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Kick-starting your professional development

Published on Dec 2, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Consulting , AUA Updates , Professional Development

Kick-starting your professional development As the end of the year approaches and a new year is just around the corner, this is often a time for reflection.  In HE we continue to be primarily focused on the impact of Covid on our students and institutions.  We have been so focused on firefighting over the last […]

From the world of Student Experience and Engagement: Tania Struetzel – University of Greenwich

Published on Oct 20, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , Career stories , From the world of Student Experience and Engagement

From the world of Student Experience and Engagement: Tania Struetzel – University of Greenwich As part of the AUA’s Student Experience and Engagement network, we’re conducting interviews with those who work in the field. A wide variety of roles and teams support the improvement of student experience and engagement within universities. Our interview series helps […]

Professional Services – An Alternative to Benchmarking?

Published on Oct 13, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Consulting , AUA Updates

Professional Services – An Alternative to Benchmarking? Many of us will have pondered the question of what level of staffing is needed to carry out professional services tasks in our university. This may well have led to trying some form of benchmarking to determine how our university compares with others. Benchmarking can range from the […]
Steph O'Halloran AUA Consultant

Time for some quiet leadership?

Published on Sep 24, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Consulting , AUA Updates

Time for some quiet leadership? The people-management challenges facing university leaders and managers are enormous, from motivating and supporting teams who now work from home for at least some of the time, to dealing with the mental health challenges that the impact of Covid-19 has had on so many people (as explored in earlier AUA […]

From the world of Student Experience and Engagement: Jonathan Dempsey – New College of the Humanities (NCH)

Published on Sep 21, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , Career stories

As part of the AUA’s Student Experience and Engagement network, we’re conducting interviews with those who work in the field. A wide variety of roles and teams support the improvement of student experience and engagement within universities. Our interview series helps to shine a light on those who are working in these roles, so that […]

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 […]

From the world of Student Experience and Engagement: Lizy Holder – Bath Spa University

Published on Aug 5, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , Career stories

As part of the AUA’s Student Experience and Engagement network, we’re conducting interviews with those who work in the field. A wide variety of roles and teams support the improvement of student experience and engagement within universities. Our interview series helps to shine a light on those who are working in these roles, so that […]

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 […]

Learning from AUA Consulting

Published on Apr 22, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Consulting , AUA Updates

Learning from AUA Consulting In 2019 AUA launched a consulting practice AUA Consulting as a new strand in our range of activities in the HE sector.  What have we learned as an association from this new initiative over the last two years?  How is AUA Consulting benefiting AUA, our members and the wider sector?  In […]

Underlining HE’s value through student personal and professional development

Published on Apr 13, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

AUA Annual Conference 2021 Sponsor BlogDr John Miles, CEO, Inkpath______________________________ After a year of living with COVID-19, universities will be reflecting on the endless challenges that came their way over the past 12 months. University teams have continued to work hard to keep students motivated and to support their progress, despite all of the difficulties […]