Category Archives: Internationalisation

Quick wins in your teaching to better support international students?

  As our international student community begins to grow at UCA, we may find ourselves reflecting on our teaching approaches to better support learners with English as an additional language. UCA’s Learning Development Tutors have spoken to a number of … Continue reading

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Mental health – be prepared

Mental health issues now affect a significant number of university students. In this post, UCA’s Ray Martin highlights key warning signs for both Home/EU and International students, and provides guidance about what you can do. What are the statistics? 29% … Continue reading

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The impact of internationalisation on the UCA curriculum – Tomasz John and John Sutter

Webinar recording: The impact of internationalisation on the UCA curriculum Dr. Tomasz John (EAP Coordinator and researcher in the internationalisation of HE) John Sutter (Learning Enhancement Manager) Dr. Tony Reeves (Subject Leader, Creative Education) UCA’s increased focus on internationalisation presents … Continue reading

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Internationalising the curriculum

Guest blog post by Dr. Tomasz John, Coordinator and Lecturer for UCA’s Pre-sessional English for Art and Design courses. Over the next few years, UCA “will become a leading force for innovation in international creative education. This will be achieved … Continue reading

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BME student experience report

Title: Co-researching beyond the category: a thematic analysis of a student-led focus group study into BME student experiences at the University for the Creative Arts Author: Steve Dixon-Smith Co-researchers: Adeola Elugbadebo-Solomons, Bethan Dadson, Samuel Ntim Ababio, Kanndiss Riley Project sponsor: … Continue reading

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Guest blog post – Dr. Tomasz John

The 16/17 academic year has been packed with plenty of reasons for me to celebrate professional development as I successfully completed my PhD and received Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). I truly believe that it is fundamentally … Continue reading

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