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

News feeds

Is UK humanities research reaching the widest possible audience? - The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)Is UK humanities research reaching the widest possible audience?The Guardian (blog)The latest document, funded by the Higher Education Funding Council of England (Hefce) and overseen by the British Academy, specifically focuses on the humanities and social sciences in an international environment. The conclusions are fairly clear:.and more »...

Scottish Conservatives call for 'radical' education reform - BBC News

BBC NewsScottish Conservatives call for 'radical' education reformBBC NewsThe Scottish government said that reforms plans were already underway to increase the availability of higher education and that it remained committed to a policy of education being based on "the ability to learn, not the ability to pay". A spokesman ...and more »...

Queen's Baton Relay: Tennis academy serves up a future for Anguilla - BBC News

Queen's Baton Relay: Tennis academy serves up a future for AnguillaBBC NewsFor the young people of Anguilla, excelling in sports has become a way of accessing higher education. Mitch Lake set up a tennis summer school in 1996 with the aim of making the sport accessible to young people. BBC Queen's Baton Relay presenter Mark ......