A lone tree stands strong as a strong wind blows

Financial Resilience: Six Practical Steps

In this post from Sarah Seed, Partner at Mills & Reeve, she discusses financial resilience and what steps you can take to ensure your institution does not cause a breach.

A view of the world from space. It's dark at you can see the lights of civilisation connect to each other

Transnational Education: Growth, Innovation and Development

With the clear connection between international student recruitment, the opportunity to diversify our income and Transnational Education (TNE), Paula Sanderson, Registrar and Secretary (Chief Operating Officer) at SOAS, University of London, discusses the benefits of TNE and the development potential it encourages.

A candid photo of two students having a conversation over coffee

Europe – the New Market for TNE?

In this blog post, Tom Buckley, Director of Recruitment, Admissions and International Development at Lancaster University shares the rationale and lessons learnt from the establishment of their new campus in Germany.

Two images: one of a courtyard at University of Glasgow and an professional portrait image of David Duncan

Meet our Members: David Duncan

David Duncan, Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary at the University of Glasgow, discusses what his role encompasses as well as the challenges for his institution and the sector.

The corner of a white building with a security camera on each wall

GDPR: One Year On

On 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation came into force. In this blog post, Andrew Cornforth and Cerys Wyn Davies of Pinsent Masons reflect on the impact the new regulation has had on universities.

A concrete stairwell with a pinky orange light underneath the handrail

Isn’t it Time That More University Registrars and COOs Became Vice-Chancellors?

Vice-Chancellors have traditionally followed an academic route to become leader of an institution, but increasingly they are coming to the role from different backgrounds, within or even outside the sector. In this blog post, Dr David Llewellyn, Vice-Chancellor at Harper Adams University shares his leadership story.

A close up of piano keys on an old wooden piano

The Art of Augar: Hitting the Right Notes or a Little Off Key?

On Thursday 30th May 2019, the long-anticipated review of post-18 education and funding was launched. Never before has a government review been so quickly and thoroughly dissected, discussed and analysed, but the implications of the review will take longer to realise. In this blog post, Helen Watson, Registrar and Secretary at Goldsmiths, University of London, shares her initial thoughts.