Posted: Friday, 27th January 2012
VICTORIA Stone is the new branch coordinator for the Association of University Administrators (AUA).
Victoria, programmes officer for All Saints Central, takes over the voluntary role from John Burgess, SAS development manager, in running activities and promoting AUA membership among colleagues.
The AUA is the principal professional body for HE administrators currently has more than 4,000 members who benefit from career development and networking opportunities
Victoria said: “I’m very excited to be taking up this fantastic opportunity; John has done a great job over the past few years in bringing the MMU AUA Branch to life.
“2012 will be a very busy and stimulating year for the AUA member, especially with the National Conference taking place on our own doorstep, at the University of Manchester, so I am looking forward to it”.
The Annual Conference will take place from 2-4 April and feature high profile speakers such as Kate Adie, former BBC correspondent and David Ruebain, Chief Executive of The Equality Challenge Unit.
Bookings for the 2012 Annual Conference are now taking place and early bird prices apply for those booking by 31st January. Full conference information, including booking forms, virtual programme and venue details can be found at:
University registrar Gwyn Arnold thanked John for his sterling work and wished Victoria well with her new role, and John added: “After over three brilliant years in the role I felt it was right to open up these opportunities to someone else. I’m sure Victoria will enjoy the role and do a great job.”
With membership fees from as little as £5, the association is always looking for new members to build our branch, please contact Victoria Stone (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.