it comes to higher education. Vanessa said “n...

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University Alliance responds to general election result

December 13, 2019

University Alliance, the voice of professional and technical universities, gave congratulations to the Conservative party on their successful election campaign and reaffirmed their commitment to wo...

Professor Jane Harrington Joins the University of Greenwich and UA Board

December 9, 2019

This week, Professor Jane Harrington took up her post as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich. Professor Harrington joins Greenwich from another Alliance University, UWE Bristol, ...

University Alliance Christmas Card Competition Winner Announced

November 29, 2019

This year’s University Alliance Christmas Card Competition has been won by Hanna Jujka, a first year Illustration student from the University of Brighton. The competition tasked students and ...

UA Members win Both Research Categories at this Year’s THE Awards

November 29, 2019

Portsmouth University and Birmingham City University were among the winners at last night’s Times Higher Education Awards Ceremony hosted in London. Read more »

University Alliance supports NUS calls for return of Maintenance Grant

November 22, 2019

University Alliance has joined forces with the National Union of Students (NUS), Universities UK, Million Plus and the Association of Colleges to call for the next government to reinstate and exten...