Bucks New University - Can-didgeridoo attitude

May 27, 2010

Students on a leadership and management master's course have incorporated a key skill into their studies - playing the didgeridoo. Instruction on how to play the Australian instrument was given to participants on the Bucks New University course with the intention of taking students "out of their comfort zone". Didgeridoo expert Paul Harris, who gave the lesson, said the group had coped "extremely well" with the challenge. Patrick Smith, the course leader, added: "We all have to experience change and this is about people coping with a new challenge."

You've reached your article limit

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 6 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most Commented

Artist Frank Boelter sitting in life-size paper boat

Creator of crowdfunding teaching tool says entrepreneurship courses should drop the traditional business plan as a method of assessment

Elly Walton illustration (25 August 2016)

Treating students as consumers has precipitated a rush to the bottom to give them exactly what they want, says John Warren

Superhero costumes hanging on a washing line

Senior management do not recognise support staff’s pivotal role in achieving positive student outcomes, administrators say

Man photocopying a book

Students think it ‘unfair’ to be punished for unintentional plagiarism

Child drives miniature car into people

Smaller, newer alternative providers are less likely to pass higher education review, analysis says