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 »

CELebrate 2016 – an overview of the speakers and topics

We are exited that this year’s CELebrate Conference is coming soon.  The CELebrate 2016 runs between 13th and 15th April 2016. You will soon be able to book on individual presentations or, alternatively, you are welcome to join us on the day.  The booking system will be set up shortly. Here is an early look… Read more »

Undergraduate Dissertation Prizes up for grabs

apologies for cross posting Undergraduate Dissertation Prizes up for grabs Are you an undergraduate student completing your dissertation in the academic year 2015/16?  Do you want your research to be read by other researchers, users of data and practitioners? The UK Data Service will be awarding three prizes for theses that demonstrate flair and originality… Read more »

Undergraduate research conference – SURE BU – tomorrow 2nd March

Our annual undergraduate research conference – SURE BU – is returning for its second year on 2 March on Talbot Campus. We’ve had some fantastic submissions, which show how our students are getting involved in research, improving their skills and developing new knowledge. SURE BU is an excellent way to celebrate research being undertaken by… Read more »

5 Different Things to Do With Panopto

Panopto is mainly known as a Lecture Capture system, but it has many features that make it useful for a range of Technology Enhanced Learning activities. Here are just a few of the possibilities.   1 – Linking Fieldwork to Learning and Teaching Videos can be created on mobile devices and uploaded directly to units… Read more »

CEL events at Festival of Learning 2016

The Centre for Excellence in Learning will be running two events at the next Festival of Learning 2016. The first event captioned“Education Matters: share your story” will run from 11am – 4pm on Sunday 26 June 2016 and will consist of series of stalls in the community (potentially in the Bournemouth Lower Gardens). As an inclusive, participative and informal event,… Read more »

Guidance on preserving social media

Apologies for cross posting – thanks to UK Data service for sharing Guidance on preserving social media Social media plays an increasingly important role as we embrace networked platforms and applications in our everyday lives. The UK Data Service is pleased to share the latest Technology Watch Report ‘Preserving Social Media’, published by the Digital… Read more »

Hurry –Erasmus funds available for staff mobility for a limited time only!

This is a reminder that there are a few days left to make your application for Erasmus Staff Mobility Funding! You may recall the blogpost released earlier this month which outlined that we have funding left for training and teaching at other European institutions and organisations. If you are thinking about submitting an application but… Read more »