Professional opportunities and experience

Get more out of your membership by getting involved. 

We’ve got volunteer roles and global opportunities to broaden your professional experience and take you further along in your HE career.


Volunteering at the AUA

Being a volunteer exposes you to new opportunities to develop skills outside the remit of your day job. It enhances your professional profile by opening up new networks and actively involves you in professionalising the HE sector.

Roles at the AUA

Network Coordinators and Advocates

The AUA is a professional community that thrives at a national, regional and local level because of the commitment and enthusiasm of our Network Coordinators and Advocates. Our Network Coordinators and Advocates represent us at their institutions and organisations; raising awareness of the AUA, recruiting new members, motivating current members to actively participate in our activities and their professional development and communicating local ideas to the AUA team to keep us in touch with you and your needs. Find out more

PgCert Mentors

PgCert Mentors provide one to one support and encouragement to a PgCert student, acting as a critical friend for the duration of their study. By sharing your professional experience you’ll make a real contribution to someone’s career development, while developing new skills and knowledge yourself. Find out more

Professional development at the AUA