The Higher Education sector, perhaps more than any other, is renowned for its acronyms and abbreviations. It’s just one of the ways we have of showing how smart we are and of protecting everything we regard as special.
There are more created every year and all self-respecting wonks need to work hard to stay on top of the alphabet challenge. It has been some time our last acronym quiz and therefore it seemed about time we offered up another one. We’ve got a selection of current and historical ones to test you out here. So how well do you know your HE acronyms and abbreviations?
First set – what a strange set of letters
Second set – 10 relevant government and sector bodies that have bitten the dust in the last 15 years
See how many you can get without Googling and put your score in the comments section below or on Twitter #HEacronyms – we’ll see who really knows best. Answers here.
So, how many did you get?
17-20 Outstanding. Top of the heap. First class wonkery
13-16 Not bad, pretty solid wonking, but try a bit harder next time eh?
8-12 You really are university challenged.
< 8 It seems you’re in the wrong quiz.