Why have a new Higher Education Code of Governance?
John Rushforth, Executive Secretary, and Amanda Oliver, Policy Manager, of the Committee of University Chairs outline the importance of the new Higher Education Code of Governance .
Overcoming the Challenges of Virtual Meetings
Virtual meetings are here to stay. We must address their challenges to ensure discussions with colleagues remain productive and valuable. Kim Newton-Woof, AHUA coach and facilitator, offers advice on overcoming the challenges of virtual meetings.
Life in Lockdown: James Rolfe
Camaraderie, coffee, and cameras: the motifs of many lockdown experiences. James Rolfe, Chief Operating Officer at Anglia Ruskin University, shares his thoughts and advice in our ongoing Life in Lockdown series.
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.
Supporting Staff Wellbeing after Lockdown
Not all lockdown experiences have been equal. Rachel Holmes, AHUA Coach and Facilitator, explains the importance of taking a moment to pause, breathe, and share with your team to support their wellbeing and your own.
Future HE Professionals: Insights and Resources
Learn about the Future HE Professionals project undertaken by the Association of University Administrators (AUA). Dr Andrew West, Strategic Adviser to the AUA, introduces the project, its methods, and how to access its valuable insights.
Are Universities Boiling Frogs?
Smita Jamdar, Partner and Head of Education at Shakespeare Martineau, asks whether government interventions are putting institutional autonomy at risk.
Life in Lockdown: Jon Renyard
In our latest “Life in Lockdown” interview, Jon Renyard, Secretary and Registrar at Arts University Bournemouth, shares his personal experiences of life and work during lockdown. Jon offers advice on working remotely, considering the needs of staff, and crafting homemade kettlebells.
Podcast: Coming out of Lockdown
In our first podcast with AHUA members, Paul Greatrix, Registrar at the University of Nottingham, interviews fellow university leaders about the challenges of COVID-19 and coming out of lockdown.
Comply and Thrive – Moving to a Governance, Risk and Assurance Culture
Sarah Litchfield, Secretary and General Counsel, and Mat Cooling, Director of Risk and Assurance, at the University of Surrey, explain how universities can establish a governance, risk and assurance (GRA) culture, and why this is particularly important since the pandemic.