June 2011

Blog Entry Summer exams timetable online
Blog Entry Graduating? Please return your Library books before you leave
We wish everyone graduating all the very best for the future. But before you leave please make sure that you have returned all your library books and paid any outstanding fines or invoices before Wednesday 15 June 2011. Failure to do so can result in the University withholding your degree and award.
Blog Entry Calls for volunteers
This week: Volunteers needed for test of English as a foreign language; 'Apple Lovers' sought; Undergraduates wanted, for a paid opportunity to take part in a short memory study
Blog Entry Don't Go Home Sports Week, 13-17 June
Between Monday 13 June and Friday 17 June the University is running a week of sports activities for all students and staff.
Blog Entry Calls for volunteers w/c 13 June
18-30 year-olds needed for eye-tracking study; and volunteers needed for computer-based attention exercise.
Blog Entry Universities Week (13-19 June 2011): how to get involved
Universities Week is a national campaign being coordinated by UUK and the Universities Marketing Forum to promote the value of higher education to the public during the week commencing Monday 13 June 2011. Each day will have a different theme exploring the contribution that universities make to their local and national economies and communities.
Blog Entry Rate your university experience with the International Student Barometer
Blog Entry Project seeks case studies of international students
The Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics (C-SAP), part of the Higher Education Academy, is looking for case studies of international undergraduate and postgraduate students who are studying (or have recently studied) at a UK higher education institution. The key focus of this project is to provide an opportunity for students to reflect upon their recent experiences of learning in HE. The focus of the case study could be on assessment, feedback, group working or working independently. They are also interested in students' experiences of how they develop the skills for note taking, reading, reflective learning and avoiding plagiarism.
Blog Entry Calls for volunteers w/c 20 June
Two studies seeking female volunteers; plus eye-tracking study.
Blog Entry Chaplaincy open house, Thursday 24 June
Blog Entry Vacation Accommodation 2011
Applications for vacation accommodation are now open on shop@le.
Blog Entry Sportivate - Free Six-Week Tennis Coaching Course
Blog Entry Website will go down on Tuesday 28 June from 3.30pm
On Tuesday 28 June 2011 all the University’s Plone sites will go down at 3.30pm and be replaced by a single holding page until about 6.00pm. This will not affect HTML pages or Blackboard.
Blog Entry Calls for volunteers w/c 27 June
Volunteers needed for research into brands, bouncers, decision-making and reading.
Blog Entry Most IT services unavailable on Saturday 16 July
Blog Entry Two-year law degree for graduates
Have you considered a career in law? The University of Leicester School of Law is one of a just a handful of universities that offers a fast track two-year LLB law degree for graduates. In the recent Guardian rankings, we were placed 15th out of 95 Law Schools.
Blog Entry Roadworks affecting University Road starting Monday 4 July
From Monday 4 July 2011, University Road will become one-way from London Road towards Welford Road whilst the City Council lay new pipes. The initial section of these works takes place in the stretch of road from the University’s Gate 2 (Mayor's Walk) to Lancaster Road. University Road will remain open in both directions between Welford Road and Mayor's Walk.

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