AHUA is the member-led, professional body for senior University managers in Higher Education.

AHUA is the member-led, professional body for senior University managers in Higher Education.

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Events and meetings

Events and meetings

AHUA organises members-only meetings for its five UK regional groups, plus two conferences per year hosted by members’ institutions.
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‘Higher education is in crisis’. Reading the runes of the Labour Party General Election Manifesto

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Professional Service Directors' Programme

Professional Service Directors' Programme

Designed to enhance and develop the existing leadership skills, knowledge, experience and mindset of early-career Directors and Heads within higher education professional services.
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Online Governance Programme

Online Governance Programme

Devised as a Masterclass introduction for all those in governance roles. Applications for 2024-25 programme now open.
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Secretaries Programme

Secretaries Programme

Aimed at University Secretaries seeking to transition from being a technically-focused, ‘compliance’ subject-matter expert, to becoming a strategically-oriented governance adviser.
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The Aspiring Registrar and COO Programme

The Aspiring Registrar and COO Programme

Designed for senior university staff looking to make the move to Registrar / Chief Operating Officer.
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‘Higher education is in crisis’. Reading the runes of the Labour Party General Election Manifesto

Following the release of the Labour Party manifesto, Alistair Jarvis, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Partnerships and Governance) at the University of London, shares a personal view of what this means for universities.
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A roadmap to subsidiary companies in Higher Education

Karen Stephenson, University Secretary at Birmingham City University, offers an overview of how universities can take a strategic approach to subsidiary companies.
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The OfS Proposals on Regulating Harassment and Sexual Misconduct February 2023: An Evaluation

In the final of the three part series, Karen Stephenson, University Secretary at Birmingham City University, explores the latest proposals on regulating harassment and misconduct.
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Leading teams through turbulent times and change

Jack Orchard and Dee Cooper, joint Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Agar Management Consultancy, share their three top tips for leading through turbulent times
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  • Upcoming Events

  • AHUA Exchange: International Students

    Online Event
    Online Events
  • AHUA Executive, Autumn 2024

    University of East London University Way London, E16 2RD
    Executive Meetings
  • AHUA Autumn Conference 2024

    University of East London University Way London, E16 2RD
    Conferences
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  • Latest Resources

  • Jisc and AdvanceHE HE Leadership Summit: Digitally Empowered Executives, 4-5 November 2024

  • AHUA Elections June 2024, Candidate Statements

  • UUK: Student voter registration toolkit, May 2024

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