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

How Germany abolished tuition fees - BBC News

The IndependentHow Germany abolished tuition feesBBC NewsThe biggest difference is that a much smaller proportion of young people go to university in Germany. In Germany, about 27% of young people gain higher education qualifications. In the UK, the comparable figure is 48%. The expansion in university entry ...UK could learn from German policy on foreign students, report saysThe IndependentGermany 'has lessons on internationalisation for UK'University World Newsall 4 news articles »...

Higher education participation rate climbs back up in 2013/14 - Public Finance

Higher education participation rate climbs back up in 2013/14Public FinanceCommenting on the figures, Professor Les Ebdon, director of fair access to higher education, said: “The return to the rising trends seen before the introduction of higher fees is excellent news. It shows that young people continue to see the value of ...and more »...

Cookies on the BBC website - BBC News

BBC NewsCookies on the BBC websiteBBC NewsGermany spends a slightly higher proportion of GDP on higher education, there are more academic staff in German universities and Germany is significantly ahead in spending on research and development, both from public and private sources, investing 3% ...and more »...