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Writing for informED

We welcome contributions from colleagues, both from within the University of West London and from outside, who would like a platform from which to disseminate good practice and ideas within higher education.

What can I contribute?

informED blog posts aim to provide ideas and information for professionals within the field of higher education. The posts are intended to inform in bite size pieces which can be read and digested in a short space of time.

Your blog post should be short, concise and inform on any area pertinent to higher education. The types of posts can be:

• Opinion pieces
• Case studies
• Practical resources and tips
• Conference reports

The list is by no means exhaustive.

General guidelines:

• Posts should be succinct and should normally be no longer than 700 words
• Practical resources and tips are normally shorter, and should not exceed 250 words

General style tips:

• Write concisely, using plain language where possible
• Start with a short summary sentence that outlines the post, and then expand
• Use short sections and sub-headings to make it easier for the reader to read
• Please respect copyright (use Creative Commons where possible)
• Provide links to other materials where applicable

Submission guidelines:

• Please submit your post in a word document accompanied by a short introductory email
• The editor reserves the right to make minor alterations and adjustments to all work
• Substantive changes will be discussed with the author
• The editor will choose an image to fit with the topic of the blog post

Unless otherwise indicated articles are © their author(s) and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

For any other questions contact the editor, Marium Gabol, at instil@uwl.ac.uk with ‘Blog’ in the subject line

Contributors should email their contributions in the first instance to instil@uwl.ac.uk. Please include the words ‘blog contribution’ in the subject line.