Reflections on Retiring

Robin Geller, former Registrar and Chief Operating Officer at the University of Bristol, reflects on her career in higher education and her recent decision to retire.

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The Civic University: A Scottish Perspective

Alun Thomas, Head of Education Group at Anderson Strathern, outlines the issues around civic engagement for universities in Scotland.

All Change: Appointing a New Vice-Chancellor

Andrew Dodman, Chief Operating Officer at the University of Sheffield, reflects on the challenging process of recruiting and appointing a new Vice-Chancellor.

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The Importance of Benefits Realisation

Mike Shore-Nye, Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter, on how to develop an effective benefits realisation plan.

Are Universities Doomed to Repeat the Same Mistakes?

David Duncan, Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary at the University of Glasgow, reflects on the recurring nightmares that the higher education sector faces.

Discussion, Debate and Dissent

Gary Attle, Partner and Head of Education & Governance at Mills & Reeve LLP, on the importance of free speech and robust debate.

The Art of the Possible

Jane Robinson of Durham University discusses the contribution of culture and creativity to teaching, research and wider engagement.

Disclosing Criminal Convictions

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.