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Member Spotlight: PgCert Success

Published on Apr 5, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Updates

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.  

AHEP Annual Conference 2024 Connecting, Reflecting and Reinvigorating

Published on Apr 3, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Updates

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.

Member Spotlight: PgCert Success

Published on Feb 29, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Updates

'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'.

Introducing the ‘Portfolio Professional’

Published on Feb 26, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Updates

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.

Coming to the AHEP Conference? Insider Tips for Maximum Impact!

Published on Feb 26, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Development Monthly , AHEP Development Monthly March 2024 , AHEP Updates

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?

How should universities position themselves in the forthcoming election?

Published on Feb 26, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Development Monthly , AHEP Development Monthly March 2024 , AHEP Updates

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.

Towards a tertiary system

Published on Feb 2, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Development Monthly , AHEP Development Monthly February 2024 , AHEP Updates

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.

LGBTQ+ History Month 2024

Published on Feb 2, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Development Monthly , AHEP Development Monthly February 2024 , AHEP Updates

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.

Navigating Free Speech in Modern Day HE

Published on Jan 30, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Updates

Gaza and Israel. Sex and gender. Immigration and small boats. Race and equity. “Wokism”. These are all highly emotive and controversial topics – and ones which are very hard to avoid in the media, on socials and even among friends.

AHEP Governance Review Volunteer Opportunity

Published on Jan 19, 2024 / No Comments

Category: AHEP Updates , Governance