Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Fellowships

The HERDSA Fellowship Scheme offers you with an opportunity to be part of a vibrant community of practitioners and researchers interested in improving teaching and learning in tertiary education.

Aims of the Fellowship Scheme
The Fellowship Scheme seeks to improve the quality of educational practice through critical reflection, recognize and reward good educational practice, and offers an avenue for peer collaboration among the community of Fellows.

Who is the scheme for? 
The Fellowship Scheme is for academics or leaders who have made a significant personal commitment to the improvement of teaching and learning in a tertiary education context. Fellows may come from a range of positions including: discipline-focused academic, educational developer, student support, or leadership roles.

What‘s involved? 
Becoming a HERDSA fellow involves the preparation of a Portfolio under the guidance of a mentor. The Portfolio is assessed by two Fellows from a Panel of Assessors: successful completion leads to the award of the Fellowship.

Why bother?
The Fellowship Scheme provides opportunities for:

  • Personal and professional development
  • Connections: collegiality and collaboration
  • Recognition of achievements for career advancement.


For further information on HERDSA Fellowships please contact Kogi Naidoo