Avoiding coronavirus - advice for students

Posted by nm365 at Jan 24, 2020 04:25 PM |

If you feel worried about novel coronavirus (Covid19), we are here to help.

We would like to reassure you that there are no known cases of coronavirus linked to the university, however we are prepared and have protocols in place, if the situation changes and are monitoring the situation closely.

You can find out our latest advice on our coronavirus webpage, which is updated regularly.

You can also read updates on the situation from Public Health England and the World Health Organisation.

If, having read the advice and guidance on the above webpages, you feel that you need to talk to somebody about the matter, please contact our Student Support team. If you feel it is an urgent matter and you need more immediate medical advice, please contact the NHS on 111 or visit the NHS 111 website.

Professorial Inaugural Lectures: Data-Driven Service Computing. Book your space today

Professorial Inaugural Lectures: Data-Driven Service Computing. Book your space today

Posted by bv39 at Feb 21, 2020 11:09 AM |

The series returns with lectures presented by newly appointed Professors of the University

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PhD student represents Great Britain

PhD student represents Great Britain

Posted by nm365 at Feb 21, 2020 09:15 AM |

Nick Cummins, who is studying for his PhD with our School of History, Politics and International Relations, is in Great Britain's squad at this weekend's Quad Nations tournament.

The competition takes place in Morningside Area, Leicester, between Friday 21 February and Sunday 23 February.

With a round robin format, Great Britain face Australia and USA, numbers one and two in the world. It is also important preparation for this year's Paralympics Games in Tokyo.

Tickets for the Quad Nations tournament are under £10 for a session and can be bought online.The Morningside Arena is on Charter Street, a 15 minute walk from Highcross Shopping Centre.

Nick has previously represented Great Britain at the BT World Wheelchair championships (2015), European championships (2017), where he won gold, and world championships (2018)

(Photo credit: Megumi Masada)

Safezone - have your say and suggest improvements

Posted by nm365 at Feb 20, 2020 09:42 AM |

Following our launch of Safezone at the start of the academic year, we are hosting a Safezone student engagement session at 12.00pm in the Charles Wilson, second floor, Belvoir Park Lounge on Thursday 5 March. This will be an opportunity to share your feedback in order to make improvements and develop the service. Lunch is provided and the session lasts approximately 90 minutes.

We are seeking a range of students to include:

  • Students that have downloaded the app
  • Students that have pressed the emergency or first aid button
  • Students that are using the check-in function
  • Students that know about Safezone but have chosen not to download it or use it
  • Students that have been issued with a wearable device
  • Students that have ideas to develop the solution

To register your interest please respond to advising which category you are from those listed above.

Commuter students: meet others and have your say in the commuter student survey

Posted by nm365 at Feb 19, 2020 01:53 PM |

The Commuter Student Network are looking to get in contact with other commuter students as well as find out more about commuter students' experiences of university life.

The Network is run by Georgia, Jack and Kat, who commute to university from Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.

The survey includes questions on your journey to university, improvements that could be made for commuter students, and events you may be interested in. Have your say before it closes on Wednesday 4 March.

If you'd like to find out more, contact the Commuter Student Network at


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