Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Board of Studies Network

A network for Board of Studies conveners and secretaries, for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, who would like to share ideas about Board of Studies processes, experiences and challenges.

Board of Studies Convener and Secretary network 

This network is for Board of Studies conveners and secretaries, for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, who would like to informally share with colleagues ideas about Board of Studies processes, experiences and challenges. 

The mailing list will be used to keep you up to date with events, workshops and resources.

How often does it meet?

It meets once per semester to share ideas and cover topics of interest to network members. 

How do I join?

How to join: To join the mailing list for the network please contact Rosie Bree:

Rosie Bree

Head of Event Management

Contact details

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Previous network events

Academic year 18/19

3rd December 2018: Student engagement in curriculum design and approval

An informal panel, comprised of Dr Catherine Bovill, Megan Brown, Eirlys Armstrong, Roberto Rossi and Dr Simon Riley, shared their experiences, challenges, aspirations, and lessons learnt when engaging students in curriculum design and approval processes.

Slides from event - Student engagement in curriculum design and approval (MS PPT)

6th May 2019: Embedding employability within the curriculum

Presentations from Helen Stringer, Dr Gavin McCabe, Dr Esther Mijers and Dr Patrick Walsh, which showcase good practice in embedding employability within the curriculum.

BoS Network slides – embedding employability (MS PPT)

Embedding employability into the biology curriculum - Dr Patrick Walsh (PDF)

Summary notes of event (PDF)

Related Links

Board of Studies Convenor & Administrator training - dates & booking links will be advertised on our Learning & Teaching Workshops page