Global Engagement PVC updates

Spring Update

Thankfully spring seems to have finally arrived and we can say good riddance to the snow once and for all! As it was Christmas when I wrote my last update, there’s lots to report on over the past three months…here goes… The Costs and Benefits of International Students As regular readers of my updates know,… Read more »

A year in the life of Global BU

My final update for the academic year always seems to prompt in me a wider reflection on the past year – and what a year it has been!    At BU we are coming to the end of the second full year of delivering the Global Engagement Plan; delivery of which has been against a… Read more »

The Festival Flame Returns

I think this is the first update I’ve written from Bournemouth in the last few months so it’s great to be back, especially as we seem to have brought back some of the hot weather from overseas… Although I may be back in the UK, admittedly I haven’t been for very long! Along with 40… Read more »

Global Fusion Going Live!

Festival Season Begins!   Our UK-based Festival of Learning is now in its fifth year, and so I’m delighted that this year we are taking the Festival global again – in three locations over the next three months – ASEAN (March), India (April) and China (May). I am very excited to be able today to… Read more »

Time to Celebrate Change

January has sped by, but as it is my first update of the year, I’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year! For our Chinese friends, also let me say Xin nian kuai le! As you may all know, 2017 is the year of the Rooster and people born under this sign are… Read more »