Category: Key News

Jason’s Olympic dream success

Jason Kenny
We’re celebrating the success of our Olympic star, Bolton cyclist Jason Kenny OBE this week, as he became the joint most successful British Olympian ever, after claiming gold in the Keirin on Tuesday (16 August 2016). The victory was his third at the Rio Olympics, adding to the men’s...

Celebrating our graduation stars

Graduation 2016 Sward
What an extraordinary three days we have enjoyed at Degree Congregation ceremonies 2016. Our website News section is packed with stories of graduands thrilled to be celebrating with staff here at their University and there has been resounding praise and thanks, for the academic and professional support staff who have...

TIRI conference feedback, please

tiri 2016
A very big thanks to all participants, presenters and delegates at this year’s TIRI Conference. The workshops, academic papers, posters and Jenkinson Award presentations were all of an exceptional quality. Keynote addresses by Prof David Hopkins, Doug Cole and Prof David Thacker (pictured above) were thought-provoking and insightful. An online...

Attention all graduation volunteers!

The graduation ceremonies on Wednesday 13, Thursday 14 and Friday 15 July, due to be held on campus for the first time, are quickly approaching. Firstly, I would like to thank you for volunteering to support the most auspicious event in the lives of our students and in our University’s reputation....

University honours for Degree Congregations 2016

Dame Janet Smith and Sir Peter Fahy
Leaders in public life Sir Peter Fahy and Dame Janet Smith DBE are among the inspirational people to be honoured by the University of Bolton at this year’s Degree Congregation Ceremonies. Sir Peter Fahy was, until recently, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, the United Kingdom’s third largest police...

TIRI Conference 2016

TIRI Conference 2016
The University of Bolton’s TIRI Conference 2016 came to a close this afternoon (8 July), the end of three days focusing on our strategic position as a Teaching Intensive Research Informed University. This year’s conference, for staff and collaborative partners who teach and support University of Bolton students, was opened...

Amazing, inspiring and unique: watch and share the TEDxUniversityofBolton 2016 talks

TEDxGroupshot
Did you miss TEDxUniversityofBolton 2016? Or simply want to experience it again? Watch all 12 talks from the March 2016 event – now available at TEDxUniversityofBolton website and the TEDx YouTube Channel. TEDxUniversityofBolton – a forward–thinking, student–led conference, supported by Bolton Students’ Union – brought together innovative thinkers from...

Customer Service Excellence celebrations

CSE landscape
Last June the Careers Service, the Library, Reception and Student Services achieved Customer Service Excellence Accreditation, but that is not where it ends. The CSE Assessor comes back on an annual basis to see what progress has been made in the past 12 months and check on development points...

Digital Bolton Development Week

  Digital Bolton Development Week will take place from Monday 27 June to Thursday 30 June. Four interactive, informal sessions are scheduled, led by our own digital gurus! SEO have organised four Digital Literacy workshops in the lead up to this year’s TIRI Conference. These are open to all staff across the University. Session...

Student Recruitment latest

student recruitment
With the recruitment team here, there and everywhere in the next few months, we’re going to write a little update every week of where we are going and who is visiting campus. May is generally a quieter month for recruitment events and visits – colleges are in exam period...

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