The Division of Learning and Teaching is able to provide ongoing administrative support for CSU staff wishing to apply for academic Fellowships which recognise their achievements in their respective fields.
DLT commenced actively supporting Advance Higher Education (formerly HEA) Fellowship applications in 2015. In this time twenty seven CSU staff have been awarded Fellowship status.
Commencing in 2018, in order to provide staff with more options and opportunities, the Learning Academy now also supports applications for Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australiasia (HERDSA) Fellowships.
The principal differences between the Advance HE and HERDA Fellowships are outlined in the below table.
Advance Higher Education (Advance HE) UK Fellowships Scheme https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/individuals/fellowship/fellow
Higher Education Research & Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Fellowship Scheme
Who is the Fellowship’s target audience?
Status: Why obtain a Fellowship?
These prices are for 2017/8 and may be subject to change.
CSU Senior Advance HE Fellows are assigned as mentors to applicants
HERDSA provides mentoring support - you are assigned or can select a HERDSA Fellow as a mentor
Steps in the application process: What is involved?
Who assesses applications?
The Higher Education Academy (UK)
Two accredited HERDSA assessors send recommendations to the HERDSA Executive Committee for final approval
How long does it take?
What are the benefits of the Fellowships?
Advance HE Academy Fellowship is a snapshot of your teaching and learning contributions at a specific point in time.
HERDSA Fellowship provides ongoing professional learning and scholarship opportunities within the field of higher education.
The Fellowship Scheme provides opportunities for:
HERDSA Fellows and Associate Fellows become part of a vibrant network of scholars who are able to engage in professional development and serve HERDSA and the broader tertiary education community.