Archive for: November 2015

University and Decathlon announce sports partnership

The University of Bolton is announcing a new three-year partnership with Decathlon, through the leading European sports retailer’s Bolton store. There will be an official launch event in the SLZ from 12noon – 2pm on Monday 30 November 2015. The agreement will see Decathlon Bolton create a partnership with...

Media stars of the week

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  Anne’s poetry makes the grade Module leader for poetry at the University, Anne Caldwell, is already an award-winning poet and literature specialist.  She has taught on the University of Bolton’s MA and undergraduate programmes since 2009. Now the AQA exam board has approached Anne’s publisher, Cinnamon Press, to request...

Events coming up

Olivia scaling Everest
Wednesday 2 December Olivia climbs Everest! Sports rehab student Olivia Ratcliffe is a climbing instructor with our Sports Centre who is aiming to conquer Everest for charity – without ever leaving Bolton One! She will be tackling 250 ascents of our climbing wall over 15 hours, aiming to raise £300...

Digital Literacy Survey

Standards and Enhancement Office is launching a Digital Literacy Survey. Digital Literacy is the University’s chosen QAA Review theme for 2015/16 and we plan to offer staff development sessions in the new year based on your responses. The survey will be live from today and will remain open until 17...

Job vacancies

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: http://www.bolton.ac.uk/vacancies or requested by email: *protected email*.  The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of opportunity...

New staff at the University

New starters
HR would like to welcome the following new starter to the University:   Mrs Heather Anders Customer Service Assistant (Vice Chancellor’s Office) Commenced employment on Monday 23 November 2015   We wish Heather every success in her career at the University

Student Union events for December

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Our Students’ Union have three events coming up before Christmas which staff are very come to join in and support.   World Aids Day – Tuesday 1 December The Students’ Union we will be marking World Aids Day in partnership with Bolton Pride. There will be an information stall in the Mall...

Celebrating Nyree’s success

Queen's Nurse Nyree
Our 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). The title is not an award for past service, but indicates a commitment to high standards...

Pay Award 2015

The University has been advised by the Universities & Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) that the 2015-16 national pay negotiations have now concluded. We are pleased to confirm that following a recommendation made by the Resources Committee, the Board of Governors (at its meeting held on the 18 November 2015)...

Media stars of the week

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The Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering have announced an exciting collaboration with Century Motorsport. The innovative alliance will provide unrivalled opportunities for students studying Motorsport Technology and Automotive Performance Engineering. A fundamental part of this new alliance between the two parties is the announcement of the team’s first confirmed entry into...

Events coming up

Events
Saturday 21 November Our next Open Day is tomorrow.  Student recruitment has the dates for early 2016 up on the website so if you haven’t already, you can get those marked in your calendars. If you have any questions about Open Days, contact student recruitment.   Thursday 26 November The Magna...

Royal opening for the Stoller Building

The University Technical College (UTC) Bolton was officially opened this week by His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex. Prince Edward, escorted by Lord Lieutenant of Great Manchester Warren Smith, was welcomed by University and UTC senior management. The welcome party included University of Bolton Chancellor The Rt Hon Sir...

Christmas tree decorations appeal

Bolton Lads and Girls Club wants to shine like Santa’s grotto for the children this year. They’ve asked if we can help, by donating unwanted Christmas tree decorations. If you’re buying new baubles and upgrading your tinsel this year, BLGC can make great use of your old ones. Bring...

Job vacancies

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: http://www.bolton.ac.uk/vacancies or requested by email: *protected email*.   Manager – Institutional Advancement (AC3/Grade 8) Directorate for Institutional...

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