Engaging students as partners in enhancing the student experience

Bill Brown Suite Queen's Building, Bristol

This event takes place in the Bill Brown Suite, in the Queens Building. Register here Tom Lowe, University of Portsmouth (UK) In an ever-developing Higher Education (HE) context, taking time to research, discuss, and develop student engagement is crucial to ensure our institutions remain student centred. When focusing on developing student success and improving learning… Continue reading Engaging students as partners in enhancing the student experience

Free

Research Supervisor Symposium 2022

Wills Memorial Building - The Great Hall & Reception Room Queens Rd, Bristol

We are delighted to showcase contributions from all PGR supervisors across the University of Bristol, including well-established supervisors and those who are new to supervising postgraduate research. 

Show, Tell and Talk – Community building and student belonging through in-person activities

Wills Memorial Building, Old Council Chamber

Register here Students wishing to attend this event can register on Eventbrite. This session, chaired by Ros O’Leary will explore how we can design both curricular and extra-curricular activities and sessions which build students' sense of wellbeing and belonging through in-person activities. Contributors include: Dr Emily Bell – Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences and BILT… Continue reading Show, Tell and Talk – Community building and student belonging through in-person activities

Free

Personal tutoring workshop

Register here This personal tutoring workshop is for staff who are new to personal tutoring and those wishing to refresh their skills. The one and a half hour online workshop aims to support personal tutors in: relating the University of Bristol approach to academic personal tutoring to their own practice locating different forms of student… Continue reading Personal tutoring workshop

Free

Education for Sustainable Development Staff Network Special

G.01 Lecture Theatre, 43 Woodland Road

In this Show, Tell and Talk three members of the Education for Sustainable Development Staff network will share specific examples of how they have integrated environmental sustainability in their teaching, and the motivations and context behind their choice of educational experience – their ‘theories of change’ - and the tensions and controversies this can raise in education. This will then be followed by a wider discussion, as well as the chance to mingle, network and share stories with other academics interested in sustainability. 

Graduate Skills Development at Bristol

We will hear from some of the academics who are trialling the new Skills Framework about how they are using it to engage their students in their discipline and prompt reflection on achievements and future plans. And we will explore the opportunities and challenges of embedding the new Skills Framework in your programmes.