AHEP Blog
The AHEP blog is a space to voice opinion, inform, celebrate and share perspectives of working in higher education administration and management today.

Member Spotlight: PgCert Success

Back in the mists of time I was a member of the CUA (Conference of University Administrators) which predated the AUA! I remember going to some great conferences in Belfast and Manchester in the early 90s and attended an in-depth thorough week-long course on committee servicing at Liverpool University, where we had a memorable and captivating after-dinner poetry recital from Roger McGough.  
Apr 5, 2024
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AHEP Annual Conference 2024 Connecting, Reflecting and Reinvigorating

Having attended a number of conferences in my previous career, this experience was without doubt the best, most diverse, inclusive, relevant, supportive, accessible and welcoming conference I have ever attended, especially as a first-time delegate and presenter, and I hope that I have conveyed that in this article.
Apr 3, 2024
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Member Spotlight: PgCert Success

'The PGCert was something that really jumped out at me and I think the fact that there was a clear pathway to a masters was very attractive, which, ultimately, I knew I wanted to do in order to develop both academically and professionally'.
Feb 29, 2024
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Introducing the ‘Portfolio Professional’

As higher education grapples with a multitude of challenges that require the sector to reinvent itself, HE professionals are acutely aware of their need to evolve to keep pace.
Feb 26, 2024
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Coming to the AHEP Conference? Insider Tips for Maximum Impact!

So, you’re coming to the AHEP conference. “Yay” you might say but whether it’s your first time coming or your tenth you may (still) feel daunted at the prospect of walking into a conference hall and seeing a sea of faces all talking away at each other and you’re standing in the corner drinking a coffee wondering how they all know each other, how do I get myself into one of these conversations?
Feb 26, 2024
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How should universities position themselves in the forthcoming election?

It is difficult to recall a previous election which higher education went into with such a potentially toxic combination of being in desperate need of investment at a time of acute pressure on public finances, and simultaneously at risk of haemorrhaging the support and goodwill it needs to secure it.
Feb 26, 2024
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Towards a tertiary system

If you are wondering what tertiary education is, how the Lifelong Learning Entitlement (LLE) might be implemented, and what this means for higher education institutions, you are not the only one. Whether you’re wondering or not, it’s a policy issue that will eventually impact the work of all HE professionals and this article outlines the central factors for consideration.
Feb 2, 2024
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LGBTQ+ History Month 2024

We celebrate and value the diversity of our higher education community and recognise the unique contribution that every individual brings. On this webpage, you can learn more about the LGBTQ+ equality movement by exploring our links to resources and national events throughout the year.
Feb 2, 2024
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