News & Media

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...

Christmas card competition 2015

October 14, 2015

Once again we are looking for creative and festive works of art to decorate our Christmas card. University Alliance’s annual Christmas card competition has launched – if you are a [&hel...

More progress needed on collaboration between employers and universities to fill STEM skills gaps

October 13, 2015

Progress has been slow in achieving deeper collaboration between employers and universities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in the UK, a new report by Universit...

University Alliance responds to Sutton Trust report on Apprenticeships

October 9, 2015

Maddalaine Ansell, Chief Executive of University Alliance, responded to the Sutton Trust report, Levels of Success: The Potential of UK Apprenticeships:  She said: “Alliance universities, wit...

THE: David Willetts: Tory areas are ‘culprits’ if too many people go to university

October 6, 2015

Last night, University Alliance, Bright Blue and GuildHE hosted a debate at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester to discuss some of the key issues facing the HE and research […]

THE: Scheme opens up PhD training opportunities at post-92s

October 1, 2015

Maddalaine Ansell, chief executive, and Professor Paul Harrison, the National Director of the Doctoral Training Alliance were interviewed by THE ahead of the initiative’s launch last week. Ma...

University Business: University Alliance takes the initiative with DTA

September 25, 2015

University Business has also covered our Doctoral Training Alliance following it’s launch this week. To read the story visit here.

Research Fortnight: University Alliance launches training partnership

September 25, 2015

Coverage of our recently-launched Doctoral Training Alliance featured in Research Fortnight. “The University Alliance group of business-focused universities has officially launched a doctoral...

University Alliance launches a new kind of doctoral programme for the 21st Century

September 24, 2015

Thirteen Alliance universities have joined forces to launch a new kind of doctoral training programme in response to industry needs and promote the UK’s economic growth and productivity. The larges...