SAILS Director presented to Council of Europe on contract cheating

Michael Draper, Director of SAILS, recently presented at the ETINED platform of the Council of Europe whose focus is Ethics and Integrity in Higher Education. Michael gave an update on activity within the UK relating to contact cheating and extra legal measures to address the issue.

Advance HE Teaching and Learning Conference July 2018

Michael Draper, Director of SAILS, presented on an Advance HE funded project for staff CPD on supporting students to develop as directed independent learners. Toolkit coming soon!

ALDinHE Regional Symposium with SAILS: Embedding Academic Study Skills

We are delighted to say that the regional symposium on 16th May 2018 went extremely well with over 60 attendees including staff from Swansea University as well as from other universities across the UK. It was fantastic to see such a wide range of disciplines and departments represented ensuring the move towards embedding academic study skills is truly inclusive.

College of Engineering student first to achieve the SAILS peer mentoring award!

The SAILS award was launched at the start of this academic year. We are pleased to announce that the first student has successfully completed the award. For further details about setting up a peer mentoring scheme or on applying for the award, see the SAILS peer mentoring e-toolkit.

“Lecture recording: a new norm”

A published report by SAILS Director Michael Draper, Simon Gibbon (SALT Development Manager) and Jane Thomas (Director of SALT) on the benefits and implications of classroom recording systems. Read the full article here.


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