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

24800 accepted into higher education after exam results - The Courier

The Courier24800 accepted into higher education after exam resultsThe CourierAs of midnight, 24,800 Scottish applicants had been accepted into higher education through Ucas, the organisation which processes applications, up by 800 on the 2014 figure. A total of 24,000 of these have been placed at a Scottish university or college.Examination body admits Higher Maths exam was 'too hard'BBC NewsQuestions over higher Scottish exam pass rateTelegraph.co.ukSQA exam results out todayAberdeen Press and JournalThe Guardian -The Independent -Belfast Telegraphall 81 news articles »...

Accountancy firm scraps education 'barrier' - BBC News

BBC NewsAccountancy firm scraps education 'barrier'BBC NewsA leading accountancy firm is to remove all academic and education details from its trainee application process. In a bid to boost workplace diversity, Ernst and Young (EY) will choose which applicants to interview based on their performance in online ...and more »...

Higher debts may deter poor students from university, says report - BBC News

BBC NewsHigher debts may deter poor students from university, says reportBBC NewsIt examines the higher education finance system for England, which allows universities to charge maximum yearly tuition fees of £9,000. These are paid through upfront, government-backed loans with repayments beginning once the graduate starts earning ...Debt warning as university tuition fees tipped to rise to £10000 a yearexpressandstar.comall 58 news articles »...