Archive for: February 2016

Lent continues

Lent
Lent is a time of prayer, fasting and charity in preparation for Easter.   Observing Lent in the Chaplaincy: Tuesdays at 12.15pm to 12.45pm Services led by one of the Roman Catholic chaplains – all welcome.   1 and 15 March: Lenten Reflections   23 February and 08 March:...

Life drawing

Life drawing
Everyone is welcome to join us for a season of life drawing classes. Just bring your own art materials and there’s no need to book. Classes every Tuesday (except holidays) from 5pm — 7pm Price £1 Location Room T4—22 The University of Bolton Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5AB Please contact programme leader, Julie Brown...

New staff at the University

New starters
HR would like to welcome the following two new starters to the University:   Mrs Sandra Shaffi Senior Lecturer – Health Commenced employment on Monday 15 February 2016   Dr Brian Williamson Lecturer – Statistics Commenced employment on Monday 15 February 2016   Ms Sue Straw General Assistant Commenced...

Octagon Theatre – free open day

Octagon
On Saturday 5 March our partners The Octagon Theatre are hosting their first open day with a host of free activities taking place throughout the day. The following free activities are running from 10am-4pm. Face painting Special effects face painting Costume dressing up with pictures Drinking on stage in our Theatre...

In the media this week

In the news
This week we mourned the passing of Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside who died age 63. Phil Gartside, who received an Honorary Doctorate from the University last summer, passed away after a short battle with cancer. Professor of Theatre at the University, David Thacker launched his latest play at...

The Bolton Review

Bolton Review
The Bolton Review is delighted to announce that the call for submissions is officially OPEN! Do you want to get your work published? Send us your fiction, poetry, scripts, reviews and essays and you could be. Issue 4 will not only have a whole new look but we have...

Mayor opens Hate Crime Awareness event

Mayor tackles hate crime
The Mayor of Bolton, Cllr Carole Swarbrick officially opened the Hate Crime Awareness event at the University yesterday (11 February 2016). This annual event, led by Bolton Students’ Union, is part of a Greater Manchester initiative to end hate crime by building on the region’s reputation for celebrating diversity. This year’s topic...

Continuing Lent

Lent image 2
  Lent is a time of prayer, fasting and charity in preparation for Easter. Lent began on Wednesday 10 February. Staff and students may wish to attend services and related activities.   Observing Lent in the Chaplaincy: Tuesdays at 12.15 to 12.45pm: Services led by one of the Roman Catholic...

New staff at the University

New starters
HR would like to welcome the following two new starters to the University:   Mr Richard Whight Senior MIS Officer Commenced employment on Monday 8 February 2016   Dr Loykie Lomine Teaching Excellence Specialist Commenced employment on Tuesday 9 February 2016   We wish both Rich and Loykie every...

University scores partnership with Manchester Giants

Manchester Giants
Manchester Giants and the University of Bolton have joined forces in an exciting new partnership. The agreement will see the Giants, who play in the UK’s professional basketball league, the British Basketball League (BBL), develop long-term links with the University and the recently opened University Technical College (UTC). The...

Diversity Day is coming – get involved

Diversity Day
Here at the University of Bolton we are proud to be part of a multicultural community that is reflected in our vibrant and diverse staff and student body. The University will be holding a Celebrating Diversity Day in which there will be stands and activities to showcase and encourage...

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