Susie Hills is Joint CEO of Halpin Partnership, one of the sponsors of the AHUA Spring Conference 2018. Here she asks whether league tables help or hinder the development of a strong institutional strategy.
John Rushforth, Executive Secretary of the Committee of University Chairs (CUC), reflects on the draft remuneration code and asks where we go from here.
Charlotte Valeur, the Founder and Chair of Board Apprentice, is a leading authority on board governance. Here she explains an innovative new project to increase board diversity.
Steve Knight, Chief Operating Officer at the University of Sunderland, considers the rapidly changing value for money environment and some of the challenges we might face in responding to the new landscape.
In her latest blog post, Alison Jones, University Secretary at the University of Bradford, asks whether safe spaces on university campuses just offer protection for the “snowflake generation” of students, or are they part of the answer to an inclusive approach to freedom of speech.
Sylvia Franke worked for three years as Director, Centre for Academic Affairs, at XJTLU (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University) in Suzhou, China. This was during the early days of this UK-Sino joint venture, during which many QA lessons were learnt. More recently, Sylvia worked in the Student Lifecycle Support Programme at the University of Bristol.
John Rushforth, Executive Secretary of the Committee of University Chairs (CUC), gives his personal views on the debate around Vice-Chancellors’ pay and benefits and discusses the justification of salaries of HE senior leaders. What follows does not represent any of the views or policies of the CUC.
Mike Shore-Nye, Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter, reflects on lessons from Exeter’s Transformation Programme and the establishment of a new Strategic Delivery Unit.
Rebecca Davies, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer at Aberystwyth University, weighs in on the changes to the Welsh Funding Policy and reflects on how it will look for the new 2018 student intake.
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.