Posts By: Carly Lamont

New publication by Dr. James Gavin: Placement Experience in Higher Education

New publication by Dr. James Gavin: Placement Experience in Higher Education Dr James Gavin is an Early-Career Academic in Exercise Science, has just published a paper on: ‘Placement experience and learning motivations in higher education: A comparison between practical- and study-based programmes’ in the Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education. James said, “Based upon… Read more »

Careers and Employability CEL Seminar

A few weeks ago, the Careers and Employability Service delivered a well received, thought-provoking,  seminar for CEL focusing on the topic of employability and career guidance. Participants were asked to consider how their own careers have evolved and whether or not they had received advice and guidance along the way. It seemed for most, their… Read more »

BU Student Development Award Ceremony

The Student Development Awards Ceremony was held on 4th May 2016 in the Student Centre. Sonya Harvey (SDA coordinator) worked incredibly hard to ensure the evening was a great success and provided bubbly and canapés for all the attendees. A number of dignitaries were in attendance including  The High Sheriff of Dorset – Sir Philip… Read more »

CELebrate workshop – From comfort zone to scary zone – enhancing employability skills through business simulation

Dr Roger Atkinson and myself delivered a workshop during the CELebrate event to share some of the innovative approaches we use in our teaching and learning to help prepare Level 6 Business Studies students for the world of work. The growing importance of graduate employability provided the basis of the presentation and was supported by… Read more »

Careers and Employability Workshop – Weds 27th April P406

Employability is a key driver in  higher education in the UK and internationally; the majority of students want to be employable at the end of their degree programmes in order to move seamlessly into the productive world of work. The Careers and Employability service are holding a workshop on Wednesday 27th April 2016  titled  “Careers… 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 »

SDA ‘drop in and play’ session TODAY 2.00 – 3:45 in PG30a

In addition to the Service Excellence Conference workshops on Thursday 7th April 2016, you can come along to PG30a and see what’s going on with the Student Development Award. Sonya Harvey (SDA coordinator) invites you to join the ‘drop in an play’ session being held between 2:00 – 3:45 pm.