An Outpost of Progress: Notes from AHUA’s First International Learning Set
Posted by Hugh Martin on 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
Posted by Guest Author on 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
Posted by Guest Author on 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
Posted by Guest Author on 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.
Transnational Education: Navigating Regulation and Innovation in Overseas Distance Learning
Posted by Craig O'Callaghan on Craig O’Callaghan, Director of Operations and Deputy Chief Executive for the University of London International Programmes shares his insights into the increasing demand for transnational education, and the challenge of meeting overseas regulatory requirements.
‘Til Brexit Do Us Part – 5 Actions To Take Now
Posted by Guest Author on There has been a lot of talk about Brexit, but how do businesses and higher education leaders expect Brexit to impact on them, and what steps are they taking to prepare? Jonathan Nicholls, former AHUA Chair, and now Director of Strategic and Policy Services (Education) at Shakespeare Martineau LLP, shares insights from their recent survey, and recommends five actions to take now.
Leadership Ethics in a Volatile World
Posted by Guest Author on Esa Hämäläinen, Chair of HUMANE (Heads of University Management and Administration in Europe) and Director of Administration of the University of Helsinki, considers the impact of the current political landscape on higher education and the role of universities in a post-truth society.
The Magic of a Spell Down Under
Posted by Guest Author on After working at various HE institutions in the UK, Philip Harvey moved to Australia to become Vice President Operations at the University of Canberra. Two years into the role, he reflects on the similarities and differences between the higher education sector in the UK and Australia.
Looking In After Stepping Out: A Global Perspective
Posted by Ian Creagh on Ian Creagh spent 20 years working in higher education leadership, most recently as Chief Operating Officer at King's College London. He left this role last year, and now has a portfolio of roles within the higher education sector. Here he considers current challenges for the sector from an international perspective, and identifies issues that are common across the globe.
European Connections in a Brexit World
Posted by Andrew West on Andrew West, University Secretary at the University of Sheffield, reports from a recent HUMANE seminar at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. The seminar explored the changing models of governance and business organisation in universities.