Industrial Action is here again: the complexities of life in UK Higher Education
With a new wave of industrial action taking place across the UK, Karen Stephenson, University Secretary at Birmingham City University, explores the impact on students and institutions.
Gen Z After Lockdown: Trends, Values and Higher Education Choices
As the first generation to grow up with information at their fingertips, it’s no wonder many HEIs are adapting their strategies for Gen Z. Becky Taylor, Associate Director at YouthSight, discusses in this video presentation how the younger generation now make their Higher Education choices after lockdown.
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.
Developing conscious leadership
Working in a leadership role can sometimes feel like you have to cover as much ground as possible, but that isn’t necessarily the best approach. Robin Henderson, Managing Director of MY Consultants and AHUA Development Consultant, discusses how to develop a conscious approach to leadership.
Learning to lead in a hybrid world
As we emerge from a world of lockdowns and remote working, many of us see the future as “hybrid”. But what does this really mean, and what are its implications for staff, students and the wider community?
Richard Calvert, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Sheffield Hallam University, reflects on the opportunities to re-think how we work, but also the challenges for individuals and for leadership.
Spotlight on…Harper Adams University
Generating its own food, water and power – Catherine Baxter, University Secretary, shines a light on her rural workplace at Harper Adams University
Meet our members: John McCarthy
Work hard, play hard, be kind. John McCarthy, Associate Chief Operating Officer at the University of Salford, offers insights into his higher education career.
Regulating Freedom of Speech
The Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill is set to put in place new measures for regulating freedom of speech. Gary Attle, Partner at Mills & Reeve LLP reflects on what this may mean for universities.
Moving beyond perfect
Perfection is problematic. Robin Henderson, Managing Director of MY Consultants and AHUA Development Consultant, shares his views on the risks of seeking perfection. Moving forward, failing fast, and learning from our experiments is a more empowering use of our time.
Spotlight on… BPP University
Stronger together. BPP University is building careers through education. Sally-Ann Burnett, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, shines a spotlight on her university.