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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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New framework to embed enterprise and entrepreneurship in higher education

The Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education Framework is a resource to help institutions provide effective activities and experiences so that students can identify what is involved in being enterprising and entrepreneurial.

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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.

Women in HE
Symposia Series

Academic Career Progression Symposium

3 December 2019, York
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Advance HE Connect
Connecting People

Advance HE Connect

Open to all
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Develop a clear picture of where you stand and help raise the profile of equality issues

Bespoke Equality Research

Identify where challenges lie and what works with equality and diversity and bullying and harassment in your institution.
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News + Views

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Can more flexible working help bridge some of the gaps in equality in HE? Share your experience and submit a paper for #EDIConf20 - 'Courageous conversations and adventurous approaches: Creative thinking in tackling inequality' by 22 November 2019:
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There’s still time to book your place on the first of Advance HE’s Governance Talking Points events on: Internationalisation - risks, opportunities and considerations for governors. Join in the discussion in London on 10 December 2019 #governance
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We’re looking to recruit a Fellowship and Awards Adviser to work within our Membership and Accreditation Directorate to support the Teaching Excellence Awards schemes. Applications close on 17 December 2019. Find out more #higheredjobs #teaching #learning
18 hours ago
There’s still time to book your place at Role and Responsibilities of Staff Governors, our interactive one-day event for staff governors on 26 November 2019 in London. Find out more #governance
19 hours ago
Governance in HE is our open to all Advance HE Connect group for Governors, or anyone with an interest in HE governance. It features our governance news alerts, bulletins and is provides a place to engage with peers. #HEgovernance
21 hours ago
@HilaryNoone Hi Hilary, we will be filming elements of the conference, posting on social media and blogging the highlights for those unable to attend. At this stage we don't know what sessions we will be filming yet. Hope that helps. Thanks, Sarah.
22 hours ago
Advance HE members - it's not too late to sign up to our Global Perspectives webinar 'Building better together: Frameworks advancing gender and race equality globally' taking place this Thurs 21 Nov. Book your place now: #highered #EDI #equality
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Our Advance HE Connect group Governance Professionals in HE is an Advance HE Member Benefit. It features a media centre of our governance resources, the latest news and the opportunity to engage with peers across the sector. #HEgovernance
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In #GEW2019, @AndyPena from @UWTSD takes a look at what’s behind our new Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education Framework and asks why is it so important for #graduatesuccess? Read his blog here: #highered #enterprise #ented #GEWeducation