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How can ‘The University’ become ‘Our University’?

Mike Shore-Nye is Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter. In the second part of this two-part blog, he describes the ten priority themes for their new Community Engagement Strategy.


How Does a University Benefit its Local Community?

Mike Shore-Nye is Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter. In the first part of this two-part blog, he reflects on the feedback they received from their local community as part of a project to create a new Community Engagement Strategy.


Going For Broke: Do We Really Care About Education?

Alison Kennell, University Secretary at York St John University, argues that universities need to set a better example when it comes to financial self-regulation.


The Evolving Civic Role of Universities  

Jane Robinson is the Chief Operating Officer at Durham University, having previously worked in local government and the creative sector. Here she reflects on the recently announced UPP Foundation Civic University Commission.


Meet Our Members: Jodie Anstee, UWE

Jodie Anstee is Chief of Staff and Clerk to the Board of Governors / Head of Policy and Strategy at UWE Bristol. Starting life as an academic at the University of Exeter, she joined UWE in 2008 attracted by the institution’s ethos and commitment to widening participation. Here she describes her role and what inspires her on a daily basis.


The Key Issues for Higher Education in 2018

We asked AHUA members some tough questions during a recent conference in Manchester. What major issues are facing the sector? How are you preparing for GDPR? What about the ‘value for money’ agenda? What worries keep you awake at night? Here are their responses.