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Judicial Review – Update

Published: Thursday 12th March 2020

In response to today’s decision regarding the judicial review of the Office for Students’ (OfS) decision to refuse registration of Bloomsbury Institute, John Fairhurst, Academic Principal and Managing Director of Bloomsbury Institute, said: “We are of course extremely disappointed that the court has ruled that the OfS’ decision was lawful. “We sought a judicial review […]

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Dr. Joe Stevens, LLB Course Leader, wins Turnitin’s Global Innovator Award

Published: Wednesday 8th January 2020

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Joe Stevens, Principal Lecturer and LLB Course Leader here at Bloomsbury Institute, has won Turnitin’s 2019 Global Innovator Award. Turnitin announced the winners of the 2019 Global Innovation Awards today. The awards recognise educators, technology administrators, and institutions who have worked tirelessly to facilitate authentic learning, improve […]

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Published: Tuesday 10th December 2019

This year we are excited and proud to announce we will be running our first Advance HE Accredited programme, In-Bloom. An Advance HE Accreditation is a ‘badge of quality’ and a huge achievement for any institute. It demonstrates the professionalism our staff bring to teaching and the support of student learning, and has many benefits […]

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Judicial Review – Update

Published: Tuesday 22nd October 2019

In July the Office for Students (OfS) refused Bloomsbury Institute’s application to join their Register. We were bitterly disappointed by this decision and believe that the OfS failed to consider the fact that, unlike most traditional colleges and universities, many of our students come from backgrounds that make it harder for them to succeed. They […]

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Published: Monday 22nd July 2019

As many of you know, for the past two years we’ve been running our very own Artist in Residence programme, headed up by Fiddian Warman.   At the end of last year, Fiddian unveiled his first ever Bloomsbury Institute art installation, ShoeShine Stories. Since then, Fiddian has been working on a very special project for our Gower Street reception, that was recently unveiled at our 2019 Teaching and […]

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Bridging the Inclusivity Gap

Published: Wednesday 10th July 2019

In July we held our 9th annual Teaching and Learning Conference and what a day it was. This year’s conference theme, ‘Bridging the Inclusivity Gap’, brought together a host of leaders in the field and experts from across the higher education sector with our very own Bloomsbury Institute staff and students. The conference explored what […]

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NSS results – 87% of students satisfied with overall experience

Published: Monday 8th July 2019

The 2019 National Student Survey (NSS) results are in, and we are very pleased to share that 87% of our students are satisfied with their overall experience at Bloomsbury Institute. This is not only 12% higher than our result last year (75%), but also 3% higher than the region and sector average (84%). The NSS is […]

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Office for Students – Update

Published: Thursday 4th July 2019

The Office for Students (OfS) is a new Government body set up to regulate the higher education sector. From 1 August 2019, students who study at colleges and universities that are on the OfS Register can access funding through the Student Loans Company. The OfS has turned down Bloomsbury Institute’s application to join the Register […]

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Sneak peek…

Published: Wednesday 3rd July 2019

We’re ready and very much looking forward to our Teaching and Learning Conference taking place in just under one week. If you haven’t done so already, there’s still time to book your place at the conference. In the meantime, here’s a snippet of what you can expect from the conference and the conference theme ‘Bridging the Inclusivity […]

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Help raise money for the Santa Maria Education Fund

Published: Monday 20th May 2019

For the past 4 years, students and staff at Bloomsbury Institute have been supporting and raising money to help a charity very close to our hearts, the Santa Maria Education Fund in Paraguay. Like Bloomsbury Institute, the Santa Maria Education Fund believe everyone has the right to an education, whatever their background. And they are dedicated […]

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