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Louise Howson talks to Emilie Poletto-Lawson a lecturer in Academic Development within the Bristol Institute of Learning and Teaching who reflects on the paper “Thanks, but no thanks for the ...
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When it comes to supervision, there is acknowledgement of inclusive practice but this doesn’t extend to reflect the lived experiences of students who have endured trauma. A recent paper by ...
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News Student Research Journal 22/23 - open for submissions We are delighted to announce that our Student Research Journal, this year led by our two Research-Rich Student Fellows, Layla Savage ...
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Through collaboration with BILT, the University of Bristol looks to develop curiosity, persistence and a love of learning into each student’s everyday life – or at least that’s what their ...
A Case Study on developing practical engineering skills through self-direct exploration. Dr Francesco Fornetti explains how home lab kits and simulation tools can help spark curiosity and exploration among engineering ...
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The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us many difficult lessons, including what happens when we cannot bring our authentic selves – our values, feelings, insecurities, priorities, and quirks – to the ...
Infographic providing ten top tips to start your curriculum decolonisation journey. ...
Evelyn Miller I am Evelyn, BILT’s ‘Decolonising the Curriculum’ student research fellow this year. Who am I? I am a multidisciplinary creative and a ‘Sociology and Quantitative Research Methods BSc’ ...
Domi Duff Hi everyone! My name is Domi and I’m the new student fellow focusing on the ‘Active and Authentic Teaching, Learning, and Assessment’ theme at BILT. I’m in the ...
Layla Savage Hello Bristol! My name is Layla, and I am one of the six BILT Student Fellows this academic year. I will be on the ‘Research-Rich Education’ project, responsible ...
Eva Craig Hi! I’m Eva, one of six Student Fellows working for BILT this year on several interesting and important topics. My project is focussed on embedding sustainable development into ...
Caitlin Price Hi! I am Caitlin, one of the six student fellows this academic year. I’m incredibly excited to work, alongside Layla, on the theme ‘Research-Rich Education’, responsible for delivering ...
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Back in Welcome Week, we invited students to make a wish for their Bristol Futures by tying a ribbon onto a tree and filling in an online form (with a ...
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News Introduction to HE teaching at Bristol programme Is proving to be a very popular course with over 400 enrolled on Blackboard and up to 100 attendees to the various ...
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Have you ever heard an educator say, “I will be spending the next three weeks marking and I cannot wait!”? I have been working in university education for over 10 ...
View the entire series. As we’ve frequently pointed to throughout this manifesto, creating queer-friendly classrooms is an ongoing process, and you will never be able to know everything about queerness ...
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News Congratulations! Lucy Berthoud, Professor of Space Engineering, has recently been successful in gaining her Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, an accolade awarded to those who demonstrate sustained ...
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As we look forward to our next student hackathon we have taken the opportunity to pause and reflect the outcomes of July's event. During the hackathon, students reflected on their ...
Welcome Week 2022 featured the launch of the first Bristol Futures Festival that introduced new first years to the unique Bristol educational offer ...
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News Its a been a busy week here, with colleagues taking part in Welcome Week and hosting the university's first Bristol Futures Festival. Bristol Futures Festival 2022 The festival introduced ...
One of the areas which students often discuss is ‘assessment load’ (and, to be fair, staff often share the same perspective). Tomas and Jessop (2019) suggest four principle areas which ...
A few years back I decided to run 1000 miles in a year. I created a spreadsheet. Logged every run. And it was going amazingly until July/August. I am not ...
Welcome back to all our readers! We hope everyone has had a restful and reinvigorating summer break. Our first issue of the year is packed full of good news, opportunities, ...