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

News feeds

UK universities urged to adopt US-style grading system - The Guardian

The GuardianUK universities urged to adopt US-style grading systemThe GuardianUK universities are being encouraged to adopt a new US-style grading system to provide employers with a more accurate picture of how students perform throughout their studies. In a report, published by the Higher Education Academy, universities are ......

Education, Ideation and Dreams at #JiscCreativity - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Inside Higher Ed (blog)Education, Ideation and Dreams at #JiscCreativityInside Higher Ed (blog)As I am learning everything about UK higher education as fast as I possibly can, Jisc Creativity made my head hurt. It was the kind of dissonance that you experience when you're in a high-level learning/creative experience. I felt very fortunate to attend....

'UK behind Poland in key education indicators,' report - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk'UK behind Poland in key education indicators,' reportTelegraph.co.ukThe management consultancy firm's assessment showed Poland has made significant progress, leaving the UK behind. It showed a higher proportion of students in Poland go on to further education after the age of 18. It also revealed Poland has an average ...Poland outperforms UK in education and health, report findsThe Guardian (blog)all 12 news articles »...