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Gradcracker STEM jobs

22 October 2020

Gradcracker – where the STEM jobs are

Careers fairs, whether virtual and physical, are a great way to meet and find out more from employers about potential roles and more importantly, what they are looking for. There are many companies that want to employ graduates, and these events are a great way to discover where your career may go.Gradcracker is the UK’s careers website for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) student...

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22 October 2020

Virtually endless opportunities at the virtual careers fair

The Careers Fair is one of the biggest events in the academic calendar and this year we have gone digital!Forget the exhibition map; forget the queuing to speak to a potential employer; forget gathering all the handouts; welcome to the first Virtual Careers Fair, Thursday 12 November 2020 from 10am – 3pm.Webinars and one-to-one chats with employers will be taking place throughout the event. The pa...

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19 October 2020

Heavily discounted care packages for self-isolating University of Bolton student...

University of Bolton students who are self-isolating because of Covid-19 will receive hugely discounted food and personal care packages, to support them through these challenging times.All full-time students who live away from home will be eligible for the support, which is subsidised by the University.If students are self-isolating as per the UK Government guidelines, they should contact the Univ...

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13 October 2020

University of Bolton’s free Legal Advice Centre deals with 200 cases in first ye...

The service was launched at the end of September 2020 and despite the Covid-19 pandemic, continued to operate throughout the summer to help local people with a wide range of issues.Ian Bowden, Lecturer in Law at the University of Bolton, who is also a qualified Solicitor Advocate, said: “Our brilliant students worked hard through the summer under difficult lockdown conditions to carry on helping m...

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08 September 2020

University leaders come together for student call to action on COVID safety

University leaders from across Greater Manchester have come together to remind students of their important role in preventing the spread of COVID-19 as the new academic year starts.As the first of approximately 100,000 students arrive in the city region, Vice-Chancellors and Students’ Union (SU) Officers from the Universities of Bolton, Manchester, Salford, Manchester Metropolitan University and t...

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07 September 2020

University of Bolton‘s positive learning delivers top 50 in The Guardian’s Best ...

The University of Bolton has been named in the Top 50 best UK universities in the 2021 Guardian league tables.The University ranked 50th out of 121 HE institutions in the UK, leaping 36 places from last year’s position of 86 in the national newspaper’s annual University Guide.Professor George E Holmes DL, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton, described the news as “fantastic”....

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14 August 2020

Supporting A Level students following grades concerns

This year, A Level results have been decided for the first time by a model developed by Ofqual, the exams regulator, to replace exams cancelled during the lockdownFollowing the news that almost 40 per cent of teachers’ recommended grades in England were downgraded, the University of Bolton has instituted a ‘no detriment’ policy for applicants applying for courses. It will therefore accept the stud...

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03 August 2020

University of Bolton motorsport engineering students’ dreams come true with F1 t...

Bolton students enjoyed the experience of a lifetime as they tested a classic Formula One car driven by Grand Prix winner Johnny Herbert.The students from the University’s National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME) completed a two-day aerodynamic and chassis test at the Anglesey Circuit in North Wales. The team were testing a 1981 Ensign historic F1 car, loaned by Dr Bob Fernley, a motor ra...

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21 July 2020

University of Bolton answers Lewis Hamilton’s call to help youngsters from poore...

The University of Bolton has linked up with two entrepreneurs to answer a call from motor racing star Lewis Hamilton for more diversity at the top of his sport and to prepare a new generation of youngsters for the exotic world of Formula One.While Hamilton is celebrating after winning the Hungarian Grand Prix, a group of students at the University's National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME...

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21 July 2020

Saddle do nicely! First batch of 1,000 free University of Bolton bikes for stude...

The first 200 bicycles bought by the University of Bolton for students to use when the campus reopens safely in September have been delivered.The bikes will be ready for students to collect and use for free in time for the opening date of Monday September 14.A total of 1,000 machines and safety helmets have been ordered from Halfords as part of the innovative Student Bike Loan Scheme announced by ...

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20 July 2020

University of Bolton announces collaboration with Bondloc UK

The University of Bolton has formed a 'bond' with a leading adhesives and sealants company which will help students to learn the latest in motorsport industry techniques.The University's National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME) says that the exciting collaboration with Bondloc UK Ltd will:Allow future developments applicable to the motorsport industry to be discussed, trialled and tested ...

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06 July 2020

Results Days 2020

This year the University Results Days will take place remotely as follows:Finalists Results Day on 7th July 2020Continuing Students Results Days on 13th, 14th and 15th July 2020Students can make an appointment to see their Personal Tutor, Programme Leader and/or Module Tutor(s) on these days be emailing them directly.Staff from the Student Services, the Students’ Union, the Student Experience Unit...

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26 June 2020

University of Bolton to trial video game to help reduce anxiety in young people

The University of Bolton is to start trialling a video game aimed at reducing anxiety levels in children and teenagers.Creators of the game are now looking for 100 volunteers, aged between 10 and 19, who will test the prototype.The mobile game, initially for Android devices (with a PC version available), has been jointly designed by the University’s Psychology and Centre for Games Development depa...

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19 June 2020

We will arrange flights to welcome overseas students safely in September

The University of Bolton has announced innovative plans to welcome international students to its Covid-secure campus this September.The University is working closely with Manchester Airport and Bolton Council to support international students to travel to the UK and any quarantine requirements.The University has formulated plans to fly students from India, China and Africa to the UK before the new...

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15 June 2020

University students ‘saddle up’ for September return to campus thanks to innovat...

The University of Bolton has bought 1,000 bicycles for students to use when the campus reopens in September.The innovative Student Bike Loan Scheme will enable anyone who wants to commute to and from the University by bicycle to do so.It is one of a wide range measures implemented by the University of Bolton to make the campus Covid-19 secure for staff and students in the autumn.One thousand bikes...

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11 June 2020

Bolton named No.1 for student satisfaction in North West and joint fourth in UK 

The University of Bolton has been named number one in Greater Manchester and the North West for student satisfaction in a top independent university guide, Complete University Guide.The University was also placed second in England and joint fourth in the UK for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2021, which was published this week.The University scored a total of 84 per cent for...

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09 June 2020

University of Bolton and Cohens Group offer amazing scholarship opportunity

The University of Bolton has teamed up with the Cohens Group to secure three paid scholarships for one of its new Career Development Master’s degrees – MSc Data Analytics and Technologies.The scholarships are integrated with a full-time job of Graduate Software Developer, offered by the Cohens Group, and the positions are exclusive to University of Bolton graduates and finalists.The three successf...

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19 May 2020

Open in September

I wanted to write to you to reassure you that the University of Bolton is now putting in place an ambitious and innovative plan to re-open the campus for all students in September 2020.The University will teach our excellent Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes on campus from the start of the new academic year in September 2020 and also support your learning using a range of dynamic virtual l...

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01 May 2020

Games Why online gaming is a great way to stay connected and busy during isolati...

Why online gaming is a great way to stay connected and busy during isolation  People around the globe are facing issues due to the coronavirus lockdown. Working from home is one small hurdle to overcome, but for most people, the problems extend much further than that. As a nation, we have all realised how important basic human interaction is. We have never communicated more through social media,...

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29 April 2020

University’s Legal Advice Centre shortlisted for top award

A free Legal Advice Centre operated by law students from the University of Bolton is in the running for a prestigious award just seven months after it was launched.The judges for the LawWorks and Attorney General Student Awards 2020 have shortlisted the Centre for ‘Best New Pro Bono activity’.The Awards, run by LawWorks with the support of the Attorney General, The Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP, r...

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20 April 2020

Course Leader wins top global awards for Hong Kong protests film

The University of Bolton course leader in MA Visual Media, Dave Clark, has won two prestigious global awards for a documentary film he shot during the violent Hong Kong protests.Dave Clark, who teaches in Hangzhou, China, won ‘Interactive of the year’ and ‘Outstanding Immersive Experience’ in the World Press Photo Awards in the ‘Digital Storytelling Interactive’ category. The films captured the dr...

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26 March 2020

The University of Bolton signs new business drive to help the nation through COV...

The University of Bolton has joined businesses from across the UK in an initiative to help Britain and its most vulnerable citizens to pull through the coronavirus crisis.Former Cabinet minister, Right Honourable justice Greening, has launched the C-19 Business Pledge. The national scheme encourages businesses to join the coronavirus effort by pledging to help their employees, customers and commun...

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13 March 2020

Special Effects Make-Up Wizard Gives Masterclass to Bolton Students

US-based, world-renowned industry sculptor Don Lanning flew in from Los Angeles to teach an exclusive private four-day class to 12 students in the University’s SFX studio.Don is one of the most in-demand sculptors working in film today. His work has been featured in more than 70 movies, including Star Trek Beyond, Batman v Superman, Oblivion, Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Avengers, Pirates of the ...

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13 March 2020

Textile and Design Students Show Their Winning Designs to the World

Aspiring product and textile designers were invited to submit their work to the second edition of the ‘New & Next’ University competition. The University of Bolton was just one of three Universities to be selected as winners of the competition and as a result, were invited to display their designs at Heimtextil in Frankfurt, the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles.The B...

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13 March 2020

University of Bolton Games Lecturer and Students at the Top of the Game

Carrie Warwick, who is a Senior Games Art Lecturer and Programme Leader for Games Design, has been successfully nominated for the Grads in Games Awards 2020 in recognition of her passion for promoting close links between students and industry.Col Harding, Programme Leader in Games Art at the University, said: “Carrie’s drive and passion for engaging our students with industry activities ensured sh...

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13 March 2020

Law Student Jack is Raising the Bar

A Law student is celebrating after being awarded a scholarship to study the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).Jack Barber, aged 26, who will graduate this summer, has been awarded the BTC Excellence and Advocacy Scholarship after demonstrating exceptional aptitude to the Bar.Jack said: “The scholarship will go towards funding my BTC at BPP Manchester and will further allow me to compete for ...

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13 March 2020

Eamonn O'Neal Appointed New High Sheriff of Greater Manchester

University of Bolton Honorary Doctor, Eamonn O’Neal, has been chosen by HRH Queen Elizabeth II as the next High Sheriff of Greater Manchester.The father-of-three, from Sale, has been a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester for six years.  Buckingham Palace formally announced the appointment on 12 March; he will be installed as High Sheriff at The Monastery, Manchester, on Friday 17 April, succee...

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Iansmith

20 February 2020

Former Student's Crusade To End Stigma Around Prostate Cancer

Former student Ian Smith is to launch a photographic exhibition of his work, highlighting the lack of understanding of how prostate cancer affects minority groups. The Prostate Gap launches on 1 March to coincide with UK prostate cancer month, in addition, the photographs and stories of these brave individuals are to go on display at Manchester Central Library from 1 to 30 April.“I hope it will he...

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14 February 2020

University Of Bolton's Social Work Centre Officially Opened

The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Dr Kondal Reddy Kandadi, officially opened the innovative new University of Bolton Social Work Centre.The centre, in the Queens Specialist Building, aims to work closely with current services and offers support to the local communities in the Farnworth, Bolton, Radcliffe and Bury areas.In this centre, student social workers are on a duty room rota, which enables the Cen...

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14 February 2020

University Recruits Student Employment Champions In A Push To Increase 'Employab...

The University of Bolton has recruited 10 ‘champions’ as part of a major investment in focusing on employability. The team of Student Employment Champions have been tasked with helping to encourage fellow students to access the Careers Service. This investment also includes five Employer Liaison Consultants who will work closely with employers and academic areas to source opportunities and placeme...

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Long Service Award 2020 recipients

07 February 2020

Celebrating Our Long Service Award 2020 Recipients

Eight University of Bolton academic and professional services staff members have been awarded long service awards this year, marking a total of 190 years’ service to the University.Many of these colleagues attended the annual celebration event that took place on Wednesday 29 January 2020, alongside their guests and line managers. During the event, the Deputy Vice Chancellor gave a speech thanking ...

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07 February 2020

Bolton Students Revved Up For Historic F1 Racing Car Challenge

Engineering students at the University of Bolton are starting to work on preparing a historic F1 racing car as part of their studies. The Ensign F1 car last raced in the early 1980s although the car has been a museum piece since then.By teaming up with students from the University of Bolton’s National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME), the historic car will be prepared by the next generatio...

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06 February 2020

Incentive For 20/21 FE Initial Teacher Education

The DfE has just announced a new series of incentives for 20/21 for FE initial teacher education: Bursaries and Grants.You can find these here. Please note that the Bursaries are limited by DfE, there are only 300 available.BursariesThese are for pre-service trainees and cover the following subjects to be taught:maths, science, engineering, digital, SEND, and Englishthe values aremaths, science, e...

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06 February 2020

University Of Bolton Cybersecurity

Students from the University of Bolton’s School of Creative Technologies learned about the importance of staying protected against cybercrime in a recent seminar.The ‘Cyber Security Awareness’ event was held to improve the knowledge and the experience of students and staff.The seminar was delivered by the North-Western Cybercrime Police unit and highlighted how individuals and organisations could ...

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30 January 2020

Young Engineers Full Speed Ahead At University Of Bolton's National Centre For M...

Budding engineers took part in their own ‘grand prix’ at the University of Bolton’s National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME). Children from schools across the North West designed, built and raced model racing cars as part of the Annual Formula 1 in Schools competition. The competition is aimed at encouraging and developing youngsters to learn engineering and give them a head start, should...

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30 January 2020

University Of Bolton Student Wins Design Competition

Curtains That Tell A Story:University Of Bolton Student Wins Design Competition A University of Bolton student has won a competition for her textile design to be part of a travelling mini arts centre, which will tour Greater Manchester this summer.The competition was organised by Greater Manchester Arts and allowed students to work to a commission and work with award-winning artist Joshua Sofaer f...

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24 January 2020

University Of Bolton UAE Academic Centre Wins Best Educational Provider Award

The Western International College (WINC) has operated the UAE franchise of the University of Bolton since 2008. The academic centre has grown from humble beginnings, and now has been awarded the title of Best Educational Provider at the Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) Annual Business Excellence Awards.The award is given in recognition of the centres incredible internship programme which is un...

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23 January 2020

Refuge CEO Delivers A Keynote Lecture On Domestic Violence At The University Of ...

The Chief Executive of a national charity that helps victims of domestic violence gave a guest lecture at the University of Bolton.Sandra Horley, CBE, who heads the organisation Refuge, spoke on the subject of ‘Domestic Violence in the UK’, at the invitation of the university’s Centre for Islamic Finance.Refuge was the world’s first shelter, founded in London in 1971, for women and children escapi...

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23 January 2020

Baroness Helen Newlove Appointed President Of Bolton Lads And Girls Club

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bolton, Baroness Helen Newlove has been appointed the new President of Bolton Lads and Girls Club (BLGC).Baroness Newlove takes over the role from outgoing President and fellow member of The House of Lords, Baroness Trish Morris, who is also a member of the University’s Board of Governors. Baroness Helen Newlove – New President of Bolton Lads and Girls ...

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21 January 2020

Apprenticeships: Changing the educational landscape

The awareness of apprenticeships is on the rise and with National Apprenticeship Week taking place from the 3-7 February, more people than ever will be discovering the world of apprenticeships and the benefit of learning whilst earning.The number of people who started apprenticeships in 2018/2019 rose by 17,000 from the previous year, and with over two-thirds of students interested in doing an app...

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21 January 2020

Free Legal Advice Centre Re-opens After Winter Break

The free Legal Advice Centre provided by the students at the University of Bolton is set to re-open in Bolton town centre on Friday 7 February, bigger and better than ever.After receiving a huge influx of requests for legal advice from the public, on matters such as tax, family, employment, property, criminal and immigration. The centre will re-open its doors, continuing to help the Bolton communi...

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17 January 2020

Publication success for engineering students

Three PhD students from the University’s School of Engineering have published papers to an International Postgraduate Research Conference.All three papers link into the sustainability and climate change agendas. Student Ayman Alhanouti, who also works in the Facilities Department at the University, conducted research which aims to give greater emphasis on managing health and safety of construction...

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17 January 2020

The Minister Of State For Universities, Science, Research & Innovation Visits Th...

The Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation visited the University of Bolton on Friday 17 January.The Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP was welcomed by the University’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor George E. Holmes DL, who then showed him around the state of the art campus facilities.In attendance were Bolton‘s three MPs, Chris Green (Bolton West), Mark Logan (Bolton ...

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14 January 2020

University of Bolton’s free legal advice centre hailed a huge success

Our new free Legal Advice Centre manned by University of Bolton law students has been a huge success since opening three months ago.The service, based in the University’s Institute of Management (IoM) building in Great Moor Street in the town centre, launched at the end of September. The centre was set up against a backdrop of reduced access to legal advice, creating a large gap at a time when mor...

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10 January 2020

Giving a little extra this Christmas

Kind-hearted students from the University of Bolton and Bolton College ensured a Christmas to remember for under-privileged local children.Students from the Access to HE Social Work Pathway course, and the Fast Track to Higher Education, appealed for new toys, stocking fillers, and clothes. The gifts were donated to two local domestic abuse charities including Fortalice.Laura O’Brien, Associate Le...

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20 December 2019

Young Prince's Trust Team Celebrated At Awards Ceremony

Pro-Vice Chancellor Baroness Helen Newlove congratulated a team of successful young Prince’s Trust volunteers at a special event held at the University of Bolton.Baroness Newlove told the eight young people: “I am honoured to stand here and present you with your awards, you have done amazingly well.”During the 12-week personal development programme, Faisal Alqarni, Shafe Mohamed, Skye Nicholson, N...

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17 December 2019

Student Praise The University's Support Following Cube Fire

German Alina Kurz was one of more than 200 students displaced after the fire at The Cube and has praised the support from the community. Alina, comes from Konstanz, a town on the Swiss-German border, and is in the midst of a four-year degree in Psychology at the University of Konstanz. She arrived in the UK in September to begin her year-long exchange programme at the University of Bolton.Alina wa...

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12 December 2019

Champion the uniqueness of our children

The importance of diversity in children’s literature cannot be undervalued in relation to their emotional and personal development. Whilst there are few arguments against the importance of childhood learning through reading; diversity within gender, ability, race and family dynamics, it’s still acknowledged as topics under-represented in the world of children’s literature. In an article by Scholas...

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11 December 2019

Create tailored learning experiences for your Health and Social apprentices

The University of Bolton’s Higher Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner) combines on and off-the-job learning and development, tailored to the needs of your workplace. Our flexible programme works with you to devise individual learning agreements and job descriptions for each of your apprentices. They fulfil the core and essential criteria of the Higher Apprenticeship, a...

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10 December 2019

Want to specialise in teaching? Then we have the course for you!

The impression a teacher makes in their classroom can greatly influence the next generation. This is why at the University of Bolton; we aim to inspire and nurture our Education and Teacher Training students.Our Education courses are listed amongst the UK’s top ten for teaching quality, and as one of the largest providers of teacher education in the UK, we are dedicated to maintaining small class ...

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09 December 2019

The ancient history of dental braces

Whilst dental braces are a common feature on the teeth of many millennials, the history of the orthodontic practice is much older than you might think.Where modern-day practices often use a combination of appliances and devices to assist in the realignment and straightening of an individual bite, historians and scholars believe the practice could amazingly date back to around 400-300 BC.Both Hippo...

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04 December 2019

No teaching experience is needed to teach what you love!

Interested in a career teaching others, with a trade that will help them flourish? At the University of Bolton, we know the importance of learning a skilled trade and how valuable sharing this knowledge can be on young people, both professionally and personally.Our Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+ is a nationally recognised teaching qualification that doesn’t require you to have any prior teac...

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04 December 2019

Student led symposium

On the 11th March 2020 students from our programme will be delivering a student led symposium in collaboration with our partners at Bradford College. The symposium will provide a platform for students to demonstrate the fantastic work they do in the University, their personal lives and workplace. This symposium will involve students from Early Years, Social Work, Health and Social Care and Communi...

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03 December 2019

Study in the UK’s historic home of textile innovation

Bolton has a long and historic relationship with the textile industry stretching back 650 years. Formerly one of the largest and most productive cotton spinning centres in the world, Bolton is still the home of textile innovation today, with the University of Bolton’s courses in fashion and textile receiving international attention.At the University of Bolton, our students are regularly in attenda...

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03 December 2019

Men in sheds

Recently, Dr Kevin Burke and Bren Cook from the ‘Community Development and Youth Work’ team collaborated with Dr Gill Brown from Psychology to conduct some research around a community initiative in Bolton called ‘Men in Sheds’. ‘Men in Sheds’ is a national initiative which was designed to help people from diverse backgrounds reconnect with their wider community, whilst developing practical skills ...

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02 December 2019

Interested in mechatronics systems?

Are you interested in honing your knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering towards the field of mechatronics?Our one-year BSc (Hons) Mechatronics is a perfect top-up for students who already have an HND, Diploma of Higher Education or Foundation Degree in a related subject, and want to expand and enhance their understanding of mechatronics and its applications. This course explores in-de...

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02 December 2019

Passionate about music and festivals?

The events industry in the UK has seen a rapid growth over the last 10 years, with this thriving sector estimated to be worth £42.3bn, according to the 2018 Pulse Report.The BA (Hons) in Live Events Production at the University of Bolton offers unrivalled insight into its most dynamic areas: live music, festivals, conferences and the corporate sector. Working with industry-leading practitioners, y...

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02 December 2019

Why not dance your way into a great career?

Strictly Come Dancing has become an icon within British television culture, with the Guinness Book of Records recently declaring it to be the world’s most successful reality TV format. The format has been exported to over 40 other countries, licensed by BBC Worldwide, and led to a modern dance-themed spin-off Strictly Dance Fever and Dancing with the Stars.Head judge of Strictly Come Dancing Shirl...

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02 December 2019

Field trip to Port Sunlight

Students from the ‘BA Community Development and Youth Work’  and ‘MA Community Development and Youth Studies’ programmes will be embarking upon a field trip to Port Sunlight on 9th December 2019. The field based learning will examine the planned community founded by ‘Soap King’ William Hesketh Lever in 1888. The village was built to house Lever’s ‘Sunlight Soap’ factory workers, but today is home ...

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29 November 2019

How the Nutcracker became a Christmas classic

As we enter the month of December, ballet companies all over the world will be presenting their take on Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet: The Nutcracker. But how did Tchaikovsky’s ballet become a staple of the festive season?Nutcracker dolls are a traditional festive gift exchanged in Germany, which dates back to the 15th century. Their origin myth tells the tale of a lonely but wealthy German farmer ...

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29 November 2019

The power of the written word

A degree in English is the study into how the world is represented and interpreted through the literary gaze. Through acts of reading, writing, analysing and critiquing, we encourage students to take a more critical and creative look at how we use the English language to communicate ideas.Our BA (Hons) Course in English places its central focus on deepening students understanding of the relationsh...

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29 November 2019

Graduate with career-ready skills in Fashion and Textiles

Given Bolton’s extensive history as a hub of textile production, it’s hardly surprising that our courses in fashion and textiles place a strong emphasis on industry, ensuring that our students graduate with all the skills they will need to set themselves on the right career path.At the University of Bolton, we offer students a range of full and part-time BA (Hons) and FdA courses suitable for anyo...

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28 November 2019

‘On-road’ support workers are vital in preventing violence among young people

According to a recent report from the National Youth Agency, placing ‘on-road’ support workers for young people in communities affected by gang violence is vital to prevent violence among youngsters. The ‘on-road’ approach refers to a less structured and informal practices of Youth Work which is particularly effective in engaging young people that live antisocial lifestyles or live in high-crime e...

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28 November 2019

A degree in Games Art will take you to the next level

The University of Bolton is proud to offer students a uniquely designed BA (Hons) Games Art course available for both full and part-time study.We consulted with industry experts from across the UK’s active games developers to help us create a course that will allow our students to get the best possible learning opportunities in preparation for their future careers.Creating a learning environment t...

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28 November 2019

The power of the written word

Always dreamed of turning your love of writing into a professional career? Our unique joint degree in English and Creative Writing allows you to deepen your intellectual knowledge of literature and further enhance your understanding and mastery of the English Language. Students at the University of Bolton are the number one priority, benefiting from their wealth of experience and expertise on this...

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26 November 2019

Typefaces hold more power than you think

The words we choose and how we put them out into the world can have an enormous impact, and the typography used to express this text is no exception on its target audiences. Typography holds an enormous amount of power due to the way the viewer can perceive and process the information as it’s presented, affecting the way that people read.“Typography is the detail and the presentation of a story,” ...

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22 November 2019

The future of Dentistry

Dentistry is a field constantly developing to best suit patient needs. Through digital advancements, bio-printing, and innovative prevention techniques the future of dentistry is continuously evolving.In the USA the ongoing development of diagnostic tools will soon allow patients to avoid exposure to harmful radiation from X-rays. The invention of an electric toothbrush sized scanner which uses la...

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21 November 2019

Law degree entry requirements

A Law degree can provide you with the essential skills needed to be a successful lawyer, but also a successful producer, politician, manager, journalist, diplomat or police officer; equipping you for almost any profession that requires intellectual strength combined with a practical approach to the world.At the University of Bolton, our experienced team will guide you as you explore the sources of...

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21 November 2019

It’s a fine day to consider a Fine Art degree

Our Art courses have been ranked in the UK’s top five for student-to-staff ratio by the 2018 Guardian University Guide. This means we offer a lower number of students per member of our academic teaching staff. This ensures our students develop a closer relationship with their lecturers, feel supported, receive quicker access to constructive feedback, and benefit from being more involved throughout...

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21 November 2019

The Illustrator Behind the Paris 2024 Olympic Logo

After the recent reveal of the highly-anticipated logo for the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics, which depicts a female face combined with the iconic Olympic gold medal and torch. The design committee faced a wave of negative backlash, so it comes as no great surprise no singular person is claiming responsibility for its design.Renowned design director of Cactus Sarah Berkheimer commented: “To ...

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20 November 2019

Cybersecurity risks are on the increase

Almost every business nowadays has a website, with data systems and networks; meaning that there are numerous entry points for criminals. The cyber-crime industry hit £1.5 trillion in profits in 2018, according to a study commissioned by virtualisation-based security specialists Bromium, yet it’s predicted that by 2022 there will be a worldwide shortage of 1.8 million information security workers,...

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20 November 2019

The Rise of Biomedical and Medical Engineering

Biomedical and Medical Engineers are in demand. Employment in this role is predicted to grow 4% from 2019 to 2028. This increase is linked to society’s general shift towards everyday engineering solutions to help improve patient care. The Biomedical and Medical Engineering fields seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine, combining the design and problem solving skills of engineering...

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19 November 2019

Visit the Institute of Management Greater Manchester

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in Business Management, Retail, Logistics or Supply Chain Management then make sure to take advantage of out Access All Area event happening on the 22of November 2019.The Institute of Management provides the latest theory and practice in Business and Accounting, encourages students to challenge themselves to meeting their full potential. Many courses are a...

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19 November 2019

Clinical and Biomedical Scientists make how much?!

As new drugs and treatments are developed, the demand for Biomedical Scientists and microbiologists is increasing. The world of biomedical science offers both a wide variety of roles and great rates of pay.Medical biology careers span the spectrum of medical sciences. Since the subject area is so broad, the available career options are similarly vast. Whether your focus is on disease diagnosis and...

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18 November 2019

Bolton fire: Questions and answers

Question and Answers Updated Q:           How can I find out what’s going on? Students should come to the SLZ where a range of information services will be available over the coming week from 9:00 to 18:00 during weekdays and 10:00 to 16:00 this weekend. In addition, updates will be posted via the University’s Facebook page and Twitter feed as information becomes available and these FAQ’s will ...

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18 November 2019

University events update

On Friday 15th November, a catastrophic fire broke out in a privately managed building in Bolton town centre which has affected over 200 of our students.A huge critical support and recovery operation is in place at the University that is ongoing and requires many resources. We need to focus entirely on the wellbeing and support of the many students affected by this terrible incident. As a result o...

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14 November 2019

Free Saturday Morning Club for Under 17’s

The UK’s creative industries are growing faster than any other, offering the future generation an exciting variety of careers within the sector.To encourage youngsters to explore these options, Bolton School of the Arts is offering 13 to 16 year olds the opportunity to develop their creative skills and further their interest in higher education by opening the University up to the National Saturday...

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13 November 2019

Why employers seek Art graduates

Art and Design graduates are highly sought after by employers valuing their strong observational skills, fast problem-solving abilities and their unique creative thinking processes. However, studying art provides students with far more than just creative abilities, it nurtures and develops thought process and creates a willingness to collaborate and work well with others.Orlaith Tunney from the TC...

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Retail Business Management

13 November 2019

New courses in Retail Business Management

Technology and globalisation have radically altered the way in which organisations operate, which means now more than ever logistics professionals are needed to keep the wheels of business turning. Our BSc (Hons) Logistics And Supply Chain Management With Foundation Year offers an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of business and supply chain management alongside study skills development.Thi...

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12 November 2019

3D Organ Printing

2020 is looking like a promising year for Biomedical and Medical Engineering. After being able to successfully 3D Bioprint on bone and skin, the goal of developing whole functioning organs such as livers, kidneys, or hearts, is becoming more of a reality with 2020 set to be the year Biomedical Engineers finally solve the increasing demand for organ transplants.Bioprinting has come a long way over ...

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Carly Jones Show

06 November 2019

Photography student kicks off women's football exhibition

A University of Bolton student’s photographic exhibition is highlighting girl power in football. Carly Jones, mum of two daughters (Layla, aged seven, and Ruby, four, both play the sport), says she wanted to show how females playing football was a huge confidence booster. Carly, from Rossendale, has self-published a book entitled ‘Empower Me’. It features many of her photographs. An exhibition of ...

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25 October 2019

Huge achievement for Dr Duncan Cross

Associate Teaching Professor, Dr Duncan Cross, has received a prestigious national teaching award for excellence. He was named a National Teaching Fellow in an announcement from Advance HE in the summer and he collected his honour at a special ceremony in The Whitworth Hall, University of Manchester.The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) showcases the outstanding impact of individuals who ...

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25 October 2019

Welcoming Social Work students

Meet the first cohort of students who are about to start the new MA Social Work Programme with us.The programme offers students the skills and knowledge they will need for a successful career supporting people in complex and challenging situations.Dr Martina Kirlew, Programme Leader for the MA Social Work Programme, said: “Combining university learning, work-based practice placements and ongoing p...

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18 October 2019

Hitting the mark

A graduate is already making her mark in the textile industry. Jenny McCarthy, aged 21, won the New Designers Prestigious Textiles Award Associate Prize; her ‘Copper Falls’ soft furnishing design won the sought-after title.As part of winning, Jenny spent a week on work placement with award sponsor Prestigious Textiles, which provided a behind-the-scenes look into the textile industry.Jenny, who gr...

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18 October 2019

Global financial issues tackled during the EY and Centre for Islamic Finance Sym...

Leading experts took centre stage at the seventh EY and Centre for Islamic Finance Symposium, held at the university’s Institute of Management (IoM). Distinguished guests shed light on financial implications facing the world today prompting great discussions and food for thought for the captivated audience of students, professionals and business owners.Bob Wood, Professor of Business Technology at...

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10 October 2019

Looking good, feeling good

Over the summer, the university sports hall within Bolton One underwent renovations to create a fresh and brighter environment.The renovations were overseen by Jason Pendlebury, Sports Centre Manager whose vision was to create a modern hub for students, staff and the public to benefit from. As part of the renovations, the hall and changing rooms were overhauled, and look amazing. Since opening, ma...

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10 October 2019

Amazing adventures for Sports Development and Coaching students

Students from Sports Development and Coaching spent two days at The Anderton Centre, helping to deliver programmes to other students and boosting their personal development skills.Craig Hobbs, Senior Lecturer in Sport Development and Management and Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Sports Development & Coaching said “here they are able to develop skills which will help them stand out to an employer. ...

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10 October 2019

Nightline service for students

On Friday, Nightline, a confidential listening and information service launched. The student service will open from 20:00-08:00 during term-time, offering anonymous, non-judgemental and non-directive support for all callers.Nightline will listen and support students with a range of life issues from homesickness, relationships, to mental health, physical wellbeing, lectures and coursework. It is st...

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10 October 2019

Baroness Newlove joins University of Bolton as Pro-Vice Chancellor

Baroness Helen Newlove has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bolton.Baroness Newlove was thrust into the public eye in 2007 in the most horrific circumstances when her husband Garry, aged 47, was beaten to death outside their home in Warrington by a gang of youths who had been drinking under-age.In 2010, she was given a peerage and took up her seat in the House of Lords as a ...

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10 October 2019

Welcome to #UniAsItShouldBe

The University of Bolton welcomed over 2,000 new students through its doors at the start of the 2019/2020 academic year.A variety of events have been organised, including quiz nights, trips and nights out to welcome the students. The events were a great opportunity for students to make new friends and explore the friendly campus.Students were welcomed with a vibrant Chancellor’s Mall filled with i...

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06 October 2019

The Guardian University Guide 2020 Ranks English and Creative Writing 2nd in the...

The department of English and Creative Writing has been ranked number 2 overall, in the whole of the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2020, which is “aimed specifically at students who are trying to choose a course.” This significant recognition of the department’s “Teaching Intensive, Research Informed” approach comes after numerous accolades in recent years, including robust results in studen...

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06 October 2019

Students celebrate awards at the university's creative show

Students and their families celebrated at the annual Creative Show Awards prize-giving at the University of Bolton. The awards, covering a wide range of arts’ disciplines, were handed out by Kondal Reddy Kandadi, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the university. He said: “You should all be proud of your hard work and it is great to see such talent on display.” The show was opened by Julie Lomax, who was u...

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06 October 2019

Social media influencer's inspiring lecture to university of Bolton students

The Institute of Management Greater Manchester were delighted to welcome social media influencer Onyi Moss to present a guest lecture to the university’s Retail Business Management Degree Apprentices. She shared the story of her journey to becoming a fashion, travel and lifestyle influencer, which began when she purchased a camera and taught herself to take great photographs. She discussed her car...

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02 October 2019

You deserve the best! Make the right University decision

We know that deciding which university you go to is important, and it’s essential to choose the right uni. At the University of Bolton we believe in providing our students with a positive and supportive learning environment; that’s probably why we have been voted number one for student satisfaction in the North West for two years in a row (Complete University Guide).My uni experienceEllisse Vernon...

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01 October 2019

TEDxUniversityofBolton – ‘Think different, think again’

 A series of life-changing stories will be shared by speakers at the next TEDxUniversityofBolton event on Thursday 24 October 2019.The day of TED Talks focusing on the theme of ‘Think Different, Think Again’ is designed to be thought-provoking and inspirational.The speakers will represent a variety of sectors which will be held on Thursday 24 October 2019 at theInstitute of Management Greater Manc...

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01 October 2019

University of Bolton's free legal advice centre launched in town centre

 The University of Bolton has launched a new free Legal Advice Centre manned by law students which is available to members of the public.The service-based at the university’s Institute of Management (IoM) building in Great Moor Street in the town centre was opened on Friday 27 September.It is being launched against a backdrop of reduced access to legal advice, which has created a huge gap at a tim...

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26 September 2019

Bolton honorary Doctorate celebrates Queen's award

 Honorary Doctorate Dr Maurizio Bragagni, CEO and Chair of Tratos was made a Doctor of Business Administration for his outstanding contribution to business at a graduation ceremony in July. Dr Bragagni is celebrating after being presented with the Queen’s Award and is “thrilled” with the honour. Tratos, the advanced technology cable company won one of the most coveted of all business awards, a Que...

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26 September 2019

Live Literature series returns in University and Library & Museums partnership

 The university’s English and Creative Writing department is proud to once again partner with Bolton Library and Museum Services for a new season of exciting live literature events this coming autumn and winter.For the first event of this new season on Tuesday 8 October 2019, Ian McGuire will be reading from his Booker Prize-longlisted novel The North Water. McGuire will also talk to Valerie O’Rio...

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24 September 2019

Getting more from your student experience with Ansh Sachdeva President of the st...

Students are at the heart of everything we do!The University of Bolton wants you to have the student experience you deserve, combined with good student life. To help us communicate how we plan to achieve this, we have enlisted the help of Ansh Sachdeva, President of the Students’ Union. He will present tips, what’s on, and how you can get involved in a series of videos so you can make the most fro...

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23 September 2019

University of Bolton Praised for Its Customer Excellence

The university’s Student Services, Student Experience, Careers Service and Library have achieved the Customer Service Excellence (CSE) standard. The Centre for Assessment (CFA), which carried out the review, was particularly impressed with the following elements:The university’s extensive promotion and use of mental health and wellbeing support, together with the use of Early Alerts and Interventi...

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20 September 2019

Dr Valerie O'Riordan recognised by O. Henry Prize

Dr Valerie O’Riordan, lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of the Arts, has been recognised for her fiction writing with an American literary award given to “short stories of exceptional merit”.The O. Henry Prizes, named after the American short-story writer, are awarded by a panel of esteemed judges to the 20 best new short stories published in US and Canadian magazines each year. O’Riordan...

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19 September 2019

Introducing newly-trained Pets As Therapy dog, Willow

Students were welcomed by our beloved four-legged furry friend as they enrolled on their courses. Willow, an adorable three-year-old Newfypoo, is a newly-trained Pets As Therapy (PAT) dog. She was visiting the campus with her owner Louise Iredale, who is the university’s Director of Jobs for Students.Louise said: “I have always been a huge dog lover and spotted something extra special from the sta...

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11 September 2019

#Bolton19 | Award-winning courses

Teaching QualityWe’re proud of our passionate teaching staff and the quality they deliver at the University of Bolton. Don’t just take our word for it; we’re rated fourth in the UK for teaching quality by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.Specific courses that achieved top results for teaching quality include; Construction, Creative Writing, Nursing and Psychology.We focus on d...

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09 September 2019

#Bolton19 | Work and learn

Continuing Professional DevelopmentDropping everything and heading off to study full-time at university isn’t for everyone, we get that at the University of Bolton. That doesn’t mean we don’t want to help you develop your skills and the benefits associated.That’s why we offer Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses. You won’t have to drop your work to study one of our CPD courses. They’r...

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09 September 2019

#Bolton19 | All about employability

Focus On Your FutureWorried about what you’re going to do with yourself post-graduation? We focus on your future whilst you’re here at the University of Bolton, so don’t worry, we’re here to help.Our passionate teaching staff and state-of-the-art facilities will get you ready for the industry you’re aiming for.We have an employability team to help you secure your dream first role. From study place...

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06 September 2019

#Bolton19 | Our Commitment to You

A Personal ApproachYou are our focus, that’s what makes us different from other universities.At the University of Bolton, you’re much more than just a student ID number. Thanks to our relatively small class sizes, we are proud to know our students by name.It’s also thanks to those class sizes that we can focus more on you and your needs. We know that learning doesn’t work the same way for everyone...

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06 September 2019

#Bolton19 | National Centre for Motorsport Engineering

A Point Of PrideThe University of Bolton is home to the only National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME) in the UK, and we couldn’t be more proud of it. This brand new £13 million facility is the next step for the evolution of motorsport engineering in the UK, building on the success of our Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering.Our qualified teaching staff have decades of experience in...

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05 September 2019

#Bolton19 | Clearing – a Case Study ‘Beth Sykes’

Who Am I? A Back StoryBeth Sykes joined us through clearing. She says, “coming to the University of Bolton to study was the best thing that has happened to me!”On the morning of her A-Level results, Beth didn’t get the grades she expected. Naturally, she was very upset, not able to attend her chosen university or course.That’s where the University of Bolton came in.Beth reached out to us and we of...

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05 September 2019

#Bolton19 | Clearing - A case study 'Beth Sykes'

Who Am I? A Back StoryBeth Sykes joined us through clearing. She says, “coming to the University of Bolton to study was the best thing that has happened to me!”On the morning of her A-Level results, Beth didn’t get the grades she expected. Naturally, she was very upset, not able to attend her chosen university or course.That’s where the University of Bolton came in.Beth reached out to us and we of...

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22 August 2019

University Guide

The University of Bolton is recognised by the Complete University Guide 2020 as one of the top five universities for overall student satisfaction in the UK. For the second year in a row, the university is the first place for overall student satisfaction in Greater Manchester.The university’s psychology course takes first place in the UK for student satisfaction. Accounting and finance, creative wr...

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22 August 2019

The University of Bolton Recognised by the Times and the Sunday Times Good Unive...

The University of Bolton is recognised by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide as one of the top universities in the UK for teaching quality. The guide awards the university with the fourth position for overall teaching quality, as voted by students in the latest National Student Survey.The university is also ranked joint 14th in the UK for student experience, with high student sat...

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22 August 2019

The University of Bolton recognised for Student Satisfaction in The Complete Uni...

The University of Bolton is recognised by the Complete University Guide 2020 as one of the top five universities for overall student satisfaction in the UK. For the second year in a row, the university is the first place for overall student satisfaction in Greater Manchester.The university’s psychology course takes first place in the UK for student satisfaction. Accounting and finance, creative wr...

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21 August 2019

#Bolton19 | Teaching quality

Voted Number Four In The UK For Teaching QualityNeed convincing that the University of Bolton is a great place to study? In another amazing achievement, we’ve been awarded fourth in the UK for teaching satisfaction. This is another great recognition of our high standards alongside our Silver rating by Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).Proven High-Quality TeachingWith extensive experience in thei...

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16 August 2019

Government Minister Supports 'Game-Changing' College Development

A government minister has backed a pioneering new college in Greater Manchester that will train a new generation of health and social care professionals.The partners spearheading the Bolton College of Medical Sciences (BCMS) briefed Exchequer Secretary, Simon Clarke MP on Thursday 15 August.The state-of-the-art facility, a joint venture between the University of Bolton, Bolton College, Bolton NHS ...

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16 August 2019

Government minister supports 'game-changing' college development

A government minister has backed a pioneering new college in Greater Manchester that will train a new generation of health and social care professionals.The partners spearheading the Bolton College of Medical Sciences (BCMS) briefed Exchequer Secretary, Simon Clarke MP on Thursday 15 August.The state-of-the-art facility, a joint venture between the University of Bolton, Bolton College, Bolton NHS ...

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15 August 2019

University of Bolton to launch centre offering free legal advice

The University of Bolton is to open a Legal Advice Centre in September for the people of Bolton. The centre will be operated by law students, supported by legal professionals, providing a free service for members of the public based in the university’s Institute of Management (IoM) building on Great Moor Street.The centre will launch against a backdrop of reduced access to legal advice, which has ...

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13 August 2019

#Bolton19 | Small is Beautiful!

The Best Things Come In Small PackagesHave you ever been given a tiny present for your birthday, only for it to be your favourite present? Or received a small gesture, which has meant so much? What they say is true, the best things do come in small packages, and we believe this applies to university too!Smaller universities provide a friendly, supportive and welcoming environment for new students....

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09 August 2019

Student ‘Shells out’ to Present His Research to Experts

Biology student, Sam Long, shared his research into giant tortoises at the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA). As part of a third-year project studying African Spurred Tortoises, Sam spent two months studying and gathering extensive data about the Giant African Spurred Tortoise at the Lake District Wildlife Park last summer.Sam, who graduated last month, spent around 120 h...

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09 August 2019

Student 'Shells Out' to present his research to experts

Biology student, Sam Long, shared his research into giant tortoises at the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA). As part of a third-year project studying African Spurred Tortoises, Sam spent two months studying and gathering extensive data about the Giant African Spurred Tortoise at the Lake District Wildlife Park last summer.Sam, who graduated last month, spent around 120 h...

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08 August 2019

School's out for...Monsters

School might be out for summer, but monster-makers are working hard at the university. Teenagers from across the UK are at the university to learn the latest special make-up effects techniques from industry experts.The Summer School is being run by a world-renowned special make-up effects company Gorton Studio, responsible for some of the most memorable moments from shows like Doctor Who, Call the...

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05 August 2019

Psychology course receives top award

An innovative course run by the University of Bolton has been presented with a top award by The British Psychological Society. Dr Gill Brown accepted the Innovation in Psychology Programmes award at The British Psychological Society annual conference. Dr Brown, Associate Teaching Professor in Psychology and Programme Lead BSc (Hons) Criminological and Forensic Psychology, said: “I am delighted to ...

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05 August 2019

#Bolton19 | Supporting Students Throughout Your Studies

#HereToHelpUniversity is a challenge for all new students, especially if you’re moving away from home to attend. That’s why the University of Bolton is dedicated to supporting students throughout your higher education journey. Whether you need support personally, academically or financially, we have a dedicated, award-winning student support team. Who are on-hand to help with any concern you may b...

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05 August 2019

#Bolton19 | Supporting Students Throughout Your Studies

#HereToHelpUniversity is a challenge for all new students, especially if you’re moving away from home to attend. That’s why the University of Bolton is dedicated to supporting students throughout your higher education journey. Whether you need support personally, academically or financially, we have a dedicated, award-winning student support team. Who are on-hand to help with any concern you may b...

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05 August 2019

Professor Wins National Teaching Award for excellence

An associate teaching professor at the university has won a prestigious national teaching award for excellence. Dr Duncan Cross has been named a National Teaching Fellow in an announcement from Advance HE on 5 August, where a total of 54 new NTFs were announced. The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) showcases the outstanding impact of individuals who teach or support learning in UK higher...

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01 August 2019

Student scoops top psychology award

A mother of three is celebrating after winning a top award at the university. Student Nisha Sykes has received the British Psychology Society Undergraduate Award (BPA) after achieving the highest overall score in her degree programme.Nisha graduated in July after studying a degree in Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling. Her final year dissertation examined the impact on adults of different a...

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29 July 2019

#Bolton19 | Graduate Goals

Graduate successes and prospectsOne of the perks of going to university is the increased career opportunities available to graduates. Some companies only employ candidates with a degree, and many consider graduates to have an advantage over candidates without a degree. If you’re considering higher education, you are opening yourself up to a world of opportunities, such as your dream graduate job, ...

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29 July 2019

#Bolton19 | Graduate Goals

Graduate successes and prospectsOne of the perks of going to university is the increased career opportunities available to graduates. Some companies only employ candidates with a degree, and many consider graduates to have an advantage over candidates without a degree. If you’re considering higher education, you are opening yourself up to a world of opportunities, such as your dream graduate job, ...

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25 July 2019

TEDx University of Bolton 2019: “Think Different, Think Again”

Fifteen distinguished speakers will grapple with the theme “Think Different, Think Again” when TEDx University of Bolton returns in October. The student-led conference will bring together innovative thinkers from across the university and the community to explore ideas for our collective future under the TED ethos of ‘ideas worth spreading’. This will take place on Thursday 24 October at the unive...

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25 July 2019

Degree Launched with Eddie Stobart Leads to Guaranteed Jobs

The University of Bolton has launched a pioneering degree course in partnership with world-renowned transport and logistics company Eddie Stobart. The Eddie Stobart and University of Bolton’s three-year BSc degree programme in Logistics & Supply Chain Management guarantees a graduate job for successful students. Students will be interviewed by representatives of both the university and Eddie Stoba...

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25 July 2019

Tedx University of Bolton 2019: "Think different, think again"

Fifteen distinguished speakers will grapple with the theme “Think Different, Think Again” when TEDx University of Bolton returns in October. The student-led conference will bring together innovative thinkers from across the university and the community to explore ideas for our collective future under the TED ethos of ‘ideas worth spreading’. This will take place on Thursday 24 October at the unive...

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23 July 2019

Natural leaders and selfless, Dr Rohan Pallewata

Dr Rohan Pallewata, Chairman of Lanka Harness, Sri Lanka and candidate for the presidential office was recognised by the University of Bolton (a United Kingdom state university) last week on 18 July 2019 for his intellectual capability and success in leadership and international business. Rohan was applauded as being unique showing exceptional leadership and management skills as well as being phil...

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22 July 2019

Sri Lankan Presidential Candidate Sings as He Receives His Honorary Degree

A guitar-playing Chief Executive who could be the next president of Sri Lanka by Christmas received an honorary doctorate from the university and serenaded the audience with a Simon and Garfunkel song.Rohan Pallewatta, Sri Lanka’s Social Democratic Party presidential candidate, was awarded Doctor of Engineering for his outstanding contribution to engineering. Before he was presented with his degre...

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22 July 2019

Proud Moment for University of Bolton Students at Graduation Celebrations

More than 1,000 students across four fantastic days!Proud families and friends flocked to watch successful students receive their degrees in a celebration by the University of Bolton.More than 1,000 students were presented over the four days of graduation ceremonies at the Albert Halls in the magnificent Bolton Town Hall.The university’s Chancellor, the Earl of St Andrews, conferred degrees on the...

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22 July 2019

Proud moment for university of Bolton students at graduation celebrations

More than 1,000 students across four fantastic days!Proud families and friends flocked to watch successful students receive their degrees in a celebration by the University of Bolton.More than 1,000 students were presented over the four days of graduation ceremonies at the Albert Halls in the magnificent Bolton Town Hall.The university’s Chancellor, the Earl of St Andrews, conferred degrees on the...

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18 July 2019

Olympian Kiera Byland Receives Special Honour at Graduation Ceremony

Bolton’s Special Olympics golden girl Kiera Byland was honoured as the University of Bolton’s graduation celebrations got underway.Cyclist Kiera, aged 21, who won three gold medals at the Special Olympics World Games in summer in Abu Dhabi, was presented with an award of distinction for her outstanding achievement in sports and at the Special Olympics by the university chancellor, the Earl of St A...

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18 July 2019

University Students’ Work Pulls into Platform 5

Photographs by talented students from the university are on display at Bolton’s rail Interchange. The new gallery on Platform 5 is part of the station’s regeneration and it was officially opened by the Mayor of Bolton, Cllr Hilary Fairclough.Sam Johnson, Head of the School of Arts, said she was delighted by the transformation of a room that has been out-of-use for decades and is now displaying qua...

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18 July 2019

Surgeon Who Sculpted Kim Jong Un and the Queen Honoured by the University

An artist who has sculpted and painted royalty, prime ministers and even North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was honoured by the university.Nadey Hakim became a Doctor of Arts for his outstanding contribution to aesthetics in a graduation ceremony. His artistic talent first hit the headlines when his sculpture of David Cameron was presented to the former Prime Minister at the Carlton Club in London. S...

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18 July 2019

Director Becomes an Honorary Doctor

Bill Dawson was made a Doctor of the university on Tuesday for his outstanding contribution to the community. Bill, who is also a Trustee of the Bolton Wanderers Community Trust which runs projects for disadvantaged groups across the town, has been prominent in the UK’s accounting and finance industry for more than 30 years. He played a key part in successfully developing and leading the Universit...

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18 July 2019

Olympian Kiera Byland receives special honour at graduation ceremony

Bolton’s Special Olympics golden girl Kiera Byland was honoured as the University of Bolton’s graduation celebrations got underway.Cyclist Kiera, aged 21, who won three gold medals at the Special Olympics World Games in summer in Abu Dhabi, was presented with an award of distinction for her outstanding achievement in sports and at the Special Olympics by the university chancellor, the Earl of St A...

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18 July 2019

University students' work pulls into platform 5

Photographs by talented students from the university are on display at Bolton’s rail Interchange. The new gallery on Platform 5 is part of the station’s regeneration and it was officially opened by the Mayor of Bolton, Cllr Hilary Fairclough.Sam Johnson, Head of the School of Arts, said she was delighted by the transformation of a room that has been out-of-use for decades and is now displaying qua...

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18 July 2019

Director becomes an honorary Doctor

Bill Dawson was made a Doctor of the university on Tuesday for his outstanding contribution to the community. Bill, who is also a Trustee of the Bolton Wanderers Community Trust which runs projects for disadvantaged groups across the town, has been prominent in the UK’s accounting and finance industry for more than 30 years. He played a key part in successfully developing and leading the Universit...

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18 July 2019

Surgeon who sculpted Kim Jong Un and the Queen honoured by the university

An artist who has sculpted and painted royalty, prime ministers and even North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was honoured by the university.Nadey Hakim became a Doctor of Arts for his outstanding contribution to aesthetics in a graduation ceremony. His artistic talent first hit the headlines when his sculpture of David Cameron was presented to the former Prime Minister at the Carlton Club in London. S...

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11 July 2019

Fight Against Global Air Pollution

The Clean Air Technologies Centre (CATCE) is a collaboration between the university and Bolton company Radic8 (a leading provider of clean air technologies). A nine-foot-tall “pollution tower” supplied by Radic8 is set to be installed in the grounds of the university in the autumn. It will trap ultra-fine particulate matter and filter toxic gases such as nitrogen dioxide (NO2). Ultra-fine particle...

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10 July 2019

University of Bolton professor to direct miller play at "New" town centre theatr...

The University of Bolton’s head of the BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance degree, Professor David Thacker is set to stage the northern premiere of Arthur Miller’s: The Last Yankee in the newly-created venue: The Library Theatre from 28 February until 16 March. Prof Thacker, former artistic director of Bolton’s Octagon Theatre, said he was “tremendously excited” to be presenting a play in a “new,...

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10 July 2019

The Octagon theatre's artistic director Elizabeth Newman has left Bolton and tak...

Elizabeth, who collaborated closely with the University of Bolton as part of the unique Theatre Degree (Hons) course, is the new Artistic Director of Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Elizabeth, originally from Croydon, moved to Bolton in 2009 and became Artistic Director of the Octagon just over three years ago, when her predecessor, Professor David Thacker, left to run the university’s Theatre Degree ...

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10 July 2019

University of Bolton's Psychology, Psychotherapy & Counselling offers additional...

University of Bolton’s Psychology, Psychotherapy & Counselling course, ranked in the UK’s top five for teaching quality by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, has embedded opportunities into the curriculum to gain Counselling Skills certificates, accredited by ABC Awards. Founded in 1998, ABC Awards offers Ofqual and Qualification Wales recognised and regulated qualification...

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10 July 2019

University of Bolton student wins Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Stud...

University of Bolton student wins Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Student Award 2018. This week, Media, Writing and Production student, Kathryn Berry, received the prestigious award from the Royal Television Society (RTS) North West for her hard-hitting factual film, Fallen Angels. The RTS North West presents awards to six different categories, including Factual film, recognising the bes...

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10 July 2019

University of Bolton ranked 6th overall in UK Engagement Survey 2018

The University of Bolton has been ranked 6th overall sector-wide in the UK Engagement Survey 2018. A total of 34,705 respondents took part in the annual survey, coordinated by Advance HE (previously the Higher Education Academy). 38 universities including the University of Bolton were ranked on engagement, skills and time spent on activities. Sports Science at Bolton was a particular highlight, co...

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10 July 2019

University backs Mental Health Awareness Week

A crucial part of our well-being is having good mental health. Staff at the University of Bolton take students’ mental well-being very seriously, providing support for anyone who needs it.Mark Ayling is the university’s mental health advisor. He believes there has been a sharp rise in a relatively short period of time in the numbers of students with mental health issues at universities across the ...

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05 July 2019

Classroom of the future opened at University of Bolton

A hi-tech classroom which brings huge benefits to student learning has been officially opened at the University of Bolton’s Institute of Management. The Sony Collaboration Suite in the building in Newport Street has created a unique learning environment. This 21st century classroom incorporates the latest technology in large screens as part of the work stations. Sony has donated some of the equipm...

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05 July 2019

A busy weekend for some NCME students working in the TOCA BTCC touring cars at D...

Students working with Ciceley, Speedworks, and the TOCA Technical team had mixed fortunes over the action-packed weekend. While Ciceley had a massive impact in the first race when Adam Morgan could not avoid the sideways Andrew Jordan’s BMW in front of him, the Accrington-based team managed to change the complete front subframe and engine assembly in under an hour and get the car back out on the g...

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05 July 2019

Access to the library during Graduation week

Due to graduation activities in the SLZ, the main entrance to the library will be closed from Monday 15 to Monday 22 July.Access to the library will be available via library Entrance 2 (near the chaplaincy) during this time.The library’s opening times are unaffected by graduation. Visit the library for full summertime opening times.

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The University of Bolton School of Law hosted over 40 professional guests with a wine-tasting and networking

05 July 2019

School of Law networking event hosted by IoM

The School of Law hosted over 40 professional guests with a wine-tasting and networking event on the roof terrace of the Institute of Management building.The guests included solicitors, barristers and members of the university law team. The event, which included an ‘identify the wine’ quiz, was organised in partnership with the Bolton Law Society.Law lecturer Ian Bowden, also a member of Bolton La...

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05 July 2019

Big White Wall offers Bolton students free online support

Whether they are stressed, struggling to sleep, feeling low or not coping, Big White Wall helps them take control, feel better and supported. The anonymous service provides round-the-clock online peer and professional support, with trained counsellors 365 days a year.It provides a safe space online for students to get things off their chest, explore feelings, learn how to improve and self-manage t...

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05 July 2019

Students' well-being, further support

University of Bolton students going through a tough time can now access free online support with a new service, Big White Wall.Whether they are stressed, struggling to sleep, feeling low or not coping, Big White Wall helps them take control, feel better and supported.The anonymous service provides round-the-clock online peer and professional support, with trained counsellors 365 days a year. It pr...

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05 July 2019

School of Law networking event

The School of Law hosted over 40 professional guests with a wine-tasting and networking event on the roof terrace of the Institute of Management building. The guests included solicitors, barristers and members of the university law team.The event, which included an ‘identify the wine’ quiz, was organised in partnership with the Bolton Law Society.Law lecturer Ian Bowden, also a member of Bolton La...

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05 July 2019

Top for Student Satisfaction in Greater Manchester

For the third year in a row, the University of Bolton is named number one for student satisfaction in Greater Manchester. The National Student Survey (NSS) preliminary results reveal that the university scored 86.53 for overall student satisfaction, higher than any other university in the county.The university was also placed in the top 20 for overall student satisfaction in England in the survey,...

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28 June 2019

Assistant teaching professor presented with a certificate from our pro-vice-chan...

The Bolton Awards Ceremony was held on Wednesday 19 June to celebrate the achievements of students who are formally recognised for all the extra-curricular work that they do: helping their employability and development of CVs.Assistant Teaching Professor, Neil Dougan, was also recognised for his help and support with the Bolton Awards since its inception four years ago.Neil’s proud that “many Medi...

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28 June 2019

Let's talk 'one stop shop' at breakfast

To develop their staff through training support, or for both employers and employees to understand the benefit of considering the apprenticeship route, the University of Bolton, Bolton College and Alliance Learning unveiled a new service for employers. Businesses from across Greater Manchester attended the event at the university’s Institute of Management (IoM) building to talk about ConnectED, a ...

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28 June 2019

Nursing student praised after hospital placement

A University of Bolton student has been honoured for his “commitment and talent” while on placement in a busy Manchester casualty department. Former professional footballer Anthony Lennon, who recently started his second-year on the Adult Nursing Degree, was awarded a certificate of achievement for his placement at the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) emergency department. Anthony, aged 37, receiv...

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28 June 2019

Baroness honours University of Bolton Award Winners

Students gave up hours of their spare time to support voluntary work. In recognition of their work, they were presented with certificates by the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the university, Baroness Helen Newlove, who said: “You should all be incredibly proud of yourselves.”The students had taken part in the university’s Bolton Award (currently in its fourth year), the initiative helps them prepare ...

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17 June 2019

Crowdfunded Trip Results in a Wow Factor Award

University of Bolton student Patricia Bielby wowed industry professionals by winning an award at the top UK industry special effects recruitment fair. Patricia, who has just completed her final year of study on the Special Effects for Film and TV degree at the university’s Centre for Film Effects, was presented with the honour by The Twins FX, a leading company in the field of theatrical special e...

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13 June 2019

The Institute of Management host Onyi Moss Lecture

The Institute of Management Greater Manchester were delighted to welcome Onyi Moss who shared the story of her journey to becoming a fashion, travel and lifestyle influencer, which began when she purchased a camera and taught herself to take great photographs. She discussed her career achievements, which include publishing an e-book and working with brands including Dior and French Connection.Her ...

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13 June 2019

BA (Hons) Photography Graduate Hosts Women's Football Photo Exhibition

Carly Jones, mum of two daughters (Layla, aged seven, and Ruby, four, both play the sport), says she wanted to show how females playing football was a huge confidence booster. Carly, from Rossendale, has self-published a book entitled ‘Empower Me’. It features many of her photographs.An exhibition of her images was on display as part of the University of Bolton’s School of Arts Creative Show, whic...

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13 June 2019

University of Bolton students’ app wins UK awards

Management students from the University of Bolton were praised as they collected awards at the national finals of a major enterprise award. Adam Knight, Louise Wray, Yahya Khojbalwala and Kia Whitehead won two awards for Marketing Excellence and Student Journey, in the UK final of the Young Enterprise Awards 2019 at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Surrey. The winning team had set up a busi...

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31 May 2019

Leading UK psychology professor to run workshop

Professor Windy Dryden, the leading Counselling Psychology Professor in the UK, will run the workshop, which will be of interest and relevance to practising clinicians. Professor Dryden has authored or edited more than 200 books and he writes for both the profession and the general public. He is an Emeritus Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths University of London and has been work...

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29 May 2019

Dalek invasion in chancellor's mall

A dreaded Dalek from the long-running sci-fi show Doctor Who launched a mini-invasion at the University of Bolton, but there was no need to worry. The mortal enemy of the time-travelling Doctor wasn’t prowling the foyer of the Chancellor’s Mall to exterminate anyone. It was collecting cash to help fund a trip next month to a London industry recruitment fair for the university’s talented Special...

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22 May 2019

The university attracts top speaker for mental health awareness week

University of Bolton staff and students gained a much deeper insight into the potential negative impact of too much time spent online and social media as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. Dr Khurram Sadiq, a Consultant Psychiatrist working with Mental Health Homeless Team, Central Manchester and Home Based Treatment Team in South Manchester, accepted an invitation to talk at the university. Du...

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20 May 2019

We want you to tell us - I love Bolton because...

People are being invited to share why they love Bolton. They are being asked to complete the following sentence: ‘I love Bolton because…’ It forms part of a campaign which aims to refresh Bolton’s brand identity and encourage a positive perception of the town. The initial phase of the campaign is public engagement. Residents, visitors and workers across the entire Bolton borough are being encourag...

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14 May 2019

The university hosts the princes trust

Young people who completed The Prince’s Trust Team programme were honoured at a presentation evening at the University of Bolton. The team programme is a (twelve-week) employability skills course designed to support young people back into work, education or training. During the course, the young people from Bolton attended a week-long team building residential, completed a two-week work placement ...

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06 May 2019

Professor Raj honoured with prestigious textile institute medal

Professor Subbiyan Rajendran (Raj) receiving the medal from Mrs Helen Rowe, Chairman of the Council, The Textile Institute, Manchester University of Bolton’s Emeritus Professor Subbiyan Rajendran (‘Raj’) has been honoured with a prestigious medal by the Textile Institute. He received the S G Smith Memorial Medal at a ceremony at The Lowry, Salford. It was presented for Raj’s devotion to the furthe...

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03 May 2019

Senior conservative tells the centre for opposition studies (CFOS) that an early...

The Chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee has told a meeting of the Centre for Opposition Studies that he thinks an early general election is now “less likely” following the defection of 11 MPs from the Labour and Conservative parties to form The Independent Group.The Centre hosted “In Conversation with Sir Graham Brady MP” this week in Westminster, with over 60 people attending, i...

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30 April 2019

The University Sponsors Bolton Wanderers Ladies FC on Malta mini-tour

The University of Bolton has announced a sponsorship deal with Bolton Wanderers Ladies Football Club. The university has backed the team’s mini-tour to Malta in May, when the ladies will face Malta’s national team. Chris Knights, BWFC Ladies’ coach, said: “We are really excited and want to say a heartfelt thanks to the University of Bolton for sponsoring us.” “Enjoying such close links wi...

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30 April 2019

Graduate returns as faculty of health & wellbeing lecturer

A former University of Bolton student has returned, this time as a member of the teaching staff. Stuart A Smith has taken up a post as Lecturer – Clinical Practice in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing. Stuart, who is originally from Glasgow and lives in Bolton, studied for a PGCertEd at the Chadwick Street campus of the former Bolton Institute of Higher Education (which became the University of ...

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25 April 2019

University of Bolton student's 'outstanding' honour

A University of Bolton student has been recognised as ‘outstanding’ at a prestigious ceremony in the City of London. Christine Banda was one of five students from universities in the UK to be named as a finalist in the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (WCIT) Outstanding Information Technology Student Awards. Christine, who is in the third year of her Computer and Website Development...

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15 April 2019

University of Bolton alumnus and successful businessman returns to inspire stude...

A former University of Bolton student, who now owns a multi-million-pound business, returned to campus to give an inspirational talk.Scott Warrington, aged 36, completed a Masters degree in Community Sports Development, studying part-time over three years, while he was working as Community Development Manager at St Joseph’s RC High School in Horwich. Soon after, he co-founded his own company, Scho...

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15 April 2019

School of the Arts students proudly present The New Writing Showcase 2019 and th...

The University of Bolton’s Creative Writing, English and Theatre students are proud to present an exciting night of live entertainment celebrating creative writing talent in performance. Our School of the Arts students invites you to The New Writing Showcase on 2 May 2019 at 19:00. The New Writing Showcase is a collaborative student-led project, delivering performances from student actors and writ...

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06 April 2019

Gaming Students Impress With Their Skills

University of Bolton’s fresh crop of games development talent displayed their work to industry professionals. Graduating students presented their portfolios (three distinct subject areas: games art, design and programming) at the end-of-year show in the purpose-built Centre for Games Development. Jo Daly, Associate Professor in the Centre for Games Development at the university, said “the games co...

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04 April 2019

Vice-Chancellor: the University of Bolton in strong financial position

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bolton has issued the following statement reports by the Sector Regulator, the Office for Students, that some universities may be facing risk associated with high levels of debt and overestimated student number growth predictions. This may lead to a position where universities are not financially sustainable. Professor George E Holmes said that the Universi...

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03 April 2019

University of Bolton links up with outdoor education charity

The University of Bolton has formed an exciting collaboration with an Outdoor Education Centre Charity. The Anderton Centre, based at Lower Rivington Reservoir, Anderton, Lancashire, offers high-quality and unique experiences for education /establishments, community groups, voluntary and commercial organisations. The university has become the ‘sole member’ of the Centre, which means the charity is...

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26 March 2019

Enterprising University of Bolton students reach national awards final

Management students from the University of Bolton are successfully through to the national finals of a major enterprise award. The team – Louise Wray, Adam Knight, Yahya Khojbalwala and Yamundow Cham – won two awards in the regional final of the Young Enterprise Awards 2019 held at the University Centre, Blackburn College. It scooped the Strategic Marketing Excellence award and the 2019 Start-Up P...

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25 March 2019

Bolton student has been selected for the english universities’ football squad

A university of Bolton student has been selected for the English Universities’ Football Squad. Joel Amado, aged 20, will take part in the Home Nations tournament when England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will compete in Cardiff in April. Joel, who is studying for a sports rehabilitation degree, said he was “really pleased” to be selected.He was born in Portugal, moved to the UK when he wa...

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13 March 2019

University of Bolton partners with the growth company as first ever university c...

A Manchester training provider has become the first organisation to be established as a University Centre for the University of Bolton. The Growth Company Education & Skills offers a huge range of apprenticeships, traineeships, work placements and courses for people throughout their working livesThe University Centre is based in Great Bridgewater Street and caters for between 200 and 250 students ...

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05 March 2019

More awards for Bolton students

The University of Bolton media students is celebrating after winning a top Royal Television Society Award.The short film A Question of Dignity by 2018 alumni Mark Scullion, partly co-directed by Nicolay Armando and produced by another alumna from last year, Sharleigh Wood, was named Best Factual in the RTS North West Awards on Tuesday evening (Feb 26). The film explores the impact of Alzheimer’s o...

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20 February 2019

The University of Bolton officially holds keys to Bolton Central

The University of Bolton has officially gained access to their new building at Bolton Central, a learning environment tailored for contemporary business education. The £6 million development is set to become the centre for the university’s Institute of Management, housing the studies of 2,500 students and becoming home to over 60 staff. As refurbishment experts, Stoneforce completed work on the im...

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07 February 2019

University of Bolton art students chosen for Venice fellowships

Second-year BA Fine Art students, Natasha Mitchell and Abbie Detheridge will spend a month in Italy as part of the Venice Biennale Student Fellowships for 2019, during one of the world’s most important art and architecture Biennale exhibitions.The opportunity to conduct independent research in and around Venice has been sponsored by Bolton School of the Arts and the British Council. Both Natasha a...

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04 February 2019

External examiner development day Thursday 4 April

On Thursday 4 April we will be hosting our 2019 External Examiner Development Day. We will be discussing ‘grade inflation’ in higher education, the history of the external examining system, as well as an overview of the university’s 2017-2018 external examiner reports. This will be a great opportunity to hear from industry experts, network with (likeminded) individuals and develop yourself as an e...

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29 January 2019

Bolton celebrates 'tryumphant' rugby league world cup success

After a high-profile campaign partnered by the university, the Rugby League World Cup is heading to Bolton in 2021. The University of Bolton Stadium will host a significant group stage game, featuring England, and a quarterfinal match. Prof George Holmes, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bolton, said: “This is wonderful news. The University of Bolton Stadium is a superb venue ...

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25 January 2019

Engineers of the future in pole position at university of Bolton

The Formula 1 in Schools competition final was held at the University of Bolton’s National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME). School pupils designed, built and raced their own F1 car as part of an exciting project to find the engineers of the future, encouraging youngsters to learn and give them a head start, should they wish to study the STEM subject at university.Using the latest computer...

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17 January 2019

Accountancy students exam success

The University of Bolton is proud to announce that our Accountancy students have exceeded the global pass rate targets set by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in every paper taken during December’s exams. These achievements are a testament to the Gold partner status, and the quality of teaching our academic experts with vast industry experience deliver. Further reinforcing...

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12 December 2018

Institute of management (IOM) students appoint student representatives

The Accountancy team is pleased to announce that two of their accountancy undergraduate students have been successful in their applications to become student representatives for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the UK. Zoe Chadwick (year 1) and Abiy Haile (year 2) accountancy students had to undergo a rigorous application and interview process to be appointed ACCA stude...

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07 November 2018

Implementation of the living wage increase

The University of Bolton has announced that it will be paying the new higher voluntary living wage with immediate effect. The living wage, which is not compulsory for businesses to pay, is designed to give workers and their families enough money to live on, which will result in everyone employed by the university earning a minimum of £9 per hour. On 5 November, this was increased from £8.75 to £9....

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26 October 2018

University of Bolton hosts the 'Future of Work Forum'.

A forum exploring the impact of new technology on business was held by the University of Bolton. The Institute of Management organised The Future of Work Forum, which was informed by the latest academic and practitioner research. The event delved into the effect of automation and other technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR) and robotics is having on jobs, skills, op...

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23 October 2018

Senior President of Tribunals Sir Ernest Ryder delivers third leeming lecture at...

Sir Ernest Ryder, the Senior President of Tribunals in the UK, spoke about ‘The Duty of Leadership in Judicial Office’ as he delivered the third annual Leeming Lecture at the University of Bolton. Addressing an audience of members of the judiciary, academics and students, he discussed in detail how effective leadership was crucial to helping to reform and improve the judicial system, stating that ...

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22 October 2018

Chartered institute of marketing hosts digital marketing in ecommerce event

Search For Effective Digital Marketing In E-commerce Wednesday 28th November 2018 (18:00 – 20:00) Book your place for this event This event hosted by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), will provide the latest advice and tips on how to apply search marketing techniques to sell more through online channels. The event is ideal for marketing professionals and students looking to learn how dig...

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Careers Fair

19 October 2018

Careers fair countdown

It’s less than four weeks to go until our annual careers fair event. We now have over 65 employers attending, and this year we welcome new employers, such as British Airways, McDonald Hotels & Resorts, Footasylum, Hollister and Love Energy Savings. We encourage both staff and students to attend the fair, it’s a fantastic opportunity to network with employers! Deloitte Workshops As well as attendin...

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19 October 2018

Wuhan Business University visits the University

The University of Bolton’s Institute of Management was delighted to welcome a delegation from Wuhan Business University, led by Vice-President, Professor Jiani Liu. The Chinese delegates were welcomed by Bill Dawson, Director of the Institute, and Martyn Shaw, the University’s Business Development Director.The two universities signed the first of a number of progression agreements to allow student...

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19 October 2018

University of Bolton's engineering day inspires primary school children

The University of Bolton’s Engineering day sparked local school children’s interest in the world of engineering. Pupils from Mount St Josephs, Clarendon Primary, Gaskell Street Primary Schools and one pupil from St Josephs, in Bolton, took part in the day, which was organised by the university as part of the Year of Engineering.The aim was to encourage children to study engineering and hopefully t...

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19 October 2018

TEDxSalon comes to the University of Bolton

On Friday 30 November 2018, the North West of England’s first-ever TEDxSalon event will take place at the University of Bolton. Sir Cary Cooper CBE, one of the world’s most influential Psychologists, is to headline the first TEDxSalon in the North West of England The inaugural TEDxSalon event will explore the theme ‘’In the Psychologist’s Chair” featuring Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE, one of the ...

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15 October 2018

The University of Bolton commits to work in partnership with another Bolton Univ...

Members of the Bolton University of the Third Age (U3A) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with senior management at the University of Bolton, heralding a new, closer working relationship. Chairman of the Bolton U3A Tony Pearson and Assistant Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton, Bill Webster, put pen to paper. The U3A is a registered charity and operates at local, regional and natio...

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07 September 2018

Creative writing lecturer recognised in prestigious forward prizes

Dr Ben Wilkinson, lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of the Arts, has been highly commended in what The Telegraph describes as ‘the poetry Oscars’. Wilkinson launched his debut book of poems Way More Than Luck (Seren, 2018) at a busy Live Literature event in Bolton Central Library in February of this year. Described as a ‘beautifully serious debut by a more-than-promising young author’, th...

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20 August 2018

Creative writing and theatre lecturer's play a triumph at the Edinburgh fringe

Described by The Stage as ‘a riotously entertaining and deeply moving drama-cum-documentary’ and possibly the ‘best thing’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018, University of Bolton lecturer and playwright Ed Edwards’s gripping new play explores the history of heroin use in Manchester. The Political History of Smack and Crack crackles with anger, humour and authenticity as it chronicles the fallo...

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01 August 2018

Bolton wanderers announces University of Bolton Stadium۪

The University of Bolton announces its stadium naming rights partnership with Bolton Wanderers Football Club. The deal will see the club’s stadium rebranded as the University of Bolton Stadium with immediate effect. Bolton Wanderers chairman Ken Anderson said: “We are extremely proud of this strategic long-term partnership with the University of Bolton. Like us, the university is at the heart of t...

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25 July 2018

Successful graduates in Molecular Biology

A student from the University of Bolton has been carrying out research which could help to predict more accurately whether oral cancer might return in a patient. Dorcas Ishaya was awarded a First Class Honours degree in Molecular Biology at a ceremony at Bolton’s Albert Halls last week. As well as the top honour, Dorcas also successfully completed an innovative final year student research project ...

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25 July 2018

Opportunity Knox for nursing graduate from Malawi!

NURSING graduate Knox Chipengule caused a stir when he received his University of Bolton degree – by walking on stage wearing the tribal dress. Knox, aged 47, who was awarded a BSc in Adult Nursing, decided he wanted to honour his forefathers by donning the traditional dress during the ceremony in Bolton’s Albert Halls. Knox, originally from Malawi, South Africa, said he was delighted with his ach...

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24 July 2018

Sit-down comedian Matthew makes the grade

WHEELCHAIR-bound University of Bolton student Matthew Hadfield collected his degree in front of his proud family – and revealed that he has auditioned to become a Butlins Redcoat. The 21-year-old, who has been unable to walk from birth, graduated in Sports Development and Coaching at a ceremony at The Albert Halls on Wednesday July 18. During his three years of study, Matthew, from Rochdale, has l...

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09 July 2018

This isn't just nursing

The University of Bolton is proud to support the ‘Be a Greater Manchester Nurse’ movement as a way to open up opportunities across the entire spectrum of nursing, inviting you to work, train or return to practice within the region. With a population of 2.8 million, Greater Manchester is a thriving community full of unsung heroes. It’s time to change this: “If we take a stand, we will not fall” – T...

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09 July 2018

2019 Jenkinson Award

After extensive review and detailed assessment, the Jenkinson Panel, chaired by Professor Patrick McGhee, have announced the winners of the 2019 Jenkinson Awards. The criteria for the awards were: The extent to which the proposal supports the TIRI agenda and the University’s Research Strategy, that is: “improves the quality of research activities which support teaching”; The extent to which the pr...

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02 July 2018

EU/UK student funding and fees confirmed for 2019/2020

Today we have received confirmation that EU students will continue to be regarded in the same way as home students for the academic year 2019/2020. This means that the access to student loan funding remains unchanged and the undergraduate fees have been capped for another year at £9,250.This is welcome clarity for the sector and for students from the EU considering degree-level study in the next a...

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28 June 2018

TNA students Hannah and Lisa become stars on a national website

Two University of Bolton students are ‘starring’ on the Royal College of Nursing website. Hannah Sheldon and Lisa Grognet are Training Nursing Associates (TNA) – part of a pioneering programme creating new roles in nursing.They are filmed for the website talking about their experiences on the innovative course. Hannah is a TNA at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. She previously worked as...

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27 June 2018

University celebrates reserves day and appointment of armed services champion

Reserves Day took place on Wednesday, 27th of June as part of the Armed Forces Week.Pictured from left to right are Bolton College student Rufus Aindow, Warrant Officer 2 David Naylor, Professor George Holmes, President and Vice-Chancellor of the university, Jessica Law, Associate Lecturer in Sport Rehabilitation and Senior Clinician, Sport and Spinal Injuries Clinic, Chris McClelland, university ...

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18 June 2018

Member of staff wins Huddersfield 3 minute thesis competition

Clare Higgins won the University of Huddersfield 3 minute thesis competition. Additionally, her thesis was also voted as The People’s Choice by the audience at the time of the presentation.Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by the University of Queensland in 2008, in which doctoral researchers have just three minutes to deliver an engaging presentation on ...

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14 June 2018

University of Bolton student's film nominated for national RTS Award

University of Bolton student Kathryn Berry’s acclaimed film Fallen Angels has been nominated for a major national award. It has been shortlisted in the RTS Student Television Awards 2018 and the winner will be announced at a glittering ceremony in London on Friday June 22. The short documentary has already won the Undergraduate Factual category in the regional awards. It focuses on a group of indi...

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13 June 2018

The University of Bolton Vice-Chancellor supports a worthy local cause

Ian Terry 10th Anniversary Ball raising money for Care Of Police Survivors (COPS) is supported by the University of Bolton’s Vice-Chancellor. Photo showing (from left to right) Chief Constable Ian Hopkins, Professor George E Holmes DL, Edith Conn OBE former Vice Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff, The Lord Lieutenant Warren Smith

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07 June 2018

Achievement for all. Raising Attainment Symposium

An all-day event aimed at exploring ways to ensure achievement for all in education will take place at the University of Bolton this month. The university has joined forces with the award-winning education charity ‘Achievement for All’ to present the ‘Achievement for All – Raising Attainment’ Symposium on Wednesday, June 20. The purpose is to promote debate followed by action in the Greater Manche...

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Photography student Ian Smith's photographic exhibition ‘Prostate Cancer: Every Picture Tells a Story’ is part of a personal crusade to help save lives.

07 June 2018

Photography student Ian Smith's exhibition ‘Prostate Cancer: Every Picture Tells...

When Ian Smith was diagnosed with prostate cancer, his immediate thought was that he had been handed a death sentence. The year was 2010 and Ian, then aged 62, was overwhelmed by a number of emotions. The strongest, however, was anxiety. The uncertainty about what the future would hold or whether he would even have a future.The diagnosis meant that for the past eight years, Ian has had to undergo ...

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31 May 2018

English & Creative Writing Named to Guardian University Guide Top 10

Great news for staff at the University of Bolton who celebrate successfully achieving 10th place in the UK for their English & Creative Writing courses* in the Guardian University Guide 2019. This position marks a significant leap from 19th place in 2018.This also means that the university is now 1st in the North West – a tremendous accolade!Sam Johnson, Dean of Arts, Media & Education, said: “Thi...

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29 May 2018

University of Bolton staff remember together

Staff from the University of Bolton helped to mark the one year anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing in which 22 people died. Participants included:Dr Sue Duncan, Registrar of the University of Bolton; Dr Colin Robertson, Senior Lecturer – Sports and Exercise Science; Adam Naylor, Senior Lecturer, School of Sport and Biomedical Sciences, as well as; Professor Jennifer Leeming, HM Senior Cor...

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22 May 2018

University staff and students remember Arena victims

Staff and students at the University of Bolton this afternoon (Tuesday 22 May) paid tribute to the 22 victims of the Manchester Arena attack. They remembered in silence at 1pm instead of the national time of 2.30pm because of exams, allowing more to attend.University Co-ordinating Chaplain, Rev Dr Gill Smart said there was no way of knowing the bomber’s motives but “if one of them was to put Mancu...

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21 May 2018

University of Bolton lecturers top of class as voted by students

Lecturers and staff at the University of Bolton were honoured at a special awards ceremony – organised and judged by students. The Student Led Teaching Awards trophies were handed out to those who had inspired and supported the students academically and personally during their time at the university. It is the second year running that the awards, organised by the Students’ Union (SU), in conjuncti...

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21 May 2018

"The Phoenix, Civil Society’s Rebirth" by John Haynes MP

Students from the University of Bolton were addressed last week by John Hayes, Member of Parliament for South Holland and The Deepings. Mr Hayes’ lecture was entitled ‘The Phoenix, Civil Society’s Rebirth’ to students from the university’s Centre for Islamic Finance at the William Morris Law Court.In the following extracts from his speech, Mr Hayes said: "It isn’t freedom of choice that most peopl...

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Representatives from the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) discussed how statistics were shaping modern society and the Society’s efforts to promote the subject

16 May 2018

A visit from the Royal Statistical Society

The Department of Mathematics was pleased to welcome two representatives from the Royal Statistical Society to discuss the role of statistics in modern society and the Society’s efforts to promote the subject. First-Year Statistics module students on the University of Bolton Mathematics degree saw an interruption to normal activities recently due to a visit from the Royal Statistics Society (RSS)....

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10 May 2018

Professor Subhash Anand MBE retires from the University of Bolton

Professor Subhash Anand M.B.E. has taken retirement from the University of Bolton, after 45 years of service.He is extremely fortunate to have been awarded the Emeritus Professorship at the University of Bolton. He has also been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) personally by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor George Holmes, at the retirement function organised by the Vice-Chanc...

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10 May 2018

School of the Arts welcomes Emily Motto of 'Stranger Things' as Artist in Reside...

Fresh out of the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, Oxford University (2014), rising star Emily Motto is set to be the University of Bolton’s third artist in residence, April – May 2018. Bolton School of The Arts are very excited to have Emily joining the university to undertake the next micro-residency in Fine Art in association with neo: artists. Since graduating, Emily’s work has gained signi...

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04 May 2018

A mobile phone makes us all cyborgs, good and bad: University of Bolton doctor p...

Gaming expert, philosopher and University of Bolton researcher Dr Chris Bateman presents a Cyborg Living event, held in London’s trendy Shoreditch district on 10 May 2018, where a panel of Artificial Intelligence specialists, philosophers and artists explores the concept of humans using devices such as mobile ‘phones, tablets and computers, as cyborgs.The Cyborg Living event is also the launch veh...

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The University of Bolton has topped charts in the Complete University Guide 2019, with first place for overall student satisfaction amongst the Greater Manchester institutions

04 May 2018

University of Bolton scores for ‘student satisfaction’ in Complete University Gu...

The University of Bolton has topped charts in the Complete University Guide 2019, with first place for overall student satisfaction amongst the Greater Manchester institutions and joint 18th position within the 131 national universities’ league.The university’s English and maths courses took first place in their respective UK subject leagues for student satisfaction, with creative writing and acco...

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03 May 2018

In conversation with Dr Phillip Lee, MP

The University of Bolton’s Centre for Opposition Studies is pleased to invite you to ‘In Conversation with Dr Phillip Lee, MP’ Chaired by Professor Mohammed Abdel-Haq Venue: William Morris Law Court, The University of Bolton Time: 10 May 2018 at 18:00 Speaker: Dr Phillip Lee MP, Member of Parliament for Bracknell and Minister for Youth Justice, Victims, Female Offenders and Offender Health. Dr Phi...

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25 April 2018

University of Bolton storms up Whatuni* national league table, and takes first p...

The University of Bolton has taken 36th place nationally in the 2018 university-ranking league published by the Whatuni Student Choice Awards. Rising 77 places since the 2017 survey, all 126 UK universities are included in the survey, with category ratings including facilities, courses and lectures, job prospects, student support and city life. The University of Bolton ranked 15th nationally for i...

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23 April 2018

The University of Bolton welcomed D3t games designer and quality assurance (QA),...

As part of the many guest lectures organised as part of an Employability module for all three undergraduate Games programmes, the University of Bolton welcomed previous student Shariqua Wahid, a Games Designer and QA at D3t – an award-winning, premium software engineering company on Monday 16 April. The lecture provided second-year students with industry insights, especially with regard to outsour...

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20 April 2018

Further education initial teacher education announced

Mathematics and English programmes - April 2018DfE has announced the bursary allocations for 2018/19 for English and maths programmes.Bursaries are only for those trainees taking a specialist teaching qualification for either mathematics or English. Designed to equip trainees with the knowledge, pedagogy and confidence to teach English, mathematics and numeracy from basic level through to GCSE and...

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11 April 2018

The University of Bolton invites you to attend insightful talks on the economic,...

The University of Bolton’s Centre for Islamic Finance and The Benedict XVI Centre for Religion and Society at St Mary’s University is proud to host a symposium at the William Morris Law Court on Thursday 3 May at 2:15pm, discussing the implications of demographic trends in the West. The event is held under the auspices of the Forum for Islam-Christian dialogue established by the two universities. ...

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15 March 2018

Fine Art Students awarded with Venice Biennale Fellowships 2018

We are proud to announce that our BA (Hons) Fine Art students, Vickki Jones and Charlotte Robinson have been selected for the prestigious Venice Biennale Student Fellowships for 2018. Supported by the Bolton School of the Arts and the British Council, The Venice Fellowships programme offers students the opportunity to spend a month in Italy, Venice at one of the world’s largest art exhibitions, La...

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Hosted by Jack Lopresti MP, the event was entitled ‘Russian Foreign Policy: Threats and Scenarios’. It brought together Professor Christopher Coker from the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and retired General Sir Ri

12 March 2018

Expert speakers to Centre for Opposition Studies: Russia Still a Threat

The threat to the West from Russia is real and serious, according to expert speakers at a seminar organised by the Centre for Opposition Studies at the University of Bolton in the House of Commons this week.Hosted by Jack Lopresti MP, the event was entitled ‘Russian Foreign Policy: Threats and Scenarios’. It brought together Professor Christopher Coker from the Department of International Relation...

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06 March 2018

University of Bolton named as Higher Education Partner in new CIMSPA Pilot

The University of Bolton is named as one of ten higher education partners supporting the CIMSPA Higher Education Partnership Pilot Scheme. The two-year pilot, run by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) officially launched on 25 January. The scheme aims to ensure all UK sport and physical activity degree programmes are properly endorsed and recognised....

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19 February 2018

Formula 1 Aerodynamicist Willem Toet Offers Insight Into Professional Motorsport

Well-respected motorsport professional Willem Toet appeared at the University of Bolton on Thursday 12 October as the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering welcomed their first professional speaker.His impressive background in Formula 1, working for Ferrari, Benetton and Sauber makes him one of the industry’s most successful aerodynamicists and provided the audience with an evening of anecdot...

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16 February 2018

Sports & Spinal Injury Clinic Treats Commonwealth Athlete

Swimming athlete Niamh Robinson, who recently recovered from an injury with the help of the University of Bolton, is returning this year to the Commonwealth Games for the second time.The Sports & Spinal Injury Clinic at Bolton One is a £31-million health, leisure and research centre built in partnership with Bolton Council, NHS Bolton and the University of Bolton. After suffering from knee pain fo...

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14 February 2018

The University of Bolton's Centre for Contemporary Coronial Law Welcomes Mark Lu...

On Monday 2 October, the university’s School of Law welcomed Mark Lucraft QC, renowned for his position as Chief Coroner of England and Wales, to the Centre for Contemporary Coronial Law. The well-attended Leeming Lecture brought law professionals to the university campus. Lucraft shared his extensive law expertise, providing the audience with an invaluable insight into coronial law.Following the ...

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14 February 2018

Institute of Management student Richardson celebrates business success

Part-time Executive MBA student Nick Richardson is celebrating the success of his Manchester-based business, which has grown at an accelerated rate since it was founded in December 2016.Nick, who currently studies within the Institute of Management (IoM), launched the market research and insights company Bee Industrious after redundancy encouraged him to take a leap of faith and start-up on his ow...

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14 February 2018

Games graduates lead lecture in new centre for games development

University of Bolton graduates Steven Brown and Sean Burrows returned to the university on Monday 5 February to lead a guest lecture in the new Centre for Games Development.Offering advice and support to current Games students, the lecture detailed the routes taken by both Steven and Sean to kick-start their careers in the gaming world, offering insight into their experiences in industry roles. Bo...

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11 February 2018

UK defence experts make the case for nuclear weapons

The case for maintaining the UK’s nuclear deterrent was explored this week at a high-level seminar in the Houses of Parliament organised by the Centre for Opposition Studies at the University of Bolton. The event, titled ‘Credible Threat – Does Nuclear Deterrence Work?’ was addressed by the Chairman of the House of Commons’ Defence Select Committee, Dr Julian Lewis, MP.He presented a paper outlini...

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05 February 2018

Ministry of Defence presents Silver Employer Recognition Award to the University...

The University of Bolton has recently received a Silver Employer Recognition Award from the Ministry of Defence (MOD), celebrating the institution’s ongoing commitment to the armed forces. The Employer Recognition Scheme, which focuses on encouraging UK employers’ support of the armed forces, has recognised the university’s pledge to the military community and its vow to align with the values of t...

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02 February 2018

Full exposure for BA (Hons) photography student Smith

Ian Smith, a third-year photography student at the University of Bolton currently has his work displayed at the Horwich Heritage Centre.The ‘Unusual Listed Buildings’ project was inspired by the practice of Psychogeography and concerns heritage buildings that one may not realise have historical significance in relation to both local and national events. The body of work recognises the value of suc...

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30 January 2018

Albatec Racing Announces Collaborative Partnership with the NCME

Dumfries, Scotland (UK) — 23 November 2017:Dumfries rallycross outfit Albatec Racing and the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME) have agreed on a collaborative partnership that aims to provide career development opportunities for the next generation of motorsport engineers.NCME and Albatec will work together in partnership to provide unrivalled experience to students studying Motorsp...

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30 January 2018

Centre for Opposition studies launches research degrees

The Centre for Opposition Studies at the University of Bolton has announced the introduction of a range of pioneering research degrees to advance the study of politics in the UK and worldwide. The courses announced today are the first in what is hoped will be a series of new programmes to further the study of politics and political opposition.The PhD and MPhil postgraduate courses will span a rang...

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12 December 2017

Full Exposure exhibition due to open this week

This month sees the 3rd years from the BA (Hons) Photography course launching their exhibition entitled ‘Full Exposure’. The exhibition, located on the upper ground floor of Bolton Marketplace, exhibits work from over 20 BA students and 4 MA students. This free exhibition opens on the 14th of December starting at 5 pm through to 7 pm, with other dates over the holiday period and into January 2018....

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17 November 2017

University of Bolton connects with Sony's Vision Exchange showcase

Senior staff from Sony Europe joined the Bolton Central team on Tuesday 14 November, to demonstrate Sony’s Vision Exchange collaboration system, with a view to its installation in the proposed collaboration suite for the Institute of Management. Sony Vision Exchange allows groups such as students, lecturers and presenters to come together, whether in the same room or even hundreds of miles away. W...

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17 November 2017

Film FX luminary visits university

The School of Creative Technologies was delighted to play host to Mat Irvine, the highly acclaimed special effects designer, director, writer and television presenter. Mat was suitably impressed with the work undertaken and has agreed to return in Semester 2 to deliver a lecture to all of the Film FX students, detailing his extensive experience as a senior designer at the BBC as well as his ongoin...

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University of Bolton named as one of top 10 in the uk for courses and lecturers

The University of Bolton has been listed as one of the top ten universities in the UK for its courses and lecturers, as voted for by students in a recent prestigious awards ceremony. The university came seventh in the ‘Courses and Lecturers’ category in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019 (WUSCA). The University of Bolton was placed 15th in the country in the same category last year.A total of ...

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University of Bolton pass students and staff volunteers recognised

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University of Bolton graduate lands work with Alexander McQueen fashion house

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University of Bolton launches a new season of exciting live literature events

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UoB presence at Bolton film festival

Next Tuesday, Bolton will be filled with global film makers for the start of the Bolton Film Festival. We are proud to announce that among them is Media Production graduate: Nicolay Armando, hoping to become an award-winner. “Films appeal to the child in me, I’ve always loved stories.” But “It’s not all glitz and glamour” says fellow graduate, and recognised film maker, Jason Wingard. Despite his ...

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#Hellobolton as University of Bolton welcomes new students

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University of Bolton school of arts commemorative show launches at museum

An exhibition of stunning artwork to celebrate more than 150 years of the University of Bolton’s School of Arts opened at Bolton Museum and Art Gallery on Friday, September 28 with many past and present students and members of staff in attendance. The exhibition covers a wide range of historic and current works, along with information about the University and town, demonstrating how the School of ...

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The Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

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Bolton School of Arts commemorative show to launch at museum

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University and college students present a spectacular recycling art showcase at ...

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University of Bolton school of arts commemorative show launches at museum

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Bury council and the University of Bolton to collaborate on ambitious developmen...

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The University of Bolton welcomed game director at slightly mad studios, David B...

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Former Octagon artistic director takes centre stage with unique theatre degree c...

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University of Bolton jumps 91 places in the Sitemorse Index 2018

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Psychology programme gains recognition and award for innovation at the Universit...

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University of Bolton Stadium hosts Ladbrokes Rugby League Semi-Finals

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Strong performance for University of Bolton in national student survey (NSS)

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University of Bolton celebrates first non-commissioned nursing programme in Engl...

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Aidan is a first class talent when it comes to writing

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Maurice Watkins CBE meets Pope Francis

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Careers and recruitment fair 2017

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Incentive for 20/21 FE initial teacher education

The DfE has just announced a new series of incentives for 20/21 for FE initial teacher education: Bursaries and Grants.BursariesThese are for pre-service trainees and cover the following subjects to be taught:maths, science, engineering, digital, SEND, and Englishthe values aremaths, science, engineering, digital: £26,000 SEND: £15,000 English: £12,000 The conditions are that the trainee is accept...

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Crime and Criminal Justice London Trip…Jack the Ripper Tour

We pride ourselves on our educational trips and heading to different locations to learn about a variety of topics, including securing crime scenes, evidence collection and preservation. Some of our trips have included cities like Athens, New York and London. Of course, while in London we couldn’t miss out on the classic Jack The Ripper Tour!

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