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Improving productivity

Published on Jun 23, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Professional Development , Work and Covid

Chiara Singh – June Member Spotlight

Published on Jun 17, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Member Spotlight , PgCert

The June member spotlight is on Chiara Singh, School Office Manager at the University of Bristol. Chiara Singh is an Alumni Representative on the Board of Studies for the AUA’s PgCert. Why do you do it? Having been a student myself on the Postgraduate Certificate in HE, Administration, Management and Leadership, I can largely relate […]

Finding solutions

Published on Jun 4, 2020 / No Comments

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

Finding Solutions The ‘finding solutions’ behaviour describes the ability to analyse problems and develop workable and often innovative solutions. To be strong in this behaviour you will seek input from those around you as well as encouraging others to develop their own solutions. The AUA can help you to develop this, as it has plenty […]

Delivering excellent service

Published on May 21, 2020 / No Comments

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

Delivering excellent service The behaviour ‘delivering excellent service’ is all about providing the best quality service, whilst also building up genuine long-term relationships in order to drive up service standards. Although this is more relevant for some HE professional service roles than others, all of us want to deliver the best possible outcomes at work […]

CPD during lockdown

Published on May 20, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , CPD Framework , Professional Development , Work and Covid

CPD during lockdown CPD is likely to have been the last thing on your mind recently. Adjusting to doing everything from home and undertaking every aspect of your role remotely, potentially whilst also trying to juggle other responsibilities has been the priority. But as lockdown continues, and we settle into new routines, you may have […]

AUA awards Mark of Excellence to the Royal Veterinary College

Published on May 7, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Mark of Excellence , Professional Development

The AUA is thrilled to announce that RVC is the latest institution to be awarded the Mark of Excellence with a successful application for full institutional recognition. This fantastic achievement is the result of hard work which began in 2011, when RVC first started to work with the AUA CPD Framework as part of a […]

Engaging with the Wider Context

Published on May 7, 2020 / No Comments

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

Engaging with the Wider Context The behaviour ‘engaging with the wider context’ is all about how understanding the bigger picture can help you to better contribute to your role and your organisation. Becoming an AUA member is the first step to developing this behaviour, as it enables you to join a nationwide network of peers […]

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 […]

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 […]

Embracing Change

Published on Apr 9, 2020 / No Comments

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

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 […]