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Learning Enhancement and Development

RISES-Recognising Individual Staff Education Status

The RISES programme provides a CPD route to gaining HEA fellowship from Associate Fellow through to Principal Fellow.

RISES route to HEA Fellowship

LEaD has gained accreditation for the RISES programme through the Higher Education Academy. The programme offers City staff the opportunity to gain HEA fellowship via a CPD portfolio route.

The scheme is open to both full and part time City, University of London Staff (academic and professional services) whose role includes learning and teaching or supporting learning and  teaching.


A series of introductory workshops run each year. At the workshop the different catergories of Fellowship and the requirements to achieve each will be explained. You will then be provided with a mentor to support your writing.

RISES 2017-18 Introductory workshops
Friday 15th September 2017    10:00 - 11:30
Monday 11th December 2017   14:00 - 15:30
Tuesday 13th February 2018    15:00 - 16:30
Thursday 23th May 2018        10:00 - 11:30
Wednesday 18th July 2018       14:00 - 15:30

If you are interested in attending one of these workshops please contact complete the booking form below.

Writing Retreats

LEaD offers support and advice throughout the process and also provides an opportunity for you to attend a half-day writing retreat to work on your submission.


Read about Dr Rachael-Anne Knight's journey to Principal Fellow here:

LEaD Blog  - RISES Programme for Principal Fellowship of the HEA

RISES Introductory Workshops

Book yourself onto one of this year's RISES introductory workshops. 

Each workshop explains the different catergories of Fellowship and their requirements. After attending the workshop, you will be provided with a mentor to support your writing.

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