Co-creation report: BU Pre-Hospital and Emergency Care Conference 2016

Bournemouth University Pre-Hospital and Emergency Care Conference 2016 (♯BUPECC2016) was the first of its kind and was held in Bournemouth House on the 18th June. A small committee, consisting of paramedic science students and programme lead Peter Phillips, planned the project. The concept was to hold an educational, student-led conference with the aim of bringing… Read more »

Widening Participation: reaching for hope and solidarity

Silver Clouds, Billy Kruger and Andy Warhol 1966. The Government grants for students from low-income backgrounds to help provide support with living costs while in higher education have been replaced by repayable student loans. Participation rates have been shown to vary according to whether or not a student received free school meals at the age of 15… Read more »

Working Together for Widening Participation

Thank you to everyone who came to the Fair Access Research workshop, Visible Students/Invisible Needs on Monday 11th July. It was really powerful and humbling to hear from students about their experiences of university — the positive and the negative. Working with students and Students’ Unions is so important for those working to transform higher… Read more »

International students’ guide to assessment and feedback methods, procedures and practice

Dr Milena Bobeva and her team provide an update on a project titled “International students’ guide to assessment and feedback methods, procedures and practice”. The project which was supported by the CEL Fusion Investment Fund explores the experiences of international students with assessment and feedback procedures at Bournemouth University. The research team behind this project consists of students and… Read more »

Team-work on Team-based Learning Project : My experience as a URA

Blog post by Jade Offer, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Innovative Pedagogy)I applied to become an Undergraduate Research Assistant (URA) as I believed it would help me develop and learn new skills, and it did! As an accounting student, I enjoy working with numbers and that is why I initially applied. The field I choose was unrelated… Read more »

BU Presents Co-Creation Awards to Outstanding Students

This year’s co-creation awards were handed out to 15 outstanding students from different faculties of BU. The event took place on the 1st of March on the 5th floor of the iconic Student Centre. In line with BU’s commitment of encouraging staff and students to work together to co-create and co-produce knowledge and research, this year’s award aims to… 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 »

Pedagogy: Collaboration and co-creation

This post supports and is aligned to the TEL Toolkit pedagogy. Its purpose is to be a focus point for comments, suggestions, case studies, research and ultimately a community of practice for staff who have an interest in this area. We welcome your feedback and comments on this pedagogy in teaching and learning.

Co-creation projects at BU: competitive funding round with high-quality proposals

This Wednesday 6 January, the CEL Co-creation Review Panel met to assess the proposals submitted by undergraduate students for £500 funding towards a project of their choice, to be completed in collaboration with a BU academic. We were delighted to receive a high number of proposals with excellent quality, which evinces the initiative of our… Read more »