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Share and Inspire Seminar – Technology Café

Institute of Sport & Exercise Science Wednesday 18th March 2015 to be held in EE 1107, St John’s Campus Please see attached flyer for further details: Share and Inspire ISES

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Worcester Business School Annual Lecture

“Why Everyone Should Be an Entrepreneur” Guest speaker: Luke Johnson, Chief Executive of Risk Capital Partners Friday 20 March Arrival from 3.30pm for a 4-5pm lecture The Hive, Worcester Places for this lecture can be booked via Sally Docherty at Worcester Business School tel: 01905 855279 email: s.docherty@worc.ac.uk Please see attached for further details WBS […]

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Staff Development

Staff Development: Please find below some forthcoming events that may be of interest: Higher Rate Tax Tuesday 10th March 2015 1.30pm – 3pm The Worcester Arena, Conference Suite This presentation is aimed specifically at Higher Rate Taxpayers (including staff whose partners may be higher rate taxpayers). The presentation should last between 45 to 60 minutes […]

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Vacation Research Assistantship Scheme 2015

The University of Worcester is funding up to 15 Vacation Research Assistantships for the summer of 2015.  These Research Assistantships will provide undergraduates and recent graduates with “hands on” experience of working on a research project over the summer vacation, enabling them to gain insight into a research career, as well as enhancing their CV. […]

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Northampton Museum and Art Gallery – WWI Debate

Heritage lottery funded project – Conflict and Community: Remembering Northampton during the First World War. http://www.northampton.gov.uk/info/200246/events-and-exhibitions/1977/ww1/2 As part of the project Northampton Museum will host a programme of debates which will highlight various topics not only linked to the First World War, but topics that continue to be relevant and the subject of discussion today. The first […]

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Space Utilisation Survey

During the week commencing 27th October, a space utilisation survey is being carried out to ascertain the relationship between the timetabled booking of rooms and the actual usage. The survey is being conducted by students and may involve them coming into your room and briefly counting the number of occupants. This process is intended to […]

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Music at Worcester

Music at Worcester – a new programme of music developed by our musician in residence, Chris Mapp.   Chris is a professional jazz bass player who trained at the Birmingham Conservatoire and who plays across the UK. He is also an experienced teacher, working with children and with adults with learning difficulties. As part of his work with us, Chris has developed a programme […]

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ILS Newsletter

Please see the following link for the ILS newsletter: http://www.worc.ac.uk/ils/documents/ILS_News.pdf  

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Macmillan Coffee Morning – Friday 26 September

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Leadership Development Programmes 2014-15

Introduction Many staff will be approaching their Staff Review / Appraisals between now and the summer. The Leadership Development Team have developed a number of programmes which will be implemented during the academic year 2014 / 15.  Each programme has specific aims but all are related to personal development and are associated with leadership and […]

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Urgent Care Fellowship

This is a scheme where GPs have their training extended, in order for them to undertake extended roles in urgent and emergency care. They spend half the week in 3 placements (Emergency Department, Medical Assessment Units and with West Midlands Ambulance Service) and in General Practice looking at urgent care the University of Worcester provides the academic input to the training, […]

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Walking a Labyrinth

Labyrinths are found in many spiritual traditions. There are different designs but they follow the same general design of a pathway in to a centre point and a pathway back out again. They are used to aid prayer, meditation, reflection and mindfulness. Our labyrinth is based on the medieval design found on the floor of Chartres […]

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Nominations open for Herefordshire and Worcestershire Sport Awards

The annual Herefordshire and Worcestershire Sports Awards is inviting the local community to nominate the top sporting talent from the two counties. The Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire’s event, now in its 15th year, recognises the sporting achievements and celebrates good practice within the local sporting community. The Partnership is urging members of the Herefordshire […]

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3 Peaks Team Charity Quiz

On 30th August 2014 an ‘elite’ group of University Security Officers and carefully selected colleagues will attempt to complete the 3 Peaks Challenge in 24 hours to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester and help them continue their amazing work. As part of their fundraising quest they would like to invite you to […]

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ILS News – 19 May

    Information & Learning Services News. Fortnight Commencing 19th May ‘ILS’ provides Library, ICT, E-Learning, social learning spaces & print services across all University sites ILS OPENING BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY MAY 26TH The Hive – Closed Study Areas with PC access – available 24/7 in Peirson and City Campus (remember your  ID card for swipe access) SURVEY REGARDING […]

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ILS News – 28 April

    Information & Learning Services News. Fortnight Commencing 28th April ‘ILS’ provides Library, ICT, E-Learning, social learning spaces & print services across all University sites ILS OPENING BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY MAY 5TH The Hive – open 08:30-19:00 Academic Helpdesk on Level 3 at The Hive will be staffed 10:00-17:00 ICT Support in The Hive will be available 9:00-17:00 (24/7 […]

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Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan MacMillan A new play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love. 20th May 2014, 7pm start time at the Studio, The Hive Tickets are £6 and can be purchased in person from the Information Pod on Level 1 at the Hive. The performance of Every […]

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Easter Drama Activities

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Nominations for Honorary Doctorates and University Fellowships

Dear Colleagues Each year at the annual award ceremonies in November the University confers a number of honorary degrees and University Fellowships. The awards are based on nominations made by staff, students and governors of the University. All nominations are considered by the Honorary Awards Committee which then identifies a small number to take forward. […]

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Worcester Talks – Hosted by English Language Studies

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Applications Open for AUA Postgraduate Certificate Professional Practice in HE

Enhancing and developing a career in Higher Education Are you, or do you have colleagues looking to extend understanding of the HE sector, as well as increase professional abilities and career prospects? The AUA Postgraduate Certificate Professional Practice in Higher Education Management is a highly flexible programme which will appeal to UK higher education managers […]

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Holocaust Memorial Commemoration and Act of Commitment

We are marking Holocaust Memorial with a brief commemoration on Friday 31st January at 12.30pm in EEG021 (the former staff common room). Professor David Green will introduce the event and we will have two or three stories of survivors and those who helped them before reading out the act of commitment. All are welcome to […]

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UCAS CPD Session

Monday 18th November 2013 10am – 1pm UCAS will be delivering a CPD session entitled: Best practice when interviewing and giving positive and constructive feedback This workshop will consider both the content and organisation of admission interviews. The programme will include discussion on the purpose of an interview, the practical arrangements and the structure of the […]

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Healing Ceremony and fire Puja

A traditional Tibetan Fire Puja & Healing Ceremony. For more information please see the Healing Ceremony Poster or contact Fiona Howarth at  f.howarth@worc.ac.uk.

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European Goalball Championships

Dear Colleagues Please find attached a flyer that publicises the forthcoming European Championships in Goal ball which we are staging here on our St John’s Campus (not Arena) from Thursday 5th September to Sunday 8th September. If G.B. can gain a top three place then they will qualify for Paralympics in Rio 2014. If you have […]

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The Inaugural Professorial Lecture of Professor Stephen O’Hickey

The Inaugural Professorial Lecture of Professor Stephen O’Hickey “From Anaphylaxis to Immunotherapy: A History of Allergy” by Professor Stephen O’ Hickey Wednesday 1st May, 5.15pm for 5.30pm University of Worcester, St John’s Campus I have great pleasure in inviting you to the Inaugural Professorial Lecture of Professor Stephen O’Hickey at 5.30pm on Wednesday 1 May 2013 at the University of Worcester’s […]

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Institute of Physics Public Lecture

Come to the latest Institute of Physics Public Lecture on Wednesday 24th April here at the University of Worcester, Room EE 1061 (please note date change from original published date of April 25th) A lecture by Professor Martin Hendry, FRSE. University of Glasgow The Physics of Star Wars Since 1977 generations of moviegoers have marvelled at […]

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National Student Survey – latest response rates

The NSS response rate for different subjects and courses now shows wide variation – those courses with strong response rates, notably Primary Education, History and Geography, Social Welfare, some Art and Design, and Computing courses are to be congratulated. These courses have communicated effectively with final year students, sending encouraging emails to raise the response […]

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Apprentice survey

The apprentices from the Facilities and Personnel departments have created a survey to collect information about why people choose to come to Worcester. We hope to discover some information that we can include in a project presentation titled “Why Worcester?” Please if you could spare 5 minutes for this survey we would be very grateful! […]

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Stamps

The finance department has a surplus of postage stamps, 1st and 2nd class.  If your department is planning an exercise which involves issuing stamp addressed envelopes for return documents to the University these stamps are available for this purpose.  Please contact the cashier, Eleanor on x5113 if you are planning such activity. Thank you Jacqui […]

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A Pageant of English Music with Worcester Festival Choral Society

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Calculate how much you can save through Car-Share

Over 100 staff and students are registered on the Car Share scheme so finding someone to share a journey with is now even easier. It’s possible to calculate how much you could save by sharing a journey through the scheme with the Car Share online calculator: https://www.liftshare.com/content/savings_calculator.asp For example, if you travel from Hereford five […]

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Macmillan Coffee morning 28 September 2012

Thank you all for your support both in baking, buying and tasting for the Macmillan Coffee Morning. We raised a grand total of £487 A valiant effort. Well done! Personal Thanks I wish to thank all my colleagues at the University of Worcester who have supported me during my career at both the University of Worcester […]

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Birmingham Half Marathon

Mark Kilburn from the Security Team will be running the Birmingham Half Marathon on Sunday October 21st and raising money for the Snoezelen centre based in Sheila Scott. If you’d like to support a good cause you can donate by visiting Snoezelen’s homepage and clicking on the link to JustGiving. http://www.worcestersnoezelen.org.uk/

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St Paul’s Hostel – donations required

The Night Assessment Centre at St Paul’s Hostel in Worcester is asking for donations to help the homeless as the autumn and winter approach. The Night Assessment Centre commences on 26th November for 16 weeks, and is currently supporting over 70 rough sleepers at St Paul’s alone. The Centre needs cup a soups, tea, coffee, hot […]