Archive for: July 2016

International documentary airs

Mafia Documentary
Blackmail, conspiracy, courage and fear are at the centre of a new documentary edited by Senior Lecturer in Media Practice, Liza Ryan-Carter. The film, which was first shown on Al-Jazeera yesterday (7 July), follows the Sicilian judge Antonino Di Matteo who is trying to take on the mafia. Antonino Di Matteo is...

May the Force be with them!

SFX Staff Star Wars
Special Effects lecturers at the University of Bolton are putting their talents to the test in a Star Wars themed charity fundraising event. The Biker Scout Helmet Project is endorsed by LUCASFILM, The RPF and RS Propmasters, supporting the Force For Change charity and raising funds for Make a...

Student communications

Good communication is fundamental to the student experience.  Over the past year colleagues from across the University have been working on a new Student Communications Plan. The plan recognises that student communications fall into two distinct areas (1) the channels used to engage with students and (2) the content...

Welcome and Induction 2016

Welcome and Induction 2016 will formally begin on Thursday 1 September when we start to welcome our new students to the University. Over the past year we have been working with colleagues to produce a Welcome and Induction Framework to ensure that all new students are welcomed to the university...

Volunteering & Events

UB-inVolved, the University’s Volunteering service, which formerly sat within the Careers Service, is now part of the Student Experience team and is working with colleagues from across the University to raise awareness of the value of volunteering to students and provide opportunities for students to get involved beyond their...

The Bolton Partnership

partnership
Any community works better if there is clarity on the roles and expectations on each member of that community. This is exactly what Bolton Students’ Union and the Student Experience Team are formulating right now – an agreement that sets out the mutual expectations for all staff and students...

Peer learning initiatives

peer learning
From September 2016 the Student Experience team will be working with colleagues in each School to pilot a number of Peer Assisted Study Session (PASS) Pilots as well as re-vamping the accredited university peer mentoring programme. PASS involves training students in higher years as PASS Leaders to run weekly...

Amazing, inspiring and unique: watch and share the TEDxUniversityofBolton 2016 talks

TEDxGroupshot
Did you miss TEDxUniversityofBolton 2016? Or simply want to experience it again? Watch all 12 talks from the March 2016 event – now available at TEDxUniversityofBolton website and the TEDx YouTube Channel. TEDxUniversityofBolton – a forward–thinking, student–led conference, supported by Bolton Students’ Union – brought together innovative thinkers from...

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