Support with Training and Qualifications

Staff Development

The Centre for the Development of Staff and Academic Practice (CDSAP) offers staff a range of courses to develope knowledge, skills and approaches to meet their professional responsibilities. CPD courses are free for AU Staff. CDSAP may also be able to offer bespoke courses and also manages fee exemptions for members of staff who wish to study for a degree (undergraduate or postgraduate levels). For more details contact Graham Lewis on ex.1802 (01970 621802) or

Researcher Induction Pack (pdf)  

Diversity E-Learning

In our efforts to continue to embrace the principles and values of equality and diversity, Aberystwyth University provides mandatory bilingual diversity e-learning training for all staff. This course is designed to provide our staff with information to support them in their roles, and includes modules on all areas of equality, legal and policy information, and news articles.

Other Free or Discounted Courses

Courses are also available from Lifelong Learning who offer a range of certificates and subject areas, for example, Arts & Design, Science, Humanities, Social Science, and Modern Languages.

Staff who wish to learn Welsh or improve their Welsh language skills can find a wide range of courses on the Learn Welsh website.  The  Centre for Welsh Language Services offers AU staff support with fees