HE policy update w/e 20th January 2017

Higher Education and Research Bill – the Bill continues its committee stage in the Lords, with long and lively debates. Only government amendments have been approved so far, apart from last week’s amendment to clause 1. The list of amendments has continued to grow in the meantime, there is a genuine risk that they may… Read more »

“The oversight of mathematics, statistics and numeracy support provision at university level: a guide for Pro-Vice-Chancellors”

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Those of you whose Learning Development provision includes maths support might be interested in the “cross posting” below….   =====   Dear sigma Network,   Just a reminder that the recent sigma publication “The oversight of mathematics, statistics and numeracy support provision at university level: a guide for Pro-Vice-Chancellors” is now available on our website at:… Read more »

Pedagogic CPD opportunities for BU staff – new for 2017

Enhance and develop your own Practice; gain a deeper understanding of Pedagogic Principles; share and develop your knowledge and skills with the CEL CPD opportunities Available for all BU staff, take a series of one or half day workshops (spread out over the semester) to extend your own CPD/ build your promotion profile/ move towards… Read more »

Employability – Service Sector Careers Fair – Kimmeridge House from 11am – 3pm on 23rdNovember 2016

The Faculty of Management is holding a Service Sector Careers Fair for students wishing to work in the following sectors: Hospitality Tourism Retail Events Leisure Students will have the opportunity to network with over 50 Service Sector organisations and find out about Placement & Graduate opportunities. The fair is being held in KG01, K101 & K103 in Kimmeridge House from 11am… Read more »

Fair Access Research – news update

As part of the Fair Access Research project we wanted to share with you news and data that has been making headlines over August. HEFCE published Differences in employment outcomes: Comparison of 2008-09 and 2010-11 first degree graduates. One of the most significant findings related to outcomes differences for black and minority ethnic graduates. The report… Read more »

Co-creation report: 3rd Year Adult Student Nurses join the Adult Nursing Interview Panels

Third year adult nursing students were offered the opportunity to join the interview panels for the selection of candidates wishing to gain a place on the adult nursing programme at Bournemouth University. Ten volunteer students were recruited and attended a foundational training programme. Students committed to attending five interview sessions and joined an academic, a… 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 »

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.    

Professor Sian Baynes Keynote (Report from ALDinHE Conference 2016 #aldcon)

Professor Sian Baynes Keynote:  A teaching philosophy for digital education : Manifesto for teaching online Professor Bayne teaches on MSc in Digital Education; and is part of the team working on one of the most influential MOOCs in the world: E-Learning and digital cultures MOOC and has recently set up the Edinburgh University Research in… Read more »