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Work Address Details


Interest areas dictate which discussion board alerts and important update emails you receive.

Primary Interest

Please select your primary area of interest.

Secondary Interest

Please select your secondary area of interest.

Please select any other areas of interest from the list below.


This helps us offer a better member service based on your areas of responsibility.

This 'roles' section is to help HEPA identify who in your institution performs these roles, regardless of the specifics of their job titles. This is because job titles and responsibilities can vary from institution to institution. Therefore, please check the boxes for the roles which most accurately describe your area of responsibility.

Primary Role

Please select from this drop down list, the role that most accurately describes your area of responsibility:

If you think that you also perform any of the other roles listed below, then please tick as many as you wish. We will use this information to ensure you receive the most relevant content, event invites and newsletters.


Discussion Board Alerts

We have an active set of discussion boards and you can receive daily notifications about those topics that interest you. Simply tick the box below and make sure you have selected your interest areas higher up this page.

I would like to receive notifications of new topics on the discussion board related to my interest selections.

Membership Database

One of the benefits of being a member is that you can contact other members who have similar challenges as you. If you agree to have your contact details listed in the NETWORK section, other members can get in touch(it is ONLY visible to full members).

I would like to have my name, job title, contact details and photo (if I have uploaded one) listed in the member database for other members to see
I would like to have my subject areas of interest listed in the member database for other members to see

Contacting You

We will contact you with important information about the role that you select below as well as your interest areas. But sometimes we might want to contact you about other things - they will be relevant and we will never spam you!

I would like to occasionally receive other relevant information via email, post and telephone


HEPA members in Higher Education Institutions may also use their HEPA website account details to access the BUFDG website, at . If you would like to use your HEPA account to also access BUFDG, please complete this registration process, and then email and ask for your account to be activated for both websites. We are sorry that other (non HEI) organisations may not access BUFDG.