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National Student Survey 2018

National Student Survey 2018
Finalists – have you completed the National Student Survey? It's the most important survey you'll complete as a student. Visit Current Students to find out more.

USS pensions update

USS pensions update
USS members across the sector will be consulted in March on a proposal to move future pension benefits to a defined contribution scheme from 1 April 2019. Read more on Campus News.

Easter internships for Nottingham students

Looking to get some work experience over Easter? The Nottingham Internship Scheme is offering 70 two-week internships.

Interns will get to work collaboratively on a business project with a local organisation, and will be paid a £600 bursary at the end of the internship.

Browse vacancies.


Changes to car parking scheme

Some updates are being made to the University car parking scheme.

FInd out more on Campus News.


CCTV Policy updated

The University's CCTV Policy has been updated to take account of the latest guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office and General Data Protection Regulation. Read more on the Security webpage.


USS pension scheme — briefing on proposed changes

Staff briefing workshops led by Mercer have been held to help staff understand the proposed changes to the USS pension scheme, due for consultation in March.

The presentation from the workshop has been published on the HR website.


Nottingham Impact Accelerator: official launch and Knowledge Exchange prize

The official launch event for the Nottingham Impact Accelerator takes place in March, with event registrants able to apply for a grant of up to £40,000 to support their Knowledge Exchange activities.

The prize is open to researchers of any discipline. Applications from Early Career Researchers are particularly encouraged. 

The call for entries closes 5pm, Monday 12 March. Find out more on the Nottingham Impact Accelerator website.


Media guidelines updated

The Press Office in External Relations has updated its guidelines on how to work with the media.

Read the guidelines.

For advice and support please contact the Press Office.


Nottingham-Birmingham funding streams open for application

Two funds supporting collaborative projects between the universities of Nottingham and Birmingham have opened for application:

  • The Education Partnership Fund is designed to support collaborative education projects. Its focus this year is on addressing the challenges we face in delivering inclusive education and closing undergraduate attainment gaps.
  • The Strategic Collaboration Fund supports research and professional services projects undertaken in collaboration between the two universities.

For more information and to apply for funding, please visit the partnership website. Applications must be submitted by Friday 6 April.


Explore potential career paths at a 'Spotlight On' event

This semester’s Spotlight On programme springs into action this week, providing a fantastic opportunity for students to get an insider's perspective into different career paths.

From publishing and nutrition, to cyber security and product design, there’s lots to choose from.

Don't miss out — visit the Careers and Employability Service page to learn more about the programme.


Staff encouraged to consider campus-based venues

Are you familiar with the meeting and conference venues located around our campuses?

Internal staff and team members who manage venue bookings are being encouraged to consider using campus-based venues as a way of helping to promote the University and reducing expenditure on external facilities.

Find out more on Campus News.


Vice-Chancellor announces further support for international staff

The Vice-Chancellor has announced further support for international staff though the work of the University's EU taskforce.

International staff (EU and non-EU) can now access interest-free loans to help with expenses related to immigration and applying for British citizenship, for themselves and their immediate family.

'Brexit Briefing' workshops are also available to provide guidance and information to EU staff.

Details can be found on  Campus News.






Last Updated: 19 Feb 2018 12:02:46.507