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Peacocks vs Penguins | AUA Blog

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

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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

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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...

Systems Thinking: Tools for strategic problem solving in higher education | AUA Blog

Published on May 9, 2019 by Emma Akinlusi / No Comments

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Over the last decade, I transformed from being an inhabitant of a windy Scottish coastal town as a student where reciting Old English was the norm, to working at one of the largest creative institutio...

Achieving your goals | AUA Blog

Published on May 1, 2019 by Steph O'Halloran / No Comments

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We are all being asked to do more with less these days.  The higher education sector in particular is feeling the pinch from, among other things, reduced funding, higher costs and more demanding stud...

Graduating from the PgCert | AUA Blog

Published on Apr 29, 2019 by Laura Roper and Charlotte Cowley / No Comments

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The AUA Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration, Management and Leadership (PgCert) is a self-directed, independent, work-based learning programme for higher education professional...

Unlocking your potential | AUA Blog

Published on Apr 25, 2019 by Jan Shine / No Comments

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Jan Shine is an experienced people developer, manager, coach and HR specialist. Her wealth of experience in HE has been gained through a successful professional services career at the Open University ...

New challenges, new opportunities | AUA Blog

Published on Apr 5, 2019 by Yulia Grinkevich & Maria Shabanova / No Comments

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A Platform for Exchanging Ideas Each year the world is getting more complicated and less transparent, with the need to get more reliable sources of information than official channels. Meeting people ...

Data driven decision making | AUA Blog

Published on Apr 3, 2019 by Jennie Walmsley MAUA & Paul Hazell / No Comments

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Data driven decision making: why building data capabilities in Higher Education is key In recent years data has pushed its way to the top of the higher education agenda. Unistats and the Teaching Exce...