Teaching Excellence and the Higher Education Futures institute (HEFi)

Teaching excellence in a contemporary research-intensive university.
This University has long been recognised for the quality of its teaching and we were proud to be awarded the top grade of 'TEF Gold' in the recent national assessment exercise. Yet, as a research-intensive university, we can never stand still. We are always seeking to improve our practices and to learn with and from each other, our students and our colleagues across the sector - nationally and internationally. So, we are delighted to announce our new institute for teaching excellence in higher education. (read more about HEFi) 

HEA Global Teaching Excellence Award 2017TEF GoldHEFi

PVC Education Professor Kathy Armour introduces HEFi: our new institute that aims to support teaching and innovation to enhance student learning.


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