Will Spinks, Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer at the University of Manchester, is retiring after 11 years in higher education. He reflects on both his time in the sector and his previous career in the commercial world.
David Duncan, Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary at the University of Glasgow, reflects on the recurring nightmares that the higher education sector faces.
How do senior managers in university professional services gain credibility in their roles? Brody Hannan, Kelly Coate and Camille Kandiko Howson explain research into this issue.
Gary Attle, Partner and Head of Education & Governance at Mills & Reeve LLP, on the importance of free speech and robust debate.
Jane Robinson of Durham University discusses the contribution of culture and creativity to teaching, research and wider engagement.
Gayle McFarlane, Partner, and Siân Jones-Davies, Senior Associate, at Eversheds Sutherland, discuss the difference GDPR will make to the disclosure of criminal convictions by applicants and students.
Eamon Mullan is University Secretary at Ulster University. In this post, he considers what being a leader within higher education really means.
Paul Greatrix, Registrar at the University of Nottingham, introduces a new report by AHUA on the roles of its members.
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.
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.