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Teaching and Learning Fund

Teaching and Learning Fund

The Teaching and Learning Exchange is pleased to announce its 2017-18 funding round has now been allocated.

2017-18 funding round

You can find a list of successful bids on the Exchange Blog.


The aim of this funding is to support colleagues and students from across the University to enhance the student experience. We invite you to do one or more of the following:

  • Challenge yourself and others
  • Experiment with approaches to teaching and learning, whether craft, digital or a combination of each
  • Embrace opportunities for enhancing and valuing diversity, widening participation, or promoting student enterprise and employability and/or sustainability literacy
  • Improve the learning experience through research-informed teaching

Proposed projects should make interventions that improve the student experience and should either be embedded in course curriculum or closely linked.

Amounts available

Applicants can bid for funding of £1,500, £3,000 or £5,000 for projects that will run from January to December each year.

Staff eligibility

To apply for this funding you must

  • Be a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • AND be employed by the University Arts London as either full-time or fractional member of staff (minimum 100 hours)

Student eligibility

To apply for this funding you must

  • Be a student of the University of the Arts London
  • AND be on an accredited course that leads to a qualification e.g. Foundation Diploma, BA (Hons), Pg. Cert., Masters or PhD
  • AND apply with a member of staff for student-staff collaboration


Applications will be judged against the following criteria:

  • Potential for significant impact on student experience relative to scale of the project
  • Capacity to support the achievement of University aims
  • Scholarly informed and capable of being evaluated, documented and shared
  • Potential to develop applicant(s) practice and/or lead to curriculum innovation
  • Viable and represents good value for money

Further guidance

Please note that we especially welcome new applicants to the fund. If you would like guidance on completing a submission, please refer to the list of contacts on the application form below.

Application form

The Teaching and Learning Fund is now closed. A new form will be available when we reopen for applications in the Autumn term 2018.