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Continuing Professional Development Route (CPDR)

At St Mary's you can apply for Associate D1, Fellow D2 or Senior Fellow D3 of the Higher Education Academy via our internal CPD scheme accredited by Advance HE.

How to get started

  1. Use the Advance HE Fellowship category tool to explore your which level of Fellowship best reflects your current professional practice. It will take about 10 - 20 minutes and you will recieve a personal email with your results. You will also find it useful to read the to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UK PSF) 
  2. Have an initial discussion about your current professional Practice with either Laura Minogue or Dr Iain Cross.
  3. Attend one of our Induction Workshops or view a recording of a workshop below.
  4. Use the resources provided on our applications support page to help reflect on your practice and plan your application.
  5. Confirm with us by email that you are starting to develop an application by emailing We will then be in touch with you to discuss how best to support your application.