Past Events

Events which have already happened.
Format documents for accessibility Jul 27, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 02:50 PM Team meeting,
Accessible documents can be read and understood by a wide audience. Published PDFs, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets can inadvertently create barriers for disabled readers or those who use assistive technologies such as screen readers. During this course you will explore practical ways to format your documents using built in features which aid accessibility. You will gain an understanding of how assistive technologies interact with these features.
Part 1 - Team Collaboration Space - Channels and conversations Jul 26, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-one scenario based practical course. The course begins with a conversation in a Team Collaboration Space to gather ideas. Ideas will then be defined in a shared document. Each learner will create a channel for their idea and begin collaborating on it.
Part 1 - Team Collaboration Space - Channels and conversations Jul 22, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-one scenario based practical course. The course begins with a conversation in a Team Collaboration Space to gather ideas. Ideas will then be defined in a shared document. Each learner will create a channel for their idea and begin collaborating on it.
Interviewing Skills Training (online taught) Jul 21, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide participants with an insight as to how to conduct an interview fairly using best practice techniques and limit the effects of unconscious bias during the selection process. It provides the opportunity to design an interview process and then practice questioning techniques in a safe, constructive and enjoyable environment. You will get the chance to practice conducting an interview remotely by Teams, an understanding of the challenges that interviewing remotely can create and information and guidance about how to overcome these from experienced recruitment practitioners.
Guided IT Learning Session Jul 21, 2021 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM Teams meeting,
Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book a 50 minute one to one appointment. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs.
Manage your Team Collaboration Space Jul 13, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-on practical course for those already familiar with channels, conversations and collaborating on documents. You will find out what responsibilities you have as an owner, and how to make the most of your Team Collaboration Space.
Ogden Trust Early Years CPD with 'Science Talk' Resource Box Jul 08, 2021 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Education CPD+, University of Leicester,
Enhance your current teaching toolkit through a 'hands-on' workshop and enrich your pupils' scientific enquiry skills by finding the science in everyday play.
An Introduction to Public Engagement Jul 06, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Online ,
The aims of this workshop are to understand the importance of engaging with non-specialists/the public and learn key attributes of a public audience.
Guided IT Learning Session Jul 05, 2021 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM Teams meeting,
Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book a 50 minute one to one appointment. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Your Pension Schemes and Wellbeing in Retirement Jun 30, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Online - Teams ,
Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. Your Pension Schemes session gives you an overview of your University of Leicester occupational pension scheme and how these can best support your retirement plans. The Wellbeing in Retirement session gets you to think about retirement through a personal and wellbeing lens.
Part 2 - Team Collaboration Space - Collaborate on documents Jun 29, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-on scenario based practical course for those already familiar with channels. You will explore different ways to collaborate on documents.
Recruiting at The University of Leicester (online taught) Jun 29, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide training on the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Leicester. Please note that this course is intended for all members of staff that are likely to be involved in the recruitment process at the University. For individuals new to the recruitment process, there is a further interview skills workshop available that will provide practical experience of how to design interview questions and manage an interview and selection process. This is optional for individuals that already have significant experience of recruiting staff.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Estate Planning from Jun 24, 2021 09:30 AM to Jul 24, 2021 10:30 AM Online - Teams ,
Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. This session on Estate Planning will cover what can potentially affect estate valuation even after an individual has made a will and explores what measures or steps can be taken to counteract such matters.
Guided IT Learning Session Jun 23, 2021 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM Teams meeting,
Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book a 50 minute one to one appointment. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Financial Planning Jun 22, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Online - Teams ,
Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. This session, Financial Planning, is independent Information on Savings and Investment Opportunities available to you as part of your pre-retirement planning.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - State Benefits Jun 22, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online - Teams ,
Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. This session is about the state benefits available to those above the state pension age, and what needs to be to done to access those benefits. It will focus mainly on the state pension and the associated national insurance contributions needed. It will also touch on other benefits such those for bereavement, winter fuel, and pension credit.
Hiring through Unitemps (online taught) Jun 16, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide training on the legalities, best practice and the correct process surrounding recruiting via the Unitemps Office.
Part 1 - Team Collaboration Space - Channels and conversations Jun 15, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-one scenario based practical course. The course begins with a conversation in a Team Collaboration Space to gather ideas. Ideas will then be defined in a shared document. Each learner will create a channel for their idea and begin collaborating on it.
How To Spot a Predatory Publisher Jun 15, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online ,
Predatory publishers are a growing phenomenon in the world of academic publishing. This session will demonstrate how predatory publishers perpetuate bad research as well as exploiting the Open Access publishing model.
Staff Health and Wellbeing Workshop: Achieving a Positive Work Life Balance – Managers’ Workshop Jun 14, 2021 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
To develop managers’ understanding of their role in supporting staff to achieve a positive work life balance, by outlining the main provisions of key family friendly policies offered by the University. The workshop will cover Flexible Working, Special Leave, Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave, plus Career Breaks.

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