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University Alliance responds to Ofqual/DfE A-level and GCSE consultation proposals

January 15, 2021

Responding to the proposals published today (Friday 15th January 2021) by DfE and Ofqual, for the system to be put in place due to summer exam cancellations, University Alliance CEO […]

UA responds to NMC update on placements

January 14, 2021

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have today announced they will reintroduce emergency education standards to enable final year nursing students to opt-in to support the response to the Covid...

The DTA Rep Committee: Amplifying the voice of PhD researchers

January 5, 2021 | by Laura

By Social Policy Reps Katheryn Margaret Pascoe & April Murray Cantwell During the heart of the Covid-19 pandemic, elections were held to establish the very first representative committee for DT...

University Alliance ‘20 in 2020′

December 17, 2020 | by Laura

For our ‘Year in review’ series, we have asked colleagues and friends from the UA team and across the Alliance to share with us their highlights, and achievements, from the […]

DTA guidance for taking care of mental health and wellbeing

December 9, 2020

University Alliance’s Doctoral Training Alliance have developed the DTA guidance for taking care of mental health and wellbeing for their postgraduate researchers. The guidance is designed to...

Briefing on mental health and wellbeing support offered by Alliance universities

December 9, 2020

All our member universities take a whole university approach, embedded in strategy, to supporting the mental wellbeing of their students; promoting positive mental health whilst delivering early in...

Hertfordshire’s Community Garden Project

November 20, 2020

The University of Hertfordshire are encouraging outdoor events and activities so that students can meet new friends. A recent example is the Community Garden Project (see image below), which held [...

A Changed World at Hertfordshire

November 20, 2020

A Changed World invites the University of Hertfordshire’s community – both students and staff – to share and showcase their academic and creative activity relating to the COVID-19 lockdown and curr...

UA and 70 others call for clarity and transparency on the future UK Shared Prosperity Fund

November 13, 2020

UA, along with 70 national and local organisations from across the country, are urging the Government to provide immediate clarity on how it intends to deliver the UK Shared Prosperity […]

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UA responds to Universities UK admissions review

November 13, 2020

Commenting on the recommendations from the Fair Admissions review published by Universities UK today, Vanessa Wilson, Chief Executive of University Alliance, said: “We very much welcome the f...