Level Up Makes the Shortlist for the Times Higher Education Education Awards

At Birmingham City University, we know that transition mentoring is a flipping good idea and the Birmingham School of Media Level Up Transition Mentoring programme has more than proven its worth in terms of supporting the social and academic support for our students as they join our learning community at BCU, but it is fantastic to have been recognised by the sector for the value of that activity on a national scale. We are very excited about having made the shortlist for a Times Higher Education Award in the category of Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development.

Level Up Green Army

The project owes its strength to the early leadership of Professor Philip Thickett, Head of the School of Media, while the financial and ideation support provided by our Centre for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching just goes to show that what can be achieved with the right people and support in place. The transition mentoring project went on to be designed, created and delivered by our student team of Level Up Venture Mentors (or LUVMs for short), taking complete leadership in this area, our students – as change agents – have altered the fabric of our shared learning community for the better. ‘You gotta just LUVM!’ has become our catchphrase.

Now let’s just hope we win!

Awards are being announced live on the night of Thursday, 26th November, following our antics on twitter where I will be live tweeting on the night @drkerrygough

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