Category: Events

External Examiner development day Thursday 4 April

university of bolton, senate house
On Thursday 4 April we will be hosting our 2019 External Examiner Development Day. We will be discussing ‘grade inflation’ in higher education, the history of the external examining system, as well as an overview of the university’s 2017-2018 external examiner reports. This will be a great opportunity to...

University Mental Health Day 2019

Mental Health Day 7 March 2019
On Thursday 7 March 2019, in order to promote university Mental Health Day, the University of Bolton will be running a Wellbeing Market to promote this year’s theme of Use Your Voice to develop awareness of mental health. A number of internal and external support providers will be in...

Visit my Mosque 2019

The university education department is busy building community relations with the Bolton Council of Mosques (BCOM) and will providing free GCSE Maths and English support over Easter, as well as setting up taster teacher training courses for the community. As part of an initial community initiative BCOM are having...

Employability week

Employees
Employability Week is taking place week commencing 4 March. The Careers Team are delivering a wide range of activities, covering everything from CV writing, understanding graduate routes, a LinkedIn Booth, psychometric testing and a mock assessment centre.  In addition, there are 1-1 appointment slots and drop-in sessions available throughout...

Student Identity and Preparation for Education event

On Wednesday 6 February  The University of Bolton hosted its tenth Centre of Pedagogy Event in the Deane Lecture Theatre. The event was well  attended by alumni, staff, students, external visitors and guest speakers. The theme of the evening was: ‘Student Identity and Preparation for Education’ Further and Higher Education Sectors...

UCAS Create your Future event a success

Earlier this week Bolton School of the Arts and the School of Creative Technologies represented the university at the UCAS Create your Future event in Manchester. The event was the chance for potential students to speak with lecturers and understand the university offering, the stand was dynamic, engaging and...

Christmas bake sale

As part of our ‘15 Festive Days’, we’re hosting our annual Christmas Bake Sale & Jumper Day on Friday 14 December from 10:30 in Chancellor’s Mall. We’re raising funds for Bolton Hospice so all cake sales and donations for wearing your Christmas Jumper are going to a great cause....

Chaplaincy News

The Chaplaincy is busy over the next couple of weeks with two events for your diary. Festival of Faiths, Tuesday 27 November: The Chaplaincy and Students Union working in conjunction with Bolton Interfaith Council and faith groups across the town have organised a Festival of Faiths to inform and...

Health Promotion Events

The second year BSc and HND Health and Social Care students are hosting health promotion events on Monday 3 Dec (BSc) and Tuesday 4 Dec (HND) between 09:00 and 12:00 in the Chancellors Mall. Plans for the event are shaping up nicely and students are working hard to make...

What’s coming up on STEP?

Office laptop, vacancies
Retention and Success 30 November Supporting students with mitigating circumstances and appeals 19 December Essential academic tutoring part 3 – systems, processes and referrals Teaching and Learning 28 November Blended learning via moodle – exploring pedagogical practice 28 November Getting started with Moodle 30 November Using Mentimeter to engage...
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