Many organisations have adopted the principles of integrated thinking and reporting to help them navigate the changing expectations of different stakeholders. But what is integrated thinking in the context of higher education, and can it help professional services demonstrate value and make better business decisions for sustainable success?
In this blog post, Dr Colin Campbell, Director of Strategic Planning at Newcastle University, shares his views and experience.
Jonathan Nicholls, Secretary at The Open University, discusses the different perspectives of good governance and questions whether it can be defined.
Julian Sladdin, Partner at Pinsent Masons, considers how institutions can cope with the increasing demand for student mental health support.
Jenny Shaw, Student Experience Director at Unite Students, reflects on how we can offer adequate mental health support to students living in private accommodation.
What is the risk of your institution breaching export controls or sanctions laws? It may be greater than you think. Richard Tauwhare, Senior Director at Dechert LLP explains some of the misunderstandings around how these regulations apply to academic research and commercial collaborations.
Susie Hills, Joint CEO and Co-founder of the Halpin Partnership, explains why an external review is a crucial governance tool.
Diane Gilhooley, Partner and Head of Eversheds Sutherland’s UK and International Education Practice, explains why equality is top of the agenda for many institutions.
Niamh Lamond, Chief Operating Officer at Ulster University, discusses the challenges facing Ulster University and the role of its leaders in approaching them.
Mike Shore-Nye, Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter, reflects on how staff can be encouraged to flourish in a complex world.
Dr Tony Strike is University Secretary at the University of Sheffield and a member of the executive board of the European Association of Institutional Research (EAIR). Here he shares his views as the AHUA representative on the UUK International ‘no deal planning’ working group.