Published: 2 July 2020 at 11:16
UA represents 12 leading universities in technical and professional education
University Alliance (UA) has today announced that Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has officially joined the mission group.
UA represents 12 of the country’s best large to mid-sized universities who are leaders in technical and professional education. Alliance universities are known for their close links with industry, professions and employers, and for their delivery of public sector workforce skills and training.
ARU’s membership will be effective from 1 August having been formally ratified at the UA director members’ meeting on 2 June 2020.
Professor Roderick Watkins, Vice Chancellor of ARU, said:
Chair of University Alliance and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Brighton, Professor Debra Humphris said:
Vanessa Wilson, University Alliance CEO, said:
“I am thrilled to formally welcome Anglia Ruskin University to the Alliance. I am pleased that our work to champion the vital impact of technical and professional universities continues to attract those who share in our vision.
“There has never been a more important time for us all come together under a shared mission and goal, where collaboration is key to meeting the challenges of the coming months. We want to support Alliance universities in realising their ambitions to serve their communities and power the national economic, social and cultural recovery post Covid-19.”