October 2011

Blog Entry Apply now for paid work on and off campus with the Leicester Ambassador Scheme
Looking for paid work that fits around your timetable and that will give you valuable employability skills? Then apply now to become a Leicester Ambassador.
Blog Entry Leicester Award for Employability Skills courses: Register now.
Blog Entry Competition for Vietnamese students: 'UK in my Eyes'
From Thursday, 25 August 2011, all Vietnamese students studying in the UK and UK alumni can join the 'UK in my Eyes' competition. Here they can share their most memorable experiences and thoughts and emotions regarding their time in the UK and have a chance to win return airfares to the UK. The competition will run until 31 December 2011.
Blog Entry Student Mental Health Awareness Week: 10-14 October 2011
Next week is Student Mental Health Awareness Week at the University of Leicester. There will be stands in the Percy Gee foyer 12.00pm-2.00pm each day promoting different activities that can contribute to good mental health, including sport, volunteering and the Leicester Award for Employability. There’s also the chance to win prizes.
Blog Entry Graduation for Postgraduate International Students – January 2012
Some international students have reported that their visa will expire on 26 January 2012, the day before the University’s January 2012 degree ceremony. The Student Welfare Service has prepared the following advice:
Blog Entry Funded places on the Study China Programme
Would you like to spend time in China to learn its language and develop an understanding of its culture, business and life in general? The Study China Programme is open to full-time undergraduate/HND/Foundation Degree/Nursing Diploma students in English, Scottish and Northern Ireland Universities and Colleges of Further Education.
Blog Entry Leicester consolidates its top 200 global position
Blog Entry Celebrating 20 years of the Chaplaincy at the Gatehouse
Blog Entry You can now book group study rooms in the Library online
A new online booking system for group study rooms has been introduced in the David Wilson Library.
Blog Entry Study in China exhibition in London
The British Council in China and the Chinese Ministry of Education are holding an exhibition in London to promote educational programmes in China amongst UK students.
Blog Entry Interested in becoming an Environment Team Volunteer?
Come and find out what is involved and how you can benefit.
Blog Entry British Library Research Open Days for First Year PhD Researchers
National Postgraduate Open Days are specially tailored days of talks, workshops and networking opportunities at the Library, focusing on your research subject. Each day includes a general introduction to relevant research sources, curator talks and workshops, and details on how to get a Reader Pass. To ensure the days are accessible to research postgraduates from across the UK, students from outside London may apply for a limited number of £30 travel bursaries.
Blog Entry le card is now live!
Blog Entry Create an app and win a trip to Silicon Valley
Blog Entry Tell us about your public events
Blog Entry Police information point in the Students' Union
The Police Information Point will run every Wednesday in the Students’ Union between 10.00am and noon in the old reception in the foyer outside the O2 Academy 2. It will give students the opportunity to meet and talk to their local beat officer, PC Harvey Watson, as well as ask any questions or raise any concerns they may have about safety and security in Leicester, including the passing of any information any students may have.
Blog Entry Calls for volunteers w/c 24 October
Participants need for online study about the need for cognitive closure / Participants needed for a five minute online study / Interviewees needed for reception study of Holocaust films
Blog Entry Anthony Nolan Trust seeking bone marrow donors, 12 November
From midday to 4.00pm on Saturday 12 November at the Leicester Tigers Ground there is an open session where healthy volunteers between the ages of 18 and 40 can offer their services as bone marrow donors.
Blog Entry Did you snap Kasabian?
Blog Entry 2nd International Students Short Story Competition
The Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts (NCLA) is pleased to announce the 2nd International Students Short Story Competition. The competition aims to attract outstanding work which explores the experience of international and EU students living and studying in the UK and to give students an opportunity to assess and translate their experience creatively.
Blog Entry IT Showcase - Wednesday 2 November
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