Reflections of a Registrar: Alison Blackburn
Alison Blackburn, Registrar and Secretary at the University of Salford, offers her reflections on 38 years in Higher Education, and what it means to retire at this particular point in time.
Life in Lockdown: Matthew Andrews
In our new “Life in Lockdown” series, we ask AHUA members to share their personal experiences of lockdown. This week, Matthew Andrews talks to us about family time, walks in the countryside, and his newfound love of video conferences.
Saul Among the Prophets: the Role of the Registrar
David Duncan, Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary at the University of Glasgow, reflects on the role of the registrar in the age of COVID.
No New Normal – Debunking COVID-19 Myths in Higher Education
Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer at the British University in Dubai, explains why we should stop using the phrase ‘the new normal’ and stay optimistic about the future of our sector.
What Does ‘Good’ Remote Governance Look Like?
Rachel Killian, Senior Consultant for Halpin, suggests three elements to consider when reflecting on the effectiveness of our move into remote governance.
Focus on Student Experience to Succeed in these Uncertain Times
The experts from PA Consulting discuss the importance of an omni-channel approach, and offer three priority areas for the new term.
Webinar: Data in a Post-COVID World
Andy Youell, former Director of Data Policy and Governance for HESA, and Alex Leigh introduce their recent webinar which explores the value of data when preparing for the new normal.
Meet our Members: James Rolfe
James Rolfe is Chief Operating Officer at Anglia Ruskin University. In this post he outlines his role in higher education and shares his experience.
Podcast: Wellbeing in a World With (and Without) COVID-19
In this podcast, clinical psychologist Dr Nick Maguire from the University of Southampton shares his thoughts on how university leaders can support the wellbeing of their staff in the post-COVID world.
The Language of Regulation
Gary Attle, Partner and Head of Education and Governance at Mills & Reeve LLP, explains terminology brought in by the Higher Education and Research Act 2017.