Our work

University Alliance works to bring our community together to learn from each other, develop shared programmes, and inform policy makers.

For our members

Alliance Awards

Find out more about previous Alliance Awards ceremonies:

Alliance awards 2023


University Alliance has over 30 active professional networks, facilitating collaboration and innovation across our membership.

UA leaders programme

The Alliance leaders programme is a leadership development programme for senior leaders at Alliance Universities.


Powering the UK’s future campaign

Alliance Universities have the heritage, local connections, industry links and public service partnerships needed to help power a social, economic and cultural recovery. Working in partnership to support the growth…

Innovate for Growth: preventing the ERDF cliff-edge 

News: 2 March 2023  University Alliance, alongside a coalition of 314 SMEs and 16 member universities, sent a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt on Monday 27th…

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Driving Academic Diversity in our Media Voices campaign

Along with our member institutions, we are aiming to take practical action to support academics from a range of backgrounds and institutions to engage with media opportunities. Our target is…

More work

Inspirational women of the Alliance

This #InternationalWomensDay, we’re celebrating the Inspirational women of the Alliance-  those women working in our member universities who have been nominated by their peers and colleagues for their inspirational leadership,…

Let’s Get Technical: How to harness the power of professional and technical universities to deliver for the UK

  Ahead of the anticipated general election in 2024, University Alliance has published a new policy briefing: ‘Let’s Get Technical: How to harness the power of professional and technical universities…

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Covid-19 response

Alliance universities have been proudly supporting their communities, and the nation, throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes training a significant proportion of the NHS frontline workforce, contributing to lifesaving research,…

The University Alliance Strategy

Our Vision Technical and professional universities working together, unlocking potential, effecting change Our Mission Championing the value and impact of technical and professional universities for students, communities and industry Our…

University Alliance: Our Strategy 2022-25

Read The University Alliance Strategy 2022-25 Our Purpose To unite and champion the UK’s professional and technical universities, and to support our member universities over the next three years, as…