UALL provides leadership in representing part-time/flexible formal and informal learning, public engagement, widening participation, and other similar activities to policy makers, funders and policy-making bodies.

UALL works to influence policy in part-time and lifelong engagement in higher education by:

  • Lobbying and influencing policy
  • Conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Research and publications

Areas of current policy focus for UALL include:

  • Funding and financial support for part-time students
  • Social mobility and inclusion
  • Student experience
  • Employer engagement
  • Work based learning