Archive for: May 2016

Join us for the Creative Show 2016

creative show crop
You are invited to the Opening Night showcase – gather in Senate House reception for 6pm on Thursday 9 June 2016. The Creative Show at the University of Bolton is running between Friday 10 June and Saturday 25 June 2016. You can share in the students’ celebrations, see work...

Student Recruitment latest

student recruitment
With the recruitment team here, there and everywhere in the next few months, we’re going to write a little update every week of where we are going and who is visiting campus. May is generally a quieter month for recruitment events and visits – colleges are in exam period...

New Inside UoB features

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This week we are launching two new features in Inside UoB – social media sharing and comments options. You will see at the base of each news item there are buttons leading to social media tools commonly used by colleagues. This feature enables you to easily share news stories...

We’re a Guardian Top 100 university

university of bolton, senate house
The University is celebrating after moving up a further 12 places in the Guardian’s 2017 league table. This is another successful year for the University, ranking 93rd this year, rising from 105th position in 2016, from 113th in 2015. The tables measure universities on factors including student satisfaction, student...

Invitation to the launch

we are bolton logo
All staff are invited to the opening of We Are Bolton, an exhibition showcasing student work which has been created as part of a project for Cllr Carole Swarbrick. You are invited to the opening night event which will be held from 6pm on Friday 3 June 2016.   Commissioned...

In the media

In the news
University drama students are confronting the issue of domestic violence as part of their final degree project. The piece published in the Bolton News is about the play which used comedy to satirise the use of violence in culture whilst alluding to the abusive relationship in seaside puppet show Punch...

There for the tough times

Vivienne Newton
Students’ Union President Elect Vivienne Newton knows a thing or two about the pressures students face. She’s been there, lived it and probably has several T-shirts. Mostly printed with the words ‘Friendship is the key’. Vivienne believes it is support networks that keep students on track and those networks...

RAK to host quality conference for UAE

Senate House RAK
University of Bolton’s Academic Centre in Ras al Khaimah is to host the 2016 International Learning & Teaching Staff Conference – ‘Innovation, Quality and Sustainability: Possibilities and Challenges in a Transnational Education Scenario’.   Transnational education has come under criticism in the past; questioning how the integrity of UK...

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...

Our fairytale of New York

Kera Allen
University of Bolton student Kera Allen is returning from New York with the Grand Prize in the Surtex International Design Competition. Second-year Textile Surface Design student, Kera, had been chosen as one of four winners to showcase her work at the Surtex International Design Competition Award from 15-17 May....

Support Dick’s charity cycling bid

DIck Horrocks
I am taking my adult sons on a Coast-to-Coast (St Bees to Tynemouth) bike ride during 17-19 June (150 miles) and I have set up a project (C2CAT73) on Mary’s Meals for donations. I should like to invite my university colleagues and all students to consider sponsoring my effort....

Mind Your Mate Week

mind your mate week
During exams and assignment deadlines students have been feeling the pressure so to help them de-stress, Bolton Students’ Union organised and hosted Mind Your Mate Week. With events spread across three days, students were encouraged to take care of themselves and their friends’ mental health, to lower their stress levels...

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