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AUA Virtual Study Tour Greece

Mar 17, 2023
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AACRAO Conference 2022 – Oregon, USA | Waterfalls, donuts and inspirational talks It all began with our ideas for sharing something that we are really passionate about with others – for us, this was digital inclusion and hybrid working. Turning these ideas into brief proposals for conference sessions was pretty straight forward. Turning the proposals […]
Jul 13, 2022
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Introducing the AUA Virtual Study Tour

Introducing the AUA Virtual Study Tour As the AUA’s first ever virtual study tour approaches its mid-way point, this blog aims to give a brief overview of the tour and its objectives. The AUA has an International HE Network (IHEN) which organises Study Tours.  Each of the visits produced reports with a thematic structure eg […]
Aug 11, 2020
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AUA Study Tour: Japan

Liz Turner | Chiara Singh | Oliver Cooper | Laura Johnson | Chris Cooper Introduction Japan also known as Nihon or ‘the land of the rising sun’, is an inspiring country with a legendary work ethic and a very different Higher Education Sector. From the beautiful art of becoming a geisha to the ancient Shinto […]
Mar 24, 2020
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Attending TEMC 2019 in Adelaide

On becoming ‘The Networking Guy’ The tale best begins with a story: A group of PhD students are chatting about their future. One member of the group looks to the others and says, “I’ve got a job”. Some of the others – slightly surprised at this because they’re further through their PhDs – respond with […]
Jan 13, 2020
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AUA USA Study Tour | AUA Blog part two

Written by Samantha Jones (University of Liverpool) and Lucy Heming (Imperial College London). Washington DC  In May 2019, a group of 12 AUA members from different UK institutions visited the USA fo...
Nov 7, 2019
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A tale of two countries | AUA Blog

A tale of two countries: Sharing knowledge and experiences with HEIs in the USA is a working session at the AUA Autumn Conference 2019. Here our session speakers talk about the journey that lead to th...
Oct 29, 2019
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Attending the AAA conference | AUA Blog

The higher education sector in South Africa is being transformed in response to the violent student protests that rocked the nation in 2015 and 2016. Targeting institutionalised racism and increasing ...
Jun 17, 2019
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