Application Deadlines and Panel Dates

HEA- SAR Assessment Panel Dates 2017-2018

The SAR Assessment Panels will convene to consider applications on the following dates:

Submission Deadline
(2 p.m.)
Date of SAR Panel
Fri 13/10/17 Wed 15/11/17
Fri 26/1/18 (for PGCert ONLY) Wed 07/03/18
Fri 20/4/18 (Deadline Full) Wed 16/05/18
Fri 20/07/18 (Deadline Full) Wed 5/09/18

HEA- SAR Assessment Panel Dates 2018-2019

All specific deadlines for 2018/19 are to be confirmed

Submission Deadline
(2 p.m.)
Date of SAR Panel
October 2018 TBC
January 2019 TBC
April 2019 TBC
July 2019 TBC

Please note:

Applications are welcome from both campuses for all Panels.

If you believe you are not going to meet your chosen submission deadline, please contact SALT. Transfers to a future submission deadline are subject to available spaces and require completion of an extension request form.  This is available on the Bb module.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the Pebble+® platform.

Applications by presentation must also be submitted by the above submission deadlines. Arrangements will then be made with the applicant and assessors for a presentation time prior to the SAR panel meeting.

Recommendations made at the SAR Panel require ratification by the overarching Inspiring Teaching at Swansea Panel (IT@S) which meets to ensure parity between the SAR route and Fellowship recommendations made for those following the certificated routes. the IT@S Panel usually meets a few weeks after the SAR panel.

How long is the application review process?

You should receive a decision within 12 weeks.  This takes into account the time for assessment, moderation and external review by the IT@S Panel. See the application review process diagram.

Application Review process


  1. Hi Louise, I want to apply to submit April 2018, so that I have time to format and collect evidence. how do I let you know?

  2. Hi Louise, are we supposed to receive the unofficial feedback on our application for Fellowship (deadline Jan 26th) via Pebble+ or via email please? When we can expect it? Many thanks for clarifying it.

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