Monthly Archives: April 2016

Schedule for the CELebrate conference beginning today

The CELebrate 2016 Conference begins today and runs until Friday, 15th April.  There are a host of interesting, educational and instructive sessions across a range of teaching and learning areas.  There are also three keynote speakers: Professors Jane Seale from Exeter, John Cook from UWE and Peter Bryant from LSE. Come and soak up some… Read more »

Webinar: What is MongoDB? 30 June 2016 Online, 15.00 – 16.00

Webinar: What is MongoDB? 30 June 2016 Online, 15.00 – 16.00 MongoDB is an open source document based database system. It is designed to scale well for big datasets consisting of 100s of millions of documents. Instead of traditional tables with rows of data (as used in relational database systems like SQL Server or Oracle)… Read more »

Careers and Employability seminar – “Working together to prepare your students for life after BU”

The careers and employability service will be holding a seminar on Weds 27th April at 12:00pm in PG30a discussing how we can work together to better prepare our students for life after BU. Do come along, after all,  helping students to succeed in their future career is a crucial part of our role within HE.

The Times Top 100 Graduate Employer Guide

        The Times Top 100 Graduate Employer Guide Normally retailing at £19.99 this guide is FREE to BU students and graduates and is the definitive annual guide to Britain’s most sought-after and prestigious employers of graduates. Now in its seventeenth edition, the latest Top 100 rankings have been compiled from interviews with 18,412 graduates who… Read more »

Festival of Learning 2016: grassroots responses to educational disadvantage

GRASSROOTS RESPONSES TO REGIONAL EDUCATION CHALLENGES: a workshop As part of BU’s Festival of Learning, our Fair Access Researchers will be facilitating a workshop exploring educational disadvantage in the region. The event will be held on Monday 27 June 2016 between 14:00-16:00 in the new FUSION BUILDING, TALBOT CAMPUS [F107]. Bournemouth, Poole and surrounding region face significant challenges when it comes… Read more »

CEL at the Service Excellence Conference 2016

The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) played an active role during yesterday’s Service Excellence Conference 2016 by hosting a fun session with technology in PG30a. During the afternoon session facilitated by Debbie Holley and other technology experts, several participants had a thrilling experience with Oculus Rift, Virtual Reality Glasses, Google Cardboard, Augmented Reality and Virtual Roller-coasting…. Read more »

Schedule and booking for next week’s CELebrate 2016 Conference

The CELebrate 2016 Conference is taking place next week, between 13th and 15th April.  There are a host of interesting, educational and instructive sessions across a range of teaching and learning areas.  There are also three keynote speakers: Professors Jane Seale from Exeter, John Cook from UWE and Peter Bryant from LSE. Come and soak… Read more »

Developing your digital skills with the help of students

Over the next 5 months, CEL is piloting a project in which BU students help BU staff to develop their digital skills, knowledge and confidence. Our pilot follows similar projects at other HEIs that have been both welcomed by staff and successful in helping staff. This help and support can be provided on a one-to-one… Read more »