Let’s do university strategy better
Ben Vulliamy, Chief Executive at the University of York Students' Union, argues the benefits of utilising students to help develop a meaningful university strategy.
Five simple ways to involve students in university governance and decision making with impact
Encourage and trust students to take part in decision making. Ben Vulliamy, Chief Executive at University of York Students' Union, lists the impact students can make on university governance.
Preparing the Board for the unthinkable
Paul Bogle, Secretary & Clerk at Anglia Ruskin University, provides some insights and reflections on preparing a Board for tackling allegations of senior staff misconduct following a recent away day exercise.
So you’ve developed a strategy….
Vikki Goddard, Consulting Fellow at Halpin Partnership discusses the importance of strategy in an organisation and how to make it work.
Five things University staff need to know about kindness and its super-powers
In celebration of KindFest, Susie Hills, CEO and Co-Founder at Halpin explores five ways in which kindness affects universities.
Establishing Governance Arrangements for a University Start-up
With over £70m of government funding secured to date across three phases of delivery, ARU Peterborough is due to open its doors to students in September. Paul Bogle, ARU Secretary & Clerk, shares his thoughts on setting up governance arrangements for an innovative partnership based, university start-up venture.
5 reflections on the power of everyday governance practices
Following the AHUA's 2022 Spring Conference in Glasgow, Advance HE’s Victoria Holbrook, Aaron Porter, and Associate, Mark Adderley, Chair of Scottish Squash, list key points from their session: ‘Looking back to look forwards – do Boards need new ways of working with stakeholders?’
Beyond the (reportable) event horizon
The new guidance on Reportable Events from the Office for Students will be taking effect from 1 January 2022. Chris Ince, University Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer at University of Hull offers his opinion on the Advice.
The role of a students’ union CEO
Ben Vulliamy, Chief Executive at University of York Students’ Union, describes the complex and varied role of a students’ union CEO.
Leadership transitions in universities: arriving, surviving and thriving at the top
Arriving, surviving, thriving. Tom Kennie and Robin Middlehurst from Ranmore Consulting reflect on their recent webinar for AHUA, in which members discussed their experiences of recruiting a new Vice-Chancellor or equivalent.