What are they?

We’re offering members the chance to come together in small, informal groups online to discuss a current issue of immediate challenge or concern.  This could be support with an operational issue, eg dealing with free speech issues on campus, or help with thinking through a wider HE policy issue, eg a consultation response or legal challenge.

The aim is to give members:

Please note, these meetings are for members only. They are not open to alternates.

Why are we offering this?

Quite simply, because members have asked us to.  Given the very real challenges the sector is currently experiencing, members have told us they would really value a safe space to discuss those challenges as they arise, and to find positive ways to move forward.

How will they work?

What’s coming up?

Duty of care
Facilitator: Helen Galbraith
Register here
Tuesday 11 June
08:30 – 09:30
International Student Recruitment
Facilitator: Helen Galbraith
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Thursday 27 June
12.00 – 13.00
If you would like to suggest a topic, please contact the AHUA Office.

Feedback from members

Helpful and cathartic sums it up. Enjoyable and interesting too!

Rachel Sandby-Thomas, Registrar, University of Warwick

Very helpful to hear other approaches and challenges, thank you

Rachel Brealey, Chief Operating Officer, University of Leeds

Really helpful to listen and to share in a safe space.

Paula Sanderson, Chief Operating Officer (Interim), Middlesex University

Really useful session – thank you for co-ordinating and Richard for facilitating. Timing worked well.

Michaela Boryslawskyj, Secretary and Registrar, Leeds Beckett University

Previous meetings

Facilitator: Paul Greatrix
Thursday 23 May
12:00 – 13:00
Free Speech
Facilitator: Richard Taylor
Tuesday 14 May
08:30 – 09:30
Cyber Security
Facilitator: John Rushforth
Thursday 25 April
12:00 – 13:00
Israel – Gaza war
Facilitator: Richard Taylor
Tuesday 9 April
8:30 – 9:30

Resources shared from previous meetings are available here. Members must be logged in to view these.