21/07/2014 A teaching assistant who juggled studying with two jobs and caring for her elderly mum will graduate with a degree in Children and Youth Work from Bishop Grosseteste University next week. Mum-of-two Nolene Tear (53) from Bracebridge in Lincoln completed her degree in three years while working as a special educational needs teaching assistant
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21/07/2014 A mother and her daughter will be awarded their degrees on the same day when they graduate from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln on Wednesday 23rd July. Athena Pears (21) will be graduating with an honours degree in Education Studies and English, and a few hours later her mother Gillian Bush (44) will be
17/07/2014 A campaign will be launched this weekend calling for a statue to be erected of the man who should be considered Lincoln’s most famous son: Bishop Robert Grosseteste. The great mediaeval thinker, who gave his name to one of the city’s two universities, was ahead of his time according to the theologian leading the campaign.
17/07/2014 Winter Paralympic skiing medallist Jade Etherington is to receive an honorary fellowship from Bishop Grosseteste University at a graduation ceremony next week. Jade, who graduated from Bishop Grosseteste University two years ago with a degree in Education Studies and Geography, won three silver medals and one bronze at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
04/07/2014 Students with degrees from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln are among the most employable in the country, according to new figures published yesterday (Thursday). BGU is the fifth best university in England for the proportion of graduates who are employed or in further study six months after graduating. The latest DLHE (Destinations of Leavers
17/06/2014 The popular Psychology degree course offered at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has been awarded accreditation by the British Psychological Society. BGU introduced Psychology as a new subject course in September last year, and it has proved to be a highly popular choice among students.The university aimed to recruit 20 first-year students but
17/04/2014 Easter is approaching but children’s religious education is being damaged by an acute shortage of qualified RE teachers, according to a leading figure in Lincolnshire education. An increasing numbers of British children do not recognise stories such as the Nativity, the Crucifixion and Adam and Eve as coming from the Bible. Nigel Appleton, Dean of
04/04/2014 Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln welcomed a new intake of Foundation Degree students in February to cope with high demand for places. 23 students enrolled on the two-year course at the beginning of February in addition to the 120 students who started in September. “The increased popularity of the foundation degree sparked our decision
25/03/2014 The story of a dramatic superbike championship won by a Lincoln rider will be screened as a world premiere at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln next month. I Superbiker: The War for Four (15) tells the story of Lincoln’s Alex Lowes, who became the youngest British Superbike champion in history following an epic battle
12/03/2014 Building the university’s research profile and enhancing international links are two of the goals identified by the new Deputy Vice Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University. Professor Jayne Mitchell last week took up the new role of Deputy Vice Chancellor with responsibility for academic affairs. She was formerly Director of Research, Development and Partnerships at