The Northampton branch of AUA recently received an award in recognition of the involvement of staff from partner institutions in its activities and the support for professional services staff at the University who are undertaking the AUA Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice (Higher Education Administration and Management). Nick Allen, the University’s Executive Officer and Joint AUA Branch Co-ordinator, said: “I was very proud to be representing the Northampton branch of the Association and collecting the certificate with Ann Comerford, formerly of Aimhigher Northamptonshire, in London last month. The branch has been working hard to extend our reach beyond the University and to support individuals undertaking the Postgraduate Certificate, an award I know well having completed it.” Further information about AUA and the Northampton branch can be found on the following URL: http://www.northampton.ac.uk/aua
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Posted on 15 December 2011, submitted by Claire Bicknell
Posted on 3 November 2011, submitted by Mark Ferguson
The University of Northampton’s Association of University Administrators (AUA) branch has won the ‘Branch Good Practice’ as part of the national AUA’s Jubilee Awards.
The national AUA commented that their judging panel were particularly impressed with The University of Northampton’s “focus on the postgraduate certificate and involvement with local FE colleges”.
The Award will be presented at the Annual Lecture and Jubilee Awards Ceremony on 29 November at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London. Nick Allen, Joint Branch Co-ordinator, said: “I was incredibly proud to hear we had won a Good Practice Award, being one of only four awarded this year. The Award is a testament to the dedication and endeavours of the branch as a whole and to those individuals who have supported AUA and its activities”.
This development session is about managing your personal resources (particularly knowledge, understanding, skills, and experience and understanding yourself) and your professional development in order to achieve your work objectives and your career and personal goals.
By understanding your work role and how it fits into the overall vision and objectives of the institution, you can begin to understand what is driving you in terms of your values and your career and wider personal aspirations.
The session will consider how emotional intelligence can assist you in understanding yourself, giving you hints and tips on identifying and addressing gaps in your skills and knowledge and understanding. Possessing emotional self awareness, sensitivity and the self control that will help us to maximise our effectiveness and relationships with others.
Venue: Park Campus (room to be confirmed)
Price: Free to The University of Northampton staff
Host: Association of University Administrators
Event-available-to: Staff only