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Making Universities Better | AUA Blog

Published on Mar 20, 2019 by Dr. Owen Jones  / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog

  Dr. Owen Jones Interventionist Vanguard Consulting Ltd   The Patience of a Saint? In 1858 John Henry Newman published a series of lectures setting out his vision of how Universities shou...

Achieving Fellowship: engaging with the process | AUA Blog

Published on Mar 18, 2019 by Sara Corcoran / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog

  Sara Corcoran FAUA Head of HR Strategy & Change Queen Mary University of London As a new AUA Board Trustee, it seemed only right and proper that I engage with the process to become a Fello...

March Member Spotlight | Orla Sheehan Pundyke

Published on Mar 14, 2019 by Orla Sheehan Pundyke / No Comments

Category: Member Spotlight

The March member spotlight is on Orla Sheehan Pundyke, Quality Assurance Officer at the University College of Estate Management and AUA Newslink Proofreader. Why do you do it? Being involved in whate...

Communicating our services and the email enigma | AUA Blog

Published on Mar 13, 2019 by Christopher Clements / No Comments

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“Why do students never read our emails? We’ve asked them how they want to receive information and they always say by email.” Sound familiar? Over the past couple of years running the Student Com...

Exciting news about the AUA Essay Prize

Published on Mar 13, 2019 by David Law / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

David Law MAUA Principal Editor of Perspectives Announcing our 2018 winner and our brand new sponsor The AUA established an annual essay prize four years ago.  We have had generous support from the ...

Learning from Student Complaints

Published on Mar 6, 2019 by Lisa Baker / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Lisa Baker MAUA Deputy University Secretary University of Lincoln It is part and parcel of the human condition that we generally do not welcome, or respond well to, complaints. We don’t like them, ...

Get Involved with the AUA | Current opportunities

Published on Mar 5, 2019 by Laura Harper / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog

Do you want to showcase your abilities, develop your skills and network with other professionals in HE? With so many opportunities for AUA members to get further involved with our activities, there a...

10 years at the AUA

Published on Mar 4, 2019 by Ric Carr and Kathy Murray / No Comments

Category: Career stories

  Ric Carr MAUA Events Manager The AUA What drew you to the AUA to begin with? It was so different to what I had been doing for the last few years and I really wanted a change of direction and ...

Experience Vs Innovation in Departmental Administration

Published on Feb 27, 2019 by Katie Allan and Sam Bayley / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Experience v Innovation in Departmental Administration: Fresh Perspectives on re-defining the role of School and Departmental Administrators, Embracing Uncertainty and Maximising the Potential of De...

Being an AUA Advocate | AUA Blog

Published on Feb 25, 2019 by Ashleigh King / No Comments

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  Ashleigh King MAUA | Alumni Programmes Manager, Advancement, Corporate Affairs Directorate Newcastle University | AUA Advocate 2018 Why do you do it? I hadn’t ever planned to be an AUA A...