Student

HE policy update for the w/e 19th January 2018

A quieter week policy-wise following the cabinet reshuffle. New minister – new set of priorities? Our new minister has been fairly quiet as he settles in and thinks about the many priorities – we expect that the PM wants him to focus on the “major review” – and despite pressure he has refused to get… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 12th January 2018

Cabinet Reshuffle Out with the old and in with the new…the cabinet reshuffle this week brings changes for HE. Goodbye to Jo Johnson as he departs from the Universities Minister role to become Minister of State for Transport and Minister for London. Nick Hillman, Director of HEPI, reflects on Johnson’s legacy in the Times Higher,… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 5th January 2018

Welcome to the first policy update of 2018!  Parliament is in recess until Monday 8th so there has been less activity this week. Nevertheless, here is your slimline summary of the activity since our last update. Office for Students The Office for Students (OfS) officially came into existence this week. The final 6 members of… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 8th December 2017

Fees and funding – the latest developments The fees and funding discussions continue with some interesting developments this week. Firstly, there was a written response by the Minister  -responding to the Resolution of the House on 13th September 2017 on tuition fees (the non-binding one that was essentially passed unanimously because no Conservative MPs attended). … Read more »

Outstanding final year undergraduate students received co-creation awards from the University

the CEL logo

This year’s student-led co-creation awards were handed out to 15 outstanding students from different faculties of BU. The event took place on the 5th of December 2017 in the presence of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Tim MacIntyre-Bhatty who handed out the prizes and certificates, the Director of the Centre for Excellence in Learning Professor Debbie… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 17th November 2017

Welcome! There’s a veritable feast of HE policy for you to enjoy this week – lots on the budget and fees and funding, another section of the OfS consultation including quality, consumer protection, student protection plans and student transfers, and an update on engagement with schools. Fees, loans, funding – and the Budget Philip Hammond’s… Read more »

The last drop-in session for this year’s student-led co-creation funding

the CEL logo

We’ve had an amazing attendance at our drop-in sessions for this year’s student-led co-creation funding scheme. If you’ve missed any, we have one more session coming up on Friday Nov. 10th from 9:00-10:30am in PG30a.   The co-creation project is one of the flagships of the University and funds student-led, collaborative projects delivering co-created outputs… Read more »

Reminder: Drop-in sessions for the student-led co-creation funding

the CEL logo

Dear colleagues, We are currently running drop-in sessions to provide interested final year undergraduate students and academics with relevant information about this year’s student-led co-creation funding. We have the following schedules coming up: Date & Time Venue 01st Nov. 2:30 – 4:30pm PG30a Poole House, Talbot 07th Nov. 11:30 – 1pm BOHO lounge, Bournemouth House 08th… Read more »

Launch of the student-led co-creation funding

the CEL logo

  The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL), in collaboration with the student union (SUBU), is pleased to launch the next round of calls for the student-led co-creation funding. The co-creation funding project is one of the flagships of the University and funds student-led, collaborative projects delivering co-created outputs between a student and an academic. Whether that’s… Read more »