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  • This poster gives you an overview of the events

    AUA is planning to offer during 2012. We have One Day Conferences,

    One Day Workshops, Annual Events and more.

    We offer a range of events throughout the

    year and across the UK. If you have any suggestions

    for events that you would like to see happen,

    or locations you feel should be visited then

    we welcome your ideas. Please email us at

    Welcome to your 2012 Events Calendar

    Booking onto our eventsThe easiest way to book onto our events is through our website. The website has recently been refreshed, and here you can find more information about each of the events. A detailed programme for each event will be available closer to the event. If you have any problems booking an event or have any questions, then please email us or ring National Office.

    Other eventsAlthough we have included as many events as possible for 2012, new events are likely to be added. Occasionally we may need to change venues or dates due to unforeseen circumstances. For the most up-to-date information please keep checking the events sections of our website.

    Event costsThe cost for our events varies depending on the type of event, how long it is and whether it includes accommodation. Most of our events offer an Early Bird rate, if you book early. Keep an eye on our websites for prices and dates of Early Bird offers.

    Become an AUA member now!Becoming an AUA member brings many benefits. Not only will you received a substantial reduction to the cost of attending events, often much more than the annual membership costs, but you will also have access to many professional development opportunities. You will receive publications such as our E-bulletin, Newslink, Perspectives and Good Practice Guides. Membership offers you the opportunity to gain an understanding of the key issues and new ideas in higher education management and take advantage of networking opportunities through the Annual Conference and other events.

    Event TypesWithin our events calendar we offer several different types of events. These are designed to bring you different benefits, and offer a wide range of events to as many people as possible.

    One Day WorkshopsThe One Day Workshops offer a single themed day, with various speakers bringing a different perspective on a topic. We offer workshops on topics that are current and relevant within the sector and enable you to keep up-to-date with the latest developments.

    One Day ConferencesThe One Day Conferences are multi-themed, and take place in various regions across the UK. There will be several One Day Conferences taking place this year, which all showcase local talent, new innovative sessions and also take the best parts of our Annual Conference around the country.

    Specialist EventsThese events are offered in conjunction with our various Special Interest Groups. These professional interest groups helps us to share knowledge and good practice within the HE sector. We bring together experts in specific areas and those with a more general interest, resulting in interesting and practical themed events.

    Bespoke EventsIf you feel there is an event we have offered before or you have an idea for a new event that would help you and others in your workplace then please get in touch with us at for more information. We can work with you to put together an event or professional update meeting the needs of you and your staff.

    CPD Framework...AUA professional development events are all individually mapped against the AUA Continuing Professional Development Framework. The Framework offers a model of professional behaviours, developed through an extensive investigation project. It builds on best practice in the HE sector and elsewhere and draws on National Occupational Standards to provide a clear steer on key and valued behaviours. The Framework provides benefits for individuals, institutions and the higher education sector. The professional behaviours framework helps individuals to: Identify the behaviours that are relevant

    to their job Identify their personal CPD needs Develop those behaviours and improve

    performance Identify ways to build upon and

    maximise existing strengths Seek structured feedback from others Provide structured feedback to

    colleagues To find out more please visit

  • Key: One Day Workshop One Day Conference Annual Event Specialist Event

    18 January Departmental Administrators Manchester

    9-10 February Planning Forum Leeds

    February One Day Conference Anglia

    7 March Toolkit for Busy Administrators London

    2-4 April Annual Conference and Exhibition Manchester

    9 May Place of Private Providers London

    16 May Organisational Development London

    23 May Shared Services York

    14 June Devolved HE London

    21 June Student Complaints and Mediation Bristol

    June One Day Conference Midlands

    5 July Managing Change Manchester

    July One Day Conference Wales

    September One Day Conference Scotland

    18 October International HE Seminar Birmingham

    November Annual Lecture Bristol

    December One Day Conference London