April 20, 2012

ENOHE Newsletter Updates Activities of Student Ombuds Worldwide

The latest newsletter from the European Network for Ombudsmen in Higher Education highlights the work of college and university Ombudsmen around the globe. 

Articles include: 

  • News on the relaunch of the Austrian Student Ombudsman’s Office and the enabling legislation, §31 of the Federal Act on the External Quality Assurance; 
  • An editorial by publisher and Austrian Student Ombudsman, Josef Leidenfrost; 
  • "Resolving Student Complaint: The Role of Public Sector Ombudsmen in Australia" by Patty Kamvounias, Senior Lecturer in Business Law, The University of Sydney Business School; 
  • A summary of ENOHE’s 9th Annual Conference Madrid 2011; 
  • Information about upcoming conferences of the International Ombudsman Institute in New Zealand and the Association of Canadian College and University Ombudsman in Edmonton, Canada; 
  • News about the appointment of an Ombudsperson at the University of Stuttgart, a Student Advocate at the University of New Orleans, and University Ombudsman of the Pontifical, Catholic University of Perú in Lima; and the retirement of Dr. Leoncio Lara Sáenz, Ombudsman at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico; 
  • An overview of new rules adopted by the UK Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education for the publication of decision summaries; and 
  • Forthcoming events and publications. 

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