Archive for: July 2018

External user access expires on 31 July

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Systems access for all external user accounts expires by default at the end of each academic year. Staff can extend access for any external users they sponsor via the External User Registry system (ExtReg). Extending access now and prior to 31 July will ensure continuous use and alleviate any...

Childcare Vouchers

Following the recent parliamentary debate where the government announced that childcare vouchers would be kept open for a further six months, they have officially passed the Income Tax (Limited Exemptions for Qualifying Childcare Vouchers and other Childcare) (Relevant Day) Regulations 2018. These regulations state that from 5 October 2018,...

Moodle Service Now Upgraded

We now have an upgraded Moodle system which is ready for the start of the new academic year on Wednesday 1 August. The upgrade and essential maintenance work was successfully carried out during the scheduled times of Tuesday 24 and Thursday 26 July, 9:00–17:00.

Successful Graduates In Molecular Biology

University of Bolton student Dorcas Ishaya has been carrying out research which could help to predict more accurately whether oral cancer might return in a patient. Dorcas, 21, was awarded a first-class honours degree in Molecular Biology. As well as the top honour, Dorcas also successfully completed an innovative...

Maurice Watkins CBE meets Pope Francis

International sports lawyer and chairman of British Swimming, Maurice Watkins CBE, had an audience with the Pope at the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace. Maurice was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Bolton in 2017 for services to sport. As the Senior Partner and Head of...

Brains Eden Game Jam/Festival

Event: Brains Eden Game jam / festival which takes places at the Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge over the course of 4 days. The event took place from the 13th – 16th July 2018. Brains Eden is the UK’s largest international student game jam, now in its tenth year...

Job Vacancies at UoB

Please find below details of new vacancies at the university – job description, person specification and further particulars including how  to apply – which can be viewed on our website: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/places/professional-services/hr/vacancies/ or requested by email: *protected email*. *Please note, the university reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where...

New staff at the university

HR would like to welcome the following new starters to the University: Mr Denis Firth Admissions Officer Student Recruitment & Admissions Commenced employment on Monday 9 July 2018 Mrs Christine Meadows Customer Service Assistant Institute of Management Commenced employment on Monday 9 July 2018 We wish Denis and Christine...

This isn’t just Nursing

The University of Bolton is proud to support the ‘Be a Greater Manchester Nurse’ movement as a way to open up opportunities across the entire spectrum of nursing, inviting you to work, train or return to practice within the region. With a population of 2.8 million, Greater Manchester is...

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