Why the future of Ambitious Futures is still bright
The future is bright. Three former trainees - Kim, Josh, and Robyn - share how participating in Ambitious Futures continues to shape their careers. They also offer their views on why Higher Education needs to invest in the scheme, now more than ever.
Rip it up (and start again): Lessons for crisis management
Bowie. Soul II Soul. Adam and the Ants. The 1980s music pantheon might hold the answers to the pandemic. Caroline Thomas, University Secretary at Leeds Beckett University, and Alison Kennell from R3S Global, offer seven top lessons for managing crisis at our universities.
Focus on Student Experience to Succeed in these Uncertain Times
The experts from PA Consulting discuss the importance of an omni-channel approach, and offer three priority areas for the new term.
Webinar: Data in a Post-COVID World
Andy Youell, former Director of Data Policy and Governance for HESA, and Alex Leigh introduce their recent webinar which explores the value of data when preparing for the new normal.
Industrial Relations and the HE Sector
In this post, we explore ways in which the HE sector could work more productively with trade union colleagues.
Global HE Lessons from Down Under
In this post, Paul Greatrix shares details of the HUMANE Network, a good way for AHUA members to maintain connections with other European institutions to develop their skills and expertise and expand their professional networks both locally and internationally. This post also highlights a discounted development opportunity in Australia for AHUA members.
New Report from AHUA on the Role of the Registrar
Paul Greatrix, Registrar at the University of Nottingham, introduces a new report by AHUA on the roles of its members.
We Live In Interesting Times – Which Of Us Will Be Writing The Novel?
Lee Sanders, Registrar and Secretary at the University of Birmingham, took up the role of AHUA Chair on the 1st January 2017. Here he takes a look at some of the current issues facing the sector, and considers how we as individuals, and as the AHUA might influence the story over the coming months and years.
Universities and The Arts Dividend
Chief Executive of Arts Council England, Darren Henley, will be delivering the keynote speech at this years' AHUA Autumn Conference in Birmingham. Here he introduces some of the ideas he will be discussing around the role of arts and culture within our universities.
Looking Towards the AHUA Autumn Conference: Respite, Reflection and Readiness
The AHUA Autumn Conference takes place on 16th September 2016 at Birmingham City University. Our host, Christine Abbott, looks ahead and considers the topics and themes that will likely shape the event.