Past Events

Events which have already happened.
Good practice in DL supervision Sep 21, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This a workshop aimed at supervisors of DL PhD students, and provides an opportunity to share and discuss good practice around the specific requirements and issues relating to supervising doctoral students at distance. It will cover issues such as the distinctive expectations, requirements and experiences of DL PhD students, and provide an opportunity for supervisors of DL PhD students to raise and discuss issues relating to the responsibilities, experiences and practicalities of supervising at distance. It will be a space for troubleshooting current issues as well. The session will be useful for both supervisors experienced in DL PhD supervision and those new to it, as well as for PGR Directors/Tutors in schools/departments where there are DL PhD students.
Manual Handling Training Sep 21, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This is a short course for University staff which includes practical exercises and group participation. The course provides practical knowledge of the principles of safer handling, enabling staff to move objects safely, avoid injury and be able to carry out basic manual handling risk assessments.
Guided IT Learning Session Sep 21, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs. We also offer training for small groups.
With REF on the horizon, why is TEF so critically important? Sep 20, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Ken Edwards, Ground Floor, Lecture Theatre 2,
Speaker: Dawn Kemp, Programme Manager (Education Excellence) and other members of the Education Excellence Team
Linux Introduction Sep 19, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
The course will provide users with an Introduction to the Linux operating system. In particular we will focus on use of Linux from the command line. No prior knowledge of Linux is assumed and the course should be suitable both for those new to Linux and those wanting a refresher course.
Word - Long Documents Additional Features Sep 19, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Following on from the Essentials course, this course will introduce you to the additional features which will help to improve your long documents.
Welcome to the University of Leicester: New Staff Induction Sep 18, 2018 from 10:45 AM to 01:00 PM
This session is to familiarise new or relatively new staff with the University, its structures, strategies and processes. Includes an exhibition by University service providers.
Conversations with Purpose (Workshop Session) Sep 12, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM
A three hour bookable workshop session that gives an overview of challenging conversations, shows the benefits of handling challenging conversations and gives you tools and techniques to use when having challenging conversations. This course will require some pre-work.
OneNote 2013 - Collect, Organise and Share Information Sep 12, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
This course will show you to the potential of OneNote to collect and organise different types of information. OneNote is flexible. It can be used to organise meeting notes, to plan personal or team activities and to help you collect notes linked to websites and documents as you research them. Some teams are starting to use it collaboratively to collect and share resources and information with their team. During the course you will find out how to create and organise a notebook, add a variety of content, use tags to categorise information and how to search across one or more notebooks.
Introduction to Version Control Sep 10, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
This course will introduce users to a version-control system called ‘Git’. If you have ever overwritten valuable work or wanted to collaborate with other researchers more effectively (no more emailing code snippets around!), then version control is for you. Version control allows users to track changes in their work over time, keep track of new versions, and collaborate effectively with other users on the same documents at the same time. This applies both to code and to other documents such as written documents. Users will learn how to use Git on a local desktop computer, and then how to use the most popular Git hosting website, GitHub. This is an introductory course, suitable for all users.
Video-reflexive ethnography day! 7th September Sep 07, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 03:30 PM George Davis Centre, Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA,
Guided IT Learning Session Sep 07, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs. We also offer training for small groups.
Word 2013 - Long Document Essentials Sep 04, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM
The course will help you to put together a professional looking document which is well structured and easy to navigate.
Word - Update Your a Student Handbook Sep 04, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
This course is for staff who are new to creating or amending student handbooks. The Quality Office have asked that everyone who produces their Student Handbook in Word uses the template. During the training you will be given a copy of the template and receive guidance on where to save it and how to use it.
Student Lifecycle Systems Overview Sep 03, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM
This short session will give you a brief introduction to the different Student Lifecycle Systems and how they are used to store, administer and manage aspects of the student lifecycle from admission to graduation. SITS is the main database at the centre of all the systems and has a web interface known as MyStudentRecord. SITS also links to other systems such as CMIS (Timetabling), Blackboard VLE and Business Objects. As well as familiarising you with these systems and the terminology used you will also learn about new systems that have been recently implemented into the student lifecycle. This is a high level overview of the Student Lifecycle Systems, it is not a hands-on PC session.
Effective Contract Management Aug 31, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Explains the importance of effective contract management and what it looks like; its numerous elements, including knowing the contract conditions/deliverables, relationship management, service delivery management, risk management, change control, handling disputes, and exiting the contract.
Word - Update Your a Student Handbook Aug 30, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
This course is for staff who are new to creating or amending student handbooks. The Quality Office have asked that everyone who produces their Student Handbook in Word uses the template. During the training you will be given a copy of the template and receive guidance on where to save it and how to use it.
SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders Aug 24, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
The course provides an explanation of the Smarter Purchasing Ordering & Approval system. The aim of the demonstration and ‘hands-on’ practice session for the individual is to give them confidence to use the system.
Basic Python Programming for Researchers Aug 22, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
This course will introduce a variety of topics detailing how Python can be used at a more advanced level in research settings
OneNote 2013 - Collect, Organise and Share Information Aug 22, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM
This course will show you to the potential of OneNote to collect and organise different types of information. OneNote is flexible. It can be used to organise meeting notes, to plan personal or team activities and to help you collect notes linked to websites and documents as you research them. Some teams are starting to use it collaboratively to collect and share resources and information with their team. During the course you will find out how to create and organise a notebook, add a variety of content, use tags to categorise information and how to search across one or more notebooks.

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