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The transformed UK Athena Swan Charter

Developed in full consultation with specialist groups and the sector, we have enhanced the systems and processes that underpin the UK Charter to ensure it is fit for the future of the higher education and research sectors.

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Student Academic Experience Survey 2021

The annual Student Academic Experience Survey, published jointly by Advance HE and the Higher Education Policy Institute, highlights how students value in-person teaching.

Developing Leadership in Higher Education programmes and events portfolio for 2021-22

New Developing Leadership in Higher Education programmes and events brochure for 2021-22

Supporting those new to leading or wanting to enhance their leadership practice.

Advance HE Strategy 2021-24

Advance HE Strategy 2021-24

In our new strategy we have set out three strategic goals underpinned by six commitments that cover leadership, equality, diversity and inclusion, Charters and Teaching and Learning Accreditation, professional development and governance to guide our work to 2024.


Understanding structural inequality: theory, evidence, data and storytelling

Understanding structural inequality: theory, evidence, data and storytelling is one of the four strands that are part of our initiative on Tackling structural race inequality in HE’, which will run through our member benefits for 2020-21.

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NEW Flexible by Design collaborative project

Taking place from September 2021, the new Flexible by Design collaborative project will support institutions developing and delivering a flexible learning offer. The deadline to join the project is Friday 27 August 2021.

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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.


Enhancing Organisational Performance

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

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NEW Introduction to Race Equality e-Learning Course

Our new e-Learning course provides a simple solution to ensure all staff have access to a quality introduction to race equality.


Accrediting and Celebrating Success

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

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New guidance for disabled applicants to degree apprenticeships

The Disabled Students’ Commission has new guidance available for disabled applicants considering higher or degree apprenticeships.


EDI Colloquia

A series of focused events providing an open and supportive environment to share and discuss contemporary EDI practice and initiatives.
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Celebrating success and addressing challenges in assessment

A celebration of adapting to changes in teaching, learning, assessment and feedback
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The transformed UK Athena Swan Charter dissemination events

Assisting practitioners in learning more about the transformed Charter
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