ARC is the national forum of senior managers responsible for the academic administration of student matters in publicly funded Universities and Colleges of Higher Education within the United Kingdom.

 

All public UK universities, constituent colleges of the Universities of London and Wales and Colleges of Higher Education are entitled to a member on ARC.

 

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Specifically, ARC seeks to:

  • Influence national debate and policy on matters related to academic administration
  • Stimulate debate on issues within and affecting academic administration
  • Promote and share best practice in academic administration
  • Participate in national working groups and committees
  • Support members and their colleagues in performing their roles in institutions through the provision of relevant professional development programmes
  • Provide a focus for networking and development

Practitioner Groups

To assist the development of policy and practice in specialised areas of student administration ARC operates several Practitioner Groups.

ARC Members Area

ARC members can log in to view resources only available to members, including a directory of contacts and past JISCMail activity

Latest News

News feeds

Visa rules mean UK is 'unwelcoming' for foreign students - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukVisa rules mean UK is 'unwelcoming' for foreign studentsTelegraph.co.ukUniversities UK, which represents 134 higher education institutions, has also raised questions about the new measures. A spokesman said: ‚ÄúVisa compliance is something universities take very seriously. Levels of student visa abuse in the university ...UK to tighten student visa rules even more from NovemberPrepSureUK tightens student visa rulesIndia Todayall 6 news articles »...

Student loans: A peculiar sort of debt - BBC News

BBC NewsStudent loans: A peculiar sort of debtBBC NewsBut the universities need to spend some more time thinking about the government bond markets. They hold the future of the higher education system. As I reported this week, the business department has been considering a plan that would seek to get ...and more »...

University of Cumbria confirms 'preferred option' for housing - BBC News

BBC NewsUniversity of Cumbria confirms 'preferred option' for housingBBC NewsChief operating officer Janet Whitworth said: "The university is competing in an increasingly competitive higher education market and must provide accommodation which meets the high expectation of fee-paying students." The university plans to raise ...and more »...