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It’s time to get smarter about efficiency

Efficiency is a hard sell in the education sector. But it has never been more important. Richard Calvert, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategy and Operations), at Sheffield Hallam University, explains why efficient universities will manage better in the turbulent years ahead.

Board diversity: developing a toolkit for professionals

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Diverse boards are effective boards. Dr Matthew Andrews, University Secretary and Registrar at the University of Gloucestershire, seeks the views of governance professionals to help develop a new toolkit to support board diversification.

The pros and cons of modularisation: build your own adventure?

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The move towards modularisation has begun. Dr Ant Bagshaw, principal management consultant at Nous Group, considers the opportunities and challenges that this will bring to the sector. Are students ready to build their own adventure?

Working in higher education overseas: not designed to make you comfortable

One travels to run away from routine. Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai, reflects on his three years living in the Middle East, and shares advice on how to prepare and succeed.
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