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

Modernising higher education through distance learning - University World News

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Comment: The coalition's found a new way of stifling higher education - Politics.co.uk

Comment: The coalition's found a new way of stifling higher educationPolitics.co.ukThe higher education system in England has followed this global trend. Over the last decade we have seen a steady, if relatively small, stream of private and charitable sector providers emerge and operate alongside the still-dominant public sector ...and more »...

Edge Hill named University of the Year in Times Higher Education Awards - BBC News

BBC NewsEdge Hill named University of the Year in Times Higher Education AwardsBBC NewsEdge Hill University in Lancashire has been named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards. Times Higher Education Editor, John Gill, called the university in Ormskirk "a great success story" that "improves and impresses year after ...and more »...