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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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What an incredibly inspiring last session of @MelanieEusebe at our last Aurora meeting. Thank you and thank you all for the fantastic experience! #IamAurora
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‘Keep working on you’ and ‘be change agents’. Final thoughts and mission at the end of the Aurora Leadership Programme @AdvanceHE. Wonderful and empowering experience #IAmAurora
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@SHU_Faculty_SSH @sheffhallamuni What a fantastic day!! @AdvanceHE with @ProfJStevenson @alfred_lindy @sehrish_92 @PoSatSHU #StudentRetention symposium
59 minutes ago
Supporting effective governance is central to our mission and we are pleased to announce our portfolio of governance development services for 2019-20 is now available. #AdvanceHE_Gov
2 hours 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
3 hours ago
New publication from @AGBtweets argues that to protect democracy, higher education needs to reclaim its role in relation to civil education. Find out more and keep up to date with Advance HE Governance News Alerts #advancehe_gov
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My fabulous and fierce team at the Aurora leadership programme. I have been so lucky to meet these amazing women! #IAmAurora
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Professor Dr Wichit Srisa-an, Thailand’s former Minister of Education, has been awarded Principal Fellowship by Advance HE, becoming the first Principal Fellow in Thailand. Find out more: #highered