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The Higher Education Academy and Cardiff University

Higher Education Academy

Cardiff University is a subscribing institution to the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and staff and students engage with the HEA in many ways listed on this page.

If you are interested in getting involved, take a look at the latest copy of the HEA Wales bulletin which lists all of the upcoming HEA events in Wales.

Accredited Provision
Cardiff University provides a range of programmes which map onto the UK Professional Standards Framework and confer the appropriate level of HEA fellowship status on completion. These include:

Individual Recognition
A large number of staff have gained individual recognition from the HEA for their teaching and support of learning. Several staff have also gained prestigious National Teaching Fellowship Awards.

Funded projects
Cardiff University has a strong record in winning funding for education-related projects. For current opportunities, see: HEA Funding.

Networks and Events
The HEA provides a programme of conferences, workshops and seminars. See HEA Events. They also convene a range of disciplinary, professional and thematic networks to which Cardiff students and staff participate.

Survey and student experience work including the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey.

If you are interested in any aspect of the HEA’s work, please contact Dr Nathan Roberts at

2 Responses to “The Higher Education Academy and Cardiff University”

  1. ClareKell Says:

    It may be helpful to be a bit more accurate about the range of recognition against the UKPSF different Cardiff programmes offer. It is not just Fellowship.

  2. NathanRobertsHE Says:

    Thanks Clare. Have made a minor edit and will update the whole page as the Cardiff framework takes shape