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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Universities that fail should be punished, says Which? - BBC News

BBC NewsUniversities that fail should be punished, says Which?BBC NewsIt should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? has said. The consumer group said tougher regulation was needed to encourage high standards and punish ...and more »...

Sir Andrew Green: Higher Education is in the rudest of health, so why suggest ... - Conservative Home

Which?Sir Andrew Green: Higher Education is in the rudest of health, so why suggest ...Conservative HomeThe UK is one of the most attractive countries in the world to come to study. But if you listened only to Mark Field, the Conservative MP for the Cities of London and Westminster, you might be forgiven for being concerned about the future of British ...Students report poor value in higher educationWhich?Universities aren't working us hard enough, say undergraduatesThe Independentall 4 news articles »...