The Decolonising the Curriculum Interview Series sees its next instalment. Student Fellow Rhona speaks to Madhu Krishnan, Professor of African, World and Comparative Literatures in the Department of English. Professor ...
This blog builds on BILT’s previous podcast on Preparing students for assessment and the work of my co-Student Fellows, Rhona and Sama, on decolonisation of the curriculum. Last week I ...
In the next instalment of the Decolonising the Curriculum interview series, Student Fellow Rhona talks to Nana Agyare - University of Bristol alumnus, previous Graduate Intern with the Student Inclusion ...
In this instalment of the Decolonising the Curriculum interview series, BILT Student Fellows Rhona Wilkinson and Sama Zou’bi talk with Leon Tikly, Professor in Education and UNESCO Chair in Inclusive, ...
We recently published a blog by Imogen Andrews, Chair of the Disability Network, on her reflections on the learning experience of students with disabilities. We wanted to follow this up ...
In this interview for the Decolonising the Curriculum Interview Series, BILT Student Fellow Rhona Wilkinson talks with Jini Agbu, the President of the AfroLit Society. The AfroLit Society is a student group dedicated ...
Student Fellow Rhona reflects on her experience of the recent Festival of Undergraduate Student Research. ...
In the first  Decolonising the Curriculum Interview Series BILT Student Fellow Rhona Wilkinson talks with with Lauren Hutfield, a final year Politics and International Relations student. Lauren worked with others within the University ...
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BILT Student Fellows will be running a Decolonising the Curriculum Interview Series with people throughout the university who are doing some amazing work regarding decolonising the curriculum ...
We had some technical difficulties with one of the mics, but that didn't stop this interesting discussion between BILT Student Fellows Chloe and Jonny and TESTA researcher Dr Isabel Hopwood-Stephens, ...
TESTA (transforming the experience of students through assessment) aims to improve the quality of student learning through addressing programme-level assessment. ...
Higher education needs to go beyond designing research-informed degrees. By building communities of practice within the student body, universities can help students to experience and build a research skillset that ...
After attending the University of Bristol People’s Assembly, BILT Student Fellow Rhona explores some of the discussions, themes and debates that came up and considers ways that sustainability can be ...
In order to honour LGBTQ+ History month I thought I would write a blog on how we can make small changes which can make a positive difference for LGBTQ+ students. ...
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This blog reflects on EDI training provided to the BILT Student Fellows, to explore how it connects to BILT's key themes. As the year progresses, the Student Fellows will take ...
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This summer, students in Bristol were juggling multiple major responsibilities at once:  managing the pandemic; adjusting to online assessments; and fighting different forms of injustice. The city made global headlines in June after the statue of ...
Universities have been adopting ‘student voice’ mechanisms as a means of enhancing their programmes for some time. In my experience, this has been moderately successful, used to move assessment dates to avoid bunching, or reducing multi-part assessments to singular and vice versa. However, I wouldn’t argue that ...
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There has been a distinctive rise of e-learning over the past couple of months, whereby teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms. With learning communities being moved online, instructors ...
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In this blog I hope to introduce you to some top tips for building communities within breakout rooms and why these might be useful! ...
Thinking back to the beginning of my first year in 2017, I remember going to a social mixer with staff and other first year students. Awkward at first, yes, but useful? Undeniably. I met my close friend and future academics who would guide me ...
For the first time, the BILT student Hackathon was delivered entirely digitally. The interactive event provided students with a unique opportunity to feedback on their experience of blended learning and design improvements. It was delivered in a series ...
Last week, I got the chance to take part in BILT’s annual Hackathon, which focused on students’ blended learning experience. For better or worse, this new way of learning is something ...
The BILT Hackathon first involved us splitting into groups and discussing the main challenges that we as students are finding whilst participating in blended learning. Some challenges we discussed did ...
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Addressing and challenging misconceptions around decolonising university curriculums. ...