Tuesday, 11 April 2017

FW: Promoting a Teaching & Learning Event at University of Gloucestershire



LIFT-Off - New Frontiers for Sustainability

Thursday 8th June, Park Campus, Cheltenham


Please find attached a 'save the date' invitation to our annual showcase event which this year marks the next phase of sustainability at University of Gloucestershire and the first year of our new LIFT: Learning Innovation for Tomorrow programme.


LIFT is the University's pedagogical innovation programme, led by the Sustainability Team in partnership with the Academic Development Unit. It reflects the strategic collaboration established at UoG between the two departments, to advance our Education for Sustainability work and support new academic initiatives and professional development in this area.


The event features:


·         8 new LIFT: Learning Innovation for Tomorrow projects within the University and in the community – covering a range of subjects including History, Psychology, Graphic Design, Advertising, Journalism, Photography, Sport, Criminology and Fashion.


·         Headline speaker Mark Wood, polar explorer and adventurer in online education


·         Celebration of sustainability at UoG and the release of our new Sustainability Strategy 2017-2022


·         Guest panel of leading experts in Higher Education, sustainability and pedagogical innovation



The event is free to attend and includes lunch and evening refreshments after the keynote speaker.


All welcome – please see the draft programme attached and share with your colleagues and networks.


To reserve a place please email Barbara Rainbow: brainbow@glos.ac.uk.

With best wishes





Dr Alex Ryan

Director of Sustainability

Sustainability Team

University of Gloucestershire

DH202 Dunholme Villa, Park Campus

Cheltenham GL50 2RH

Tel: 01242 715416

Mobile: 0788 0088 189

Website: http://glos.ac.uk/sustainability




Learning Innovation for Tomorrow – education change programme at UoG:



University Educators for Sustainable Development – EU funded CPD project:





Roz Grimmitt
SEDA Administrator
Staff and Educational Development Association
Woburn House
20-24 Tavistock Square

London WC1H 9HF 

United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7380 6767


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