The Spring Plant Fair will be on campus on 16 May from 11am-1pm in the St. John’s main reception. You’ll find a terrific selection of home-grown plants, including perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetables, cacti, succulents and house plants. For those of you who aren’t green-fingered, there will be an exciting mix of artificial plants- perfect for […]
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Students competed to win a cash prize to fund their business idea
Planned Events System 2023-2024
Requests for timetabling now being taken
University staff meet with local MP
We are excited to launch the University of Worcester Virtual Pet Show!
Third year Paramedic students took part in a special training session with a local fire crew.
Show your love and appreciation for the special Mum figure in your life with a thoughtful and memorable gift box- while also donating to the University’s Charity of the Year.
Take a look at all the charities that have been put forward this year.
The University of Worcester’s Sports Therapy students have been helping out at the London Marathon. They were there to support runners from Sarcoma UK, a national charity that funds vital research, offers support for anyone affected by sarcoma cancer and campaigns for better treatments. Accompanied and overseen by staff, they practised their massage techniques on […]
It’s been a bumper year of activities at Lakeside Campus with thousands of university and community users.
Welcome Festival arrangements
The University’s Pro Vice Chancellor (Students), Dr Tim Jones sent a message to all students assuring them that the Welcome Festival would be continuing but arrangements were in place to respect the national period of mourning. Read the message below: Dear student, It has been lovely to see so many of you on campus already […]
Dear Member of the University Community I know that each of us feels deep sadness at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We send heartfelt condolences to His Majesty King Charles III and to all the members of the Royal Family, including HRH The Duke of Gloucester, who has done so much to […]
Pre-Entry Summer Taster Event
A special taster camp took place over the summer to help students with neurodiversity with their transition to university.
Sarah Speck and Dr Diana Beech take on new roles
2021/22 Study Abroad success
Students share their experiences of studying abroad.
Professor of Rural Geography, Nick Evans, has paid tribute to the University’s former colleague, Dr David Sudlow: It is with deep sorrow that I report the death of retired colleague, Dr David Sudlow, on Monday August 8, 2022. David worked in three main roles during his lengthy time at the University: lecturer in geography, undergraduate […]
Lesley Parish will assist, guide and support athletes
Pravara Summer School
Worcester health students depart for 4-week programme in India.
Four staff and a graduate from the School of Sport and Exercise Science will be playing key roles in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games
Planned Events System 2022-2023
A Message from Timetabling: We can confirm the online Planned Events system for 2022-2023 academic year requests opens today and can be found via the staff portal once you log in under ‘Your Online Services’ and is called ‘Planned Events’. Once in the system there is a User Guide with guidance on how to use […]
Mental Health Awareness Week
Mental Health Awareness Week is an opportunity for the whole of the UK to focus on achieving good mental health, including at the University of Worcester. The Mental Health Foundation started the event 21 years ago. Each year the Foundation continues to set the theme, organise and host the week. The event has grown to […]
Staff and student donations have been packed up and sent to Sixways
Pop-up flower shop
Communications and External Affairs will be running a pop up flower shop on Tuesday, March 22nd from 12 noon in the St John’s Campus main reception to raise money for Ukraine.
The University of Worcester Arena and the Art House are being lit in blue and yellow each night in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. The University also continues to fly the Ukraine flag alongside the Union flag at both the St John’s Campus and Art House.
More than a year after being recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours for services to supporting those living with dementia, Professor Dawn Brooker has now formally received her MBE. Dawn was presented with the award during a special investiture at Windsor Castle. It comes just as Dawn, who has dedicated more than 35 years […]
Dr Derek Farrell, Principal Lecturer in Psychology and Course Lead for the PGCert/MSc EMDR Therapy at the University, has finally received his MBE following an investiture at Windsor Castle just before Christmas. Derek was appointed a Member of the British Empire for his services to Psychology in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2020. Over a […]
The Communications and Participation Christmas Market was held alongside the annual staff holiday celebration last Friday. Thank you to everyone who supported the market through purchases or donations of crafts! We know that some staff were not able to attend on Friday, so we have just released a small selection of items, which are available […]
Black History Month Performances
The Department of Theatre and Performance presents a series of screenings of performances for Black History Month The screenings will feature iconic performances of dance, opera, Shakespeare and contemporary theatre that showcase black companies, stories, characters and/or playwrights from the US and UK. The short series coincides with Black History Month and celebrates the talents and contributions of black artists while interrogating white authorship […]
Academic staff from across the University have come together to deliver a series of talks next weekend, as part of the Worcester’s Charter 400 celebrations. Charter Day is Friday, October 2, marking the 400th anniversary of the Charter of King James I incorporating the City and establishing the post of Mayor. The 1621 Charter marked […]
New to Teaching Workshops
The University is running workshops later this month aimed specifically at those staff who are starting off in higher education teaching as an associate lecturer, technician or post-graduate student. These workshops are run over a day and provide an opportunity to discuss ways of encouraging student learning, assessment, and potential challenges; all of which previous […]
Many of the Covid-19 restrictions that have affected our lives for the past 16 months came to an end in England yesterday, including rules on social distancing. Here, Dr Alastair Pipkin, Lecturer in Psychology at the University and a Clinical Psychologist, explores the anxieties people may be feeling and offers his tips on how we […]
The abhorrent racial abuse directed towards English football players following the Euros 2020 final has shone a necessary light on the level of racism present in the UK. The University of Worcester stands strong against all forms of racism, hatred, discrimination and abuse. We must all work together to stamp out intolerance and build a […]
British Empire Medal for Tom Taylor
Tom Taylor, the University’s Assistant Director of Estates, was finally able to collect his well-deserved British Empire Medal during a special ceremony at Worcester’s Guildhall. Tom was awarded the BEM as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours last year but due to Covid restrictions the investiture ceremony was delayed. Tom has now been presented with […]
Planned Events System 2021-2022
A Message from Timetabling: Dear all, We can confirm the online planned events system for 2021-2022 academic year requests is now open and can be found via the staff portal once you log in under ‘Your Online Services’ and is called ‘Planned Events’. Please find attached some useful information and a user guide to help […]