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August 2021 Member Spotlight – Phil Rowsby

Published on Aug 18, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Member Spotlight

The August member spotlight is on Phil Rowsby, Senior Governance Officer and an AUA Advocate at Heriot-Watt University. Why do you do it? I joined the AUA in 2016 when I started working at Heriot-Watt as a temp as I thought it might help if I applied for a permanent role at a later stage […]

July 2021 Member Spotlight – Amanda Lund

Published on Jul 21, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Member Spotlight

The July member spotlight is on Amanda Lund, Deputy Director of Professional Services and an AUA Advocate at the University of Edinburgh. Why do you do it? I actually stumbled across the AUA when I was looking for further development opportunities and initially found and signed up to the PgCert. On looking into the AUA […]

June 2021 Member Spotlight – Helena Torres

Published on Jun 16, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Governance , Member Spotlight

The June member spotlight is on Helena Torres, Centre Administration Manager, Brussels at the University of Kent. Helena is is one of our current Board of Trustees members. Why do you do it? I have benefited greatly from being a member of the AUA throughout my career in higher education.  I particularly enjoyed being part […]

May 2021 Member Spotlight – Thea Gibbs

Published on May 20, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Governance , Member Spotlight

The May member spotlight is on Thea Gibbs, Director of Operations, Faculty of Law at University College London. Thea is is one of our current Board of Trustees members. Why do you do it? Looking back at the start of my career I remember vividly a number of pivotal moments when a manager or mentor […]

April 2021 Member Spotlight – Loretta Gibson

Published on Apr 15, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Member Spotlight , PgCert , Professional Development

The April member spotlight is on Loretta Gibson, Director of Administration for the Faculty of Engineering and Design at the University of Bath. Loretta is a Fellow Representative on the AUA’s Board of Studies and is a mentor on the PgCert programme. Why do you do it? The AUA as an organisation and as a […]

March 2021 Member Spotlight – Annette Cooke

Published on Mar 17, 2021 by Annette Cooke / No Comments

Category: Member Spotlight , PgCert

The March member spotlight is on Annette Cooke from the University of Salford. Annette is a Fellow Representative on the Board of Studies for the AUA’s PgCert programme. Why do you do it? I’ve been an AUA member for many years and more recently achieved Fellowship status and have a keen interest in quality assurance/enhancement, […]

February 2021 Member Spotlight – Mark Crittenden

Published on Feb 17, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Governance , Member Spotlight

The February member spotlight is on Mark Crittenden, Head of Student Centres, University of Greenwich. Mark is one of our current Board of Trustees members. Why do you do it? I have been a member of AUA for virtually all of my career in HE after being “advised” (very strongly) by my then line manager […]

December 2020 Member Spotlight – Oliver Cooper

Published on Dec 16, 2020 / 1 Comment

Category: Member Spotlight

The December member spotlight is on Oliver Cooper, at Warwick University. Oliver is a mentor for the AUA’s PgCert programme. Why do you do it? A large part of the ethos of the AUA is helping others in their professional development. I had an amazing PG Cert mentor (an AUA celebrity – Nick Allen), who […]

November 2020 Member Spotlight – Wendy Cairney

Published on Nov 12, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Member Spotlight

The November member spotlight is on Wendy Cairney, who was previously the AUA Scotland Network Coordinator. If you are based in the Scotland region, you can apply for this role via our website. Why do you do it? I became involved with AUA ‘by accident’ in 2011 having attended an internal training event at Edinburgh […]

October 2020 Member Spotlight – Nikki Elliott

Published on Oct 14, 2020 / No Comments

Category: Member Spotlight , PgCert , Professional Development

The October member spotlight is on Nikki Elliott, CBASS Project Officer at Brunel University. Nikki is a student representative for our PgCert programme. Why do you do it? I thoroughly enjoyed my time studying for the PgCert and from the start there was a great connection between students and PgCert staff. It has been a […]