Engage Academy 2023 Application Form

Thank you for your interest in Engage Academy 2023. To apply for a place in the 2023 cohort, please complete the questions below. If you have any questions, you can contact Siân Aggett at engage.academy@uwe.ac.uk.

Bookings close on Monday 31st October 2022 at 17.00 and we will let you know the outcome of your application by Wednesday 16th November 2022. Booking and payment for the Academy will take place thereafter.

Cost and bursaries

The Academy price is £900 or an early bird price of £800 if you register in September 2022. This includes all learning sessions, the option to join a peer learning group during and after the Academy, and access to sector experts. 

We are committed to supporting people to be able to access Engage Academy. We offer bursaries (25% or 50% discount), for those who would find the costs of attending prohibitive otherwise. If you would like to apply for a bursary, please make a case for this in this application form below.

In addition, we are able to support you to make a case internally for securing investment in your professional development.

Finally, we are able to offer an instalment option for payments. Please let us know below if you would like to use this option. 


Places at the the Academy are made on the basis of you application, and so a space cannot be guaranteed.

By completing this application form you are committing to attend all four Academy workshops (25th January, 22nd and 23rd March, 24th and 25th May. and 13th July 2023) and to paying the Academy fee. 

This form cannot be saved and returned to at a later date and cannot be retrieved in the event of an internet connection error or timeout, so please prepare your words in a separate document.

Your details


Please note: if successful, your biography will be shared with the Academy cohort

Assessment Questions


Your Academy experience

We seek to make the Engage conference accessible and invite you to share any specific requirements that would help you participate either online or in-person.

Assistance with course costs

The NCCPE has a number of bursary places available for the Engage Academy 2023. These are for Public Engagement Professionals who have limited access to professional development funding and may otherwise be unable to attend the Academy. We will be in touch following the application process to let you know if you were successful in being awarded a bursary.

Please select the options below, if you would like to be considered for one of the following:

Participating Online Only

For accessibility reasons we understand that some people would still prefer to engage in online participation opportunities only.
We will have a facilitator to support online attendees at the in person events. Please let us know, whether or not you would like to physically attend in person sessions or not.

Thank you for your application. To submit, please click on the button below. If your application is successful, you will be sent a link to pay the fees of £800 or £900 after 16th November 2022. We will also let you know about any bursary or payment instalment options at this stage.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Siân Aggett, Senior NCCPE Project Officer, at engage.academy@uwe.ac.uk.