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.

 

ARC Events

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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

News feeds

University bosses earning £260000 - BBC News

BBC NewsUniversity bosses earning £260000BBC News"Higher education continues to be one of the UK's most successful sectors, contributing over £73bn to the economy, £10bn in export earnings and providing the skills and ideas that our economy needs to grow." Business Secretary Vince Cable warned that ...Union chiefs call for end of 'secrecy' over university pay levelsstv.tvScottish university principals under fire over £300k expensesHerald ScotlandPay row over university chiefs on £260000 a yearDaily MailWestern Daily Press -Plymouth Herald -Exeter Express and Echoall 79 news articles »...

Myanmar police arrest demonstrators against new education bill - BBC News

BBC NewsMyanmar police arrest demonstrators against new education billBBC NewsCritics of the National Education Bill say it keeps the management of higher education in government hands. The authorities have promised changes to the bill. About 50 protesters had gathered in the heart of Yangon in solidarity with a student ...and more »...

Why bosses won't 'like' Generation Z - BBC News

BBC NewsWhy bosses won't 'like' Generation ZBBC NewsThat could be because UK employers predict more students will go straight into apprenticeships or internships around the age of 16 instead of taking a more traditional higher education route, she explained. “We'll see more of this generation not going ...and more »...