Archive for: September 2016

Coming next week…

coming next week
On Monday 3 October 2016 the Student Experience Office will be sending the first Experience Bolton newsletter out to students. We wanted you to be able to see it before they do so you can familiarise yourself with it. So here is the link: www.bolton.ac.uk/experiencebolton Please take a look and...

Shining like Diamonds!

Diamond Challenge
Wow! What an amazing response to our once-in-a-lifetime Duke of Edinburgh Award inspired Diamond Challenge. At the launch last Wednesday in Chancellor’s Mall there was a massive response from staff, students and societies signing up to take part. But there is still time to join in the fun –...

Get kitted out

Decathlon
Staff at the University of Bolton can join in our Decathlon partnership, choosing from a range of quality branded sports kit and signing up for a membership card. Taking out a free membership card with the Decathlon Bolton store, entitles you to discounted offers while you earn one point...

Let’s glow!

UV Sport
  UV Sports Week is back on campus with a fun-packed week of activities. And this year Yoga in 30 is joining in, so on Tuesday we’ll be in the Sports Hall at 12.30pm for a one-off half-hour of ultra-violet vinyasa flow-style yoga for staff.   Monday 3 October...

First Aid training

First Aid
The following First Aid courses are planned to take place on the dates shown below: Three-day First Aid at Work – Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 October. Please note that you must be available to attend each day. Emergency First Aid at Work – Thursday 20th October...

Pensions

pensions
Greater Manchester Pension Fund has Prudential as its provider of Additional Voluntary Contributions. Prudential are running communication sessions along with the Pension Fund across the area two retirement sessions and one general session per day. The Tour dates are: 4 October 2016 Holiday Inn Bolton 6 October 2016 Kilhey Court Hotel Standish...

Literacy and numeracy support

Numeracy and literacy
The University is committed to providing students with the literacy and numeracy skills support that they need to successfully complete their programme of study.  In the next few weeks all new foundation and undergraduate students will be required to undertake an online literacy skills check.  If relevant to their...

Life Lounge update, September 2016

Life lounge
New arrangements have been made to ensure that students have access to the right information and appropriate support when they visit the Life Lounge.  Debra and Kay (Student Liaison Officers) have introduced a new working pattern which ensures that they spend an equal proportion of their time helping students...

New staff at the University

New starters
HR would like to welcome the following new starter to the University:   Miss Carrie Warwick Lecturer in Games Art School of Creative Technologies Commenced employment on Wednesday 28 September 2016   We wish Carrie every success in her career at the University  

Shine with us in the Diamond Challenge

DofE Diamond
We’ve got a challenge for you! Your University is bringing the once-in-a-lifetime Duke of Edinburgh Award inspired Diamond Challenge to Bolton. The aim is for us all to push boundaries and challenge ourselves, whilst raising funds to help transform young lives in our area. The University has set its...

Quilters’ collection comes to Bolton

Quilters' Guild books
The University of Bolton is now home to a magnificent specialist collection of books kindly donated by the Quilters’ Guild. Librarian for the guild, Kate Smith, visited the University to see the new collection, which is now housed in the Peter Marsh Library. Following the closure of the Quilters’...

Student Recruitment update

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The New Campaign for September 2017 – #AndSoItBegins Our new undergraduate recruitment campaign for 2017 launched this week with the primary objective of delivering our key unique selling points under TIRI to the 2017 cohort. The campaign features Joni, a recent Performing Arts graduate interviewing some of our lecturers....

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*.   *Please note, the university reserves the right to...

New staff at the University

New starters
  HR would like to welcome the following new starter to the University:   Miss Caitriona (Cat) Rylance Lecturer in Health School of Health and Human Sciences Commenced employment on Wednesday 14 September 2016   Mrs Gwynneth Carville Lecturer in SFX for Film and TV School of Creative Technologies...

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