Association of University Administrators (AUA)

AUA Events

AUA Events at the University of Portsmouth



If you have an idea for an event, would like to hear about something or would be willing to run an event please let us know.  Contact one of the Branch Team  or the Branch Advocate, Nikki Sowerby on ext 3425.

Future Events

For details of National and Regional AUA Events please look at the AUA Events website.    For local events at UoP please see the table and posters below.

Univeristy Governance

Adrian Parry, Director of Corporate Governance and member of the AUA Perspectives editoral board.

An opportunity to hear from Adrian about governance.

Tuesday 24 May 2016

date and 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Purple Door Board Room

Membership Accreditation & CPD Record Workshop

Find out how to apply and have the opportunity to get hands on working through your application for Accredited Member or Fellow without the distractions of your office environment.

Needs to time to sit down and work through and update your CPD record using the AUA Toolkit then come along.

Water will be provided, please feel free to bring your lunch or a cuppa if you wish.

Tuesday 28 June 2016

12 noon - 1 pm

IT Training suite, St Andrews Court

Branch Social

Pop along for a bite to eat and or a drink and catch up with members from across the institute.



Tuesday 26 July 2016

12 noon - 1 pm

Guildhall Cafe


Sharing Good Practice

 Have you got something you are proud of in your area?  Are you facing a new challenge or area of work? Do you need some inspiration and ideas of what could work for you?

These lunchtime session aims to bring people together from across the university to discuss and share good practice, ideas and resources. 

An informal event, please feel free to bring a cuppa and a colleague along.


date and venue TBC

A day in the life of....

An opportunity to hear and ask questions from colleagues or an invited guest speaker about their area(s) of work, professional development or the latest news on key topics from across the university.

If you have suggestions for an invited speaker or know someone that would be interested plese let one of the Branch Team know.



Our local events are run for and to support local members.  So come along to meet and discuss with colleagues about the AUA and UoP.

Do you have a burning question? Need to find out something and not sure where to start?  Why not try you AUA colleagues, you'd be amazed at the depth and breadth of knowledge available.  Come along to the Branch Meeting to find out what is going on with colleagues from other parts of the Univerisity and tell others about what you are doing in your area.



Slides from October's Session - Peter Reader - Higher education over the years – looking back at future predictions [Acrobat (.pdf) - Tue, 27 Oct 2015 08:15:00 GMT]

Accredited Membership Workshop - January 2015 [Acrobat (.pdf) - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:33:00 GMT]

AUA@Portsmouth - October 2015 Event - HEI over the years - looking back at future predictions [Acrobat (.pdf) - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:50:00 BST]

AUA@Portsmouth - November 2015 - Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (AUA's PGCert) [Acrobat (.pdf) - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:51:00 BST]

AUA National Conference

For 2015 the AUA National Conference will be in Nottingham from 30 March - 1 April 2015 entitled Disruption, Diversity and Devolution.  For the latest information please see

In 2014 the AUA national conference was in Manchester, Ann Patey was able to attend and has written a summary from the conference.

2014 National Conference Report - Ann Patey [Word (.doc) - 17 kb Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:18:00 BST]

If you have an idea for a local event or are interested in running one, please contact a member of the Branch Team.