Bishop Grosseteste University up for Two National Awards
Wednesday 15th May 2013
15th May 2013
The 2013 Bishop Grosseteste University prospectus, produced in-house by the BGU marketing team, has been shortlisted for two national awards.
The university has been placed in the ...Read More...
New student accommodation completed!
Tuesday 14th May 2013
Work has now finished on a new £4.3m student residence on Bishop Grosseteste University's campus on Longdales Road in Lincoln. The new accommodation replaces the existing Wickham hall of residence,...Read More...
Lincoln Theological Society Open Lecture: \'Jesus and Genesis\'
Monday 13th May 2013
Event: 7 for 7:30pm Wednesday 15 May | The Robert Hardy Lecture Theatre, Bishop Grosseteste University
Jesus’ parable of the two brothers,
(often called the Prodigal Son) is full of
references ...Read More...
BGSU Fringe fundraising success
Monday 13th May 2013
We are really pleased to announce the BGSU Fringe event raised a total of £1044, which will be split 50% to The Teenage Cancer Trust and 50% to The BG Foundation Fund. We would like to take this oppor...Read More...
Surnames, DNA and Family History
Wednesday 08th May 2013
Date of event: Tuesday 21 May 2013 | 12.30pm
The Heritage Consortium Committee and Bishop Grosseteste University invite you to join us for the Dr Jim Johnston Memorial Lecture for 2013, 'Surnames, D...Read More...
New Date and Venue for Dragon Boat Festival
Friday 03rd May 2013
3rd May 2013
The dragon boat racing event which was scheduled to take place on Lincoln’s Brayford Pool this month has been moved to a new date.
The racing will now take place on Saturday 27th Ju...Read More...
New Vice Chancellor Starts Today at BGU
Wednesday 01st May 2013
A new Vice Chancellor has taken up his post at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln today (Wednesday, 1 May).
The Reverend Professor Peter Neil has taken the reins at the university after movin...Read More...
New Head to Lead Psychology Degree at BGU
Tuesday 30th April 2013
An academic who specialises in how arts activity can facilitate mental wellbeing is leading the new psychology degree course at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln.
Olivia Sagan has moved from...Read More...
End of an Era as Muriel Robinson Steps Down at BGU
Friday 26th April 2013
The first Vice Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln retires from her post today.
Professor Muriel Robinson has been at the helm of the institution for almost ten years and has ove...Read More...
Lincoln’s First Dragon Boat Festival
Friday 05th April 2013
Dragon boat racers will take to Lincoln’s Brayford Pool this May as part of a charity event for the Bishop Grosseteste Foundation Fund.
Dragon boat racing, which originated in ancient China, is pro...Read More...
Imps and Bishop Grosseteste Announce New Partnership
Tuesday 26th March 2013
Bishop Grosseteste Uni...Read More...
Fishy Goings On at the Sam Scorer Gallery
Friday 22nd March 2013
Paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures by students at Bishop Grosseteste University are now on display at the Sam Scorer Gallery in uphill Lincoln.
The final-year exhibition by students co...Read More...
Make University Open Day a Mother’s Day Treat
Friday 01st March 2013
Prospective students have a chance to look round Bishop Grosseteste University next weekend and treat their mums on Mother’s Day at the same time.
The university’s next open day takes place on Sund...Read More...
Kids get cooking for Fairtrade Fortnight
Friday 22nd February 2013
Which Lincoln school pupil can produce perfect pastry or a superlative sauce? We’ll find out next week when three finalists go head to head in a Fairtrade Cookery Contest at Bishop Grosseteste Univers...Read More...
Royal Seal of Approval for BGU Cornerstone Building
Thursday 24th January 2013
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will officially open the new library and student services building at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln next month.
The Princess Royal’s visit on Friday...Read More...
Teachers to Return to Classroom for Campus Conference
Monday 21st January 2013
Newly qualified teachers from all over the East Midlands will gather at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) in Lincoln this week for the first ever conference of its kind.
The inaugural NQT Confere...Read More...
Bishop Grosseteste to Celebrate University Title at Cathedral
Tuesday 15th January 2013
The newly named Bishop Grosseteste University will hold a service of thanksgiving in Lincoln Cathedral later this month to celebrate its new title.
The ceremony will be held at 10.30am on Wednesday...Read More...
New Vice Chancellor for Bishop Grosseteste University
Thursday 10th January 2013
The Rev Professor Peter Neil will become Bishop Grosseteste University‘s next Vice Chancellor.
Professor Neil will succeed Professor Muriel Robinson OBE who retires in April 2013 after 10 years at ...Read More...
Vice Chancellor honoured in New Year Honours list
Monday 07th January 2013
The Vice Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University, Professor Muriel Robinson, has been appointed OBE for services to Higher Education, after featuring in the New Year Honours list 2013.
She said...Read More...
Local Building Firms Win BG Accommodation Contracts
Wednesday 02nd January 2013
Local construction firms will benefit when new student accommodation is built at Bishop Grosseteste University in the New Year.
Work will start in January on a new £4.3m student residence on the university’s Longdales Road campus in Lincoln which will replace older accommodation.Read More...
BG Students play their part in Christmas Market
Thursday 06th December 2012
Lincoln’s Christmas Market is in full swing, and students from Bishop Grosseteste University are playing their part in creating a vibrant atmosphere at the event.Read More...
Bishop Grosseteste University Launched
Tuesday 27th November 2012
The Government has announced today that Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln meets the criteria to use the title university.
Once the new name has been formally signed off by the Privy Co...Read More...
Celebrate Advent at charity carol service
Friday 23rd November 2012
Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln will celebrate the beginning of Advent with a carol service in aid of charity at Lincoln Cathedral on Sunday 2nd December.Read More...
Heritage sites in line for education awards
Wednesday 21st November 2012
Forty-nine heritage sites across the UK are to receive a prestigious Sandford Award next week (28th November) recognising excellence in heritage education through their work with schools.Read More...
Vampire essence lost in Twilight franchise, says Lincoln academic
Tuesday 20th November 2012
As the latest instalment of the Twilight film franchise prepared to hit UK cinemas one Lincoln-based academic said the essence of Bram Stoker’s original story Dracula has been lost.Read More...
New courses on offer at BG
Thursday 11th October 2012
Three new career-focused degree courses are being launched at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln.
From September 2013 students at BG will be able to study Tourism, Psychology or Enterpri...Read More...
Friday 28th September 2012
Charity number 527276: Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln
The Charity Commission has made a Scheme under the Reverter of Sites Act 1987 to amend the trusts of this Charity, effective fro...Read More...
Student Satisfaction on the Rise at BG
Thursday 27th September 2012
Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln has achieved top ratings in the National Student Survey published today (Thursday 27th September).
BG’s overall satisfaction score rose five points on ...Read More...
Clearing Student Looking Forward to Postgraduate Study
Thursday 16th August 2012
Alexandra Foulger from Suffolk didn’t get the A-level results she needed two years ago – but she found the course she wanted at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln by going through the Clearing system.Read More...
Late Change of Mind Was No Problem for Nicolle
Wednesday 15th August 2012
English literature student Nicolle Loughlin changed her career plans late in the day and was delighted to discover a course she wanted to study at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln.Read More...
Help is at Hand on A-level Results Day
Tuesday 14th August 2012
Thursday 16th August is A-level results day, and Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln is ready to help guide students still looking for places on a degree course through the Clearing process.Read More...
Grant to improve Heritage Education in East Midlands
Monday 13th August 2012
A new scheme which aims to improve heritage education across the East Midlands has been given the green light by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and could be in line for funding worth nearly £500,000....Read More...
Monday 23rd July 2012
Charity number 527276: Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln
The Charity Commission proposes to make a Scheme under the Reverter of Sites Act 1987 to amend the trusts ...Read More...
TV star to join BG graduation
Tuesday 03rd July 2012
A well known TV historian is to receive an honorary degree from Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln next month.
Ruth Goodman, who has presented several highly successful television series...Read More...
BG holds a torch for the Olympics
Thursday 28th June 2012
Thousands of people lined the streets as the Olympic flame made its way through Lincoln yesterday and this morning – but not many people knew where it stayed overnight.
In fact the flame was kept u...Read More...
Statement re: University Title
Monday 11th June 2012
The following statement from Professor Muriel Robinson, Principal of BG, relating to the Government’s response today (Monday 11th June) to the Higher Education White Paper. It is a response to the Gov...Read More...
Thumbs Up For Children and Youth Work Course at BG
Monday 28th May 2012
Students who graduate from Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln aiming to work with children and young people can now start their career with a professionally validated qualification.
The ...Read More...
A new digital cinema for uphill Lincoln
Thursday 10th May 2012
Lincoln is to get another state-of-the-art digital cinema thanks to new investment by Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln. BG plans to spend more than £75,000 to turn Bishop Greaves Theatre ...Read More...
Staff at BG receive keys to new library extension
Wednesday 09th May 2012
Work has been completed on phase one of the £2.5 million project to extend and refurbish the Sibthorp Library at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln.
Professor Muriel Robinson, Principal ...Read More...
Call for Robert Grosseteste to be made a saint
Wednesday 02nd May 2012
A Lincoln academic has written to the Vatican asking the Pope to canonise Robert Grosseteste, the 13th-century Bishop of Lincoln.
Dr Jack Cunningham, a theology lecturer at Bishop Grosseteste Univ...Read More...
Students to benefit from £2.5m expansion
Thursday 12th April 2012
With a pedigree dating back to 1886, the library at Bishop Grosseteste University College has been part of learning in Lincolnshire for more than a century.
Now, the historic building is being give...Read More...
Official opening for BG Futures
Friday 16th March 2012
BG Futures, the new business start-up centre at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln, was officially opened on Wednesday 14th March by Ursula Lidbetter MBE, Chief Executive of the Lincolnshir...Read More...
Official opening for BG Futures business centre
Friday 09th March 2012
BG Futures, the new business start-up centre at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln, will be officially opened by Ursula Lidbetter MBE, Chief Executive of the Lincolnshire Co-operative, next...Read More...
Gervase Phinn to launch Teaching & Learning Academy at BG
Friday 09th March 2012
Author and former Ofsted inspector Gervase Phinn will be at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln next Tuesday (13th March) to help launch the East Midlands’ regional centre for the new Teachi...Read More...
BG to open its doors to prospective students
Wednesday 07th March 2012
Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln is giving prospective students and their parents a chance to look around and see what life is like in Lincoln next Sunday (11th March).
BG is proving p...Read More...
Bursaries to help new businesses set up at BG
Wednesday 07th March 2012
Two start-up firms are to get their rent paid for six months at Bishop Grosseteste University College’s new business incubation centre thanks to a donation by a Lincoln businessman.
The idea behind...Read More...
Archaeology lab to open its doors to the public
Wednesday 07th March 2012
History buffs can now get their hands on a state-of-the art lab to discover more about findings unearthed on local digs.
Archaeology and history groups across the county are being offered access to...Read More...
Two BG students selected to carry Olympic torch
Wednesday 15th February 2012
Two Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln students – Jade Etherington and James Roark – have been chosen to carry the Olympic torch through Lincolnshire on its way to London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.Read More...
Applications up 18% at BG
Friday 03rd February 2012
Applications to study at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln are up more than 18% on last year, bucking a trend that has seen applications to universities across the UK fall by 8.7%
The c...Read More...
EdD recruiting now for 2012
Thursday 02nd February 2012
The EdD course is now recruiting for 2012. Read all about the course and application process here >>>...Read More...
Happy Birthday to us!
Tuesday 17th January 2012
Party games, live music and a birthday cake will all be on the menu when Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln celebrates its 150th anniversary this week (20th January).
The college first o...Read More...
Geography Conference a Great Success
Friday 16th December 2011
On Tuesday 13th December the Annual Geography 6th Form Conference was held at BG. Over 180 6th form students from eight schools attended, along with their teachers. Presentations covered important the...Read More...
Business Centre is Future for Bishop Grosseteste
Wednesday 30th November 2011
A brand new business incubation centre supporting start-up enterprises has been completed at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln.
Staff at the college will receive the keys to the new BG ...Read More...
Sandford Awards for Heritage Education announced
Monday 28th November 2011
Thirty-two heritage sites across the UK have been given a prestigious Sandford Award recognising excellence in heritage education through their work with schools.
This year’s winners, including the...Read More...
Experts tackle heritage crime at University College symposium
Wednesday 23rd November 2011
Heritage experts and police from across the country will gather at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln on Wednesday 14 December to discuss current problems and responses to crimes against he...Read More...
Bishop-making with a difference!
Wednesday 12th October 2011
Bishop Grossesteste University College has marked Bishop Robert Grosseteste Day with its own ‘Bishop Making Challenge’. BG staff and students entered into the spirit of the day by designing and creat...Read More...
PGCE fees confirmed for 2012
Friday 30th September 2011
BG has announced today that it will charge a fee of £9,000 for its Post/Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) programme from 2012.
The PGCE programme is a one year intensive progra...Read More...
BG leader to launch appeal at 13,000 feet
Monday 26th September 2011
This Wednesday (28th September) Max Manin, Chair of the Governing Body at Bishop Grossteste University College Lincoln (BG), will jump from a Red Devils aeroplane at 13,000 feet. The jump launches BG...Read More...
World-renowned children\'s author receives honorary degree from BG
Thursday 22nd September 2011
The first major celebration event to mark the 150th anniversary of Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln takes place on Monday 26 September. An invited audience of Civic, county, University Co...Read More...
Record number of new students at BG
Wednesday 21st September 2011
More than 600 new undergraduates arrive at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln this week to begin their degree programmes. Starting courses in a wide range of education, cultural and arts su...Read More...
BG could gain University title
Friday 05th August 2011
Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln could soon take on the title 'University'. BG, with its 2,000 students, has to meet exactly the same high standards as larger institutions but at presen...Read More...
Hundreds of BG Students set to Graduate Tomorrow
Tuesday 19th July 2011
Nearly 700 BG students will receive their degrees tomorrow in three colourful and joyous ceremonies at Lincoln Cathedral. Perhaps best known amongst those receiving their awards will be former England...Read More...
Primary education experts from across the East Midlands and beyond converge on BG
Tuesday 12th July 2011
BG today welcomed close to 100 primary teachers and other primary education experts for the launch of the East Midlands hub of the Cambridge Primary Review Network. Professor Robin Alexander, world-re...Read More...
BG\'s Fee Plans Agreed By Government
Tuesday 12th July 2011
Bishop Grosseteste University College confirmed today that their plans for tuition fees have been agreed by the Office of Fair Access (OFFA).
Government changes to the way that Higher Education is ...Read More...
Look to The Future with BG
Friday 08th July 2011
Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln (BG) today marked a ceremonial milestone in the development of a new Business and Enterprise centre on campus. The Mayor of Lincoln Cllr Kath Brothwell wa...Read More...
Government proposals on Higher Education could be good news for BG Lincoln – students are already “at the heart of the system” at BG
Tuesday 28th June 2011
Government has said that its proposals to change to the system for Universities will mean more emphasis on the quality of the student experience and better information for students about what they can...Read More...
Art & Design Degree Show at BG
Thursday 12th May 2011
Visit the Art & Design Degree Show at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln.Read More...
BG Student Wins Gold In Paralympic Winter World Cup
Tuesday 19th April 2011
Jade Etherington, who lives in Bourne, Lincolnshire, and is currently studying for an Education Studies and Geography degree at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln (BG), has returned from th...Read More...
BG and East Midlands Universities measure up to take the lead on carbon footprinting
Monday 04th April 2011
Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln (BG) has joined forces with all of the other universities in the East Midlands region to use a carbon calculator to encourage their staff and students to ...Read More...
BG Announces Tuition Fees For 2012
Wednesday 23rd March 2011
Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln (BG) has reached a provisional decision on the tuition fees it will charge students when the new Higher Education funding system comes in from 2012. For t...Read More...
Government confirms next year\'s funding for BG
Thursday 17th March 2011
The Higher Education Funding Council has today confirmed that Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln (BG) will receive nearly £4 million of funding for 2011-12.
Excluding a one-off grant rec...Read More...
World Book Day Heralds A New Era For BG’s Library
Tuesday 01st March 2011
On Thursday 3 March, BG will celebrate World Book Day and the start of a new library building project with the help of a whole host of local primary school children.
Guests will read from a select...Read More...
Outstanding Teacher Development Programmes Win Extra Training Places For BG
Friday 04th February 2011
Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln has now received its allocation of government-funded teacher training places for next academic year. Overall BG is being invited by Government to train ev...Read More...
Loyd Grossman To Present The Sandford Awards For Heritage Education 2010
Friday 04th February 2011
In 2010, 37 heritage sites across the UK were awarded a prestigious Sandford Award. This award, jointly managed by Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln and the Heritage Education Trust, recog...Read More...
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