ARU Teaching Fellowships

Pin of University Teaching Fellow of Anglia Ruskin University

Our Anglia Ruskin University Teaching Fellowship Awards Scheme rewards those who have made outstanding contributions to learning and teaching here and offers opportunities for further career development.

Colleagues awarded an ARU Teaching Fellowship (ARUTF) will:

  • be entitled to use the designation 'Anglia Ruskin University Teaching Fellow' as an honorific title
  • receive an Anglia Ruskin University Teaching Fellowship Certificate and lapel pin awarded by the Vice Chancellor at a prestigious award event
  • have access to a modest funding stream to support them in developing their learning or teaching practice
  • receive a one-year subscription to the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
  • be eligible to apply to run a pedagogic development project of strategic significance to our University whilst on temporary assignment to Anglia Learning & Teaching.


All teaching staff and those involved in the support of learning and teaching who have a full-time or fractional contract, and who hold Senior or Principal Fellowship of Anglia Ruskin and the Higher Education Academy, are eligible to apply (subject to the conditions in the ARUTF guidance). Applicants must also have successfully carried out a funded pedagogic project within the last five years.

Application requirements

An application consists of:

  • a copy of your successful Senior or Principal HEA Fellowship certificate
  • your original SF/PFHEA claim's supporting statements
  • a short statement (no more than 500 words) detailing why you wish to apply for an ARUTF, how you can contribute to the Leaders in Learning and Teaching community,  and how your experience (described in – or building on – your SF/PFHEA fellowship claim) qualifies you to undertake a strategic pedagogic project
  • confirmation from your head of department and Dean/Director of Service that they will support any award you receive.

Please read the ARUTF guidance and application pack carefully and complete the ARUTF application formIf you would like to be considered to lead a strategic pedagogic project at the same time, please complete the additional application form in the pack. Both forms will need to be approved by your line manager and Dean/Director of Service.

Application to lead a strategic project – existing university teaching fellows

If you already hold a University Teaching Fellowship or ARUTF and would like to be considered to run a strategic project next year, please complete the Strategic Project application form and submit it by the closing date below.

Anglia Ruskin University Associate Teaching Fellowship

If you do not feel that you are ready to apply for a full ARUTF, perhaps you would like to apply for an Anglia Ruskin University Associate Teaching Fellowship (ARUATF).

Submission dates

Application for Associate or full ARUTF and/or to lead a Strategic Pedagogic Project should be submitted for approval to line manager by 17.00 on Friday 23 February 2018.

Approved applications should be submitted to Anglia Learning & Teaching ( by 17.00 on Friday 2 March 2018.

Application forms

ARUTF Guidance and Application Pack

Strategy Project Application Form (existing University Fellows only)