Feb
1
Thu
HEA Scheme enrollment LMS @ Geography Building
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Explore the UKPSF Dimenions of Practice with a focus on the D1, D2 and D3 Descriptors and associated HEA categories of fellowship in light of your current practice;
Consider which category is most appropriate for you;
Consider if this is the most appropriate route to HEA recognition for you;
Find out more about the Personal Pathway online resource and application process

Feb
6
Tue
Tier 4 Immigration @ Arts Tower LT2
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

By the end of the session participants will have a greater understanding of the terms and conditions of a Tier 4 international student’s visa and in particular, how the immigration rules affect:
· the new course approvals process
· work placement opportunities
· course changes

Feb
8
Thu
Worried about a student? LMS course @ Alfred Denny Conference Room- Alfred Denny Building
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This session has been designed to help staff who have regular contact with students in a supporting role. It will cover practical ways to support students, highlight key welfare services within the university and when to refer students to them, the importance of maintaining appropriate boundaries, and confidentiality and data protection issues.

Feb
9
Fri
Pay Claim & Expenses Deadline
Feb 9 all-day
Feb
13
Tue
Introduction to 301 support services @ 301 Glossop Road
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

* Increase awareness of the services available at 301 for students
* Increase awareness of Maths and Statistics Help (MASH)
* Raise awareness of the common academic skills issues that students present with at 301
* Increase awareness of the potential benefits and collaborative opportunities available for staff at 301

Feb
21
Wed
Students’ Union Role in Student Support @ Union Gallery Room 3
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The session will explain the recent changes within Advice & Representation in the Students’ Union with particular focus on the Student Advice Centre. As well as outlining the services we offer, examples and case studies will demonstrate the role of representation and independence in student support.

Mar
6
Tue
Managing your own professional development LMS course @ Diamond workroom 1
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

1. Be able to review personal and work-related development experiences, aims, objectives and priorities
Evaluate prior learning and work-related experience to identify personal strengths and weaknesses in self-development
Assess personal development aims, objectives, and priorities for the long, medium and short term
2. Be able to undertake and evaluate planned development activities
Evaluate development opportunities for the long, medium and short term
Justify undertaking planned personal development activities to employment and learning supervisors
Negotiate and undertake planned and resourced development activities
Evaluate the effectiveness of the development activities in meeting personal aims, objectives, and priorities
3. Be able to review and reflect on learning and its effect on workplace performance
Critically review how learning and development has been applied in the workplace to improve own or others’ performance
Review and revise short, medium and long-term goals based upon personal development activities and their impact on the workplace
Evaluate development opportunities for the long, medium and short term
Justify undertaking planned personal development activities to employment and learning supervisors
Negotiate and undertake planned and resourced development activities
Evaluate the effectiveness of the development activities in meeting personal aims, objectives, and priorities

Mar
8
Thu
Supervising Research Writers LMS course
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Helping stalled students take control of their PhD thesis can be achieved through 1:1 mentoring-style conversations, turning problems into solutions using a ‘Solutions Focused Approach’. This workshop will share some of the data from an on-going study into the barriers to thesis writing, as identified by students who are writing up. We will share practical techniques for enabling your students to take responsibility for the writing process, make a plan, get started, and stay started. This session acknowledges and builds on the pre-existing supervision skills and experiences of participants and offers a chance to reflect on what has worked for you.

Mar
9
Fri
Pay Claim & Expenses Deadline
Mar 9 all-day
Mar
19
Mon
HEA enrollment LMS @ Hicks 4
Mar 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Explore the UKPSF Dimenions of Practice with a focus on the D1, D2 and D3 Descriptors and associated HEA categories of fellowship in light of your current practice;
Consider which category is most appropriate for you;
Consider if this is the most appropriate route to HEA recognition for you;
Find out more about the Personal Pathway online resource and application process