Category: In the Media

In the media

In the news
The Bolton Review launched on Wednesday night with a celebration of creative writing. There were prize announcements in the Deana Morris Prize for Fiction and a series of readings. Carole Ogden was the winner for her work, Routine, a powerful story of love and loss. Runners up were: Justin Flanagan for Swan...

In the media

In the news
There were celebrations all round for the University of Bolton staff, students and racing drivers on Sunday at the first round of the British GT Championship. University driver Anna Walewska teamed up with former British GT4 runner up Nathan Freke to finish second on the podium at Brands Hatch....

University representatives show true “grit”

Belgium Conference
Representatives of the University of Bolton have been speaking at the prestigious European First Year Experience (EFYE) Conference in Ghent, Belgium, this week. The tenth EFYE Conference, taking place 4-6 April, focused on three main themes: transition, wellbeing, and education and learning in the student lifecycle. The event brought together academics and...

In the media

In the news
Representatives of the University of Bolton will be speaking at the prestigious European First Year Experience (EFYE) Conference in Ghent, Belgium, next week. Associate Director for Student Life at the University of Bolton, Dr Emily McIntosh and Doctoral Researcher in the School of Education & Psychology, Chathurika Kannangara will...

Put a Donk on it!

Graduate of the University, Anthony Sabanskis appeared on BBC Radio 4 last week to discuss the origins of Donk, a high bpm dance style unique to the North West. Laura Barton spoke to the former Media, Writing and Production student who was a member of The Blackout Crew made...

In the media

In the news
Pro Vice Chancellor Baroness Warsi featured in the Guardian this week in the ‘Saturday Interview’. In the extensive interview Baroness Warsi discussed a range of topics including the Baroness Warsi Foundation which launches next week.   The seventh annual Health Mela took place at the University on Saturday and was...

In the media

In the news
PhD student Maeve Geary appeared in the Daily Express with her story on leading a double life as a bouncer and student. Maeve studied Special Effects at the University and will soon travel to America to complete her PhD course at Boston Children’s Hospital. Professor of Theatre, David Thacker,...

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...

In the media this week

In the news
This week we mourned the passing of Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside who died age 63. Phil Gartside, who received an Honorary Doctorate from the University last summer, passed away after a short battle with cancer. Professor of Theatre at the University, David Thacker launched his latest play at...

Media stars of the week

Media stars
Professor of Fibre Science and Technology, Mohsen Miraftab’s research alongside the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry dominated the media this week. After featuring on the front page of the Bolton News, his work achieved national media attention from the Daily Mail, The Sun and The Mirror. It was also...
Log In

Navigation