The Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme concludes for this academic year and what a year it has been! In 2020-21 the Researcher Development Programme delivered 107 online sessions across 54 different topic areas and have received fantastic feedback throughout. Thank you to all our facilitators and of course PGRs who engaged and were ready to learn and share. Thank you to… Read more » about Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme – Annual Review
My day with the admission team – Dr Camila Devis-Rozental
I had the privilege to spend a day learning all about the work that the admissions’ teams do at BU by shadowing some of them. Matthew Clarke, one of the admissions coordinator kindly organised this for me following the values workshop that I delivered for them a while ago. Reflecting on my experience I decided… Read more » about My day with the admission team – Dr Camila Devis-Rozental
Bournemouth University Kindness – Taking Ubuntu to the Arctic Circle
Article written by Laura Roper. A team of advocates for Lean Management Thinking and Service Excellence at Bournemouth University were given the opportunity to visit the Arctic University of Norway and attend the annual LeanHE Conference taking place there. It may have been -3 degrees, but the welcome for the Bournemouth University delegation was very warm…. Read more » about Bournemouth University Kindness – Taking Ubuntu to the Arctic Circle
Academics invited to join the Service Excellence Conference
New for this academic year, a mid-year Service Excellence Conference is being held on Wednesday 19 December. The conference, which will be held in the Fusion Building on Talbot Campus is a fantastic opportunity for academics across BU to gain a better understanding of the great service excellence delivered in all areas of BU. Academics who have… Read more » about Academics invited to join the Service Excellence Conference
Shrek, Saunders and the Onion Myth: Using Myths, Metaphors and Storytelling.
Title of our paper Presented at the: – European Conference of Research Methods (ECRM) – Rome 2018. Susanne Clarke has recently returned from the ECRM Conference in Rome after submitting a conference paper in partnership with Dr Lois Farquharson. The wider team also included our brilliant Student Research Assistant, Nancy Sheppard and a colleague from… Read more » about Shrek, Saunders and the Onion Myth: Using Myths, Metaphors and Storytelling.
MyCareerHub at the BU Service Excellence Conference
The BU Careers & Employability Service showcased their recently updated MyCareerHub system at the BU Service Excellence Conference with the opportunity, for those who took part in a MyCareerHub activity, to win a bottle of Prosecco. A total of 49 staff from across the university took part in the activity and the lucky winner was… Read more » about MyCareerHub at the BU Service Excellence Conference
Call to Action: Universities must focus on innovation that embeds kindness, and humanized approaches. How BU is leading the way.
Susanne Clarke and Laura Roper were delighted to be offered the opportunity to present at the AUA2018 conference. We headed off, booked into our hotel, which incidentally we found we were sharing with the Italian Football team – we have pictures if you are interested. The focus of the conference was Higher Education beyond Brexit,… Read more » about Call to Action: Universities must focus on innovation that embeds kindness, and humanized approaches. How BU is leading the way.
Service Excellence, Changing Lives through Football, and a very proud moment.
A number of my blogs this year have been about football, and in this blog I am highlighting a blog written by one of our BU students, Dan Blewett, featuring Street Soccer, read on to find out more. It is a great blog and well done Dan, we are proud of you and your achievements… Read more » about Service Excellence, Changing Lives through Football, and a very proud moment.
Reflections on a Creative Writing Workshop for Academics at BU, led by Kip Jones
By Susanne Clarke (with Trevor Hearing, Caroline Jackson, Mark Readman, Carly Stewart & Peter Wolfensberger) I am sitting here on a Saturday morning, daunted by the task ahead of me. I am in charge of writing a blog on behalf of a wonderful group of people who I spent a couple of days with at… Read more » about Reflections on a Creative Writing Workshop for Academics at BU, led by Kip Jones
Kindness Summit 14th February 2018
We have seen kindness and service excellence everywhere at BU this week. Our Random Acts of Kindness week has included free donuts to students in our halls of residences, and a visit by the Anthony Nolan Trust to sign up Life saving Heroes to help save lives. Another highlight of the week – the CEL student co-creation… Read more » about Kindness Summit 14th February 2018