Our approach to learning and teaching

Our approach to learning and teaching is shaped by the people who teach and learn within our University. These web pages provide information about our overarching ambitions and priorities, which are guided by the themes of our current Learning and Teaching Strategy (2016-2021).

Excellence in practice

Delivering high quality teaching that inspires and engages students within an inclusive, research intensive environment.

Student engagement

Staff development

Programme level approach


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Forging connections with communities and external partners to provide an authentic, engaged learning experience that prepares students for the world beyond University.

Engaged learning

Widening participation research and evaluation unit


Supporting and encouraging innovation in teaching by exploring the methods, spaces and technologies we use.

Technology enhanced learning

Online learning

Department for Lifelong Learning

Teaching on film