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HE policy update for the w/e 8th December 2017

Fees and funding – the latest developments The fees and funding discussions continue with some interesting developments this week. Firstly, there was a written response by the Minister  -responding to the Resolution of the House on 13th September 2017 on tuition fees (the non-binding one that was essentially passed unanimously because no Conservative MPs attended). … Read more »

Outstanding final year undergraduate students received co-creation awards from the University

This year’s student-led co-creation awards were handed out to 15 outstanding students from different faculties of BU. The event took place on the 5th of December 2017 in the presence of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Tim MacIntyre-Bhatty who handed out the prizes and certificates, the Director of the Centre for Excellence in Learning Professor Debbie… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 17th November 2017

Welcome! There’s a veritable feast of HE policy for you to enjoy this week – lots on the budget and fees and funding, another section of the OfS consultation including quality, consumer protection, student protection plans and student transfers, and an update on engagement with schools. Fees, loans, funding – and the Budget Philip Hammond’s… Read more »

The last drop-in session for this year’s student-led co-creation funding

We’ve had an amazing attendance at our drop-in sessions for this year’s student-led co-creation funding scheme. If you’ve missed any, we have one more session coming up on Friday Nov. 10th from 9:00-10:30am in PG30a.   The co-creation project is one of the flagships of the University and funds student-led, collaborative projects delivering co-created outputs… Read more »

Reminder: Drop-in sessions for the student-led co-creation funding

Dear colleagues, We are currently running drop-in sessions to provide interested final year undergraduate students and academics with relevant information about this year’s student-led co-creation funding. We have the following schedules coming up: Date & Time Venue 01st Nov. 2:30 – 4:30pm PG30a Poole House, Talbot 07th Nov. 11:30 – 1pm BOHO lounge, Bournemouth House 08th… Read more »

Launch of the student-led co-creation funding

  The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL), in collaboration with the student union (SUBU), is pleased to launch the next round of calls for the student-led co-creation funding. The co-creation funding project is one of the flagships of the University and funds student-led, collaborative projects delivering co-created outputs between a student and an academic. Whether that’s… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/c 20th October 2017

The Department of Education have been very busy preparing many, many pages of consultation for us – and then have downplayed it by talking about freedom of speech (and not much else).  BU’s TEF result is in the press.  And universities generated £95 billion of gross output in the economy in 2014-15 OfS Regulation –… Read more »

HE policy update w/e 6th October (belated)

As the focus of the conference season for HE has been fees, loans and debt, we have a slightly delayed policy update with a catch up on this complicated issue, with a few hints of other things to come in our regular update at the end of the week. Discussions about student finance have dominated… Read more »