Get ahead, get a mentor – introducing the ASPIRE mentoring scheme

ASPIRE is a mentoring initiative to connect students with staff volunteer mentors. While all staff and students can participate in ASPIRE, the scheme particularly encourages staff and students of colour to apply. Business School student Marley Ahmed (BSc Business and Management Studies) speaks to us about the ASPIRE mentoring scheme, how he’s found it helpful, and why you should get involved.

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Posted in Business School life, Race Equity

The rise of the cycle lane

Marcus Atkinson, Business Engagement Manager and School Green Team member considers how moves to make our streets more cycle friendly has sparked debate.

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Posted in Green Impact

Introducing the Race Equity Advocates

BAME Ambassadors 19/20, now renamed Race Equity Advocates

The 2020 BAME Ambassador programme involved a group of students who assisted the University towards closing the Awarding Gap and improving the BAME Student experience. The Student Union launched the programme in March 2020 after months of hard work by its Officers, students and staff. At the start of the 2020-21 academic year, the programme has been renamed Race Equity Advocates.

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Posted in Business School life, Race Equity

Get started: Three things I wish I’d known – Advice for first year students, part 2

We asked our Student Ambassadors to reflect back on their first year at the Business School, and asked them for three things they wished they’d known or done differently from the outset. Time management, making the most of opportunities and active participation are recurrent themes.

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Posted in Business School life

Understanding assessment criteria and applying feedback

Ilina Stanimrova (BA Media and Communications) is a final year student who took part in the recent assessment criteria project at the Business School as a Student Connector. Here she explains how to understand the criteria and apply feedback to your work.

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Posted in Business School life, Study support

Introducing the Student Connectors

Ilina Stanimrova (BA Media and Communications) is a final year student who took part in the recent assessment criteria project at the Business School as a Student Connector. Here she tells us about the work of Student Connectors and how they are helping to shape improvements based on feedbacks from students.

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Posted in Business School life, Study support

Get started: Three things I wish I’d known – Advice for first year students, part 1

We asked our Student Ambassadors to reflect back on their first year at the Business School, and asked them for three things they wished they’d known or done differently from the outset. Time management, making the most of opportunities and active participation are recurrent themes.

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Posted in Business School life

Get Settled: Blended learning and how to make the most of online learning from home

Our Business School Student Ambassadors share their recent experiences and advice on how to get the most out of online learning from home.

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Posted in Business School life

Get Ready: Advice to new Business School students – Part 2

We know that the start of the academic year will be different this Autumn from previous years. As a new cohort of students get ready to join the Business School some of our current students who are returning in September share their advice.

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Posted in Business School life

Get Ready: Advice to new Business School students – Part 1

We know that the start of the academic year will be different this Autumn from previous years. As a new cohort of students get ready to join the Business School, some of our current students who are returning in September share their advice.

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Posted in Business School life

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