The Higher Education Futures institute (HEFi)


Education Excellence Awards 2024

The Education Excellence Awards 2024 celebrate education excellence in the context of our contemporary, research-intensive university.

The Awards are peer and student nominated, and the aim is to recognise all staff who teach and support learning e.g. academic, professional services and PGTAs who design, deliver and/or support exceptional student learning.


2024 Education Excellence conference

Generative Futures in Higher Education:  
Navigating the Impact of AI on Teaching, Learning, and Innovation.  Featuring keynote speaker, Professor Mike Sharples.

18th September 2024 (Dubai Campus) and 19th September 2024 (Edgbaston Campus)

The call for proposals is now open.


HEFi's easy and accessible forms of CPD for busy people. Visit the HEFi MicroCPD Library to view resources on a range of topics.


Teaching Resources for staff

Find all of our guidance on teaching and supporting learning at the University of Birmingham here. This includes digital tools such as Canvas and Panopto.


Teaching and Learning Guidance

The Higher Education Futures Institute have created self-paced guidance on teaching and learning, and the institutional digital tools such as Canvas and Panopto.