News & Media

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. [...

BBC News online: Money is the key to being a top university, says study

September 15, 2014

University Alliance features in a story by BBC News Online about the 2014 World University Rankings published by Times Higher Education magazine – and their new “formula” for top ...

University Alliance comments on the OECD ‘Education at a Glance’ report 2014

September 9, 2014

Commenting on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ‘Education at a Glance’ report 2014, Prof Steve West, Chair of University Alliance, said: “It’s positive that today’s...

University Alliance calls for overseas students to be removed from net migration figures

August 29, 2014

The UK’s restrictive policy is affecting our universities’ reputation as welcoming places to study and work. This is harming our economy as well as our universities. In response to the ...

BBC News: Labour urges technical universities for jobs boost

August 28, 2014

The publication of the Social Market Foundation’s latest pamphlet, Robbins Rebooted, in which Shadow Universities Minister Liam Byrne sets out his vision for the future of Higher Education, a...

BBC News: ‘Deeply elitist UK locks out diversity at top’

August 28, 2014

Prof Steve West, Chair of University Alliance, features in one of today’s top stories focusing on the controversial findings of a new report by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commissio...

The Guardian: What skills do you need besides a postgraduate degree?

August 28, 2014

University Alliance and three of its member universities feature in a piece by the Guardian on skills that postgrads may want to develop alongside their studies to improve their employment […]

University Alliance responds to Shadow Universities Minister’s vision for the future of HE

August 28, 2014

 A thriving Britain needs a thriving higher education system to drive it. In response to the publication of Robbins Rebooted by the Social Market Foundation in which Shadow Universities Minister Li...

University Alliance responds to new research which has found that the UK is deeply elitist

August 28, 2014

We need a major re-think of what success looks like in the 21st Century. In response to new research from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission which found that the […]