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

Women take more places in rising university numbers - BBC News

International Business Times UKWomen take more places in rising university numbersBBC NewsThe number of UK university entrants passed 500,000 for the first time in 2014, with women a third more likely to enter higher education than men, Ucas admissions service figures show. Among 18-year-olds, 34% of women were allocated university places, ...UK university entrants hit record high as 512400 students secure placesInternational Business Times UKUniversities 'admitting more students with low A-levels'Telegraph.co.ukMore lower-income students going to university despite tuition feesThe Guardianexpressandstar.comall 20 news articles »...

Gujarat gets top billing in UK higher education report - Hindustan Times

Gujarat gets top billing in UK higher education reportHindustan TimesGujarat with its 'stable political climate and economic environment' is one of five states identified by the British Council for partnerships as India's growing higher education emerges as one of the largest in the world. A report titled 'The Indian ......

International students contribute £7 billion to UK economy - Re:locate Magazine

International students contribute £7 billion to UK economyRe:locate Magazine“International higher education is an increasingly competitive market,” says Professor O'Prey, “and the governments of the UK's competitor countries are implementing bold strategies and policies, backed by investment, in an attempt to attract more ......