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WIHEA Funding


WIHEA Funding Schemes

WIHEA seeks to recognise, develop and embed outstanding academic practices that enhance student opportunities to 'learn beyond boundaries' and in support of this manages four funding schemes:

Scheme 1 - WIHEA Internal Project Fund (up to £5k per project) - 2022/23 Call will open 10 Oct 2022

Scheme 2 - Monash Warwick Alliance Education Exchange Scheme - Call due to re-open in October 2022

Scheme 3 - International Visiting Teaching Fellowship Scheme - on hold

Scheme 4 - WIHEA External Collaboration Fund (up to £4k per project) - 2022/23 Call will open 10 Oct 2022

Each WIHEA funding scheme has a dedicated proposal/application form and guidance notes, these will be made available on this page when the relevant call is open for proposals.

WIHEA Internal Project Funding

Alongside, WIHEA's overarching commitment to Internationalisation, Interdisciplinarity and Student Research, WIHEA's internal funding scheme enables collaborative partnerships between staff and students and invites project proposals that support the development and dissemination of good practice in the following strategic areas:

  • Student Engagement and Inclusion
  • Digital Education
  • Assessment
  • Teaching Leadership
  • Curriculum Design & Development

Successful proposals are likely to offer an online resource, case studies of successful embedded practices, comparison and reference to resources at peer institutions and/or pedagogical literature.

All WIHEA funding proposals/applications must be submitted or supported by a WIHEA Fellow Link opens in a new windowand require a declaration of support from the Head of Department.


WIHEA External Collaboration Fund

WIHEA are pleased to confirm this pilot collaboration fund will open again this year. Aimed at enabling the development of collaborations between two or more Higher Education Institutions to develop and share knowledge, experience and capabilities to address current challenges within the HE Sector, this fund offered up to a max of £4k per project, to fund 4 projects. Priority areas for this funding to address includes:

  • Inclusive education
  • Blended learning and assessment
  • Sustainability in Education
  • Student and Staff Wellbeing

2021/22 Funded Projects (Internal)

Last year 12 internal projects were awarded funding. Please see the list of projects below.

  • Co-creating Interactive e-Assessments
  • Development of Software for Improving Student Feedback
  • Digital Pedagogies Library (Phase 2)
  • Learning Study Skills with Game-Based Learning Pedagogy
  • Active Bystanders in the Teaching Space
  • Creating a ‘Support the Supporter’ resource for Student Research
  • Empowering Authentic Student Voices in a Disciplinary & Interdisciplinary context
  • Assessments: Capturing lived experience and shaping the future
  • Warwick Sustainability Challenge
  • Supporting Neurodivergent Student's learning & student experience (Phase 2)
  • Operation Seminar
  • Peer Learning: Recognising, training and rewarding peer-to-peer mentors at Warwick



Find out more about WIHEA projects …..

To find out more about the WIHEA funded projects, please browse the following:

Should you like information on any of the past funded projects or funding schemes, please email: 

2021/22 Funded Projects (External Collaborations)

Last year 4 projects were awarded funding during the pilot of this fund. Please see the list of projects below:

  • Practicing Inclusive Education: Co-creating open spaces for learning (University College Birmingham)
  • How does blended learning impact affective correlates of student learning and experience (University West London)
  • Online induction resource and publication for supporting foundation and pre-masters international students to transition to UK universities (University of Sussex)
  • The Midlands Racial Equality in Medicine Network (University of Leicester & University of Keele)