Lydia Hesketh

Student Election 2020-21 results

Published: Friday 23rd October 2020

The Student Election 2020-21 results are in and we are very happy to announce that Bloomsbury Institute Student Guild’s (BISG) next Student President is… Nasser Kazinda – 2nd year Law student! Nasser, pictured to the right, will be the Guild’s 6th Student President and will lead the Student Guild through the next year. The Student […]

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How to use Teams: guides & online workshops

Published: Thursday 17th September 2020

As all Semester 1 teaching will take place online, we want you to feel comfortable and confident using online technology. The programme we’ll be using to hold all lectures, workshops and seminars is Microsoft Teams. To make sure you know how to use Teams, we’ve created some Virtual Learning Guides that run through the basics […]

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Bloomsbury Institute wins appeal against Office for Students’ ‘landmark’ registration refusal

Published: Friday 14th August 2020

Bloomsbury Institute has won its appeal against the Office for Students’ (OfS) decision to refuse its registration application. The Court of Appeal has quashed the OfS’s decision and it must now reconsider Bloomsbury Institute’s application. Today (14 August 2020) the Court published its full judgment. Bloomsbury Institute won its appeal on the following grounds: The […]

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What to do with the family this summer

Published: Thursday 13th August 2020

The summer holidays are in full swing, and we know many of you have been looking forward to a well-deserved break and spending time with your family and loved ones. For many of our students, we know just how much you value this time with your children whilst they’re also on their school holidays. It […]

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NSS results: Students’ satisfaction continues to surpass sector average

Published: Friday 17th July 2020

The overall satisfaction rate of our students has hit 89% in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) – 6% higher than the sector average. This builds on last year’s results, which saw our students report 3% higher satisfaction levels than the average recorded by the sector. The NSS results also show student satisfaction with their […]

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Well done to our first In-Bloom graduate!

Published: Thursday 25th June 2020

We are thrilled to announce that Matt Jansen, Business Lecturer and Head of Student Recruitment and Partnerships, has become the first In-Bloom graduate achieving the recognition of Associate Fellow of HEA. We are also very happy to share the feedback from our external advisor following the first delivery of our accredited framework to Bloomsbury Institute […]

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Student Awards 2020: The results are in

Published: Tuesday 16th June 2020

Last night we celebrated our much anticipated Student Awards. The awards take place annually to mark and reward students success and outstanding contributions. With social distancing still in place, this year’s awards were celebrated live on Bloomsbury Radio, and what an event it was! Hosted by Cal Courtney, Director of Access and Graduate Outcomes, and […]

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Our commitment to tackling racial inequality

Published: Wednesday 10th June 2020

We stand together in condemning the horrific murder of George Floyd and adding our voice to the Black Lives Matter movement. We have always been committed to nurturing an academic community that recognises the prejudice and barriers to success that so many people of colour still face, and will use this moment as an opportunity […]

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How to celebrate Pride Month virtually

Published: Thursday 4th June 2020

Pride Month has officially begun, and like many of you, we never could have imagined how current events have changed the way we’d be celebrating Pride and the LGBT+ community. Pride is looking a lot different this year, and although the UK Government are starting to relax lockdown rules, in-person celebrations and parties are just […]

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Practising kindness this Mental Health Awareness Week

Published: Friday 22nd May 2020

Over the past few months, we’ve been taking a look at how you can take care of your mental health and wellbeing during a time when many of us may be feeling more anxious than usual. One of the topics we’ve touched on is kindness, which is also the theme of this year’s Mental Health […]

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