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.
The Execution of Deeds
Mark Taylor, Partner, and Rachel Soundy, Principal Associate, at Eversheds Sutherland, discuss how universities may be able to execute deeds in more challenging times.
Light at the End of the Tunnel… or Just a Tunnel
Helen Watson, Registrar and Secretary at Goldsmiths, University of London, reviews the Government’s guidance on restructuring Higher Education in response to COVID-19. But are they more preoccupied with the politics than the fiscality of the situation?
Life in Lockdown: Hugh Martin
In the latest instalment of our “Life in Lockdown” series, Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at The British University in Dubai, shares his personal experiences of life and work during lockdown. Hugh talks to us about baking, hummingbirds, and cycling in the scorching Dubai heat.