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‘Coming here has given me my dreams’ | AUA Blog

Published on Jul 31, 2019 by Dr. Neil Raven / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

‘Coming here has given me my dreams’: the role of further education colleges in widening access The role of further education colleges in widening access to higher education is often overlooked. ...

Write for the AUA | AUA Opportunities

Published on Jul 12, 2019 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , Career stories , Good Practice Guides , Newslink , Perspectives , Publications

Interested in writing for the AUA, but not sure where to start? Now there’s even more ways to get involved and see your words published, both online and in print. Writing for the AUA is a member...

Counting chickens before the horse bolts | AUA Blog

Published on Jul 3, 2019 by Kate Dodd / No Comments

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Strategic use of management information to monitor how effectively your university is improving graduate employment outcomes. or Counting chickens before the horse bolts. Given the impact of the Teach...

Attending the AAA conference | AUA Blog

Published on Jun 17, 2019 by Phil Taylor / No Comments

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The higher education sector in South Africa is being transformed in response to the violent student protests that rocked the nation in 2015 and 2016. Targeting institutionalised racism and increasing ...

AUA USA Study Tour | AUA Blog part one

Published on Jun 12, 2019 by Samantha Jones, Sharon Barnes & Daniel Ramsay / 1 Comment

Category: AUA Blog , Study Tours

During May a group of 12 AUA members from different institutions around the UK visited New York City and Washington DC for the 2019 Study Tour to research Higher Education in the USA. We visited a wid...

Defining the future profession | AUA Blog

Published on Jun 10, 2019 by Susannah Marsden / No Comments

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“Nobody I have ever met in 15 years of working in HE ever intended to be a university administrator. Perhaps we should do something to change that…”   Susannah Marsden MAUA Director of S...

Peacocks vs Penguins | AUA Blog

Published on Jun 5, 2019 by Claire Povah & Simon Vaukins / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

Do you sometimes feel that your ideas are challenging your leaders, managers and your team and pushing people out of their comfort zones? Do you often hear? ‘That’s not the way we do things here!...

Divided We Stand | AUA Blog

Published on Jun 3, 2019 by Jonny Moore / No Comments

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I once heard a retiring departmental manager give the following rallying cry to their colleagues upon their departure: “You’re a great bunch, and I’m sure you will be able to cope with whatever ...

Greetings From Bangladesh: Part Three | AUA Blog

Published on May 29, 2019 by Dave Dowland / No Comments

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Dave is in the midst of a three year term as Registrar of the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh. AUW is a recently founded international university that offers talented women education and op...

Attending the AACRAO Conference | AUA Blog

Published on May 22, 2019 by Laura Ottery / 1 Comment

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

Last month, thanks to an AUA travel bursary, Laura Ottery represented the AUA at the 2019 American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) Conference. Laura Ottery Head...