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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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Do you have examples of positive action to advance underrepresentation and inequality in HE and FE? Submit your paper for #EDIConf20 - 'Courageous conversations and adventurous approaches: Creative thinking in tackling inequality' by 22 November 2019:
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Help us break the taboo and address the hidden and stigmatised areas of inequality. Submissions invited for #EDIConf20 - 'Courageous conversations and adventurous approaches: Creative thinking in tackling inequality'. The deadline is 22 November 2019:
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We’re looking for a Programme Adviser to support the delivery of our equality and diversity projects with Scottish universities and colleges. Advance HE supports diverse talent and applications from BAME candidates are particularly welcome. #higheredjobs
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In the latest round of the @EcuRaceCharter awards, we welcomed five new members to the Charter, increasing the total number of higher education institutions which have committed to tackling race equality to 60. Find out more: #EDI
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Watch @profmcscott , Principal Fellow & National Teaching Fellow and Letizia Gramaglia, Head of Academic Development introduce the pathways to achieving Fellowship at @warwickuni: #highered
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Do you have ideas for embedding strategic approaches to equality in HE and FE? Share your practice at #EDIConf20 'Courageous conversations and adventurous approaches: Creative thinking in tackling inequality'. Submit your paper by 22 November 2019:
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What are the most valuable skills you have developed as part of your leadership journey in HE? Read our #leadershipstories to inspire your professional development: #highered
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@AdvanceHE @EcuRaceCharter The University's Race Equality Champions Dr Mónica Moreno Figueroa and Dr Kamal Munir said “We are clear that this award is not a reward but the recognition that we have serious issues to attend and that we, as a community, are willing to do so."
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@AdvanceHE @EcuRaceCharter Prof. Eilís Ferran said "Applying for the REC award was a complex and difficult journey which invited us to identify and reflect honestly on the impact of structural and other forms of racism on staff and students."
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We are encouraged that the University's work on race and racism has been acknowledged with the REC Bronze award. @AdvanceHE @EcuRaceCharter
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We are absolutely delighted to have been awarded an @EcuRaceCharter Bronze Award and will be pushing ahead with our race equality action plan