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Coronavirus: Through the eyes of a postgrad student

Published on May 5, 2020 by Kelli Wolfe / 1 Comment

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , PgCert , Professional Development , Work and Covid

Coronavirus: Through the eyes of a postgrad student Kelli Wolfe | University of Roehampton I’m the type of person who always tries to “look on the bright side”, find the “silver linings” or generally embody Pollyanna in all ways. In the current climate, that can be a challenge for us all, especially those not naturally […]

Navigating the uncertainty

Published on May 1, 2020 by Dr Andrew West FAUA / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Consulting , AUA Updates

Navigating the uncertainty | AUA can help The agenda for HE has changed beyond recognition in a few short weeks as the sector, alongside wider society, has responded to the pressing demands of the Coronavirus pandemic. It is probably safe to say that those working in higher education have never experienced times like this and […]

Using resources effectively

Published on Apr 23, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , CPD Framework , PgCert , Professional Development

Using resources effectively Using resources effectively is a behaviour which is all about being able to successfully identify and make the most productive use of all kinds of different resources, including: people, time, information, networks and budgets. The AUA offers its members access to a variety of useful resources, however, we firmly believe that the […]

Keeping Perspective – AUA’s “Future HE Professionals” Project | AUA Blog

Published on Apr 20, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Strategy Development , AUA Updates

Keeping PerspectiveFuture HE Professionals Project Update Chris Ince | AUA Chair | Secretary and Registrar | London Metropolitan University Back in February this year I wrote to members about AUA’s ‘Future HE Professionals’ project – a collaborative research project to help us understand the needs of HE professional services into the future and to inform the […]

University Challenge?

Published on Apr 16, 2020 by Joanne Caldwell / No Comments

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University Challenge? Joanne Caldwell | CDT Manager | The University of Salford My session was going to be about the current research I am undertaking as part of my Doctorate in Education (EdD). My research looks at the professional identity of professional services staff and if their relationship with academic staff has had an impact […]

Remote working: feeling less remote | AUA Blog

Published on Apr 15, 2020 by Helena Torres / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , Work and Covid

Remote working: feeling less remote Helena Torres | Centre Administration Manager, Brussels | University of Kent As I write this I am entering my fifth week of working from home after the move to remote teaching and working for all staff at the University of Kent’s Brussels Centre on 13th March.  At the time we […]

A blog from our Honorary President | AUA Blog

Published on Apr 15, 2020 by Mary Curnock Cook OBE / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , Work and Covid

Mary Curnock Cook OBE | Honorary President | The AUA I’m writing this from the comfort of my home study which has been my workplace since leaving UCAS over three years ago.  For me, ‘working from home’ hasn’t been much of an adjustment and doing it five days a week instead of one or two […]

Embracing Change

Published on Apr 9, 2020 / No Comments

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Embracing Change The behaviour ‘embracing change’ is all about being open to new ideas and adapting to unfamiliar situations and changing roles, which in the current climate, will no doubt resonate with most readers. Many of us are trying to cope with challenges posed by switching to remote working and changes to our roles and […]

The History of Higher Education

Published on Apr 8, 2020 by Mike Ratcliffe / No Comments

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The History of Higher Education – a collaborative venture Mike Ratcliffe | Academic Registrar | NTU I think understanding where we have come from helps professional staff in higher education. To this end I have delivered a session at the Association of University Administrators annual conference focusing on the history of higher education for the […]

Collaborative Problem Solving Techniques

Published on Apr 8, 2020 by Dr Roseanna Cross & Jill Walsh / No Comments

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Collaborative Problem-solving Techniques Dr Roseanna Cross| School Manager – School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine | University of Bristol Jill Walsh | School Manager – School of Arts | University of Bristol Our session was going to be about problem-solving techniques – sharing what we have tried out and our thoughts on how they worked. […]