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Diversity Day is here

Diversity
It is Diversity Day so come along to Chancellor’s Mall and the SLZ between 11.30am and 1.30pm on Wednesday 9 march 2016. The event is being opened by the Mayor of Bolton, Councillor Carole Swarbrick at 11.30am and our Pro Vice Chancellor, Baroness Warsi, will  be speaking. at 11.40am on...

TIRI Conference – call for papers

TIRI Conference Crop
We are pleased to announce the University’s second annual TIRI Conference to be held 6 to 8 July. Call for papers – Deadline Friday, 22 April This year’s conference will be organised into four cross-School streams: student-centred pedagogy digital literacy employability & enterprise innovative research methods   Abstracts for workshops, research...

Events in the Chaplaincy

Events in the Chaplaincy, Hindu, Christian and Muslim, this week – All invited! As part of Diversity Day on Wednesday 9th (#UoB4Diversity) the Multi faith Chaplaincy will be offering insights and experiences from three of the major faith traditions with our local Bolton community, Hinduism, Christianity and Islam. 11.30am...

In the media

In the news
Staff in the news this week include Dr Chris Bateman, a Researcher and Senior Lecturer at Bolton (and a Visiting Professor at Laguna College of Art and Design in California) who has been sharing his work exploring the historical lineages of player practices all over the world, most recently at...

Employability Week meets Diversity Day

EmployabilityWeek
  As part of Employability Week we are also celebrating the diverse nature of our students. You are invited to an Open Forum Discussion on  barriers into employment for disabled people. The forum will be led by Shuchi Harris and will explore increasing employability  and reducing the barriers into work...

In the media this week

In the news
Designer on iconic video games Broken Sword and Motorstorm, Nigel Kershaw enlightened students with his lecture on life in the industry as part of students’ Employability and Enterprise module. Speaking to second year students studying BA games art, BSc games design and BSc games programming, Nigel charted his career...

Employability Week 2016 – nearly here

EmployabilityWeek
Only two weeks to go until Employability Week.  There is a host of workshops and activities on offer both within Academic Schools as well as through the Careers Team.  Click on the link to see the full schedule and please encourage your students to register their interest online   LinkedIn...

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