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Kick-starting your professional development

Published on Dec 2, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Consulting , AUA Updates , Professional Development

Kick-starting your professional development As the end of the year approaches and a new year is just around the corner, this is often a time for reflection.  In HE we continue to be primarily focused on the impact of Covid on our students and institutions.  We have been so focused on firefighting over the last […]

Changing jobs | Sam Bayley

Published on Nov 30, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Development Monthly - November 2021

Changing jobs | Sam Bayley Development Monthly | #3 November 2021 | Changing jobs – Sam Bayley This month, Sam Bayley talks about his move to Head of Faculty at the Faculty of Sciences, University of York. Also in this issue of Development Monthly

Opinion Piece | Are our roles sustainable? Challenges for Professional Services Staff

Published on Nov 30, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , AUA Updates , Development Monthly - November 2021

Are our roles sustainable? Challenges for Professional Services Staff Development Monthly | #3 November 2021 | Challenges in sustainability for professional services staff In sharing this piece we wanted to start a conversation around the challenges we experience in our professional environments and the impact that they have on us as HE professionals. Lydia has […]

Top five tips | Zoe Fraser

Published on Nov 28, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , AUA Updates , Development Monthly - November 2021

Top five tips for sustainability Development Monthly | #3 November 2021 | Top five tips for sustainability This month, the University of York’s Zoe Fraser shares her top five tips for making your HE department more sustainable. Join the discussion! – Comments below Also in this issue of Development Monthly

Challenges of COP26: a higher education perspective

Published on Nov 26, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , AUA Updates , Development Monthly - November 2021

Challenges of COP26: a higher education perspective Development Monthly | #3 November 2021 | Challenges of COP26: a higher education perspective COP26 has been a fantastic two weeks for the Higher Education sector. It has been an opportunity to showcase world-changing research, increase awareness and interest in global environmental issues and highlight the importance of […]

Sustainability in HE

Published on Nov 26, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , AUA Updates , Development Monthly - November 2021

Sustainability in higher education Development Monthly | #3 November 2021 | Sustainability in higher education Universities across the UK were prominent at COP26. Our students protested and our academics gave evidence. In the most populous of COPs our universities were there. Never before has a COP meeting been such a circus. To those who were […]

AUA’s 24th Annual Lecture

Published on Nov 25, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

AUA 24th Annual Lecture In conversation with Nick, Shirley and Amanda: An interactive discussion on the challenges facing the HE sector today

November 2021 Member Spotlight – Katherine Wass

Published on Nov 17, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Member Spotlight

The November member spotlight is on Katherine Wass, Governance & Projects Officer at the University of Bradford. Katherine is one of the Network Coordinators for our Governance themed network, and took part in proposing the network in 2019! Why do you do it? I became involved in the AUA through the PGCert in Higher Education […]

Changing jobs | Roscoe Hastings

Published on Oct 29, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , Development Monthly - October 2021

Changing jobs | Roscoe Hastings Development Monthly | #2 October 2021 | Changing jobs – Roscoe Hastings In this video Roscoe Hastings talks about his move to a new role at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Also in this issue of Development Monthly

An engineering approach to HE project management

Published on Oct 29, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , Development Monthly - October 2021

An engineering approach to HE project management Development Monthly | #2 October 2021 | An engineering approach to HE project management Project management in Engineering is based on the approach of iterative design and development. But what happens when you apply this methodology to a brand new higher education provider?  You get mock terms, a more professional and streamlined organisation, and a unified staff body with common goals […]