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Outreach & widening participation: Brookes Engage offers local students route into HE

November 12, 2015

Oxford Brookes University offers Year 12 students across Oxfordshire the opportunity to get an insight into university life and study with the 18-month long Brookes Engage programme. The programme ...

Informal activities: Green Capital puts students at heart of community

November 11, 2015

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) was instrumental in helping  Bristol become European Green Capital  for 2015 – the first UK city to win this prestigious award. […]

University Business: Sector reacts to HE Green Paper

November 10, 2015

The long awaited government document announces a shake up of the UK higher education system. Our response to the HE Green Paper also appeared in University Business. Read the full […]

THE: Higher education Green Paper: reaction

November 10, 2015

Universities and other sector bodies have given a cautious welcome to proposals contained in a new Green Paper on higher education in THE. Maddalaine Ansell, chief executive of University Alliance,...

University Alliance responds to the HE Green Paper

November 6, 2015

Maddalaine Ansell, Chief Executive of University Alliance, welcomed the publication of the HE Green Paper which was announced by the Universities Minister Jo Johnson today. She said: “We will...

University Business: Open University back in University Alliance

November 2, 2015

Coverage of our announcement that The Open University is re-joining us as a member was featured in University Business. Read the full story here.

Guardian HE network: The Teaching Excellence Framework: can higher education up its game?

November 2, 2015

Our chief executive Maddalaine features in an extensive look at the proposed Teaching Excellence Framework in the Guardian HE Network. “…The inclusion of employability statistics could ...

University Alliance is delighted to welcome The Open University

November 2, 2015

The Open University – which has been transforming people’s lives through supported distance learning since 1969 – has re-joined University Alliance. Maddalaine Ansell, Chief Executive of University...

University Alliance welcomes HEPI report on the decline in part-time higher education

October 29, 2015

In response to the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) report It’s the finance, stupid! The decline of part-time higher education and what to do about it, Maddalaine Ansell, Chief Executive [&...

University Alliance responds to Policy Exchange report ‘Higher, Faster, More’

October 19, 2015

In response to the Policy Exchange report, Higher, Faster, More, Maddalaine Ansell, Chief Executive of University Alliance, said: “This report rightly stresses the importance of protecting an...