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

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Foreign students 'should not be classed as immigrants' - Telegraph.co.uk

International Business Times UKForeign students 'should not be classed as immigrants'Telegraph.co.uk“While there has been a sharp increase in the global demand for higher education, the UK has seen evidence in recent years of a slowdown in international enrolments. Although the UK remains one of the most attractive destinations in the world for ...British Public Back Lord Heseltine in Foreign Student Immigration RowInternational Business Times UKPublic and politicians support removal of international students from UK net ...Out-Law.comLord Heseltine: cut foreign students from figures to lower net migrationThe GuardianConservative Home -BBC News -Select Propertyall 53 news articles »...

Number of Welsh students winning university places increases at a faster rate ... - WalesOnline

WalesOnlineNumber of Welsh students winning university places increases at a faster rate ...WalesOnlineData released by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) revealed there were 770 more Welsh students preparing to enter the UK's higher education system than at the same time last year. In the latest snapshot of 2014 trends there were ...UCAS: top universities recruiting more students from EUTelegraph.co.ukall 5 news articles »...

Exempt foreign students from immigration cuts - Heseltine - BBC News

BBC NewsExempt foreign students from immigration cuts - HeseltineBBC NewsForeign students should be excluded from government plans to cut net immigration to the UK, former cabinet minister Lord Heseltine has said. The ex-deputy prime minister said non-EU students should be left out of official immigration figures to avoid ...and more »...