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

Ignore scare-mongering: independent Scotland will attract top researchers - The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)Ignore scare-mongering: independent Scotland will attract top researchersThe Guardian (blog)Higher education as a whole is less in the spotlight because education is already a devolved matter under the Scotland Act 1998, and so the Westminster government has no jurisdiction over the Scottish higher education sector. But research is another ...and more »...

Is it time to restructure our universities? - The Guardian

The GuardianIs it time to restructure our universities?The GuardianOnce the Higher Education Funding Council for England played with regional scenarios, involving some large-scale mergers, and tried to identify "cold spots" of poor provision – hence the University of Cumbria and Ipswich's University Campus Suffolk.and more »...

Ministers to crackdown on escalating EU student loans bill - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukMinisters to crackdown on escalating EU student loans billTelegraph.co.ukGreg Clark, the Universities Minister, said the diversity of the British higher education system was one of its “major strengths”. He added: “The purpose of this consultation is not to dilute this diverse culture but to address the economic reality of ...and more »...