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The Enhancement Themes are a programme of activity involving the whole higher education sector in Scotland. Staff and students collaborate on one or more topics to improve strategy, policy and practice.

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Calling all students!

Date: May 5 - 2020

We recognise that this is a challenging time for the Scottish higher education sector. Now more than ever before, is a time for working in partnership and ensuring a strong student voice at sector level.

We are seeking student nominations for the following key sector level roles:

  • student representatives for the Scottish Higher Education Enhancement Committee (SHEEC) (4 positions)
  • Student Enhancement Theme Lead (session 2020-21) for the new Enhancement Theme (1 position)

Hear what our current Student Theme Lead, Alex Hedlund, has to say about this role

Need to chat?

Interested but want to talk it through? We want to hear from you! If you would like to have a chat about either of the roles, please contact us at

How do I make a nomination?

Details about how to make a nomination are in the document below.

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