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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 […]

Creating an inclusive environment

Published on Oct 29, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , Development Monthly - October 2021

Creating an inclusive environment Development Monthly | #2 October 2021 | Creating an inclusive environment I recently attended a conference entitled ‘Living the Dream’ discussing how to think about equality and diversity more strategically and build an inclusive environment. A question I have been asking myself is how do we as leaders, managers, and members of the HE community work towards inclusion? To this end I have been conducting a review in the […]

Top five tips for modernising through automation

Published on Oct 29, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Development Monthly , Development Monthly - October 2021

Top five tips for modernising through automation Development Monthly | #2 October 2021 | Top five tips for modernising through automation In this video Jordan Kirkwood shares his top five tips for working with automation tools. Also in this issue of Development Monthly

Skills for the future

Published on Oct 29, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Development Monthly - October 2021

Skills for the future Development Monthly | #2 October 2021 |Skills for the future The world in which we work is changing all the time. This continuous change is having an impact on the skills we need in all parts of the HE workforce. It should influence the way we educate new staff and the […]

From the world of Student Experience and Engagement: Tania Struetzel – University of Greenwich

Published on Oct 20, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , Career stories , From the world of Student Experience and Engagement

From the world of Student Experience and Engagement: Tania Struetzel – University of Greenwich As part of the AUA’s Student Experience and Engagement network, we’re conducting interviews with those who work in the field. A wide variety of roles and teams support the improvement of student experience and engagement within universities. Our interview series helps […]

Revisiting the 2021 AUA Annual Award Winners

Published on Oct 19, 2021 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

The 2021 AUA Annual Awards were presented as part of the AUA 2021 Annual Conference & Exhibition. Looking back a few months on from the awards, we wanted to further recognise the achievements of our Member and Network of the year. Here, we look into their nominations in a bit more detail, along with hearing […]