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Students help tackle loan sharks Competition-winning posters created by our graphic design students will be used as part of a nationwide campaign to tackle loan sharks. Working with the England Illegal Money Lending Team, the competition was launched for students to create designs to raise awareness of the issue...

Job vacancies at UTC Bolton

UTC Bolton is the first school in the UK specialising in Health Sciences and Engineering Technologies for 14 to 19 year olds set inside a university campus. The UTC provides outstanding technical and academic education by working closely with local employers to create the next generation of scientists, healthcare...

Job 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*.   The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of...

SEO Staff Development Session Reminder

New Examination Procedures 1.30-3pm Tuesday 5 January 2016 (For academics who will be invigilating examinations and academic support staff) Please book with me by email (*protected email*). Rooms will be confirmed once you book. Thanks Lisa Cove-Burrell Head of Standards and Enhancement (Taught Provision)

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Lisa Cove-Burrell, Head of Standards and Enhancement (Taught Provision), on gaining her DBA. Lisa had her viva on Wednesday morning and has been awarded the DBA. Her doctorate focuses on leadership styles in Higher Education.   Congratulations to Senior Lecturer, Mike Bather, who recently represented IStructE as a judge at the Teambuild...

It’s Christmas!

Thanks from Bolton Lads and Girls Club Thank you to everyone who rooted through their Christmas decorations supply and gave to Bolton Lads and Girls Club’s  Christmas tree decorations appeal. We had a handover on Monday with Assistant, Vice Chancellor Bill Webster and BLGC’s Development Manager, Jessica Hadcroft-Plummer,  with a...

Media stars of the week

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Celebrating Nyree’s Queen’s Nurse success Senior Lecturer and lead for the District Nursing Specialist Practice Programme, Nyree Kendall, has been given the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse (QN) by community nursing charity The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI). She’s been featured in The Bolton News newspaper (although not on the...

Jenkinson TIRI Awards 2016 winners announced

The inaugural winners of the Jenkinson TIRI Research Scheme have been announced. Professor Patrick McGhee, Chair of the Jenkinson Panel highlighted the exceptional level of interest in the Awards: ‘The response to the scheme has been phenomenal and surpassed all expectations.  We received 64 applications and were able to...

Events coming up

Events
Tuesday 8 December Performance poet Jo Bell set to ‘wow’ Bolton This event takes place at Bolton Library and starts at 7pm. Born in Sheffield, Jo Bell was originally an archaeologist. In the early 2000s she reversed the work/hobby balance of archaeology and poetry, and began devising, programming and...

Drug Awareness workshops for staff and students

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Drug Awareness Workshops for Staff and Students will be delivered by Steven from Bolton Integrated Drug & Alcohol Service (BiDAS) on Thursday 10 December 2015 in the Life Lounge on T2 floor. The staff session is from 1pm-2pm, the student session is from 2pm-3pm. The sessions are very informative;...

Job 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*.   The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of...

The Octagon Academy

If you have young people in the family interested in the theatre – this could be for them. The Octagon Academy is open to anyone aged 11 – 16 who wants to try something new. The Octagon is looking for approximately 25 young people age 11-16, to help create a...

University and Decathlon announce sports partnership

The University of Bolton is announcing a new three-year partnership with Decathlon, through the leading European sports retailer’s Bolton store. There will be an official launch event in the SLZ from 12noon – 2pm on Monday 30 November 2015. The agreement will see Decathlon Bolton create a partnership with...

Media stars of the week

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  Anne’s poetry makes the grade Module leader for poetry at the University, Anne Caldwell, is already an award-winning poet and literature specialist.  She has taught on the University of Bolton’s MA and undergraduate programmes since 2009. Now the AQA exam board has approached Anne’s publisher, Cinnamon Press, to request...

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