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Call for proposals AUA Annual Conference 2022

Published on Jul 23, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Call for session proposals We are now inviting working session proposals for the AUA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2022 on 11 and 12 April at The University of Manchester.  The title for next year’s conference is:  Now what? Shaping our future  The impact of the pandemic was immediate. It was felt by everyone and affected everything. It restricted our personal lives, demanded a new professional focus and changed the way we conducted our working day – everything we knew shifted overnight.  As we emerge from this […]

July 2021 Member Spotlight – Amanda Lund

Published on Jul 21, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Member Spotlight

The July member spotlight is on Amanda Lund, Deputy Director of Professional Services and an AUA Advocate at the University of Edinburgh. Why do you do it? I actually stumbled across the AUA when I was looking for further development opportunities and initially found and signed up to the PgCert. On looking into the AUA […]

Managing Change Open Forum 2021 recordings

Published on Jul 20, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

Here you can access recordings of sessions from the Managing Change in Higher Education Annual Open Forum 2021, kindly sponsored by EvaSys

Taking closing the loop further at the University of Hull

Published on Jul 14, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

Managing Change in HE Annual Open Forum 2021 Sponsor Blog, by Joanna Carter, Student Insight and Sector Policy Manager, University of Hull on behalf of EvaSys Evaluation and Assessment ______________________________ The increasing emphasis placed on the student voice in higher education is apparent in both the policies and practices of UK higher education institutions. A […]

The AUA turns 60

Published on Jun 24, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Diamond jubilee

June 2021 Member Spotlight – Helena Torres

Published on Jun 16, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Governance , Member Spotlight

The June member spotlight is on Helena Torres, Centre Administration Manager, Brussels at the University of Kent. Helena is is one of our current Board of Trustees members. Why do you do it? I have benefited greatly from being a member of the AUA throughout my career in higher education.  I particularly enjoyed being part […]

Revisiting our hot topics part two

Published on Jun 14, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

In this series, our Trustees share their reflections and summaries of the hot topic sessions they attended at the AUA Annual Conference earlier this year. In this instalment, AUA Trustee Thea Gibbs reflects on ‘Governance in times of change’, whilst AUA Trustee Mark Crittenden discusses his key takeaways from Melanie Gottlieb’s presentation on ‘Defining the […]

Inclusion Includes Discomfort

Published on Jun 14, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Consulting , AUA Updates

Inclusion Includes Discomfort Over the last year, projects I’ve been working on with universities and colleges include a focus on inclusive practice, inclusive curriculum and whole institution approaches to well-being. Although inclusive curriculum was an expectation included in the 2017 DfE publication, ‘Inclusive teaching and learning in higher education as a route to excellence ’ […]

Revisiting our hot topics part one

Published on Jun 4, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

In this series, our Trustees share their reflections and summaries of the hot topic sessions they attended at the AUA Annual Conference earlier this year. In this instalment, AUA Chair Amanda Oliver discusses the hot topic she attended on ‘Enhancing student wellbeing through Social Prescribing’, whilst AUA Trustee Sara Corcoran reflects on Jon Baldwin’s presentation […]

South Wales and South West network digital resources

Published on May 27, 2021 / No Comments

Category: Professional Development

Here you can access videos from sessions organised by our AUA South Wales and South West regional network. This page will be updated as more recordings are made available. Content below is accessibly to members only. If you are an AUA member and can’t view the content below, make sure you are logged in.