Welcome to ASU-rise Advance HE webpage!
At Applied Science University, the ASU-rise scheme is an accreditation provision by Advance- HE (former HEA, The Higher Education Academy), the Advance- HE is the professional association for academics in Higher Education.
Applied Science University is committed with a positive and active engagement in staff development, and ensures that all staff at ASU have the right experience and expertise in teaching and supporting learning measured against the United Kingdom Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) that has been globally recognised and implemented.
The ASU-rise accredited centre runs workshops and supports staff applying for various types of categories. The selection of the right category depends on the individual’s experience and role in teaching and supporting learning in the Higher Education.
The ASU-rise scheme has gained the accreditation of the provision of Descriptors D1, D2, and D3.
D1, Associate Fellow (AFHEA), is suited to early career academics, and members of staff who support academic provision (learning technologist, learning developers, learning resources, library staff, etc.)
D2, Fellow (FHEA), is suited to experienced academics who can demonstrate a broad understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning with a key contribution to high quality student learning, and combining teaching, research, and other professional activities.
D3, Senior Fellow (SFHEA), is suited to academics who are consolidating their personal development and can evidence the influence on other colleagues’ professional practices in Higher Education. This category is for academics who can demonstrate a thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching, learning and support as a key contribution to high quality education.
(For more details, and support please visit the ASU-rise centre allocated at ASU campus, or contact ASU-rise administrator).
Dr Faiza Zitouni
(Scheme Leader), PFHEA ( Principal Fellow of Advance HE)
“At ASU, we always strive to raise the bar for quality education, with an ultimate goal to provide the best opportunities for our staff and students”