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Come and learn about augmented reality – Wed 16th March

When?  Wed 16 Mar 11-12 Where?  PG30a Augmented integrates digital information with live video or the user’s environment in real time and can be a powerful engagement technique for students.  Come along for a demonstration of AR and to see how you might be able to use it to support your teaching and learning. Click… Read more »

Vision4Learning (V4L) Project Update

The V4L project is driven by BU academics for BU academics to enable and share pedagogical innovation.  There are a number of elements to the project such as the tender for the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Toolkit and the Service Design review of the Learning Technologists.  To deliver against these… Read more »

Dissertations for good

Do you want your dissertation to make a difference? If you’re starting to plan your third year or postgraduate dissertation, have you thought about how you can use your research to promote social good? BU has signed up to an NUS initiative called Dissertations for Good (DfG) which connects students with external organisations who then… Read more »

3 super-convincing reasons to complete the digital skills self-assessment

Many staff will have received the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Toolkit pouch in the post in the last week.  In addition to the TEL Toolkit where you can learn of the many pedagogic ways of using TEL in your teaching and learning, the pouch also contained information on the digital skills self-assessment.  We are asking… Read more »

Last night’s co-creation award presentations

Last night on the 5th floor of the Student Centre, Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Tim MacIntyre-Bhatty and Head of CEL, Professor Gail Thomas hosted an awards evening for student winners of the co-creation competition. Of the 15 winners who all received a certificate and cheque for £500 to further their research, 14 were able to… Read more »

Student Development Award

Sonya Harvey works for the Careers and Employability Department and heads the Student development Award here at BU. Sonya’s role is to support our students in achieving the BU Student Development Award that recognises the transferrable skills students develop from their experiences while involved in extra-curricular activities. The Award enables them to create a high profile e-portfolio… Read more »

Student Development Award – Reflective element

The BU Student Development Award – Graduate Attributes: Reflective Writing Students on the Award commit themselves to developing a range of employability skills that enable them to demonstrate workplace experience to potential employers. Through their involvement in a choice of over 100 extra-curricular activities, including volunteering, ambassador and mentoring roles, languages, professional development, media skills,… Read more »

Student Development Award – stand out from the crowd

The BU Student Development Award – stand out from the crowd Our Award supports students from all levels and all Schools in developing a range of employability skills that enable them to demonstrate workplace experience to potential employers. Students have the opportunity to achieve recognition in over 100 extra-curricular activities including Representation, Clubs & Societies… Read more »

National Careers Week – 7th -11th March 2016

Next week is National Careers Week and our Careers teams have organised for a number of BU graduates to come onto campus to talk about their experience post BU. This is an excellent opportunity to network with a variety of grads all working in different organisations including Red Bull, Lovelove Films and the Football Foundation…. Read more »