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Today's highlights

Moodle down from Thursday 7 September

Moodle down from Thursday 7 September
Moodle will be completely unavailable from 8am Thursday 7 September until 6pm Friday 8 September. Read more on Campus News.

UoN backs Nottingham's bid for European Capital of Culture 2023

UoN backs Nottingham's bid for European Capital of Culture 2023
Nottingham will be bidding to become the European Capital of Culture 2023. The University of Nottingham is backing the city's bid.

Car parking permits — have you applied for 2017/18?

Staff who do not already have a 2017/18 car parking permit can now apply for the permit required for 1 September 2017.

The 2017/18 permit will be a seven month permit: it will run from 1 September 2017 and will expire on the 31 March 2018. Going forward, the annual cycle for staff parking permits will run from 1 April — 31 March each year.

Read more on Campus News.


Office 365 roadshows and training

Information Services are running another round of roadshows aimed at showing staff how they can use Office 365.

The roadshows will take place in September and some training courses have been developed to accompany these.

Visit Campus News to find out more.


Online registration for returners

Online registration is now open for returning students via the Portal.

Visit the registration webpages for further details.


Highlights of the 2017 NSS results

The 2017 National Student Survey results were published on Wednesday 9 August. Nottingham’s result for our students’ overall satisfaction with their course is 86%, which maintains our position of 9th in the Russell Group and places us 39th among UK universities.

Read the full story on Campus News.


Research Vision: the breakdown of our £200m investment

The University’s landmark investment in our research and our people offers exciting opportunities to researchers, postgraduate students and all colleagues who support our mission of delivering word-class, transformative discovery.

As part of an ongoing commitment to share progress towards our goals, a visual breakdown of our £200m investment has joined a growing bank of information in support of all those who carry out and support research. 

Find out more.


Wonder – this year’s achievements

This year’s Wonder took place on Saturday 17 June and welcomed the local community on to campus to take part in a number of fun activities hosted by staff and students. A report summarising achievements and feedback has now been produced and is available to view online.

Find out more on Campus News and download the report.


Recruiting tomorrow's research leaders

Recruitment to the Nottingham Research Fellowships (NRF) and Anne McLaren Fellowships (AMF) 2018 is now open.

Nottingham Research Fellowships (NRF) and Anne McLaren Fellowships (AMF) aim to attract and retain exceptional early career researchers to deliver world-leading research.

We recognise the value and contribution of early career researchers in delivering our ambitious research vision, and are committed to recruiting 100 Nottingham and Anne McLaren Research Fellows by the end of 2020. This call forms the first stage of this process.

FInd out more on Campus News.


Squash championships hosted at UoN

The European Individual Closed Squash Championships will be staged at the David Ross Sports Village from Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 August.

This will be the first time the event has been staged in the British Isles.

Visit Campus News to buy tickets and find out more.


Introducing the Research and Innovation department

The Research, Enterprise and Graduate Services department has changed its name to Research and Innovation, effective immediately.

Research and Innovation supports the development and delivery of the University’s research. It also aims to deliver business engagement and knowledge transfer objectives as set out in the University’s strategic plan.

Visit Campus News to find out more.


Changes to King’s Meadow Campus hopper bus service — update

The King’s Meadow Campus hopper bus is now being operated by a new provider running a revised timetable.

More details are available on Campus News.


Research publication framework launched

The University of Nottingham Publication Framework, the development of which was commissioned by the University’s REF Steering Group, has now launched.

The Framework aims to support decision making about where to publish, and has a focus on improving the overall quality of the University’s research outputs.

Find out more on Campus News.


Highfields Park restoration — west side of lake is closed

The western side of the Highfields Park boating lake has been temporarily closed, as work gets underway on the Highfields Park restoration project.

During the restoration work, the footpath on the west side of the boating lake (leading from the park entrance adjacent to the University Boulevard tram stop, towards Jubilee Avenue) will be inaccessible. However, alternative access between these points will be available via the west entrance / Woodside Road.

Read the full story on Campus News.


Tram named after UoN Nurse of the Year

Christina O'Loughlin, second-year graduate entry nursing student in the School of Health Sciences, will have a tram named after her in recognition of being named ‘Nurse of the Year’ in this year’s Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Awards.

Christina will get a tram named after her for a year, recognising her achievement, replacing that of Aprille Jones, the 2016 Nurse of the Year winner.

Find out more on Current Students.


Applications invited for Stonewall Leadership Programme

Applications are being accepted for the Stonewall Leadership Programme 2017: an intensive and aspirational two-day residential for lesbian, gay, bi and trans leaders.

The University will support any lesbian, gay, bi or trans member of staff working in a leadership position at the University of Nottingham who wishes to apply for this event. Applications should be made to Professional Development by Monday 4 September.

Find more details on Campus News.


New IT status page launched

Information Services has launched a new, improved IT status page. 

The new webpage features a service dashboard for key services and an easy-to-read summary of service availability. Find out more on Campus News.


Staying safe abroad — Action Counters Terrorism

A new film has been created outlining what to do in the very unlikely event that you are caught up in a weapons or firearms attack abroad.

Building upon the established ‘Run, Hide, Tell’ public safety messaging, this short film has an international perspective intended for UK citizens travelling abroad on summer holidays.

Find more information, and a link to the film, on Campus News.



Last Updated: 21 Aug 2017 08:51:14.223