Welcome to the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) cluster page. The HEA’s STEM team provides national leadership in developing and disseminating evidence-informed practice in learning and teaching in higher education. 

STEM subjects are recognised as having strategic importance in higher education for the economy and employers. The student learning experience in STEM subjects is vital in ensuring sustained growth in the uptake of these key disciplines. An excellent learning experience ensures that students have developed the right skills at the time of graduation and beyond through continued professional development. 

Our disciplines include Biological Sciences; Built Environment; Computing; Engineering; Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research; Physical Sciences; and Psychology.