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HE has deep historical roots. But is it really possible to learn from the past?

Published on Oct 24, 2019 by Matthew Andrews / No Comments

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Matthew Andrews University Secretary and Registrar University of Gloucestershire. History surrounds us. Our universities are amongst the oldest and most long-lived institutions of any type to be foun...

Demystifying Project Management | AUA Blog

Published on Oct 23, 2019 by Esther Bray / No Comments

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Every company I’ve worked for has had something in common, wanting to get things done. The context and challenges have varied, but delivery has always been key. After all, an organisation’s vision...

International Opportunity: represent the AUA at AACRAO

Published on Oct 21, 2019 / No Comments

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Creating successful, sustainable change | AUA Blog

Published on Oct 21, 2019 by Sophie Sowerby / No Comments

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Sophie Sowerby Head of Organisation Development | Durham University The 3 C’s When working with colleagues across the HE sector, I often hear people say “change is the new normal”. We a...

October Member Spotlight | Steven Altham

Published on Oct 17, 2019 by Steven Altham & / No Comments

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The October member spotlight is on Steven Altham, who is the Deputy Network Coordinator for our North Wales and North West regional network. Steven is also Student Development Coordinator at Liverpoo...

What do we want? Um…improved access to training, protected time, and a universal PDR process. When do we want it? Now! Or, relatively soon, if now’s not convenient? | AUA Blog

Published on Oct 14, 2019 by Alex Holmes & / No Comments

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Alex Holmes Assistant Registrar (Joint Working) University of Oxford In the last decade or so UK Higher Education has moved, sometimes willingly, occasionally kicking, screaming, and digging in the fi...

“Transformation” in Higher Education – six questions | AUA Blog

Published on Oct 9, 2019 by Dr Andrew West / No Comments

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Dr Andrew West, FAUA Dr Andrew West, FAUA has worked in HE administration/management for thirty years. Formerly University Secretary at the University of Sheffield he is Strategic Adviser to the AUA a...

DIY! Building your toolkit for resilience

Published on Oct 8, 2019 by Sarah Turner & Lisa White / No Comments

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Sarah Turner MAUA |  Student and Faculty Validation Officer, University of Portsmouth Lisa White MAUA  | Academic Administration Manager, University of Portsmouth How many of us are facing ‘re so...

It’s not just about green issues! Sustainability and the AUA Autumn Conference | AUA Blog

Published on Oct 3, 2019 by AUA Team / 1 Comment

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Sustainability in the HE Sector affects us all. When we think of ‘sustainability’, our minds are generally drawn towards environmental issues. While these matters are very real, very important an...

New Governance Themed Network successfully proposed

Published on Oct 3, 2019 by Katherine Wass, Marnie Davis Wood & Alison Benson / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new Themed Network; Governance You can sign up to get involved in this network by editing your details in My AUA and selecting it from the drop down menu. ...