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An election debate aimed at students is set to take place at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln next week.  Lincoln’s parliamentary candidates will go head to head in a hustings event at The Venue on Thursday 25th May at 8pm. The event will be an opportunity for students and staff … Continue reading

The act billed as the world’s number one Michael Jackson tribute is aiming to provide a ‘Thriller’ for fans at Bishop Grosseteste University on Friday (19th May). Navi is the only Michael Jackson tribute to have worked for Michael Jackson for 17 years (from 1992 until 2009), promoting albums and … Continue reading

Eight hundred years ago this week one of the most important battles of mediaeval times was fought in Lincoln. To mark the anniversary, author and historian Dr Sean McGlynn will give the Annual History Lecture at Bishop Grosseteste University tomorrow (Wednesday 17th May) and shed light on the dramatic events … Continue reading

A pair of talented artists from Birmingham are putting Lincoln on the map by featuring the city’s iconic skyline on the knight sculpture being sponsored by Bishop Grosseteste University. Kieron Reilly and Lynsey Brecknell have called BGU’s statue ‘Knight and Day’, and it is one of 35 knights which will … Continue reading

A new centre to promote innovative approaches to learning and teaching is set to open tomorrow at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. The Centre for Enhancement in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be officially opened by the university’s Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Jayne Mitchell, at 10am on Thursday 9th March. … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is giving its backing to a national campaign to address a shortage of specialist RE teachers.  The university is supporting a campaign by the Religious Education Council of England and Wales (REC) to encourage graduates and career changers to train as RE teachers. The ‘Beyond … Continue reading

England’s first civil war in the 12th century raged for 20 years and changed the physical landscape for decades.  The conflict, in which royal cousins Matilda and Stephen fought for the throne of England following the death of Matilda’s father King Henry I, outdid TV’s Game of Thrones series for … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is attending the launch of the National Collaborative Outreach Programme in Birmingham today (Tuesday). Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Jayne Mitchell and Project Manager Naomi Prendergast are at the launch of the scheme, which aims to encourage more young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to go to … Continue reading

In line with its mission to excel at teaching, learning and research, Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) in Lincoln has launched a second round of PhD studentships as part of its ‘Future Research Leaders’ programme. Following on from the University’s success in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), in which it … Continue reading

A Senior Lecturer in Sport and Education at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln says he’s not surprised by the success the Cowley brothers have achieved since taking over at Lincoln City in the summer. Rafe Elliott, Academic Co-ordinator for the new BSc (Hons) Sport, Coaching and Physical Education degree at … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor has attended an Educational Exchange in Hunan Province in China as part of Lincolnshire County Council’s endeavours to strengthen relationships and socio-economic prosperity of the two regions. Professor Jayne Mitchell attended the event following the signing of an economic friendship agreement with Hunan Province by … Continue reading

A new scheme which aims to double the proportion of disadvantaged young people going to university is being led in Lincolnshire by Bishop Grosseteste University. BGU is at the head of a consortium of Lincolnshire universities and colleges which has successfully bid for a share of £60 million per year … Continue reading

Graduates from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln are more likely to be in work or further study a year after finishing their course than graduates from any other university in England. New data released by the Department for Education show that 87.6 per cent of students who graduated from BGU … Continue reading

Applications are now open for the 2017 Sandford Awards, the UK’s most prestigious awards recognising high-quality heritage education. Jointly managed by Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln and the Heritage Education Trust, the Sandford Awards are an independently judged, quality assured assessment of educational programmes across heritage sites, museums, archives and … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor has attended an Educational Exchange in Hunan Province in China as part of Lincolnshire County Council’s endeavours to strengthen relationships and socio-economic prosperity of the two regions. Professor Jayne Mitchell attended the event following the signing of an economic friendship agreement with Hunan Province by … Continue reading

Lecturers at Bishop Grosseteste University will be swapping lecterns for laughter again when Bright Club returns next week. A group of academics will become stand-up comics for the night as part of a nationwide project to communicate research in a more engaging way. BGU held its first Bright Club night … Continue reading

Galleries, museums, castles, cathedrals and even a tramway village are among the worthy winners of this year’s prestigious Sandford Awards celebrating the excellent educational programmes delivered by heritage sites in the UK. In total 42 sites have been selected this year, and they will gather at Worcester Cathedral on Monday … Continue reading

The Deputy Vice Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has been appointed to a prestigious national role by HEFCE (the Higher Education Funding Council for England). Following a rigorous application and selection process, Professor Jayne Mitchell has been made a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessor. She is one of … Continue reading

A national pilot study has been launched to track improvements in knowledge, skills, work-readiness and personal development made by university students – and Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is one of only ten chosen to take part. BGU has been selected by HEFCE (the Higher Education Funding Council for England) … Continue reading

Following the success of last year’s first ever Matriculation Ceremony, the ceremony at Lincoln Cathedral to welcome new students to Bishop Grosseteste University has now become an annual event. This year’s Matriculation Ceremony, which takes place today (Monday 10th October), will give both undergraduate and postgraduate students the chance to … Continue reading

Former Bishop Grosseteste University student Dan Hadfield will be back on campus on Saturday (1st October) to perform as Take That star Gary Barlow. Dan, who performs as the singer as well as acting as Gary’s official lookalike, will be singing some of Gary’s best known hits at 7.30pm in … Continue reading

To demonstrate its commitment to engaging with the wider community, Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has joined the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCPPE) and signed up to its manifesto. The move is part of BGU’s wider stakeholder engagement work which forms an important part of the university’s five-year … Continue reading

The date has been set for the much anticipated re-match of Bishop Grosseteste University and the University of Lincoln in the city’s annual Cathedral Cup football fixture. While the inaugural fixture was won by UoL 6-1, BGU is hoping to stage a triumphant comeback on Wednesday 5th October at Sincil … Continue reading

Lord John Bird, founder of The Big Issue, will be the keynote speaker at a conference in Lincoln next month which will help school leaders to improve the emotional wellbeing of young people. Think2Speak LIVE at Bishop Grosseteste University on Thursday 13th October is the first conference of its kind … Continue reading

If you’re considering applying to university for this September, or if you didn’t get the A-level results you expected, it’s not too late to apply through Clearing. That’s the message from Bishop Grosseteste University which has recently been ranked second highest public university in England for student satisfaction in the … Continue reading

Last week Bishop Grosseteste University played host to visitors from across the globe during the 15th international conference on children’s spirituality. A total of 75 delegates from more than 15 countries converged on Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln for the biennial four-day event. Led by Dr Kate Adams, Head of … Continue reading

The Oscar-winning Lincolnshire-born actor and film star Jim Broadbent will receive an honorary doctorate from Bishop Grosseteste University at a ceremony at Lincoln Cathedral this week. Mr Broadbent will join 1,127 students who will be graduating from BGU on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st July. He will give an address … Continue reading

Charlotte Pottage always knew she wanted to be a secondary school English teacher, and she refused to let illness and looking after her family get in the way of graduating from Bishop Grosseteste University this Thursday. Charlotte, 22, was diagnosed with ME (chronic fatigue syndrome) just five months before she … Continue reading

A trainee teacher who overcame a string of health problems during her studies will graduate with a degree from Bishop Grosseteste University at Lincoln Cathedral on Wednesday. Emily Marrows (21) from Louth in Lincolnshire began her course on crutches three years ago and was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome after … Continue reading

A mother and her daughter will graduate together from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln on Wednesday (20th July).  Carol Bailey (57) and Sammie Steadman (31) will be graduating with a Foundation Degree (FdA) in Applied Studies (Early Childhood). They both work at the Sunshine Children’s Centre in Burgh-le-Marsh near Skegness … Continue reading

An Education Studies and Psychology student who was looking for a new career challenge and applied to Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln through Clearing will receive his degree at Lincoln Cathedral on Wednesday. Now he’s aiming to continue his education by studying for a masters degree in Forensic Psychology at … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University’s further education teacher training has been praised by Ofsted for having a “clear vision and an extremely strong commitment to their engagement with partners in the FE and skills sector”. The report, published on Thursday by Ofsted, follows a highly successful Ofsted inspection of early years, primary … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University and Lincoln City FC have welcomed a deal which strengthens the partnership between the two organisations. Today BGU and Lincoln City announce a new three-year deal which will see BGU continue as the club’s main sponsor and home shirt sponsor. But the strategic partnership between the university … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is ranked third among UK universities for student employability, according to new figures published yesterday (Thursday). 97.2% per cent of students who leave BGU with an undergraduate degree find work or are continuing to study six months following graduation. Only two other universities – Keele … Continue reading

Sir Kenneth Branagh has reunited the stars of his new film version of Cinderella to play Romeo and Juliet on stage – and Lincoln audiences can see the production broadcast live at Bishop Grosseteste University. Richard Madden (best known as Robb Stark in Game of Thrones) and Lily James (Lady … Continue reading

Next month Lincoln will celebrate the centenary of the production of the first tank – and Bishop Grosseteste University will be playing its part in the commemorations. On Sunday 17th July, as part of two weeks of citywide festivities, BGU will welcome John Kirkpatrick, star of the BBC television series … Continue reading

A nursery manager who will be graduating from Bishop Grosseteste University this summer has been named as one of the top five most inspirational people in UK childcare. Nursery Management Today magazine has awarded the accolade to Carolynn Fletcher, who manages Swineshead Pre-School Centre near Boston. It’s the fourth prestigious … Continue reading

We all have a favourite film where classic one-liners and the musical score create a sense of nostalgia.  Cinemas can provide a powerful way for those living with dementia to reconnect with their memories. Now Lincoln cinema The Venue at Bishop Grosseteste University is working in partnership with the Lincoln … Continue reading

A leading healthcare expert from Australia has become a visiting professor at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. Professor Amanda Kenny accepted the visiting professorship from Professor Jayne Mitchell, Deputy Vice Chancellor at BGU, at a special lunch in honour of her visit today (Tuesday). Professor Kenny, who is Professor of … Continue reading

Stand-up comedians often make jokes about politics, their childhood or everyday observations – but a new breed of comic is getting laughs out of academic research. Bright Club is a nationwide project to turn academics into comedians, and Bishop Grosseteste University is the latest institution to join in the fun. … Continue reading

The broadcaster and former BBC Editorial Director Roger Mosey is to step down from his role as Chair of Bishop Grosseteste University‘s Council this summer. Mr Mosey, who is also Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge, has come to the end of his three-year term and the university has begun the … Continue reading

There’s a national shortage of specialist RE teachers in the UK, but Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is bucking the trend. So far this year offers made for places on the secondary PGCE in RE at BGU are up by a quarter compared to the same time last year. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

Primary school teachers can sometimes lack confidence when it comes to teaching PE, so an innovative new course is being offered at Bishop Grosseteste University to build on their skills and their self-assurance. PE for Key Stages 1 & 2 is a one-day short course in June led by Karen … Continue reading

Are you thinking about a new career as a journalist? If so you could take the first steps by signing up for a short course at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. The university is offering two two-day courses: Introduction to Editing in May and Introduction to Writing in July. The … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has passed a rigorous review of its teaching and learning with flying colours. The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) visited the university in January and today (Thursday) published its review, which found that BGU meets its expectations in all areas – academic standards, learning opportunities, information … Continue reading

Making an excellent espresso or a classy cappuccino is all in a day’s work for Dominic Desforges, who will be pitting his barista skills against the best next week. Dominic (23), who works as a barista at the Curiositea café at Bishop Grosseteste University, has been selected to compete in … Continue reading

Fourteen theology students from Bishop Grosseteste University and three members of staff have just returned from the university’s latest visit to India. The aim of the 2016 Theology Trip was to experience Indian religion and culture at first hand, supporting modules on the degree course which reference Asian beliefs and … Continue reading

Education expert Dame Sally Coates will give a talk at Bishop Grosseteste University on Monday (7th March) to mark International Women’s Day. BGU and the Lincolnshire branch of the English Speaking Union will host a talk entitled Educating for the Future in the Hardy Building at 6.30pm. Dame Sally Coates … Continue reading

We all sleep and, believe it or not, we all dream too. What we don’t always do, however, is remember those dreams. To explore the importance of our nocturnal imagination, psychologist Dr Caroline Horton is heading up research at the new DrEAMSLab which will be launched tomorrow at Bishop Grosseteste … Continue reading

Volunteering to help others is not just personally rewarding – it can also help you develop skills that are invaluable to potential employers. To help students and others to learn more about volunteering, Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is to host a Volunteering Fair on Wednesday 10th February 2016 which will … Continue reading

Lincoln’s two universities will do battle on the football pitch in a new challenge cup competition next month. The inaugural Cathedral Cup match between Bishop Grosseteste University and the University of Lincoln will take place on Wednesday 10th February under lights at Sincil Bank, home of Lincoln City FC. Organisers … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University’s teacher training partnership has been praised by Ofsted for making “an important contribution to the recruitment, selection and supply of teachers to local schools and the wider region”. The inspectors found that high-quality training, provided through effective partnership between the university and schools, “ensures that teachers trained … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is seeking six future research leaders to take up six full-time PhD studentships starting in spring 2016. As part of its ongoing strategy to increase its research activity, BGU will award the studentships to six candidates who can demonstrate their academic achievement and future research … Continue reading

They range from the grand (Chatsworth House) to the modest (Cottage Museum, Woodhall Spa), and from the famous (Titanic Belfast) to the obscure (the Museum of Hatting). But they are all award winners, and on Friday 4th December 52 heritage sites in the UK and Ireland will receive a Sandford … Continue reading

A team of entrepreneurship students on a pioneering course at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has won national competition to build up business contacts. The six first-year students who make up IgniTE are among the first to study for a degree in Business (Team Entrepreneurship) at BGU. Teams from the … Continue reading

A former Bishop Grosseteste University student is set to make a glorious return to the campus to perform as Take That star Gary Barlow. Dan Hadfield, who performs as the singer as well as acting as Gary’s official lookalike, is singing at BGU on Friday 6th November in The Venue … Continue reading

The Dean of Chapel and Chaplain at Bishop Grosseteste University is to be installed as a Priest Vicar of Lincoln Cathedral next week. The Rev Dr Peter Green will be installed at a ceremony in St Hugh’s Choir at Lincoln Cathedral at 5.30pm on Tuesday 3rd November. “To be invited … Continue reading

She’s flown sorties in a Tornado jet over Iraq and Afghanistan, but after ten years in the RAF trainee teacher Jenny Shackley is now taking on a very different kind of challenge. Jenny (31) from Woodhall has just started a one-year postgraduate course at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln and … Continue reading

A welcoming ceremony at Lincoln Cathedral is to take place for the first time to formally introduce new students at Bishop Grosseteste University. The event on 8th October will give both undergraduate and postgraduate students the chance to meet university staff and each other. It is hoped that this matriculation … Continue reading

A bed and breakfast based on campus at Bishop Grosseteste University has been featured in a national newspaper as part of Visit England’s Access for All campaign. Visit England has been working with the Daily Express to highlight accessible tourist and business destinations across the country. Longdales House bed and … Continue reading

Are you unsure what your next step will be after finishing your GCSEs? Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln will give year 10 and 11 students the chance to learn more about their post-16 options next month. The options evening on Thursday 15th October 2015 is designed to inform and advise … Continue reading

A leading healthcare expert from Australia led two research seminars for staff at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln on Wednesday and is looking forward to future collaborations. Amanda Kenny is Professor of Rural and Regional Nursing at La Trobe Rural Health School, La Trobe University in Bendigo near Melbourne. Her seminars … Continue reading

Tickets are still available to join in the one-night-only Bollywood bash at Bishop Grosseteste University. This year’s Bollywood-themed evening will take place on Sunday 13th September 2015 to raise money for the Bishop Grosseteste University Foundation Fund. For just £25 guests will be treated to a screening of Bollywood movie … Continue reading

The admissions team at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is primed and ready to deal with enquires during Clearing on Thursday 13th August when students across the country will receive their A-level results. Admissions Assistant Laura Dovey (24) will be one of the people answering the phone, offering advice and … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln will welcome scholars from across the globe during the first international conference on the work of novelist and poet George Meredith this weekend. Part-funded by the British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS), the two-day conference – George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has made a further four new appointments as it continues to grow its academic base. Professor David Rae, Dr Jan Pascal, Dr Frederick Attenborough and Dr Waseem Alladin have all joined BGU as part of the institution’s five-year strategic growth plan. Professor Rae was Professor … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has landed the second top spot among universities across the country for graduate employability, according to new figures published today (Thursday). Ninety-eight graduates out of every 100 who leave BGU following their first degree are in full-time employment or further study six months after graduating, … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has landed the second top spot among universities across the country for graduate employability, according to new figures published today (Thursday). Ninety-eight graduates out of every 100 who leave BGU following their first degree are in full-time employment or further study six months after graduating, … Continue reading

Take That, the UK’s most successful live act ever, will play the O2 Arena later this month – and fans in Lincoln can see the event streamed live at The Venue at Bishop Grosseteste University. The concert on Friday 19th June is described as a colourful explosion featuring dancing jellyfish, … Continue reading

Two colleagues from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln will be using pedal power to raise money for the university’s Foundation Fund this weekend. Accommodation Officer Rachel Crane and Leanne Chancellor, Executive Assistant to the Deputy Vice Chancellor, will take part in the London Nightrider – a 100km moonlit overnight cycle … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has appointed Dr Nick Gee from the University of East Anglia to lead its School of Teacher Development. The university has now made three appointments to take charge of its new Schools of Teacher Development, Humanities and Social Sciences. Under the new academic structure Dr … Continue reading

A former canteen and dining room at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is being turned into much needed teaching accommodation as the institution gears up for an increase in students. BGU is spending £850,000 on converting the former Connie’s dining room and kitchen into an academic facility. The refurbishment project … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln celebrated the breadth of its international activity by staging a BG Global conference on 22nd April. The keynote speaker was Vivienne Stern, Director of the UK Higher Education International Unit, who spoke about issues affecting the higher education sector in internationalisation and attracting international students … Continue reading

The President of the International Co-operative Alliance will give a talk about the Magna Carta at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln to mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of the famous document. Dame Pauline Green will use her lecture on Wednesday 29th April to draw parallels between the Magna … Continue reading

It’s World Book Night this Thursday, and the third event to be held at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln promises to be the best and biggest yet. BGU has issued the reading list of 20 books and is inviting members of the local community to join in with reading groups, … Continue reading

Students on a pioneering new business degree course at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln won’t spend their time sitting in lectures and reading books on business theories. Instead they will call themselves team entrepreneurs, create their own start-up companies and take part in business coaching sessions in creative labs. The … Continue reading

An election debate for students at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is expected to draw a large crowd next month. Lincoln’s parliamentary candidates will go head to head in a hustings event at The Venue on Monday 13th April 2015 at 6.30pm. It will be the first opportunity electors will … Continue reading

Tanzanian librarian Stewart Kiluswa is spending three months at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln to learn how libraries work in the UK and take what he’s learned back to Africa. Stewart, a librarian at Tumaini University library in Dar es Salaam, says he is enjoying his stay in Lincoln and … Continue reading

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, The Rt Rev Rt Hon Lord Rowan Williams, will be in Lincoln next month to give a lecture at Bishop Grosseteste University. He has been invited to speak by the Lincoln Theological Society on Tuesday 7th April and the subject of his talk will be … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has made three new senior academic appointments following a major restructure. Dr Graham Basten has moved to BGU to head up the new School of Social Sciences, while the new School of Humanities and the new School of Teacher Development will be led by Dr … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University’s first Wedding Fayre of the year will house an eclectic mix of suppliers, giving couples all the inspiration they will need for their big day. The event, to be held on Sunday 1st March, will feature a host of suppliers who will showcase what Lincoln has to … Continue reading

Teachers who want to become outstanding specialists working with the youngest children can now undertake professional training at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. In September last year 13 trainees were the first to begin the new PGCE Early Years with EYTS (Early Years Teacher Status) programme at BGU – and … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University lecturer Dr Craig Spence has been made a member of the new Chartered Institute for Archaeologists – and he’s looking forward to strengthening relationships between the institute and the university. The CIfA has been awarded chartered status and Dr Spence, Senior Lecturer in History, Archaeology and Heritage … Continue reading

More young people will be encouraged to study at university thanks to new government funding which has been secured by Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. Today (Thursday 8th January) the university was promised £24,000 over two years to support its collaborative work with other universities and colleges to widen participation … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University is celebrating after learning that research undertaken by its staff and students has been judged to be ‘world-leading’. Results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), a system used to independently assess the quality of research undertaken in all UK higher education institutions (HEIs), were published yesterday (Thursday). … Continue reading

Dr Anne Craven has been appointed as the new Registrar and Secretary at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. Dr Craven comes to BGU from the University of Northampton, where she has been working as Head of Quality and Academic Partnerships and Deputy Director (Quality) in Student and Academic Services. Previously … Continue reading

From Buckingham Palace to the Walsall Leather Museum, and from Gainsborough Old Hall to Windsor Castle, heritage sites in the UK and Ireland will receive recognition for their education work on Friday (5th December). Forty-two museums, parks, zoos, houses and archives will receive a prestigious Sandford Award at the National Maritime … Continue reading

A £406,500 grant will help Bishop Grosseteste University to improve the educational impact of museums and heritage sites across the East Midlands. The grant from the Heritage Lottery  Fund will contribute to the The Sandford Learning Cascade Project, a four-year scheme which will encourage up to 14 Sandford Award winning … Continue reading

An academic at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has been elected Vice-Chair of the International Association for Children’s Spirituality (IACS). Dr Kate Adams, Reader in Education at BGU, has been researching and publishing on the topic for 15 years. The IACS promotes research and practice in children’s spirituality and has members … Continue reading

The Vice Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University, the Reverend Professor Peter Neil, has joined the College of Canons at Lincoln Cathedral. When he was installed as Prebendary for Dunholme at an Evensong service held on St Hugh’s Day yesterday (Monday 17th November) Canon Neil became the first head of the … Continue reading

Eight Lincoln brothers joined up to fight for king and country in the Great War – but only three returned. The story of the Beechey family of Avondale Street in Lincoln will be told next week by author Michael Walsh, whose book ‘Brothers in War’ (2006) tells the tragic story … Continue reading

If you’re planning to get married soon you should make a space in your diary for the Wedding Fayre at Bishop Grosseteste University. The event on Sunday 23rd November will bring together all the suppliers you need to talk to about your big day, from bridal gowns and photographers to … Continue reading

A student and two graduates from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln have each won a prestigious early years award from Nursery World magazine. Carolynn Fletcher, who is currently studying for a Foundation Degree in Applied Studies at BGU, won the Nursery Manager of the Year prize at the Nursery World Awards last week. Carolynn … Continue reading

Well known TV archaeologist Julian Richards will launch a new Archaeology and History degree to be offered from September 2015 at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. BGU currently offers single honours History but will run a joint degree next year which will be launched at a two-day event on 14th and 15th October 2014. … Continue reading

Two years after it achieved university status Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has set out its ambitious vision for the next five years. Bishop Grosseteste University has chosen today, the annual celebration of the life and work of Robert Grosseteste, a mediaeval scholar, former Bishop of Lincoln and the university’s namesake, to … Continue reading

A professor at Bishop Grosseteste University has been researching the reasons why university students become bored and whether or not it affects their final degree outcome. Research carried out by John Sharp, Professor of Education at BGU, suggests that the final year grades of certain university students can be affected by their … Continue reading

A treasure trove of books and documents shedding light on the history of Lincolnshire will be made available at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln from this week. The university library’s Lincolnshire Collection, which will be launched at an invitation-only event on Thursday 18th September, includes a wealth of important items which … Continue reading

Students at Bishop Grosseteste University will be able to take degrees in Health and Social Care, Sociology, Psychology, Counselling and Entrepreneurship from September 2015 thanks to a major expansion of courses announced today (Wednesday). In response to demand from students and employers BGU has reviewed its academic portfolio and will introduce a … Continue reading

Satisfaction among students at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) in Lincoln has risen this year and is higher than the national university average. Figures released today from the National Student Survey show that 88% of BGU students are satisfied with their university experience – that’s higher than the national average of 86% and three percentage … Continue reading

Thursday 14th August is A-level results day, and if you need advice on your next steps  into higher education Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is ready to guide you through the Clearing process. If you’ve changed your mind about what course you want to study, if you’ve done better than expected, if you’ve … Continue reading

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