China Innovation Hub hosts UK-China Going Global Forum

The China Innovation Hub at Bournemouth University hosted a UK-China Going Global Forum, part of an exciting global 3-month ‘British Council China-UK Football Study Programme’ in partnership with AFC Bournemouth. The programme is an initiative under the framework of UK-China High-Level People-to-People Dialogue. It is designed to enable Chinese coaches to learn from the UK’s… Read more »

Global BU presents – Inaugural International Commencement Ceremony

On 24th September 2015, we welcomed over 500 international students to Bournemouth University in style via our Inaugural International Commencement Ceremony. So what exactly is a commencement ceremony? I have been asked this question almost every day since first conceiving this idea. Commencement literally means ‘the beginning of something’-hence a Commencement Ceremony is a celebration… Read more »

Mobility = Employability!

On the train back musing about my talk to sectoral colleagues at Coventry University. Provocatively titled: Mobility = Employability! I offer some excerpts here-in case they be of interest more widely. We know that the skills and mindsets acquired by mobile students are in demand by employers. In fact, 64% of employers in 2015 argue… Read more »

Creating a Global BUzz

Over 50 staff from across the University gathered for our #GlobalBUzz workshop this week to commence our journey toward co-creating a Global BU by 2020. Lots of ideas, imaginations and innovations were suggested for both the content and context of our plans. The framework within which we are developing this plan is being referred to… Read more »