Funding support

The Learning and Teaching Academy oversees a range of funding streams and support to help colleagues to develop their professional practice and engage in research.  


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Building leadership capacity

Aurora is Advance HE’s leadership development programme for those identifing as women.  Following the success of last year's participation, five places will be funded by the University in 2019/20.  Applications for the Aurora Programme are now open.  

The LTA will be supporting colleagues participating in this year’s Jisc Digital Leadership programme involving two, two-day residential sessions in Edinburgh in October 2019.

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The LTA Scholarship Fund provides funding for individuals or teams of university staff to undertake research or evaluation in education-related topics.

Applications for 2020/21 will open in April 2020

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University Staff Development Fund

The university’s Staff Development Fund is managed by the Learning and Teaching Academy (LTA) in close partnership with academic partner college staff development officers. The fund supplements approved contributions made towards a programme of study by an academic partner college or executive office departmental line manager. 

New application forms and guidance on the Fund will be available in August 2019