News & Media

THE: University Alliance names new chief executive

October 29, 2014

Our announcement on the appointment of Maddalaine Ansell as our new chief executive has been featured in THE.  We revealed who would be taking up the post yesterday. Maddalaine joins […]

University Alliance is pleased to announce our new CEO

October 28, 2014

After a far-ranging search, University Alliance is delighted to announce that the Board of Directors has appointed Maddalaine Ansell as its new Chief Executive Officer.  She will take up the [&hell...

The Guardian University Awards 2015

October 23, 2014

The Guardian university awards showcase best practice, achievement and innovation across a range of categories. Honouring excellence in everything from teaching practice to inspiring facilities, th...

University Alliance responds to Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission report

October 6, 2014

In response to a major new report from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission on what schools can do to improve social mobility, University Alliance agrees that schools cannot […]

University Alliance responds to Universities UK report on international students in higher education

September 25, 2014

University Alliance welcomes the report by Universities UK, International Students in higher education: the UK and its competition. Professor Steve West, Chair of University Alliance, said: “...

The contribution of university research to economic growth

September 24, 2014

The UK’s rich and diverse ecosystem of world-leading research and innovation is a key driver of growth and productivity. At the heart of this, and underpinning the Industrial Strategy, sits [...

Times Higher Education: Priced out of postgraduate education

September 18, 2014

A feature by Times Higher Education looking at how post-graduate funding can be fixed, references our HELP proposals launched earlier this year. HELP is a new higher education loan programme [&hell...

Guardian: End of student cap was ‘sprung on universities’, ex-special adviser admits

September 18, 2014

Professor Steve West, Chair of University Alliance, is featured in coverage in the Guardian about the Higher Education Policy Institute’s new guide on the removal of student number controls. ...

University Alliance responds to HEPI’s ‘Guide to Student Number Controls’

September 18, 2014

University Alliance responds to a guide by HEPI on the removal of student number controls, and the impact this may have on our higher education sector. ​On the issue of […]

Robbins Rebooted: The future of Higher Education

September 16, 2014

University Alliance is delighted to be co-sponsoring a Higher Education debate with Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP, the Shadow Universities Minister, at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester this year. [...