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Investing in the Future of Higher Education

Richard Calvert, Chief Operating Officer at Sheffield Hallam University, shares what got him interested in the Ambitious Futures scheme.

Reflections on Retiring

Robin Geller, former Registrar and Chief Operating Officer at the University of Bristol, reflects on her career in higher education and her recent decision to retire.

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The Civic University: A Scottish Perspective

Alun Thomas, Head of Education Group at Anderson Strathern, outlines the issues around civic engagement for universities in Scotland.

Are Universities Doomed to Repeat the Same Mistakes?

David Duncan, Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary at the University of Glasgow, reflects on the recurring nightmares that the higher education sector faces.

Graduates from the University of Nottingham

Ambitious Futures: Developing University Leaders

The role of university registrar or administrator might not be very well known or understood by graduates as they consider their future careers, so how do we identify and develop registrars, COOs and HE leaders of the future? Paul Greatrix, Registrar at the University of Nottingham, talks about the importance of the Ambitious Futures programme.