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2017 Staff Engagement Survey

2017 Staff Engagement Survey
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From Monday 24 April to Friday 19 May, we will be running the 2017 Staff Engagement Survey. Visit Campus News to find out more.

Student Services roadshows – find out the latest from Project Transform

Student Services roadshows – find out the latest from Project Transform
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A series of roadshows giving staff across the University the opportunity to find out the latest developments from Student Services and Project Transform will take place at the end of this month. Visit Campus News to find out when these roadshows will take place.

 

 

Russell Group Vice-Chancellors write to President Tusk ahead of European Council meeting

Ahead of the European Council meeting of the 27 EU leaders on Saturday 29 April, four Russell Group Vice-Chancellors, representing all the nations in the UK, have written to the President Tusk.

In their letter they say “both UK and EU science will be stronger if we continue to work together”.

They add their support to his intention to make reciprocal rights for EU and UK nationals a priority and urge him to work to continue existing ties and protect working relationships in order to ensure continued research collaboration.

The full letter can be read on Campus News.

 

Office 365 roadshows

A series of roadshows will be taking place throughout May for staff to learn more about Office 365.

The sessions will consist of a presentation, questions and answers and the opportunity for staff to get hands-on experience with the new tools.

Visit Campus News to find out when the roadshows will be taking place.

 

University phishing attacks

The University has recently been subject to a number of phishing attacks. Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to acquire personal information, such as bank account numbers.

If you receive an invoice from a company or colleague that you are not expecting, do not open it and DO NOT click on any of the links.

Visit Campus News for more information.

 

Nottingham Impact Accelerator: Hermes Call 13 now open

The first call has been issued for Expressions of Interest for Hermes Fellowships under the Nottingham Impact Accelerator.

The 13th round of Hermes awards continues with the themes of Innovation, Business Engagement and Outreach.

Visit Campus News to find out how to express your interest.

 

Earn £9.13 an hour as a student caller

The Campaigns and Alumni Relations Office is looking to recruit a team of 70 students to call our alumni, talk with them about their time at Nottingham and seek their support for Nottingham Potential Scholarships.

You will be paid £9.13 an hour and shifts are available throughout May and June.

Visit Current Students to find out how to apply.

 

Maintenance works on Coates Road

From L2 westward, Coates Road on University Park will be closed until Friday 5 May while works are underway to improve the space around Coates Building.

Visit Campus News for more information.

 

Module enrolment changes – new online form

In early May 2017, we will be inviting returning students to make preliminary module choices for the 2017/18 academic year.

This year we will be using a new online form which will be available from Monday 8 May until Friday 12 May 2017. All returning students will use the same online form. Students have been informed that we will contact them again in early May, before the online form opens, with a link and instructions. We will also provide more information about how to check which modules are available in 2017/18, and how to confirm the requirements of their programme of study.

Information for students is available on Current Students. Information for staff is available on Campus News.

 

Free online course - Ending Slavery

There are more slaves alive today than at any point in history. Around the world, nearly 46 million people are forced to work against their will for no pay.

Responding to this challenge over the past 20 years, a new antislavery movement has shown us that a world without slavery is possible. During this 5-week course, you'll learn from experts at the cutting edge of human rights research, and you’ll investigate the complex systems that sustain slavery today.

This free course for University students and staff starts on Monday 8 May and can be accessed through Future Learn.

Visit Campus News for more information.

 

Spring Semester exams – check your modules

Exams will be taking place from Monday 22 May to Saturday 10 June this year.

You must ensure that you are registered for the correct modules for the exams. Failure to do so may result in you being entered for incorrect examinations. You can check this via the Portal. If any of your modules are incorrect you will need to contact Student Services.

Your exam timetable is available through the Portal.

 

New Masters course in slavery and liberation

We are now offering an exciting new MA in slavery and liberation. The course will be taught by world-leading academics and experts and will introduce students to slavery, liberation and human rights.

This course will available for the 2017/18 academic year. 

Read more on Campus News.

 

S2020 Review and Refresh – still time to share your ideas

Now that the Strategy 2020 Roadshows have concluded there is still time to share your ideas, comments or questions. All of the ideas we receive will be carefully considered by UEB and the review concluded before University Council in July.

It would be especially helpful to receive any more feedback prior to the Easter break. Visit Campus News for more information.

  

Are you graduating this summer?

The dates and times of the summer 2017 graduation are now available. You will need to register for graduation whether you plan to attend a ceremony or graduate in absentia, and the deadline for purchasing guest tickets is 5pmWednesday 10 May.

Visit Current Students to find out more and register.

 

Access to more books with new service

Our libraries have introduced a new service called More Books. This provides you with a quick and easy route to suggest books that we do not already have, ask for more copies of popular books, or request an Interlibrary Loan.

Find out more about the More Books service.

  

 

 

 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2017 11:30:04.210