Archive for the ‘Academic Skills Centre’ Category

Self Access Language Centre moves

The Self Access Language Centre (SALC) is relocating from Level 5 of the Library to Room 3.10 on Level 3

Reflective writing module launched

A new e-learning module is ready for piloting with UG & PG students in the new academic year

A taste of China with 'The Road Home': Thu 30 Mar

All staff and students are invited to experience a little Chinese culture at our film showing of the hit film, The Road Home (我的父亲母亲), together with free refreshments offering a taste of China.

Signpost your students to the Writing Centre

The Writing Centre is launching new drop-in times to offer further support during lunch time periods

Developing engaged curricula

Panel discussion on the role of technology in enhancing student engagement with industry partners

Which team contributes most to the student experience?

Nominations are open for this year's Award for Best Team in Support of Student Learning. Deadline Friday 3 March.

Giving a warm welcome to our new international students

The International Mobility team recently welcomed 120 exchange & visiting students, with the help of Student Services, the Students’ Union and the Academic Skills Centre.

Borrow foreign language DVDs free of charge

The film collection comprises a wide range of feature films, documentaries & popular TV series

University Teaching Awards

Nominate a colleague now: Do you know someone whose teaching deserves an award?

Developing engaged curricula

Wed 8 Feb: A LITEbox workshop focussing on film as critical pedagogy - please register to attend

Skills Centre runs teacher training courses in Brazil

Building on the University’s strategic partnership with our Brazilian partners, the Academic Skills Centre has continued the collaboration by delivering a recent in-service teacher training course at the University of São Paulo.

New city centre hub prepares to launch

Services open on 6 Feb, Learning Commons & café open on 20 Feb - with a new name to mark the occasion

150 students celebrate winter traditions from around the world

On 1 December over 150 students attended our International Winter Celebrations event where they learnt about how different cultures around the world celebrate the season.

Student skills web page goes live

Our new web page is the first step towards developing a ‘one stop-shop’ Virtual Skills Hub to help students

Questions on our new city centre hub?

Come to The Edge on Wednesday 14 December, 2-4pm for answers and mince pies

How engaging is your teaching?

Wed 14 Dec: Lecturers invited to workshop on the challenges of developing engaged curricula

A new city centre hub for services

Our latest development in the centre of Bath will be open from February

New & existing learning technologies

Get an insight into useful tools & technologies to enhance learning & teaching at our LITEbox event: 19 Oct

VC visits Academic Skills Centre

"It is good to see such a commitment to ensuring students manage the transition on to our courses"

Demo of MS Surface Hub - interactive whiteboard: 21 Jun

Microsoft's Surface Hub is a large interactive whiteboard which can be used as both a collaboration and videoconferencing device and has the ability to help with learning and teaching.