March 2011

File Teaching Partnership Award Application Form
Blog Entry New Teaching Partnership Awards for Students
File Teaching Partnership Award Guidance
Blog Entry Career event for PhD students interested in law, security, criminology or forensic science
PhD students in any discipline are invited to an evening event on 22 March 2011 exploring the career prospects in law, security, criminology, forensic science and related areas. The event takes place in the Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing.
Blog Entry Cosmic Quest: A History of Astronomy at Embrace Arts
The University of Leicester Alumni Association 2011 lecture will be delivered by our very own alumni Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest on Thursday 24 March at 6pm.
Blog Entry Sexual Health Awareness Week
Find out about sexual health, 7-10 March, courtesy of the Student Healthy Living Service.
Blog Entry Varsity Football – 21 March
Tickets are now on sale for the annual Varsity Football Match between Leicester and DMU.
Blog Entry Tsunami devastation in Japan
Support available at the University
Blog Entry Recycling Rates on the Increase!
At the beginning of January 2011 Wastecycle, a Nottingham based waste management company, took over the University’s contract for waste and recycling collections. Preliminary reports indicate that recycling rates across the entire campus (Academic Campus and Halls of Residence) may reach 60% by the end of 2011.
Blog Entry I Love My Academic
This year sees the return of the ‘I love my academic’ campaign coordinated by the Students’ Union. It is your chance to nominate your favourite academic or one that has made a difference to your experience here at the University. The SU is asking you to nominate an academic who has been particularly engaging, innovative or supportive in their teaching.
Blog Entry Sports User Survey 2011
Please help us to improve Sport at the University by completing our user survey.
Blog Entry Earth Hour: It’s time to go beyond the hour
At 8.30pm on Saturday 26 March 2011, lights will switch off around the globe for Earth Hour.
Blog Entry University Wildlife Plans - volunteers sought
In September 2010 the University of Leicester held its first Biodiversity Working Group meeting. The group consists of academic and student representatives as well as representatives from local councils and charitable wildlife groups too.
Blog Entry Free worldwide eduroam Wi-Fi service
IT Services is proud to launch the new eduroam service which allow staff and students to use FREE Wi-Fi at thousands of universities worldwide and in the UK, and get improved Wi-Fi on campus.
Blog Entry UCU Industrial Action 22nd and 24th March 2011
Blog Entry Book in a Day – Monday 28 March
Leicester University Creative Collective society are organising a ‘Book in a Day’ event from 10.00am to 2.00pm on Monday 28 March in The Square, Percy Gee Building.
Blog Entry Environment News - 23 March 2011
Energy Manager of the Year nomination and Alternative travel options
Blog Entry Doctoral Inaugural Lectures for the College of Social Science
Celebrating and showcasing PhD graduates who are both outstanding academically and able to present their work in a way that is accessible and engaging to a wider University audience. These lectures take place on Wednesday 30 March 2011 from 5.30pm to 6.30pm in Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3.

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