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Changing Jobs – Jordan Kirkwood

Published on Aug 31, 2022 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , Development Monthly - August 2022

Changing Jobs Development Monthly | #12 August 2022 | Changing Jobs – Jordan Kirkwood (he/him) Jordan James Kirkwood Cmgr MCMI, Associate Director, Education at King’s College London (PACE), discussed his new role, his career progression, the application process and advice for others looking to follow in similar footsteps. Join the discussion @The_AUA #Develop or scroll […]

Getting engagement with your comms and promotion

Published on Aug 31, 2022 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , Development Monthly - August 2022

Perspectives: Tips for comms and promotion Development Monthly | #12 August 2022 | Tips for comms and promotion How it started I had been working in higher education for a couple of years and was a happy and proud member of the Association of University Administrators (AUA) when the pandemic struck. At the time Perspectives […]

An international perspective

Published on Aug 31, 2022 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Development Monthly - August 2022

An international perspective Development Monthly | #12 August 2022 | An international perspective This story is about ambition and landing your dream job. It’s about what can happen when you take a less-conventional approach to developing your career. And it’s about how an organisation like AUA can help you to add an international perspective to […]

Reflections on the AUA Annual Conference 2022

Published on Jul 28, 2022 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , Development Monthly - July 2022

Reflections on the AUA Annual Conference 2022: Covid, Conga and Authenticity Development Monthly | #11 July 2022 | Reflections on the AUA Annual Conference 2022: COVID, Conga and Authenticity Having worked in the education sector for most of my career, some twenty plus years, it may be surprising that this year was my first visit […]

Postcards from the Board

Published on Jul 28, 2022 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , Development Monthly - July 2022

Postcards from the Board Development Monthly | #11 July 2022 | Postcards from the Board Monument Vally, USA Before we had children my wife (who’s also a University administrator) used to try and take longer holidays of three weeks or more and found that they really enabled us to switch-off fully from work concerns and pressures. We […]

The benefits of being outside

Published on Jul 28, 2022 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , Development Monthly - July 2022

The benefits of being outside Development Monthly | #11 July 2022 | The benefits of being outside Introduction You really need to get out more… yes, each and every one of you, because most of us are almost certainly spending more of our awake time than is good for us in front of a screen. […]

Your mental wellbeing beyond the pandemic

Published on Jun 30, 2022 / No Comments

Category: Development Monthly - June 2022

Taster Webinar | Your mental wellbeing beyond the pandemic Development Monthly | #10 June 2022 | Your mental wellbeing beyond the pandemic In this webinar, Freelance Consultant Mariyana Bushara discusses and provides advice on managing your mental wellbeing beyond the pandemic. Webinars like this are available to AUA members free of charge. Members can view […]

I cannot be what I cannot see

Published on Jun 30, 2022 / No Comments

Category: Development Monthly - June 2022

I cannot be what I cannot see: Ethnic diversity in HE leadership Development Monthly | #10 June 2022 | I cannot be what I cannot see: Ethnic diversity in HE leadership Patrick discusses the theme of his session at the AUA Annual Conference 2022 (7 and 8 July, University of Manchester), exploring ethnic diversity in […]

My mental health journey

Published on Jun 30, 2022 / No Comments

Category: Development Monthly - June 2022

My mental health journey: the ups and downs Development Monthly | #10 June 2022 | My mental health journey: the ups and downs It was a normal day during the October half term, I woke up in the morning and everything felt different. I had no energy or motivation to get out of bed. All […]

power of emotions in the leadership changes

Published on May 29, 2022 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly May 2022

The power of emotions in the leadership of change | Sarah Smith Development Monthly | #9 May 2022 | The power of emotions in the leadership of change More than ever, it is important for leaders to grapple with the impact of their emotions, for themselves and for the people that they lead.  In particular, […]