Opinion

The new Regulatory Framework – fit for all?

Graham Donelan, University Secretary at Liverpool Hope University, takes a look at Section 75 of the Higher Education & Research Act and asks for those in the sector to voice their thoughts on the new system.

Time Please! On the Tenure of Registrars

Inspired by the latest research by HEPI on the tenure of Vice-Chancellors, Dr Paul Greatrix of The University of Nottingham, conducts his own study into the tenure of his own role of Registrar. With 53 participants from the sector, he uncovers the results of the average tenure and those who have been in office for over ten years, discussing what it means for the future of the role.

Meet Our Members: Kim Frost, University of London

Kim Frost, University Secretary and Director of Human Resources, University of London

Kim Frost is University Secretary at the University of London, and rather uniquely, he is also Director of Human Resources. Here he talks about the joys and challenges of his shared responsibilities and the variety of his role.

Policy, Principles and People: The Student Funding Debate

Students at York St John University

Alison Kennell, University Secretary at York St John University, considers the recent discussions regarding university tuition fees and the wider debate on funding policy affecting higher education and students’ personal finances.