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Celebrating our 2020 PgCert Graduates

Published on Apr 6, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , PgCert

Celebrating our 2020 PgCert Graduates One of the highlights of the AUA Annual Conference is the award ceremony when we congratulate and celebrate the achievement of AUA members who have successfully completed our PgCert programme. This year we were looking forward to applauding a record number of graduates as a result of the change in […]

Managing Self and Personal Skills

Published on Mar 26, 2020 / No Comments

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

Managing Self and Personal Skills Managing self and personal skills is a behaviour that is about taking control of and responsibility for your own professional development. In many ways, all of the activities offered by the AUA relate to this behaviour, as they all give you the chance to develop yourself outside of the opportunities […]

Working together

Published on Mar 12, 2020 / No Comments

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

Working together The behaviour ‘working together’ is all about the skills we use when we work with colleagues to achieve shared objectives. We all work collaboratively within our daily jobs but the AUA also offers many exciting and interesting ways to develop this behaviour that go beyond routine team meetings and group projects. One very […]

Achieving results

Published on Feb 27, 2020 / No Comments

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

Achieving results The behaviour ‘achieving results’ relates being successful to producing high quality work that consistently meets pre-agreed objectives and criteria. There are many ways that the AUA can help you to practise this behaviour, giving you opportunities outside of the day-to-day tasks of your role. For example, one that you perhaps might not have […]

PgCert | Our alumni share their experience

Published on Feb 20, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , PgCert

David Duell Research Projects Facilitator (Post-Award) | University of Birmingham    As I do not have an undergraduate degree, I was attracted by the opportunity to undertake a postgraduate qualification on the basis of my experience working in the HE sector. The programme built a real interest in policy and the professional climate, as well as […]

Developing self and others

Published on Feb 13, 2020 / No Comments

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

Developing self and others Developing self and others is a behaviour that focuses on demonstrating commitment to ongoing professional development: both your own and that of the people around you. The AUA can help you to strengthen this behaviour in many different ways. For example, you could start your professional development journey by using our […]

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

Published on Jan 29, 2020 / No Comments

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

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 […]

Seize the day: one thing can lead to another | AUA Blog

Published on Jan 20, 2020 by Oliver Cooper / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , PgCert , Professional Development

Seize the day: one thing can lead to another | AUA Blog When people ask about why they should join the AUA, what they get out of it, it can on occasion be hard to put into words, the tangible benefits we receive. Somehow, the cliché of ‘you get out what you put in’ never […]

January Member Spotlight – Katie Akerman

Published on Jan 16, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Member Spotlight , PgCert

The January member spotlight is on Katie Akerman, who is a moderator for conference session proposals. Katie is a Fellow of the AUA, and also an assessor for the AUA’s PgCert. Why do you do it? I was one of the first graduates of the AUA’s PgCert and was involved with all sorts of things […]

The Mark of Excellence | Congratulations to Durham University

Published on Dec 5, 2019 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , Mark of Excellence

The Mark of Excellence Congratulations to Durham University Three years after becoming the first university to be awarded the AUA Mark of Excellence, Durham University has successfully achieved the Mark for a further three years. Despite experiencing a significant amount of change throughout the whole institution, Durham has successfully managed not only to further develop […]