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Call for session proposals | AUA Conference 2020

Published on Jul 2, 2019 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates

We are now inviting working session proposals for the AUA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2020 on 6 and 7 April at The University of Nottingham. The title for next year’s conference is: Collaborati...

Meet Bland Tomkinson | New Joint Principal Editor | AUA Career Stories

Published on Jun 26, 2019 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Career stories , Perspectives , Publications

This is a rather special career story, as we would like to introduce our new Joint Principal Editor for Perspectives, C. Bland Tomkinson. Bland has been a member of the AUA (in one form or another) ...

Attending the AAA conference | AUA Blog

Published on Jun 17, 2019 by Phil Taylor / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

The higher education sector in South Africa is being transformed in response to the violent student protests that rocked the nation in 2015 and 2016. Targeting institutionalised racism and increasing ...

June Member Spotlight | Bob Westaway

Published on Jun 14, 2019 by Bob Westaway / No Comments

Category: Member Spotlight

The June member spotlight is on Bob Westaway, AUA Lead Moderator for conference session proposals. Why do you do it? I became a member of one of the AUA’s predecessor-organisations (the CUA) wi...

AUA USA Study Tour | AUA Blog part one

Published on Jun 12, 2019 by Samantha Jones, Sharon Barnes & Daniel Ramsay / 1 Comment

Category: AUA Blog , Study Tours

During May a group of 12 AUA members from different institutions around the UK visited New York City and Washington DC for the 2019 Study Tour to research Higher Education in the USA. We visited a wid...

Defining the future profession | AUA Blog

Published on Jun 10, 2019 by Susannah Marsden / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

“Nobody I have ever met in 15 years of working in HE ever intended to be a university administrator. Perhaps we should do something to change that…”   Susannah Marsden MAUA Director of S...

Perspectives | Volume 23.2-3

Published on Jun 7, 2019 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , Perspectives , Publications

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Peacocks vs Penguins | AUA Blog

Published on Jun 5, 2019 by Claire Povah & Simon Vaukins / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

Do you sometimes feel that your ideas are challenging your leaders, managers and your team and pushing people out of their comfort zones? Do you often hear? ‘That’s not the way we do things here!...

Divided We Stand | AUA Blog

Published on Jun 3, 2019 by Jonny Moore / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

I once heard a retiring departmental manager give the following rallying cry to their colleagues upon their departure: “You’re a great bunch, and I’m sure you will be able to cope with whatever ...

Greetings From Bangladesh: Part Three | AUA Blog

Published on May 29, 2019 by Dave Dowland / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates

Dave is in the midst of a three year term as Registrar of the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh. AUW is a recently founded international university that offers talented women education and op...