26 January 2009
A reading group
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The degree encourages applications from people with a variety of educational backgrounds. Tom Sperlinger, Director of Lifelong Learning for the Department of English said: “Sometimes people just need a second chance in education. We look for applicants with a passion for the subject.”
Sometimes people just need a second chance in education. We look for applicants with a passion for the subject.
Running a reading group will help the BA students develop their leadership and communication skills as well as providing a much-needed service in the community.
The English Department has already run a series of pilot reading groups with Bristol Libraries, including one in Knowle, set up by Hannah Lankester and Davinia Livock, third-year undergraduates on the BA English degree. Students are currently being recruited for the part-time BA degree in English and Community Engagement, starting October 2009.
Please contact The Public Engagement Officer for further information.
Tom Sperlinger can be contacted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for the next English Language and Community Engagement course are currently being accepted. For further information, see the English Department's website. The department is also looking for community groups that would be interested in acting as a placement for a student running a reading group.
The latest Lifelong Learning Prospectus is also available online.