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Helping higher education shape its future

We are Advance HE. We believe excellence is achieved by people. Removing the barriers, so all can succeed; driving positive change, to make higher education better for all.

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Creating Foresight and Sharing Insight

We anticipate future challenges and opportunities, creating the evidence for meaningful change.


Enhancing Organisational Performance

We support effective governance and build capacity and capability to deliver sustainable change and positive responses to emerging challenges.


Developing People

We will help you develop the next generation of leaders and practitioners, and connect people so they can share knowledge and insight to progress HE.


Accrediting and Celebrating Success

We develop our frameworks and charters, providing accreditation services and awards that celebrate success, deliver impact and further development.

Leadership Summit
Leadership Summit, Brave Leadership – Daring to Lead

Book now for only £120, over 50% off

5 June 2019
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Advance HE Connect
Connecting People

Advance HE Connect

Free for all until 31 July 2019
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News + Views

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#fellowshipat4 Principal Fellows Dr Sarah Floyd and Dr Roisín Curran from @UlsterUni write about developing and gaining recognition for #highered excellence in our latest blog #AdvanceHeConnect #shareconnectcollaborate
2 hours ago
Hear from senior staff who have successfully led change in higher education institutions at our Leading Change in Higher Education - East/Southeast Region Advance HE LGM member event @Cambridge_Uni on 28 June 2019. Find out more and book #highered
2 hours ago
Our governance services have been carefully shaped to meet the diverse needs of institutions, individual Governors and whole boards, and are delivered by a range of experts from both within the sector and outside HE. #AdvanceHE_Gov
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One week left to apply for Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership (PSSL). PSSL has been devised to be both challenging and empowering, emphasises innovation and creativity as a means to implement effective and sustainable change. Apply now: #highered
4 hours ago
Professor Mary Stuart, Vice Chancellor @unilincoln, will be speaking at our interactive panel discussion at the #LeaderSum19 on 5 June in Birmingham. To celebrate the launch of our new membership we’re offering over 50% off our normal booking rate.
4 hours ago
#PVQConf19 External examiners ‘need more support on standards’ via @timeshighered
6 hours ago
Some of our delegates at the end of our ⁦@AdvanceHE⁩ Student Retention & Success Symposium. Many thanks to all our wonderfully interesting, committed, enquiring discussants. A day is not enough! Hope to see you soon.
9 hours ago
Hear how other senior leaders are facing up to the current challenges in HE at our Leadership Summit on 5 June in Birmingham. Plus to celebrate the launch of our new membership we’re offering over 50% off our normal booking rate. Find out more #LeaderSum19
8 hours ago
Not an Advance HE member? Not a problem! To celebrate the launch of the networking platform anyone working in HE around the world can join Advance HE Connect before July 31! Sign up now: #AdvanceHEConnect #shareconnectcollaborate
23 hours ago
What an incredibly inspiring last session of @MelanieEusebe at our last Aurora meeting. Thank you and thank you all for the fantastic experience! #IamAurora
1 day ago
The application deadline for Future Professional Directors (FPD) has been extended to 31 May 2019. FPD is a unique programme for aspiring leaders of professional services from all areas of the university/institution. Find out more: #highered #leadership