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Alex Leonhardt

Alex Leonhardt
Universities UK
Former Senior Political Affairs Officer

​Alex joined Universities UK in 2012 and leads on political engagement in the areas of immigration and internationalisation, universities and counter-terrorism, freedom of speech, and professional education (such as teacher training, nursing and midwifery courses). 

Previously, Alex worked in Westminster in the offices of two members of parliament.

Alex studied philosophy at the University of Cambridge and has a masters degree in political philosophy from the University of York.

Blog

Slimmed down Queen’s speech: anything for universities?

21 June 2017
Karmjit Kaur, Head of Political Affairs at Universities UK, discusses key points for the higher education sector in the Queen's speech.

Election 2017: what the manifestos say on higher education

19 May 2017
Mark Condren, Political Affairs Officer at Universities UK, outlines the most significant higher education commitments made by the Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats.