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New look for StaffNet

23 Sep 2010

The staff intranet has been re-launched with a range of new features.

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The new look StaffNet brings you a range of features designed to make news and information easier to find and selected tasks easier to carry out.


News is more prominent and and is now organised into categories to help you find different kinds of stories more easily. The top StaffNet news stories are featured prominently and are regularly updated. The news categories are:

University news - major announcements about the University;

Staff announcements - news to support and inform you in your work and life on campus in general;

Events and activities - designed to entertain or cater to general interests;

Training and development – courses, workshops and other events to support/improve job or academic performance;

University in the News – news stories generated by the University’s media team and media coverage of the University.

By clicking on each heading, a drop down menu appears displaying the latest stories within that category.

There is also a news feed of higher education stories from Universities UK and of media coverage of the University updated in real time.

News and story ideas are always welcome and can be submitted directly via the link on the right hand side.

President's weekly update

The newly-launched weekly online update from the President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell is displayed. This is also sent out via eUpdate each Thursday.

Most popular pages

At the bottom of the home page you will find a section called 'Most popular pages'.  The top ten most popular pages of each StaffNet section are listed here.

Quick access to services

There's also direct access to The Marketplace, where you can buy and sell items and a 'Top Tasks' section which provides a quick links to allow you to carry out selected tasks. Click on the title and you'll be taken to a page with a comprehensive list of How to's. Feel free to suggest a task.

infocus is a series of short videos designed to inform staff about different aspects of the Universities activities.

StaffNet has been re-developed by the Central Web Team, part of the Communications, Media and PR Division.


As always, the StaffNet team welcome any feedback and suggestions contact: