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Friday Retro: clarity and focus in 30 minutes

Published on Dec 18, 2020 by Margaret L Ruwoldt & Sally Newton / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , Professional Development

Friday Retro facilitators Sally Newton and Margaret L Ruwoldt are international members of AUA, and serve on the Bass Regional Committee of ATEM, the Association for Tertiary Education Management. When everything is changing around you, every demand on your time and energy seems both urgent and important. Talking to friends and colleagues in March 2020, […]

Coaching with AUA Consulting

Published on Dec 9, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Professional Development

This month I’m delighted to announce AUA is launching a new 1-1 Coaching service, complementing our many other activities designed to support development for HE professionals.  We have assembled an impressive team of qualified coaches with extensive experience of supporting personal, professional and career development.  As you would expect, alongside their coaching expertise, AUA’s team […]

Building Resilience

Published on Oct 19, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Professional Development , Work and Covid

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 […]

Change can be hard

Published on Aug 28, 2020 by Hannah White / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Professional Development

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Introduction to the AUA CPD Framework

Published on Aug 13, 2020 / No Comments

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

After the session there was a Q&A: I’ve been thinking of applying for AUA Fellowship, this session has been very helpful with regards to that but are there any exemplars to look to? Michael: Not currently. I recommend anyone who is looking to complete fellowship within their institution is to use a peer-learning model, which […]

Improving productivity

Published on Jun 23, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Professional Development , Work and Covid

June 2020 Member Spotlight – Chiara Singh

Published on Jun 17, 2020 by Chiara Singh / No Comments

Category: 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 […]