Universities Association for Lifelong Learning

The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) acts as a consultative body for policy formulation and advocacy, representing the sector to government departments, funding bodies and national higher education organisations across the four nations of the United Kingdom. UALL provides a forum for the active exchange of ideas and good practice.

Members of UALL represent all aspects of the sector, within and beyond universities, both in the UK and internationally, from academics to practitioners and policy makers. Learn more about our work.

Latest News

John Field: In Memory

Written for the SCUTREA members by Linden West and Barbara Merrill in memory of John Field. John mattered to both of us as a friend, colleague and inspiration. He could be humorous, sharp and questioning while attuned to our struggles as academics in seeking understanding in authentic ways. He was a generous man and a good human being, adult educator and scholar.

Professor John Field (1949-2024)

On behalf of UALL Trustees, we are sad to report the death of Professor John Field whom many members and colleagues will have known well. John died in early April and we wish to acknowledge the outstanding contribution that he made across his career to the fields of lifelong learning and adult education.

Imperial launches its Institute of Extended Learning

UALL is pleased to support Imperial’s recent announcement of the creation of The Imperial Institute of Extended Learning, a core pillar of its new institutional strategy.

John Field: In Memory

Written for the SCUTREA members by Linden West and Barbara Merrill in memory of John Field. John mattered to both of us as a friend, colleague and inspiration. He could be humorous, sharp and questioning while attuned to our struggles as academics in seeking understanding in authentic ways. He was a generous man and a good human being, adult educator and scholar.

Professor John Field (1949-2024)

On behalf of UALL Trustees, we are sad to report the death of Professor John Field whom many members and colleagues will have known well. John died in early April and we wish to acknowledge the outstanding contribution that he made across his career to the fields of lifelong learning and adult education.

The Power of Adult Learning: Vision 2030

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning collectively examinines the power of adult learning and education across the globe at the International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA) Mid-Term Review 2017. 

Upcoming Events

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Event Date: 01/07/2024

UALL – SCUTREA 2024 Conference

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Event Date: 26/06/2023

2023 UALL and SCUTREA Conference

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Event Date: 04/07/2024

17th PASCAL conference – New Challenges for Higher Education, Cities and Regions

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Event Date: 01/07/2024

UALL – SCUTREA 2024 Conference

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Event Date: 26/06/2023

2023 UALL and SCUTREA Conference

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