Vestiges of empire? An international perspective on branch campuses
Branch campuses have been around for centuries. They have grown from a cultural straightjacket to a flourishing revenue stream for universities. Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai, shares his thoughts on the past, present, and future of branch campuses.
The Battle to Protect the Arts and Humanities
The death of the Arts and Humanities would herald the death of the university. Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai, is ready to don his armour and battle to protect the Arts and Humanities. It is time to STEM the tide.
No New Normal – Debunking COVID-19 Myths in Higher Education
Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at the British University in Dubai, explains why we should stop using the phrase ‘the new normal’ and stay optimistic about the future of our sector.
COVID-19: Some Thoughts on Business Continuity in an International Context
With the unknowns surrounding COVID-19, Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai shares his experience.
Sustaining a Future: is International Student (and Staff) Mobility Unsustainable as the Climate Changes?
Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai, invites us to consider how sustainable we really are when it comes to international mobility.
Europe – the New Market for TNE?
In this blog post, Tom Buckley, Director of Recruitment, Admissions and International Development at Lancaster University shares the rationale and lessons learnt from the establishment of their new campus in Germany.
An Outpost of Progress: Notes from AHUA’s First International Learning Set
Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai, reports on a visit from AHUA colleagues.
The Impact of the Immigration White Paper on Universities
Alex Russell, Principal Associate and Head of Immigration at Mills & Reeve LLP, highlights some key aspects of the recent Immigration White Paper.
Global Connections, Local Impact: A Unique 160-year-old Model
Alex Boughton, Head of Business Development at the University of London Worldwide, talks about the wide-reaching impact of transnational education.
Embedding QA in an International Startup – 5 Lessons from XJTLU
Sylvia Franke worked for three years as Director, Centre for Academic Affairs, at XJTLU (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University) in Suzhou, China. This was during the early days of this UK-Sino joint venture, during which many QA lessons were learnt. More recently, Sylvia worked in the Student Lifecycle Support Programme at the University of Bristol.