Archive for: 2016

The Bolton Welcome Carnival 2016

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  A sense of belonging is the key to student retention and success.  In 2016 the Student Experience Unit, in collaboration with the Students’ Union, has designed a Welcome Carnival for new and returning students, to take place on Monday 12th & Tuesday 13th September, coinciding with enrolment.  The...

Pupper power is back on campus!

Zara with students
The University of Bolton’s adorable Pets As Therapy dog is back on campus, bringing her soothing energy to our lives. Zara, the curly coated retriever, will be ‘pawsing’ to help anyone feeling they need to relax with a little canine TLC before the new academic year gets underway. Her...

National Cycle to Work Day

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  It’s time to get pedaling as the University Sports Centre supports this Year’s National Cycle to work day, find out more and pledge. https://www.cycletoworkday.org/what-is-cycle-to-work-day And if you cycle to the Sports Centre Reception on your way to work 8.45-10.00am and collect you free breakfast voucher!! Wednesday 14th September...

New staff at the University

New starters
  HR would like to welcome the following new starter to the University: Mr Sam George Lecturer in Nursing School of Health and Human Sciences Commenced employment on Thursday 1 September 2016   Mr Daryl Wright Lecturer in Education/Teacher Education School of Education and Psychology Commenced employment on Thursday...

In the News

In the news
Dr Rebecca Harris, psychologist and lecturer at the University was featured in Marie Claire on the topic of loneliness. She worked with The Big Lunch, an initiative to bring people together, and to identify how much interaction people need – http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/blogs/554109/how-to-be-lonely-and-own-it.html   Psychology Professor Jerome Carson and honorary researcher Sandie...

Jason’s message to our students

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Last week we reported on Bolton cycling sensation, Jason Kenny OBE’s amazing success in Rio. As you’ll know, six-time Olympic Gold Medal winner Jason is a University of Bolton honorary doctorate recipient and now he’s back home, he’s found the time to send a message to our new and...

University Research Funding Briefing Event

Grow funding
Date and Time:    Friday 2 September 2016    10am Location:              Neville-Rolfe Boardroom   Over the coming academic year there will be a number of targeted investment initiatives in research to strengthen our TIRI agenda and the quality of our submission for REF2020....

Automotive technology gets wings

Automotive technology at the University gets wings – the famous ‘wings’ of the Bentley Motor Car Company, as they link up with the University to help fund engineering scholarships. The world leading automotive manufacturer, based in Crewe, is working in partnership with the University’s National Centre for Motorsport Engineering...
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