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Learn about wellbeing with Futurelearn
(26 May 2020)
Free Moocs about wellbeing available from Futurelearn

Staff benefits and wellbeing update
(21 May 2020)
It is Mental Health Awareness Week and the key theme this year is Kindness.

Making the most of online learning
(20 May 2020)
You can continue to access our huge range of resources from home

Updates to this year's Stellify Award
(19 May 2020)
Some changes have been made due to the current Covid-19 situation

New open access course on antibiotic resistance
(19 May 2020)
'An introduction to antibiotics and drug-resistant infections' is aimed primarily at members of the public and patients.

Take our survey on how Covid-19 situation is affecting our community
(19 May 2020)
We'd like to understand the range of challenges different groups and individuals are facing in order to have a better understanding of how the decisions we all make affect others

Questions about email or Office 365?
(18 May 2020)
If you're having issues accessing email, this may be related to the Office 365 transfer

Phased roll out of online expenses module
(18 May 2020)
Improving the Employee Experience

Weekly Tai chi classes on Zoom
(15 May 2020)
All staff invited to take part in weekly Tai chi classes

SharePoint is moving to SharePoint Online
(15 May 2020)
With new features, greater storage and better integration with other tools, we are changing the way we work for the better

Understand your role in higher education – and develop your career
(15 May 2020)
Applications are open for the PgCert in Higher Education programme 2020/21 entry and are welcome from academic staff and PS colleagues

Staff benefits and wellbeing update
(14 May 2020)
This week the focus is on our Cycle to Work Scheme, latest offers from Wider Wallet and the amazing resources you can access from our cultural institutions

Information on domestic abuse
(14 May 2020)
For anyone experiencing domestic abuse, working from home at this time may be particularly difficult and they may require support

POSTPONED: Network downtime Sat 16 and Sun 17 May
(13 May 2020)
Following discussions with the Teaching and Learning Group Executive about the potential impact on our students, and given the recent network connectivity issues, we are postponing the planned work to upgrade our data centres to the weekend of the 13 and 14 June.

Staff Learning and Development at home
(13 May 2020)
You can continue to access our huge range of resources from home, including Personal Development Planning

IT connectivity issues - Resolved
(13 May 2020)
After extensive investigation with various parties, the connectivity issues experienced over the past few days are now considered resolved

Share your thoughts and experiences on wellbeing
(13 May 2020)
All colleagues are invited to share their thoughts and experiences of wellbeing on the wellbeing blog

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
(12 May 2020)
IDAHOBIT will take place on Sunday, 17 May 2020

Social Justice Photography Competition 2020 winners announced
(12 May 2020)
Voting has ended and the results are in

Online community to support Academic Advising model implementation
(12 May 2020)
The Academic Advising model emphasises staff-student partnership in a process of discussion, prioritisation, reflection and implementation

Assessment support for students from the Library
(11 May 2020)
Direct your students to our online resources

Wood Street Mission Lottery
(11 May 2020)
Announcing the winner of the May 2020 draw

Online mental wellbeing service sees record increase in usage
(11 May 2020)
Big White Wall offers help with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, stress, relationship problems and lifestyle challenges

Back care at home - #StayInWorkOut
(11 May 2020)
University sports physiotherapist Jamie Miller has created a Back Care at Home video

Updated PGR FAQs: Funding extensions, tuition fee payment plans
(07 May 2020)
Frequently asked questions are updated regularly

Updated FAQs: New academic year, furlough leave
(07 May 2020)
Frequently asked questions are updated regularly

Digital Futures survey - Citizens and Government
(07 May 2020)
If your research, teaching, or professional activity is in the area of citizens and government we'd like to hear from you

You're all invited - celebrate our volunteers this afternoon!
(07 May 2020)
Grab a cuppa and celebrate with Nancy and our University community at the online Volunteer of the Year Awards this afternoon

POSTPONED: Network downtime weekend of 16/17 May
(07 May 2020)
IT Services planned network maintenance announcement

Digital developments to support our applicants and offer holders
(07 May 2020)
Following the suspension of all face-to-face conversion events due to COVID-19, a group of colleagues from across the University has been convened to look at enhancing our digital presence for undergraduate applicants and offer holders