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BoardEffect | Exhibitor Blog

Published on Feb 19, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

The Importance of Good Governance in Higher Education Good governance is especially important in higher education, because a university is, in many ways, a much more complicated organisation than a business, and governance in higher education must provide a framework for a truly variegated group of stakeholders. Nonetheless, the basic principles of corporate governance find […]

The most versatile thing in the world? Potatoes, wood, gin, AUA Creating Conversations… | AUA Quick reads

Published on Feb 17, 2020 by Michael Monaghan / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

The most versatile thing in the world? Potatoes, wood, gin, AUA Creating Conversations… Michael Monaghan FAUA | Leadership and Development Adviser | Liverpool John Moores University The question I wish I got most from the HE managers I work with is ‘Michael what’s it like to be the AUA’s only two-time winner of the Member […]

Developing a whole institution approach towards an inclusive student welcome, induction and transitions experience in partnership with Kent Union | AUA Quick reads

Published on Feb 17, 2020 by Melissa Mulhall / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Developing a whole institution approach towards an inclusive student welcome, induction and transitions experience in partnership with Kent Union Melissa Mulhall MAUA | Assistant Director, Student Engagement and Experience | University of Kent Collaborating for Success – now that is an approach that really resonates with me, both personally and professionally. I found that taking […]

Manaakitanga Putaiao | AUA Quick Reads

Published on Feb 17, 2020 by Linda Thompson & Glenda Haines / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Manaakitanga Putaiao – Increasing staff engagement through collaboration and a culture of care Linda Thompson | Director of Faculty Operations, Faculty of Science | University of Auckland, New Zealand Glenda Haines | Student Academic Services and Engagement Manager, Faculty of Science | University of Auckland, New Zealand Last year some of our staff organised an […]

Developing self and others

Published on Feb 13, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , CPD Framework , PgCert , Professional Development

Developing self and others Developing self and others is a behaviour that focuses on demonstrating commitment to ongoing professional development: both your own and that of the people around you. The AUA can help you to strengthen this behaviour in many different ways. For example, you could start your professional development journey by using our […]

University of Bath School of Management | Exhibitor Blog | AUA

Published on Feb 13, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Look out! Dan Davies | Director of Higher Education Management Programmes | University of Bath Are we really so self-centred? ‘The problem with universities is that they are essentially inward-looking institutions. They’re only in it for what they can get out of it.’ This was the somewhat cynical assessment of a friend of mine, the […]

Inspera | Exhibitor Blog | AUA

Published on Feb 12, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

The benefits of digital exams for the university administration Debating the nuances of EdTech is, as ever, a hot topic among policymakers and researchers’ communities; and as in almost every high-stakes debate, the views are polarised or still undecided. Therefore, the nature of the impact of technology in the examination processes is something that is […]

Luke Phillimore Appointed Managing Change Network Coordinator

Published on Feb 11, 2020 by Luke Phillimore / No Comments

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Luke Phillimore has been appointed the new Network Coordinator for the Managing Change themed network. We asked Luke to share a little about himself and outline his plans for the network going forward. Luke’s background In 2004 Luke graduated with a BSc Hons in Marine Geography from Cardiff University – like many in Higher Education administration […]

AUA 5th Regional Symposium: Finding Solutions

Published on Feb 10, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

The AUA South Region delivered its 5th Regional Symposium on 24 January 2020. Hosted by the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex, the symposium focused on the AUA professional behaviour of finding solutions. The universities arranged parallel workshop sessions for delegates who were able to network with colleagues across the region whilst also […]

Problem Solving | AUA Quick Reads

Published on Feb 10, 2020 by Roseanna Cross / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

Problem Solving | AUA Quick Reads Roseanna Cross MAUA | School Manager, Cellular & Molecular Medicine | University of Bristol Have you ever wondered how on earth to solve a problem? Have you ever thought that there must be a better way of working out what to do and that there must be ways that […]