Posted by on January 11, 2016 at 10:51 am

I know that when you return in January after a hectic and enjoyable first term, it can feel like you are starting University all over again afresh!  So I’m posting this blog (taken from my induction talk in September) as a quick and handy re-fresher guide to the School of Applied Sciences and University Life!

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Posted by on December 15, 2015 at 4:56 pm

We would like to wish all our students in the School of Applied Sciences, a Very Happy Holidays! We hope you can find the time to relax and refresh yourself over the next few weeks so that you return in January re-energised and ready for 2016!  We’ve taken some snaps of the Christmas decorations from

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Posted by on November 13, 2015 at 3:08 pm

We are very proud of our students who graduated this week!   We wish you all the best for the future and hope that you, your friends and family all had a wonderful day celebrating your success! Please keep in touch, and let us know how you are doing from time to time. It’s always great

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Posted by on November 10, 2015 at 12:49 pm

The University of Huddersfield Wellbeing and Disability Services are running new workshops this year to support students! Disability Services: Disabled Students Allowance: They’ll tell you about the Disabled Students’ Allowance, what it is, the kind of support it provides and the different stages of the application process, and another about Specific Learning Difficulties: If you

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Posted by on November 2, 2015 at 9:15 am

If you are having a bit of a wobble, please understand that you are not alone, and that the University is here to help. Below are some helpful tips that we’ve found help students (including myself) settle: Make your new room feel like home- it should feel comfortable and special to you. Buy new bedding, stick

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Posted by on October 29, 2015 at 10:30 am

I found out two brilliant things this week that are going to be incredibly useful to students- so I thought that it was important to get sharing ASAP! Huddersfield UniApp The University has an app that you can download straight onto your iPhone, Android and even iPad! Amongst over things it can let you see

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Posted by on October 20, 2015 at 6:57 pm

Hello! Zoë Johnson, the librarian for Applied Sciences here. Hopefully, I have met you all, once at induction, and, in some cases (lucky you!), twice at an information skills session. As you start using the Library, here’s some helpful reminders for you: The Basics of how to use things are here http://hud.libguides.com/thebasics We’re all friendly

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Posted by on October 5, 2015 at 11:23 am

Why do I have to swipe in? How do I do it? All students at the University are expected to attend all their timetabled sessions and to be available during all term time weeks. The University has an Attendance Monitoring Policy in place and students are encouraged to ensure that they have read and understood

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Posted by on at 10:32 am

There are various levels of Attendance Monitoring meetings that you may be invited in for. We understand that they can be confusing with their different names and reasons so we have written this short blog in the hope of making everything clearer for you. If you are concerned about your attendance, or would like to

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Posted by on October 1, 2015 at 10:27 am

There are lots of different options available to students who are feeling like they need some support whilst studying at University. Even if you don’t feel like you need the support listed below now, it’s worth having a look in case you (or your friends) need it in the future. iPoint: The iPoint team are

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