Meet your School of History Interns

The School of History runs its own internships providing history students the opportunity to develop their employability and participate in the running of the department. The internships cover a range of roles, from careers interns responsible for gathering and disseminating information, to assisting undergraduate recruitment and induction. They’re a friendly bunch and always eager to help, so…

February Meeting

A summary of the issues discussed at February’s Staff-Student Committee meeting… Paperless essay hand-in The School has decided to bring in paperless hand-in for essays starting from September 2015! This will mean that all term-time assessed and non-assessed essays will be given in via Turnitin only. Staff will print off paper copies if that is how they…

If it’s not ‘digital’ then it’s falling behind

This week in ‘The Digital Professional’ we looked at how technology is affecting the workplace. Commentators predict that there will be an increased inequality, as the smart become smarter and traditionally low-skilled jobs decline (Gillinson and O’Leary, 2006). Hence, graduates of the 21st century need to be adaptable, innovative and resilient to flourish in an…

Excellence in Research

Our School of History has been recognised as one of the top centres for historical research in the country! The Research Excellence Framework recently awarded the School with an overall grade point average of 3.23, meaning it ranks twelfth out of 83 History units of assessment for its research. 85% of the School’s research output –…