|Type||Association of United Kingdom-based universities|
|Region served||United Kingdom|
|Chief Executive||Libby Hackett|
|Former name||Alliance of Non-Aligned Universities|
University Alliance is a group of 22 business-engaged universities in the United Kingdom. Its members focus on combining science and technological research for the benefit and development of professions, businesses and communities, as well as supporting academic learning and providing a quality student experience. University Alliance was formed in 2006, adopting the name in 2007.
The purpose of the consortium is to bring together universities with government and business to create innovative solutions to social and economic challenges. It is a policy centre delivering evidence-based policy and research in order to improve higher education policy, to benefit the economy and society.
As major providers of professional and postgraduate education, Alliance universities work with over 22% of all UK students.
|Bournemouth University||John Vinney|
|University of Bradford||Mark Cleary|
|Cardiff Metropolitan University||Antony J Chapman|
|Coventry University||Madeleine Atkins|
|Glasgow Caledonian University||Pamela Gillies|
|University of Greenwich||David Maguire|
|University of Hertfordshire||Quintin McKellar|
|University of Huddersfield||Bob Cryan|
|Kingston University||Julius Weinberg|
|University of Lincoln||Mary Stuart|
|Liverpool John Moores University||Nigel P. Weatherill|
|Manchester Metropolitan University||John Brooks|
|Northumbria University||Andrew Wathey|
|Nottingham Trent University||Neil Gorman|
|Oxford Brookes University||Janet Beer|
|Plymouth University||Wendy Purcell|
|University of Portsmouth||Graham Galbraith|
|University of Salford||Martin Hall|
|Sheffield Hallam University||Philip Jones|
|University of South Wales||Julie Lydon|
|Teesside University||Graham Henderson|
|University of the West of England||Steven West|
The association is headed by the chairman, who is elected and serves in office for a period of three years. They are also the incumbent vice-chancellor of a member university. Operational running on a daily business is conducted and overseen by the Chief Executive.
|1||John Craven||2006 - 2009||University of Portsmouth|
|2||Janet Beer||2009 - 2012||Oxford Brookes University|
|3||Steven West||2012 - present||University of the West of England|
|1||Libby Hackett||2009 - present|
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