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Awards for student-staff co-creation project bids

Presentation to Students in the Faculty of Media and Communications who have been successful in their bid to run a student-staff co-creation project.  Each student received a cheque for £500 to support their project. We look forward to hearing how these projects progress and wish the students well with their projects.

CELebrate Conference 26-29 May

The CELebrate 2015 Conference takes place in BU next week. Tuesday 26 May | Wednesday 27 May | Thursday 28 May | Friday 29 May   Tuesday 26 May Welcome and introduction to CEL 10am – 11am, CEL learning space – PG30a Presenters: Gail Thomas, Chris Keenan, Susanne Clarke Mapping out an ideal student experience… Read more »

Succeed at BU

Succeed at BU is BU’s student retention and success strategy and toolkit. It is currently being developed, with support from the HEA Strategic Innovation Programme. Succeed at BU will provide a summary of best practice with practical actions, case studies and a toolkit for BU as a whole, individual staff and students. The core areas… Read more »

CEL Events & Communications

The Centre for Excellence in Learning offers opportunities for colleagues to come together to discuss topics of pedagogic importance, to share good practice and to inspire each other. We have organised a range of events and activities that may interest different groups of academics. We appreciate your support both in attending these events and feeding… Read more »

Workshop on 5th November: University students and enterprise: learning from other universities

A workshop is taking place on 5th November at Talbot Campus entitled University students and enterprise: learning from other universities In this session led by BU staff, the findings of the first national study of university business consultancy involving students will be presented.   It will be of interest to any staff involved in the leadership… Read more »

The best of the HEA Annual Conference – July 2014

Several academics attended the HEA Annual Conference on 2-3 July at Aston University. The theme was ‘Preparing for learning futures: the next ten years’.  To find out more about the conference presentations including useful links, please view the document below. The_best_of_the_HEA_conference_final-version

Review of CEL Grand Opening – 23rd September

Following the launch of BU’s Centre for Excellence in Learning in April 2014, we now have a CEL room in the heart of the Talbot campus. On Tuesday 23rd September, the CEL space on the ground floor of Poole House, PG30a, was officially opened.  To mark the occasion, there were presentations from three well-renowned speakers about… Read more »

Workshop on 28th October: Students as partners in learning and teaching in higher education: Moving from rhetoric to reality

A workshop facilitated by Dr Jennifer Hill and Rhiannon Jenkins is taking place on 28th October. Students as partners in learning and teaching in higher education: Moving from rhetoric to reality The workshop will be relevant for all teaching staff, students, academic support staff and staff developers who are considering how to enhance the undergraduate teaching and… Read more »