The University’s Professional Educational Excellence Recognition Scheme for achieving Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy


If you submitted an application for the 5th July 2019 deadline, please note that outcomes will be released in the week commencing 26th August 2019.

This 20-minute video presentation:

  • introduces the University’s Professional Educational Excellence Recognition Scheme (PEERS) which maps to the UK Professional Standards Framework;
  • explains what the UK Professional Standards Framework is and how the various Fellowships of the Higher Education Academy are aligned to it;
  • outlines the requirements for each of the various Fellowships and how you can apply for them through the University.

You can access the PowerPoint slides from the presentation here.

AdvanceHE has re-accredited PEERS until 2023.  There have been some changes so please use these updated forms and resources. Please note that staff only pursue ONE route to gain HEA Fellowship either the Programme or the Experiential but NOT both.

Programme Route

  • Preparing to Teach
    An introduction for GTAs, PhD students and other part-time tutors that are just starting to teach at the University. Please note that this is only suitable for very inexperienced tutors and attendees must be contracted by the University to teach.

Experiential Route

Next Application Submission Date:
Friday 22nd November 2019 at noon.
(This will be the last submission date before the promotion panels).

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