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University Alliance launches review into developing the best environment for research excellence

December 10, 2014

A strong university sector will deliver a strong future – but this depends on ensuring that policy and public investment decisions create the right environment for universities to thrive. Tod...

Alliance universities to receive almost a quarter of HEFCE investment to boost STEM teaching facilities

December 9, 2014

Twelve Alliance universities will receive more than £48 million funding for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching capital projects during 2015-16. Alliance universities w...

University Alliance responds to science investment announced in Autumn Statement 2014

December 3, 2014

Today in the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor announced the results of the Government’s Science & Research Capital Consultation outlining how it will spend £5.9 billion of science research capi...

THE: Postgraduate loans welcomed, but what about mature students?

December 3, 2014

Today’s Autumn Statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer included plans to introduce postgraduate loans of up to £10,000.  University Alliance had long campaigned for this proposal. Our st...

University Alliance responds to the Autumn Statement 2014

December 3, 2014

Professor Steve West, Chair of University Alliance, said: “We strongly welcome the Chancellor’s announcement today to develop a government-backed postgraduate loan system. ​Postgraduate study is vi...

University Alliance welcomes report from Business, Innovation and Skills Committee on Business-University Collaboration

December 1, 2014

Professor Steve West, Chair of University Alliance welcomed the report from the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee on Business-University Collaboration. He added: “This is an important revie...

Outstanding Alliance universities take home awards at THE Awards 2014

November 28, 2014

Five of University Alliance’s institutions have picked up top accolades at the Times Higher Education Awards 2014 last night. They took the top spot in a number of categories including […]

University Alliance responds to Growth through People report

November 25, 2014

Professor Steve West, Chair of University Alliance, welcomed the Growth Through People report from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, adding “We wholeheartedly agree universities an...

Higher fees have not dampened long-term demand, says Ucas

November 10, 2014

Our statement on the Ucas figures have been picked up by THE in their coverage of Ucas analysis of demand for long-term demand for university education following higher tuition fees. The […]

University Alliance responds to UCAS analysis on impact of higher tuition fees

November 7, 2014

Liz Shutt, Head of Policy for University Alliance, welcomed the latest UCAS analysis on the impact of higher tuition fees that were introduced in 2012. She added: “This timely analysis […]