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Inspera | Exhibitor Blog | AUA

Published on Feb 12, 2020 / No Comments

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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 […]

Problem Solving | AUA Quick Reads

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

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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 […]

Many-Headed Monsters | AUA Quick Reads

Published on Feb 10, 2020 by Rachel Van Krimpen & Susanna Ison / No Comments

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Many-Headed Monsters (or Fantastic Beasts and how to Fund Them) Cutting through the complexity of multi-institutional partnerships to deliver excellence in doctoral training Rachel Van Krimpen AMAUA | Doctoral Training Partnership Manager | University of Nottingham Susanna Ison | Midlands4Cities Manager | University of Nottingham Complicated things, those many-headed monsters. If you take the time […]

Uniwise | Exhibitor Blog

Published on Feb 5, 2020 / No Comments

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An Unexpected Benefit of Digital Assessment Nowadays one of the largest issues facing our planet is the overuse of the earth’s resources – one of the leading causes of rapid climate change – and it is heavily debated who should act on creating a more sustainable world. How can your institution take responsibility in the […]

The Future of HE Professionals | Survey

Published on Feb 4, 2020 by Chris Ince / No Comments

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The Future of HE Professionals – we need your views Chris Ince | AUA Chair | Secretary and Registrar | London Metropolitan University The AUA has a heritage of almost 60 years connecting and developing higher education professionals in support of the UK higher education sector.  Looking ahead to the next phase in our development, […]

Seconded | AUA Quick reads

Published on Feb 3, 2020 by Helen Matthews / No Comments

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Seconded | AUA Quick reads Helen Matthews | Head of Academic Policy and Quality Assurance | UCL I am the business lead for a significant part of a major project to transform UCL’s student system. When my boss first suggested that for the next phase of our project, what we really needed was to second […]

Moving into the Matrix | AUA Quick reads

Published on Feb 3, 2020 by Adrian Lee / No Comments

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Moving into the Matrix | AUA Quick reads Adrian Lee | Quality Support Officer | University of York Over the last two years my team and I have been introduced to a new organisational structure and ways of working. Through trial and error we found good ways to collaborate and I’m really looking forward to […]

All Party Parliamentary Group on Students

Published on Jan 30, 2020 by Sam Bayley / No Comments

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Tuesday 28 January 2020 | House of Lords Alongside my Board colleague Mark Hollingsworth I was delighted to have the chance to attend the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Students at the House of Lords. In Brexit week, the building was surprisingly serene, with the peace only shattered by occasional school groups passing through. […]

What exactly is the AUA CPD Framework and how can it help me?

Published on Jan 29, 2020 / No Comments

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What exactly is the AUA CPD Framework and how can it help me? Whether you’re new to the AUA or a longstanding member; the likelihood is you’ll have heard the AUA CPD Framework mentioned in one form or another. From our professional development events programme to our member-led networks and our publications, the AUA CPD […]

Insights into geographical inequalities in higher education participation

Published on Jan 27, 2020 / No Comments

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Insights into geographical inequalities in higher education participation | AUA Blog Geographical variations in rates of higher education [HE] participation have long been recognised. In 1997, the Dearing Report referenced research by the Higher Education Funding Council for England which showed that ‘the probability of a young person entering a higher education institution is strongly […]