Making the difference.

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Making the difference. Maddalaine Ansell, Chief Executive University Alliance

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Source: HESA HE Statistics for UK 2013/14 and HEBCI 2012/13 University Alliance – who we are

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“Comprehensive communities organised to serve their wide range of students and the growing needs of industry” University Alliance – proud of our past “We are all polytechnics now” (Toby Weaver, 1964) (Peter Scott, 2012)

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University Alliance – Making the Difference. Professional Passionate Engaged Committed Connected

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University Alliance – Making the difference. Professional Passionate Engaged Committed Connected

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High quality teaching "...fostering quality teaching presents higher education institutions with a range of challenges at a time when the higher education sector is coming under pressure from many different directions." (Fabrice Henard and Deborah Roseveare, OECD, 2012) Limnoria – the wood-eating gribble, University of Portsmouth Photo by PhD student Laura Michie

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Wave tank, Plymouth University Research with Impact “We therefore wish you to continue selectively to fund world-leading and internationally excellent research wherever it is found.” (Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, grant letter to Hefce, 2015)

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Engaged with industry and the professions “It is important for us a a global business that we have universities of the calibre of the University of South Wales within the area to support our business and the whole of the Welsh economy” (Rhys Williams – GE Aviation)

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Leaders in cities and regions “We need our education system to support every single young person with their individual needs, not just to pass exams, but to become rounded and grounded people who can get on outside the school gates.” John Cridland, CBI

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(Joanna Newman – Judge of Time Higher International Collaboration Awards ) “This project was really impressive in its scale – transforming the lives of 90,000 subsistence farmers….truly an international collaboration” Internationally connected

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Name Job title, University Alliance “We can shape our future, or let events shape it for us. And if we want to succeed, we can't fall back on the stale debates and old divides that won't move us forward." (Barack Obama, 2009) Looking to the future The Liverpool Telescope, Liverpool John Moores University

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