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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 […]

From the world of Student Experience and Engagement – Lizy Holder

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 […]

International Opportunity CAUBO 2021

Published on Apr 8, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , International conferences

International Opportunity: CAUBO 2021 15 to 17 June 2021 | Online The AUA is thrilled to announce that, thanks to our partnership with CAUBO, we are offering an exciting opportunity for one of our members to attend CAUBO Annual Conference 2021. Information on the event CAUBO’s flagship professional development event, the Annual Conference brings together […]

What are students ‘buying’ from universities?

Published on Mar 23, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Consulting , AUA Updates

What are students ‘buying’ from universities? I was talking to a friend who works for British Airways recently, and commiserating with him over the disruption that Covid caused to his industry and the stress he must have faced in his job.  ‘Actually’, he said, ‘you had it worse in HE because we had contingency plans. […]

Fake Degrees, Visa Mills & Identity Fraud: how Jisc are protecting UK graduates, universities, and employers

Published on Mar 23, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

AUA Annual Conference 2021 Exhibitor BlogJisc______________________________ Every year the HE sector comes under threat from fraudsters, cheats and those looking to circumvent the system in order to get a valuable qualification. Whether that’s an increase in bogus institutes, using fake certificates, or individuals falsifying student identities, these threaten the reputation and stability of the HE […]

Professional Services – Future-Fit?

Published on Mar 3, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Consulting , AUA Updates

Professional Services – Future-Fit? It’s now more than a year since the pandemic first hit the UK. It is hard to remember life and work in our institutions pre-COVID-19.  2021 will be potentially even more challenging for HE.  As Steve Smith highlighted in another AUA blog the rapid changes in methods of delivery and ways […]

To proctor or not to proctor – is that the question?

Published on Feb 25, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

AUA Annual Conference 2021 Exhibitor BlogUNIwise______________________________ The use of facial recognition technology during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a widespread debate within the HE community about to what extent surveillance and invasion of privacy is reasonable in order for universities to carry out their obligation to ensure fair and credible assessment of students. The […]