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Upcoming Events

This page lists all the professional development, enrichment, networking and learning opportunities available to teaching staff to enrich their teaching practice:​


Work session: Teaching Excellence Awards 2019


12 June 2019, 13:00-14:00, Room 403

The Faculty's closing date for applications for the SU Teaching Excellence Awards 2019 is 26 July. If you are considering applying, you may be in need of support with your portfolio.

On 12 June Karin Cattell-Holden will be available in Room 403 in the main Faculty of Arts building between 13:00 and 14:00 to answer any questions you may have about the format and content of the portfolio for the above awards as well as the evaluation criteria the Faculty and institution will be using. You are welcome to bring your portfolio along for discussion.


Auxin Sessions

The Centre for Teaching and Learning invites you to lunch-hour “padkos sessions” as part of the Auxin Project. The Auxin Project aims to create professional growth opportunities for SU lecturers.

The next Auxin session takes place on 23 July 2019. Details will be posted at the beginning of July.

For resources of previous Auxins, click here.


Conferences and Seminars

The 2019 SoTL Conference, 29-30 October, Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West. Pre-conference workshops, 28 October. For more information, visit .

Courses and Training Opportunities


Programme for 2019:


Application Form:


  • Blended Learning Short Courses 2019​

The Centre for Learning Technologies offers lecturers an opportunity to engage with the educational theory and gain practical skills in a blended learning pedagogical approach. For more course information, please email

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