Category: Key News

Implementation of the Living Wage Increase

The University of Bolton has announced that it will be paying the new higher voluntary Living Wage with immediate effect. The Living Wage, which is not compulsory for businesses to pay, is designed to give workers and their families enough money to live on, which will result in everyone...

GDPR Update

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will supplement a new UK Data Protection Act governing how the University processes personal data. The GDPR was developed to create a more up to date law for data protection reflecting the changes in the...

Careers Sessions for Final Year Students

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In order to support our final year students and recent graduates, the Careers team are holding a number of ‘Gradjob’ sessions over the summer months.   The sessions are: Find that Graduate Job Workshop – This will cover career planning and awareness of the various job opportunities available. Includes:...

Degree Congregation Ceremonies

It is that time in our calendar when our institution prepares for the most important event in the life of our students – the degree congregation ceremonies. This year, more than 1300 students out of those eligible to receive awards will participate in graduation, with their family and friends...

University takes flagship building

The University of Bolton will be moving into Bolton Central; the new flagship building on the corner of Great Moor Street and Newport Street.  The University will be the sole occupier of the building which will be used as the centre for its new Institute of Management. Construction on...

The Teaching Awards

Each year Bolton SU runs its highly successful Student Led Teaching Awards, a scheme that allows Students to nominate the staff, student representatives and societies from across the University that inspire them, go the extra mile and consistently support them both academically and personally throughout their university experience. This year...

Launch of “Forum for Islam-Christian Dialogue”

The Benedict XVI Centre for Religion and Society at St Mary’s University, Twickenham and the Centre for Islamic Finance at the University of Bolton have launched the “Forum for Islam-Christian Dialogue”. The Forum will hold regular events designed to promote a greater understanding of the tenets of the two...

Runner Craig Renshaw ready for marathon

Disability Administrator Craig Renshaw will be running the London Marathon next week raising money for Cancer Research UK and Heads Together. Craig will be running the 26 mile distance on Sunday 23 April aiming to raise £1000 for the two charities. So far he has raised over £800, but...

University represented by royalty

A memorable ceremony has marked the installation of the University of Bolton’s new Chancellor, the Earl of St Andrews. Starting from the Octagon Theatre, the University processed through Le Mans Crescent and into the Town Hall Square before assembling in the Albert Halls. At the ceremony, attended by staff,...

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