Archive for: 2015

Festive fun

Behold, the Three Wise Meerkats! Our library team are the winners of the Inside UoB creative desk decoration contest. Special Effects came a close second. In the spirit of Christmas there were prizes for all – lots of chocolate. Not only is there Dave Crompton’s alternative Nativity (pictured), but...

Bolton SU fundraising success

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The recent Bolton SU cake sale and Christmas jumper day raised £247 for Bolton Hospice in addition to this we sold £44 of Hospice raffle tickets.  We also raised over £80 for Fortalice on the tombola stall. We would like to thank everyone for their cake and tombola donations and for...

Fit for 2016!

Sport at Bolton One
Whether you love your Friday football, zumba or yoga – our Sports Centre’s staff activities are all back on the week commencing 11 January 2016. See the Sports Centre website for full timetable details.

Media stars of the week

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Students help tackle loan sharks Competition-winning posters created by our graphic design students will be used as part of a nationwide campaign to tackle loan sharks. Working with the England Illegal Money Lending Team, the competition was launched for students to create designs to raise awareness of the issue...

Job vacancies at UTC Bolton

UTC Bolton is the first school in the UK specialising in Health Sciences and Engineering Technologies for 14 to 19 year olds set inside a university campus. The UTC provides outstanding technical and academic education by working closely with local employers to create the next generation of scientists, healthcare...

Job vacancies

Please find below details of new vacancies at the University – job description, person specification and further particulars – including how to apply – for these roles can be viewed on our website: or requested by email: .   The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of...

New staff at the University

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HR would like to welcome the following new starter to the University:   Miss Charlotte Castelli Careers and Employability Advisor Commenced employment on Monday 14 December 2015   We wish Charlotte every success in her career at the University

Media stars of the week

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University of Bolton MSc in Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care post graduate student Lisa Smith has been recognised at the Nursing Times Awards for pioneering work which has saved the lives of two patients. The prize recognised the work Lisa has done at the nurse-led community vascular clinic...

New staff at the University

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HR would like to welcome the following new starters to the University:   Mr Jason Bowers Lecturer in Games Art Commenced employment on Monday 7 December 2015   Mrs Claire Aindow* Academic Partnership Manager Commenced employment on Monday 7 December 2015 *Claire has been working for the University as...

SEO Staff Development Session Reminder

New Examination Procedures 1.30-3pm Tuesday 5 January 2016 (For academics who will be invigilating examinations and academic support staff) Please book with me by email (). Rooms will be confirmed once you book. Thanks Lisa Cove-Burrell Head of Standards and Enhancement (Taught Provision)


Congratulations to Lisa Cove-Burrell, Head of Standards and Enhancement (Taught Provision), on gaining her DBA. Lisa had her viva on Wednesday morning and has been awarded the DBA. Her doctorate focuses on leadership styles in Higher Education.   Congratulations to Senior Lecturer, Mike Bather, who recently represented IStructE as a judge at the Teambuild...

It’s Christmas!

Thanks from Bolton Lads and Girls Club Thank you to everyone who rooted through their Christmas decorations supply and gave to Bolton Lads and Girls Club’s  Christmas tree decorations appeal. We had a handover on Monday with Assistant, Vice Chancellor Bill Webster and BLGC’s Development Manager, Jessica Hadcroft-Plummer,  with a...

Media stars of the week

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Celebrating Nyree’s Queen’s Nurse success Senior Lecturer and lead for the District Nursing Specialist Practice Programme, Nyree Kendall, has been given the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse (QN) by community nursing charity The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI). She’s been featured in The Bolton News newspaper (although not on the...

Jenkinson TIRI Awards 2016 winners announced

The inaugural winners of the Jenkinson TIRI Research Scheme have been announced. Professor Patrick McGhee, Chair of the Jenkinson Panel highlighted the exceptional level of interest in the Awards: ‘The response to the scheme has been phenomenal and surpassed all expectations.  We received 64 applications and were able to...
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