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Cultivate funding

Bid for up to £100 to attend a teaching and learning-focused event

Cultivate funding allows you to bid for up to £100 to attend a teaching and learning-focused event that will benefit your professional development. Bids are welcomed from members of staff who teach and/or support student learning.

Teaching and learning-focused events may include conferences, network meetings, workshops, training sessions, etc. Funding may be used for registration costs, travel expenses, etc. (travel arrangements and expense claims must comply with University regulations). The funds must be spent before the end of the financial year in which they are awarded.

Call open

The current call is now open and will close on Wednesday 15th February 2023. All you will need to do to apply is complete this short application form (you can view a full copy of the form here).Link opens in a new window

We aim to notify applicants of outcomes in the week commencing 27th February.

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If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact Kerry Dobbins (

Support to find relevant HE teaching and learning events

This short video (8:20mins) introduces a range of non-discipline specific HE organisations, networks and sector bodies that offer various teaching and learning events. Many of these groups also offer access to useful resources and opportunities to connect with colleagues across the sector.

Have a quick watch if you need any help in finding relevant events (the powerpoint slides used in the video can be downloaded here). Kerry Dobbins will also be happy to provide further help if needed.