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 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 in Academic Skills Attendance Supporting Students Timetables


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 September 11, 2015 at 10:13 am

You may find that during induction week, lot of different people will come and talk to you and they’ll say ‘I am so and so and I am your gobble-dee-goo’ and it may mean something at the time, and then later you think, hang on,… who do I need to speak to? what was their

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Posted in Academic Skills Attendance Resource Centre Supporting Students Timetables


Posted by on September 7, 2015 at 9:03 am

Universities can be strange places, we work in an environment with lots of unique names for things and often develop acronyms. These often seem like everyday language to the staff who work here year on year, and we often forget it can sound like strange new language to our students. To help with this adjustment,

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Posted in Academic Skills Attendance EC’s and Extensions Supporting Students


Posted by on January 8, 2015 at 3:27 pm

Happy New Year and Welcome back! We hope that you’ve have a lovely and relaxing break and are now ready and well-rested to take on 2015! Here’s a picture of a festive cat we received to the blog e-mail, we thought he was too handsome to not share with you. As it’s the New Year, we

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Posted by on September 29, 2014 at 9:00 am

Introduction Your timetable is your personal guide to where you should be each week. It is designed for you by the Timetable Team in the School Office and has a week by week display of which sessions you are expected to attend. Each timetable is personalised for each student, and so it is normal for

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