Archive for: September 2017

LEAP Online Launch

On Wednesday 13th September there was a launch for LEAP Online. Thanks to everyone for the great turn out and for your enthusiasm and support. There was cake and freebies to celebrate, if any member of staff missed the event and would like a mousemat, please ask at the...

New LEAP Workshops for Students in Semester 1

This semester, there are a range of interactive LEAP workshops that students can book onto using the StudentHub site. Please note that the link for StudentHub is: https://studenthub.bolton.ac.uk/ (Once students have logged in, they will be able to view and book workshops). The workshops aim to enhance students’ academic...

New staff at the University

New starters
HR would like to welcome the following new starters to the University: Mr Kieron Peake Technician Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering Commenced employment on Monday 18 September 2017 We wish Kieron every success in his career at the University.

Genetic origins of Jat population

Prestigious publication funded by ‘The Jenkinson TIRI Awards’ reveals the genetic origins of Jat population The Jats represent a large ethnic community that has inhabited the northwest region of India and Pakistan for several thousand years. It is estimated the community has a population of over 123 million people....

Flu vaccinations for Employees in September

As an initiative to promote a healthier workplace this academic year the University is offering colleagues the opportunity to be vaccinated against seasonal flu through its partner Lloyds Pharmacy. The University is meeting the costs and this is being offered to employees on a voluntary basis – on a...

Bus Travel Scheme (Arriva)

What is this? A new offer on a wide range of bus tickets via Arriva – flexi day and weekly tickets available What are Flexi tickets? – these are pre-loaded day tickets which can be used within a 6 month timescale from the point of purchase The tickets are...

Academic Writing Retreats

Struggling to write your research paper, grant proposal, PhD or similar because of distractions? Need to spend time reading and reflecting but are struggling to protect the ‘time out’? If so then an ‘academic writing retreat’ could be right for you. The University of Bolton’s Academic Writing Retreats imitate...

Ex Manchester United Boss on Campus

The University of Bolton hosts former Manchester United director Maurice Watkins CBE on Thursday 21 September. Ex-Krypton Factor presenter Dr Gordon Burns interviews Watkins on his time at the internationally successful club as Maurice shares his interesting and controversial behind-the-scenes experiences. Event entry is free but numbers are limited;...

Flu vaccinations for Employees in September

As an initiative to promote a healthier workplace this academic year the University is offering colleagues the opportunity to be vaccinated against seasonal flu through its partner Lloyds Pharmacy. The University is meeting the costs and this is being offered to employees on a voluntary basis – on a...

Recruiting and Retaining Great People seminar

The University of Bolton hosted a seminar on “Recruiting and retaining great people” this week. Organised by the North West Employee Engagement Group (NWEEG), over 70 delegates were welcomed to the University on Wednesday, at what is the first event organised to help promote the new Institute of Management,...

Latest 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 shorten/extend the...

New staff at the University

New starters
HR would like to welcome the following new starters to the University: Ms Barbara (Babs) Dixon Lecturer in Nursing Health & Human Sciences Commenced employment on Monday 11 September 2017 Mrs Aruna Walji Cleaner Facilities Commenced employment on Monday 11 September 2017 Ms Seynab Osman Cleaner Facilities Commenced employment...

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