Staff Development Fund

The Staff Development Fund supports colleagues in undertaking formal CPD and accredited learning opportunities. Several members of staff have received support to fund or part-fund completion of the PG Cert and MEd Higher Education, and part-time PhDs.

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Activities supported by the Staff Development Fund are those aimed at further developing academic scholarship, curriculum development and research. The Fund supports activity that updates or maintains the knowledge of an individual or team that teaches or supports HE; or adds to their skills and experience.
Please note this is not for conference funding applications which can me made through the research office webpages

Applying for funding

  • UHI staff wishing to undertake a new personal development course should apply using the 2018/19 SD1 form (updated August 2018) and submit to their staff development officer (SDO). EO staff please submit the form to your line manager.
  • Staff wishing to apply for level 12 funding for a new course please apply using the SD1 application for SCQF level 12 studies form.
  • Should you wish to continue a course for which you have already received funding from UIHI's Staff Development Fund, please complete the SD2 continuation request form (updated August 2018).
  • Once you have completed your course please complete the SD3 evaluation form (updated August 2018).

Applications for the Staff Development Fund are accepted throughout the year