The Office for Students and Governance

Jenny Jenkin is Registrar at the University of Bedfordshire. Here she reflects on the critical governance challenges posed by the new regulatory framework.

Farewell HEFCE – A Bonfire of the Acronyms?

A small bonfire at night

Nicola Owen, Chief Administrative Officer at Lancaster University and AHUA Blog Editor, reflects on HEFCE’s work and role as the sector bids the organisation farewell, and looks to the future under OfS.

The Architecture of Higher Education: Autonomy and Accountability

Gary Attle, Partner and Head of Education & Governance at Mills & Reeve LLP, asks whether universities can retain their autonomy whilst also being held to greater account as a result of the Higher Education & Research Act.