Hello, thanks for reading! My name is Adriel, and I’m thrilled to be researching ‘Decolonizing the curriculum’ with BILT over this academic year! Decolonization, and specifically decolonizing the university has ...
Hello :)  I’m Tasha! I am very excited to start this journey at BILT, with the role of “Students as Co-Creators and Researchers”. Currently, I am in the second year ...
¡Hola! I’m Carlos, one of this year's Student Fellows at BILT. I will aim at embedding Sustainable Development in the UoB’s curriculum this year, which is quite a big task.  ...
Hi! My name is Ellen, and I am one of six new Student Fellows this year. I will be focusing on the theme of blended learning and online community, and ...
Hey all, I’m Kai, a Student Fellow working on a project centering the voices and experiences of disabled students. As both a person living at the convergence of disability and ...
Podcast - Student Fellow Rhona speaks to Madhu Krishnan, Professor of African, World and Comparative Literatures in the Department of English. ...
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 ...
Podcast - Student Fellow Rhona talks to Nana Agyare - University of Bristol alumnus, previous Graduate Intern with the Student Inclusion Team and current Global Lounge Assistant with the International ...
In this podcast BILT Student Fellow Jonny Barnes, interviews students about their favourite formative assessments and how they prepared them for their summative assessments. ...
Podcast - Student Fellows Rhona Wilkinson and Sama Zou’bi talk with Leon Tikly, Professor in Education and UNESCO Chair in Inclusive, Good Quality Education. ...
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 ...
Podcast - BILT Student Fellow Rhona Wilkinson talks with Jini Agbu, the President of the AfroLit Society. ...
Student Fellow Rhona reflects on her experience of the recent Festival of Undergraduate Student Research. ...
Podcast - Student Fellow Rhona Wilkinson talks with with Lauren Hutfield, a final year Politics and International Relations student. ...
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The interview series seeks to recognise and celebrate the amazing work of so many at our University in challenging structural inequality and colonialised imaginations and realities within systems of knowledge. ...
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 ...