Archive for: 2016

News from the Chaplaincy

Research 2016-17
New this year We now have a presence at Queen’s – Room S 47 on the second floor is a multi-faith room. The basic necessities for Muslim prayer are there, but it is for all faiths and none. It is rather bare at the moment – if you use...

Vacancies at the University

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: www.bolton.ac.uk/vacancies or requested by email: . *Please note, the university reserves the right to shorten/extend the...

New staff at the University

New starters
  HR would like to welcome the following new starters to the University:   Mrs Sheba Pradeep Lecturer in Nursing School of Health and Human Sciences Commenced employment on Wednesday 12 October 2016   We wish Sheba every success in her career at the University. HR would also like to...

AVCs for pensions update

pensions
Further to the item below which appeared in 30 September 2016 of InsideUoB people have asked about teachers’ pensions AVCs. Prudential has produced this AVCs Leaflet for members of Teachers Pension Scheme who either contribute or wish to contribute. We are looking to arrange for a representative of Prudential to visit...

Let’s get quizzical

Only Connect
The BBC is now casting for a new series of Only Connect which will be filmed in March and April 2017. This show is looking for new contestants to make up teams of three players who share a common passion, ability or profession, to pool their combined wits and knowledge to tackle our fiendish conundrums...

Employee Forum

Employees
The University recently launched the Employee Forum to improve communication and to give our staff a greater voice in what goes on here at Bolton.  The first meeting took place on 15th September 2016 and was well attended by the employee representatives from the various constituencies. Dr. Kondal Reddy...

Staff Health and Wellbeing Day

  Wednesday 12 October 10.30am – 3pm Here at the University Bolton, we recognise that our staff are our most valuable asset and that through promoting and encouraging health and wellbeing in the workplace this can help our staff to achieve their full potential. What is Health and Wellbeing? ‘Health and...

Teaching quality success in league tables latest

Sunday Times
The University of Bolton is a Top 40 UK university for teaching quality, according to the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. Ranked 38th out of 128 institutions for teaching quality university-wide, individual subjects in the University are also celebrating excellence endorsement. Creative Writing is ranked top in the UK...

Jimmy bowls over Bolton

Jimmy Anderson
England cricket star, Jimmy Anderson OBE, joined a packed audience at the University of Bolton last night (5 October 2016) to shed light on what makes him a record-breaking wicket taker. Jimmy was interviewed by broadcaster Gordon Burns in the first in theUniversity’s  new season of ‘An Evening with…’...

NUS card savings for staff too!

NUS card
  With the start of the new academic year many students are taking advantage of the discounts on offer, and are buying their NUS Extra cards to gain access to a range of savings – but cards aren’t just for students as all University staff are eligible too. With...

New staff at the University

New starters
  HR would like to welcome the following new starters to the University: Mr Soheil Rostami Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate School of Engineering Commenced employment on Monday 3 October 2016   Mrs Claire Minehane Technician – Special Effects School of Creative Technologies Commenced employment on Monday 3 October...
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