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No Student Support drop-ins until 2018
by Victoria Scoble - Monday, 18 December 2017, 10:43 AM

Please note there will be no Student Support drop-ins running until the New Year.

Some staff are still available through booked appointments until the Christmas break. If you wish to book an appointment please either call Student Support on 01752 636891 or email us

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Make Space in your Inbox!
by Admin User - Friday, 15 December 2017, 4:04 PM

We are becoming aware of increasing numbers of students whose University email account is full and not accepting any more messages.  The University communicates important information to you via email which you will not want to miss so please take some time to login to your University email ...

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Goodbye and Thank you
by Nick Griffin - Friday, 15 December 2017, 12:58 PM

To my friends; both staff and students,

It has been my privilege to serve you as Chaplain for the last three years. Thank you for the kindness of your messages, they have been a tremendous encouragement. Today I'm giving Dave my laptop back, HR my staff card because it's my last proper day. I ...

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Library Catalogue Down-Time Advanced Notice
by Alice Primmer - Friday, 15 December 2017, 12:00 PM

Due to a planned system upgrade, there will be no catalogue access after 4pm and overnight on Tuesday 19th December. We advise searching for and renewing books before this time as staff will be unable to use the catalogue system either. We expect the catalogue to be working again on the morning of the 20th December.

Discovery and other electronic resources will be unaffected but as always if you experience problems, or have any questions, please email

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Lectures on 2nd January - notice
by Katy Willis - Friday, 15 December 2017, 11:51 AM

Lectures on 2nd January – notice

This note is to clarify the position as to whether students are required back in the University on the 2nd January.

Why are we changing this?

The University timetable initially had the return date as Tuesday 2nd January. It was seen that this may cause ...

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Lost Jumper
by Sara Lewis - Friday, 15 December 2017, 10:23 AM

Earlier this week I lost a black jumper with sequins on.  I believe it was dropped somewhere between the car park, entrance 1 and Registry office (West wing).  If anyone has seen it could you please let me know.  Thank you.

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Update on building works...we're nearly there!
by Katy Willis - Friday, 15 December 2017, 10:21 AM


Update on building works

Those who are still here will have seen that the builders are starting to pack up their stuff outside, and that the soft hub area (between the canteen and the new student support services) is now close to opening up, the floor is being laid and furnishings are ...

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Catering Opening Hours
by Michelle Brown - Friday, 15 December 2017, 9:42 AM

Mon 18th - Fri 22nd Dec 2017

Open 8am - 11.30am

Special 5 item breakfast from Grill Bar (please see separate menu)

12 - 2pm - Grill Bar open


Tues 2nd & Wed 5th Jan 2018 - Servery closed

Starbucks open with limited food offer - 8am - 2pm


Thurs 4th & Fri 5th Jan 2018

open 8am - 11.30am

Special 5 item breakfast from Grill Bar (please see separate menu)

12pm - 2pm Grill Bar open


All services resume on 8th January 2018

Happy Holidays to one and all from all the Catering Team.

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Traffic up-date
by Alison Spencer - Thursday, 14 December 2017, 2:54 PM

From 7pm this evening


Derriford Road will be closed at its junction with Derriford roundabout to all traffic. 


Brest Road will be closed to traffic exiting onto Derriford roundabout only.