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HE Governance – challenges and opportunities

Published on Sep 3, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Consulting , AUA Updates , Governance

HE Governance – challenges and opportunities Reflecting on current and future challenges and opportunities for higher education governance, I’d like to share some thoughts on how the AUA governance consulting team might be able to help.  Our governance consulting team is made up of current and former university secretaries, senior governance professionals and members of […]

AUA Virtual Study Tour Opportunity 2021 HE Partnerships: Greece and UK

Published on Aug 5, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

AUA: International Higher Education Network In 2020, responding to the COVID-19 emergency, AUA took a decision to run its annual Study Tour as an online activity.  During 2021 we have considered how the pandemic has ebbed and flowed, how travel advice has often been changed, and the guidance given by government to universities.  Our decision […]

Welcoming our new Trustees August 2021

Published on Aug 1, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Hello fellow AUA members, Being an AUA Trustee is a great honour but it is also really good fun. I’ve enjoyed the seven (I think!) years I have been involved as a member but also served as Vice-Chair and Chair. As well as helping to lead some of the work of the Association you also […]

Call for proposals AUA Annual Conference 2022

Published on Jul 23, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Call for session proposals We are now inviting working session proposals for the AUA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2022 on 11 and 12 April at The University of Manchester.  The title for next year’s conference is:  What now? Shaping our future  The impact of the pandemic was immediate. It was felt by everyone and affected everything. It restricted our personal lives, demanded a new professional focus and changed the way we conducted our working day – everything we knew shifted overnight.  As we emerge from this […]

Managing Change Open Forum 2021 recordings

Published on Jul 20, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Here you can access recordings of sessions from the Managing Change in Higher Education Annual Open Forum 2021, kindly sponsored by EvaSys

Taking closing the loop further at the University of Hull

Published on Jul 14, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

Managing Change in HE Annual Open Forum 2021 Sponsor Blog, by Joanna Carter, Student Insight and Sector Policy Manager, University of Hull on behalf of EvaSys Evaluation and Assessment ______________________________ The increasing emphasis placed on the student voice in higher education is apparent in both the policies and practices of UK higher education institutions. A […]

The AUA turns 60

Published on Jun 24, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Diamond jubilee

Revisiting our hot topics part two

Published on Jun 14, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

In this series, our Trustees share their reflections and summaries of the hot topic sessions they attended at the AUA Annual Conference earlier this year. In this instalment, AUA Trustee Thea Gibbs reflects on ‘Governance in times of change’, whilst AUA Trustee Mark Crittenden discusses his key takeaways from Melanie Gottlieb’s presentation on ‘Defining the […]

Inclusion Includes Discomfort

Published on Jun 14, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Consulting , AUA Updates

Inclusion Includes Discomfort Over the last year, projects I’ve been working on with universities and colleges include a focus on inclusive practice, inclusive curriculum and whole institution approaches to well-being. Although inclusive curriculum was an expectation included in the 2017 DfE publication, ‘Inclusive teaching and learning in higher education as a route to excellence ’ […]

Revisiting our hot topics part one

Published on Jun 4, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

In this series, our Trustees share their reflections and summaries of the hot topic sessions they attended at the AUA Annual Conference earlier this year. In this instalment, AUA Chair Amanda Oliver discusses the hot topic she attended on ‘Enhancing student wellbeing through Social Prescribing’, whilst AUA Trustee Sara Corcoran reflects on Jon Baldwin’s presentation […]