Thanks to feedback from level 5 Mental Health Nursing students, we have now extended our licence to the ebook version of Essential Values-Based Practice : Clinical Stories Linking Science with People, one of the core texts in Mental Health Nursing. This means that students can access this title more easily. Many thanks for your feedback and… Read more »
Monthly Archives: October 2017
Thanks to feedback from level 5 Adult Nursing students, we have now extended our licence to the ebook version of Alexander’s Nursing Practice, one of the core texts in Adult Nursing. This means that students can access this title more easily. Many thanks for your feedback and for helping us improve our service! José firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Faculty… Read more »
In response to student feedback from Level 6 students: A request was made for more interaction with fellow students and academics so as to instil an early sense of ‘cohortness’ after their placement experience. In response a “welcome back party” has been held in the SUBU building. This has been very well received. It included a… Read more »
We think placements are such a valuable experience and agree that returning from this should be showcased and in response to this feedback in October we will hold a celebratory event to recognise the achievements of students coming back from placement, hosted by the Faculty Dean and attended by employers. This event will also provide the… Read more »
We found in 2016/17 students on some programmes had a number of assignment deadlines that coincided, which can be stressful. At the time we immediately extended the deadlines to address the issue and for future years we have ensured numerous factors are taken into account when planning deadlines to avoid multiple deadlines wherever this is possible. Due… Read more »
Working with professionals is a really valuable experience and as a result of this feedback, we have arranged a family symposium where attendees from across the legal profession attended. In the last symposium our students had access to and were able to engage with judges, barristers and solicitors all from the local area.
Placements and work experience are extremely valuable to the student experience as well as to employers and it’s great to hear you’d like more opportunities for work experience. We have facilitated an arrangement with a national charity to enable our students to undertake voluntary work at the Bournemouth Law Courts, which is a great opportunity… Read more »
A strong sense of community is important to us and we are always looking for creative and discipline related ways to do this. We have recently launched the Law Review Journal which is an initiative co-created between academics and students to improve the sense of community. The editorial board is comprised entirely of students and… Read more »
We want students to achieve the best results they can in assessed work and as result of this feedback we are trialling the introduction of a piece of formative assessment (an ungraded assignment exercise or similar activity) on units so that you can try out some of your ideas, check understanding and get clear, timely… Read more »
Feedback indicated that students in the first year Theory unit in particular struggled with essay writing. To address this we have changed the assessment so the first half of the unit includes a portfolio of exercises to help students build up their study skills before tackling the essays.