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Development programmes, conferences and events

Our programmes and events are carefully designed to support those working in higher education at every level of experience.

Development designed to support institutional and individual success

Advance HE members benefit from a 25% discount on our wide portfolio of programmes, conferences and events developed to meet the needs at specific career stages. Including the flagship Top Management Programme (TMP), the Strategic Leadership Programme and Aurora, our portfolio offers the following benefits:

  • Informed by sector expertise, latest research and thought leadership to help tackle and improve strategic planning, organisational and culture change
  • Expert and experienced delivery team supported by contributors drawn from UK and global HE
  • Promotes sharing experiences and best practice, and develops peer support networks
  • Strong track record of customising our offer to your institutional focus or context.


Browse our calendar of programmes, events and conferences.


Advance HE Programmes and Events Prospectus

Whether you are near the start of your career, an academic, a member of professional services, or a senior leader who is a member of your institution’s executive team or in governance, we have timely and tailored development opportunities for you. You can find details on the full range of programmes, events and conferences in our Prospectus. 

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Advance HE Programmes and Events Prospectus


Supporting you at every stage of your HE career

Professional development at Advance HE includes programmes, conferences and events dedicated to developing those at specific stages of their career. Our Development Pathway has been designed to provide support at all stages of your career in higher education and works for you whatever your role.


Development programmes

We have designed a series of longer-term development programmes for Programme Leaders to Vice-Chancellors to support them with their leadership. These open programmes can also be run in-house.
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The Advance HE portfolio of events consists of CPD workshops, summits and writing retreats aimed at increasing knowledge, understanding and skills within specific strands and themes.
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Advance HE run conferences across all four strands of work. They each put a spotlight on key aspects of higher education relating to sector challenges.
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Our One-to-One Executive Coaching creates the opportunity for you to become an agent of change, develop new perspectives and solutions and embed these for long term benefit.
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In-house delivery

If you want a development partner, that can equip your staff with the required skills, knowledge and confidence across our major strands, we’re here to help.

A wide range of our open programmes and workshops can be delivered in-house specifically for groups of staff within your organisation.

We also offer fully customised training and development solutions – whatever your needs, enquire below to find out more.
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