Studies in Higher Education - Editorial Vacancies

The SRHE is seeking to recruit the following new editorial positions from 1st January 2020

  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Associate Editors x 4
  • Special Issues Editor(s)

    and the closing date for expressions of interest is 31st January 2019.

    For further details, please see the following link Studies in Higher Education - Editorial Vacancies

    SRHE Blog & Newsletter

    SRHE Blog This 'blogsite' was launched in January 2014 as a development of SRHE News, to provide members and others associated with the Society to read and comment on the most pressing issues with Higher Education research.

    The site is available from the following link SRHE blog.

    SRHE News
    SRHE Newsletter

    This is the newsletter of SRHE. The SRHE Newsletter includes contributions from members across the globe, details of upcoming events and reports on recent activities.

    Click on 'Apply now' below for details and the many other benefits of membership

    The current and previous issues of SRHE News are available to SRHE members only via the following link Members Area.

    For further enquiries, or to submit any articles of interest, please contact the editor at

    Out Now - SRHE News Issue 35 - January 2019

    Extract from editorial

    Academia: the beautiful game?

    'Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.' (Bill Shankly, former manager of Liverpool Football Club)

    The SRHE 2018 Research Conference in December was full of academics with a passion which Bill Shankly would have recognised. Perhaps not all the kind of people who would have taken their partner on a birthday outing to see Rochdale reserves on a rainy weekday evening, but certainly many of the kind of people who went home from the conference for a Christmas they would fill with reading, writing and reviewing. Academia and football are both common pursuits worldwide; can we make something of the parallels? Join SRHE

    Higher Education Empirical Research (HEER) Database (QAA)

    The Higher Education Empirical Research (HEER) database comprises summaries of the latest published research on a range of topics related to higher education. It is intended for use by policy-makers, academics and researchers in higher education. The database is fully searchable by theme, publisher and date. As a registered user you gain access to the full summaries and subscription options to receive email notifications as soon as new research is added to the database.

    Further details are available here HEER Database.

    Higher Education Statistics Agency 2015-16 Data

    Below are links to HESA datasets provided to SRHE in February/March 2017. This data in relation to UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) is broken down by age group, gender, ethnicity, disability status, level of study, mode of study, etc. We hope they will be useful to any of members and guests currently engaged in research.

    The links below will download a .zip file from which you can then extract the publication and supporting files, these files are stored in Microsoft Excel and HTML format. In order to view the files correctly you must choose to 'Extract' the files from the .zip file and save them within one folder, then choose to view the index.html file first.

    1. Students in Higher Education Institutions 2015/16
    2. Staff in Higher Education Institutions 2015/16
    3. Finances of Higher Education Institutions 2015/16
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