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.
Cutting the funding for creative education won’t help the economy
Arts graduates are critical to rebuilding the economy. Vivienne Hurley, Director of Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange from Goldsmiths, University of London, warns the Government not to cut funding for creative education.
Three losses defining the students of the pandemic
Experience, quality, and trust have been lost. Dr Gary Guadagnolo, Director of EAB Research, explores these three losses that defined the student experience during the pandemic.
Book review: The New Power University
What is the social purpose of higher education? Dr Paul Greatrix, Registrar at the University of Nottingham, reviews The New Power University by Jonathan Grant.
Increase in cyber security attacks requires a sector-wide strategic response
Cyber security attacks are on the rise. Henry Hughes, Director of Security at Jisc, offers several preventative approaches and reactive defences to help strengthen our universities against cyber crime.
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.
Twenty not out: how higher education has changed in 20 years
A lot has happened since 2001. David Duncan, Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary at the University of Glasgow, reflects on how higher education has changed, or not, over the past 20 years.
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.
Opening a new university: ARU Peterborough
A new university, a new chapter, a new challenge. James Rolfe, Chief Operating Officer of Anglia Ruskin University, and Professor Ross Renton, Principal of ARU Peterborough, share their vision for the new university, and how it came to fruition.
The future of student complaints: a tale of two processes?
The Freedom of Speech Bill causes confusion about student complaints. Simon Jennings, Director of Strategic Planning & Governance, Lancaster University, and Susan Matthews, Principal Associate, Weightmans LLP, explain that students need clarity on where to refer their complaints.