Advance HE gives you access to resources, networking and development opportunities across a range of programmes and events for leaders of higher education.
Association of Research Managers and Administrators
Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) membership enables you to connect with academics and researchers. Members have access a wide range of benefits − including discounted training and development opportunities, events, mentoring, networking and exclusive newsletters.
The Association of Higher Education Professionals (AHEP)
Membership at the Association of Higher Education Professionals (AHEP) will connect you to a wider community of like-minded professionals, opening up opportunities to broaden, support and encourage your professional interests and development. Membership offers you networking, volunteering, mentoring and learning opportunities.
British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG)
British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG) offer a variety of finance-related events in their e-learning section. These are available free of charge (registration is required to access the resources).
The Business Librarians Association (BLA)
The Business Librarians Association (BLA) is a forum for discussion and exchanging ideas. They host an annual conference and offer courses in management education at masters level or above.
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Council for Advancement and Support Of Education (CASE) membership gives you access to data and insights, publications, research and trends in advancement, and professional development opportunities.
Chartered Association of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)
Chartered Association of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) membership gives you access to a wide range of resources and online courses to expand your knowledge and skills for career development.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) membership will give you the tools to develop your career. As a people professional, manager, employer or policy maker, there’s a route to CIPD membership to suit your level of knowledge and experience. As a member you'll receive exclusive benefits and discounts.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the professional body for marketing. Membership offers access to learning and development resources, mentoring opportunities and regular insights from the marketing profession.
The GW4 Alliance are a consortium that bring together the research excellence of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter universities. It offers wider collaborations that connect government, industry, civil society, charities and communities. You may wish to subscribe to the newsletter and find out how you can be involved in the collaboration.
Higher Education and Technical Educational Development (HEaTED)
Higher Education and Technical Educational Development (HEaTED) membership will give you access to various specialist courses for technical staff at discounted member rates. You'll also gain access to networking events and communications channels for technicians.
International Association of University Libraries (IATUL)
International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) is a global association for the professional networking of library directors and senior managers at university and research libraries. All library staff at the University of Bath are entitled to the membership discount for conference registration.
Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche (LIBER)
Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche (LIBER) are the voice of European research libraries, using their strategy to deliver sustainable knowledge in the digital age. Join LIBER to support your own development as a future leader with access to conferences, seminars and workshops.
Pathways to Higher Education Fellowship (PHEAF)
Pathways to HE Fellowship (PHEAF). Joining a fellowship is a way of recognising your expertise in your role in teaching and/or supporting higher education learning. It provides recognition of practice, impact and leadership in teaching and learning.
The Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL)
The Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) promotes the role of academic libraries in supporting research excellence and student achievement and employability. They also represent views and interests to government, regulators and other stakeholders. Being a member of the society enables better collaboration in the efficient delivery of services, including shared services, and provides the opportunity to share knowledge and best practice.
South Western Regional Library Services (SWRLS)
South Western Regional Library Services (SWRLS) is a charitable organisation that supports and advocates libraries. Members have access to a number of benefits including reduced rates for specialist training, networking and partnership opportunities.
UK Serials Group (UKSG)
UK Serials Group (UKSG) connects the knowledge community by engaging with a broad cross-section of professionals concerned with the publication, distribution and use of scholarly and professional information throughout the world. Being a member allows you to attend free webinars, sign up to the newsletter, access journals and e-resources and take advantage of discounted fees for seminars and conferences.