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  • Year 12 Engineering Summer School

    Author: Caroline Thomas, Widening Participation   The 2018 Year 12 Engineering Summer School will take place from Monday 16 to Friday 20 July. Now in its second year, this summer school was heavily oversubscribed in July 2017 when 183 students...

  • What is CMIS? (a user's view)

    I know how you all love acronyms, so I thought I'd talk about one of the latest ones... CMIS is the 'Curriculum Management Information System' - an IT system which has now been implemented across the university (piloted by Engineering...

  • Director of Administration - 30 Second Update

    A quick update from the Director of Administration, Loretta Gibson, on behalf of the FED MSA team: · We bid a sad farewell to Iain in July as he returned to his Scottish home. I took up my new post...

  • Winter Wonderland Competition: 11-15 December

    Great news: The MSA Elves are organising a Winter Wonderland Competition. No matter if you are a Grinch or a Rudolf, everyone can take part. Save the date Confirm your participation / where to find your display: By 30 November...

  • Preparing for REF 2021 – 30 second update

    An update from the Faculty REF Team on the preparations for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2021. What has been happening? The Faculty’s submission for the University’s first REF Readiness Exercise was completed in September 2016, which included...

  • ACE 30 second update

    Professor Stephen Emmitt gives us a quick update on what's been happening within the ACE Department throughout the last 12 months: We moved into our new building, 4 East South (4ES) with our purpose built studios, workshops and office space...

  • Studying alongside work

    This time last year, I was just about to start studying with a rival university I can't possibly mention...  Oh ok, go on then!  I was about to start a 30 credit unit in Website Technologies with the Open University. ...

  • TEL Round-up – 5 reminders for the new semester

    For the first two weeks of the new semester  TEL and AV staff provided a series of lunchtime surgeries in the Claverton Foyer, answering questions and providing support to staff.  If you have any feedback about anything that was especially...

  • Retirement of Dr Peter Shepherd and Dr Martin Balchin

    Author: Ann Linfield - The Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering is marking the retirement of two long-standing members of staff at the end of the month. Dr Peter Shepherd, Senior Lecturer and former Director of Studies in the Department...

  • Placement Team - 30 second update

    What were we working on last academic year? · Working to place around 400 new students into industry. · Supporting 356 Engineering students who are currently working out on placement. · Supporting around 200 Architecture and M-Arch students out on...