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Student Support Drop Ins from w/c Monday 29 May
by Victoria Scoble - Friday, 26 May 2017, 4:24 PM

Please note that there will be no Student Support Drop Ins running until September 2017.

The following services are still available for pre-booked appointments over the summer months:

  • Academic Information & Guidance
  • Disability & Inclusion Advice Service
  • Student Funding Advice

To book an ...

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Student Support Closed for May Bank Holiday
by Victoria Scoble - Friday, 26 May 2017, 4:21 PM

Please note that Student Support will be closed for the May Bank Holiday from so will re-open on Tuesday 30 May.  


If you feel that you are in need of support over the May Bank Holiday there are a number of services available:

  • Call NHS Direct for medical advice on 111
  • Call the Samaritans fo...
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Library Lockers
by Alice Primmer - Friday, 26 May 2017, 2:51 PM

Have you borrowed one of the Library locker's this year? Found a mystery key that looks like this, with or without a yellow fob? It might be from one of the Library locker's- don't forget to return it before you leave for the summer!

library locker key

Also an extra request – please don’t stash unissued books in...

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Green Travel and Car parking Policy 2017 – 2018
by Christopher Rodham - Thursday, 25 May 2017, 11:19 AM

Dear Colleagues

I have attached a copy of the updated Policy. There are several minor changes to the policy and I have highlighted these below:

The cost of car parking has remained unchanged for the past four years but has been increased this year.

    1. Student permits will increase from £30.00 a ...
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Pick and Mix Advanced Word Processing Sessions - cherry-pick your way and improve your skills
by Kathryn Parker - Thursday, 25 May 2017, 10:39 AM

Advanced Word Processing Referencing, Document Security and Hyperlinks
With Mersedes Farjad
Wednesday 7 June 2017  13:00 - 15:00
Venue: IT Training & Support Training Room (access via 24 hour computer room)

Topics covered in this session:

  • Create, Modify & Delete Footnotes & Endnotes
  • Create, ...
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Manchester Minute Silence
by Nick Griffin - Thursday, 25 May 2017, 10:01 AM

Join with me and much of the rest of the country at 11.00am for a minute silence to remember the fallen in Manchester. We'll meet in the centre of the quad to reflect, think and pray.

The minute's silence will begin at 11.00 so if you want to join in, please arrive just before.



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Car Keys Found in Student Support
by Victoria Scoble - Thursday, 25 May 2017, 9:19 AM

A set of car keys with three well-loved keyrings were found in one of the interview rooms of Student Support this morning (Thursday 25 May).

If these are yours please come into Student Support so that you can be reunited.

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Inspiring Student Awards
by Faye Hatherley-Edwin - Thursday, 25 May 2017, 9:13 AM

Thank you to our Graduate Assistant Jade Dyer who has been an invaluable member of the Underground Team since September. Jade has put together a short film summarising the fantastic achievements from The Inspiring Student Awards evening.

Congratulations again to all our nominees and winners for this year, keep up the good work!

Have a great summer.


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The Library is closed from 8pm tonight (24/05/17), re-opening tomorrow morning 8.15am
by Martin Hessan - Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 5:54 PM

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Library will close tonight from 8pm.

It will re-open on Thursday morning at 8.15am

Thank you.

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Bank Hoilday Opening Hours in the Library
by Alice Primmer - Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 2:56 PM


On Monday 29th May the Library will be closed for book access, however the ground floor will still be open 24 hours for study spaces and use of the self service machines. We'll reopen as normal on Tuesday 30th at 8.30am.

If you have any queries or problems over the weekend please email and we will answer them ASAP on Tuesday.