Applying for a PhD – Online Webinar Are you thinking of starting a PhD? Wish to encourage some current BU students to continue their academic journey with us? If so, why not come along to this online webinar! Understand the benefits of doing a PhD at BU and the process of applying including our application… Read more » about Applying for a PhD – Online Webinar
PAL Placement Student opportunity – please share!
Dear colleagues, We’re currently taking applications for our next PAL Placement Student – a 13-month placement opportunity working with the Central PAL Team.The details are below including benefits, testimonials from our previous PAL Placement Students and more info on the role including job description, main responsibilities and how to apply. It would be great if… Read more » about PAL Placement Student opportunity – please share!
Fusion Learning Colloquium – 30th June 2022
You are invited to share your work in the area of Fusion-based learning in the form of posters or abstracts to showcase innovation and excellence for student learning. All posters and abstracts will be included in a Colloquium proceedings with an ISBN. Your submission can reflect on themes relating to your approach to Fusion-based Learning including… Read more » about Fusion Learning Colloquium – 30th June 2022
Employability: How can we help our students bridge the skills gap?
An article by Jonathan Goode (Head of Alumni Relations at BU) and Steen Stones (Business and Partnership Manager for SportBU) How can we develop career-ready students with the technical and soft skills that employers are looking for? That was one of the questions we set out to answer as colleagues gathered for the first BU… Read more » about Employability: How can we help our students bridge the skills gap?
Introducing the BU Skills Development Programme
Employers are increasingly looking for graduates that are proficient in ‘softer’ transferable skills in addition to specialised knowledge from a degree to prepare them for today’s world of work. BU’s new Skills Development Programme is free and available to all current BU students. It provides a structured approach to career development and helps students build… Read more » about Introducing the BU Skills Development Programme
BU Staff Employability Conference – 26 October 2021
Have you registered for the BU Staff Employability conference yet? Universities are key to ensuring their graduates are equipped with the experiences, skills, and attributes to allow them to obtain employment in their chosen fields, and indeed, to adapt and change with the labour market in the future. The BU Staff Employability Conference 2021, part… Read more » about BU Staff Employability Conference – 26 October 2021
Is Immersive Technology The Future Of Journalism?
Forbes Article by Sol Rogers, Contributor to Consumer Tech Nonny de la Peña, named the ‘Godmother of Virtual Reality’, helped invent virtual journalism. With early pieces like Hunger in Los Angeles and Gone Gitmo, Nonny shone a light on the potential of immersive media to change journalism. Talking to VFX Voice, Nonny said, “As journalists,… Read more » about Is Immersive Technology The Future Of Journalism?
Applied Research in Collaboration with Industry Partners – Discussion Panel
Can sustainability be taught?
Education for sustainable development (ESD) is a major development area at Bournemouth University. Here is a blog post from Dr Karen Thompson: At the FoM ‘Sustainability Symposium’ yesterday, we explored what sustainability means for teaching and learning. Sustainability is high on the list of priorities for BU, with KPIs for aligning all courses and research… Read more » about Can sustainability be taught?
The Future of Skills in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution
D2L (suppliers of Brightspace) have produced a whitepaper on the skills of the future and how new models of learning must be embraced to meet the needs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As automation rapidly consumes basic tasks in the workplace, they focus on how educational establishments must adapt to address the rising demand for… Read more » about The Future of Skills in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution