The core ethos of BU’s Fair Access Research programme is that by working and learning together for widening participation we , as an institution and a sector, can better support marginalised people to access and succeed in higher education. We want to find out more about how widening participation is being learnt in the different institutions… Read more »
Setting up our ‘stall’ On Sunday, the CEL team braved the elements and set up a Festival of Learning stall in Bournemouth Lower Gardens. We were asking the public to share their stories of inspirational, remarkable, stimulating, motivational learning experiences, people or events to help inform our practices within BU and the wider HE… Read more »
A few weeks ago, the Careers and Employability Service delivered a well received, thought-provoking, seminar for CEL focusing on the topic of employability and career guidance. Participants were asked to consider how their own careers have evolved and whether or not they had received advice and guidance along the way. It seemed for most, their… Read more »
The Fair Access Research programme is pleased to announce the publication of our first Fair Access Briefing! In this first briefing you get to meet the team and we share with you some of the background to the project. We share a case study of a student co-creation project exploring perceptions of disability during the admissions process and find… Read more »
The National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement‘s award competition, Engage 2016, is open for entries! The closing date is Monday 18th July 2016 at 12 noon. The competition recognises and celebrates the excellent work that it is being done to share and develop research with the public. Applications are welcome from projects of all sizes and cost… Read more »
Dr Roger Atkinson and myself delivered a workshop during the CELebrate event to share some of the innovative approaches we use in our teaching and learning to help prepare Level 6 Business Studies students for the world of work. The growing importance of graduate employability provided the basis of the presentation and was supported by… Read more »
Employability is a key driver in higher education in the UK and internationally; the majority of students want to be employable at the end of their degree programmes in order to move seamlessly into the productive world of work. The Careers and Employability service are holding a workshop on Wednesday 27th April 2016 titled “Careers… Read more »
Our Research and Knowledge Exchange team just held a public engagement training session led by Steve Dorney. Steve heads up the University of Southampton’s Public Engagement with Research Unit. In the session Steve his expertise to support a mix of BU academics and research students from a whole host of disciplines to know more about public engagement… Read more »
The careers and employability service will be holding a seminar on Weds 27th April at 12:00pm in PG30a discussing how we can work together to better prepare our students for life after BU. Do come along, after all, helping students to succeed in their future career is a crucial part of our role within HE.
In addition to the Service Excellence Conference workshops on Thursday 7th April 2016, you can come along to PG30a and see what’s going on with the Student Development Award. Sonya Harvey (SDA coordinator) invites you to join the ‘drop in an play’ session being held between 2:00 – 3:45 pm.