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Brexit Immigration Briefing: 7 Feb

The University has arranged an Immigration Briefing for staff and students affected by Brexit. The session will be led by Tijen Ahmed, an Associate at Shakespeare Martineau Solicitors and will take place on Thursday 7 February 2019 from 12.30-2.00pm in the IDL Auditorium, WMG.

 

Please register here for a place if you wish to attend.

https://warwick.ac.uk/services/humanresources/internal/guidance_eu/immigrationbriefingbrexit/

Advice on avoiding financial scams

Some students have fallen victim to financial scams, so we wanted to share some advice to help you avoid this situation.

Gold, Blood and Financial Crime - The Truth and Politics: GRP ID Annual Lecture 2018-2019

On 27 February Amjad Rihan, whistleblower on the global gold trade and the Founder of Global Business & Financial Integrity (GBFI), which campaigns for policy reform in combatting financial crime, will speak on the role of the gold trade in fuelling conflict and human rights atrocities.

HS2 site preparations update

On 23 January the contractors carrying out preliminary construction work to prepare for the HS2 train line held a drop-in session to share more information about the work taking place. Find out what was discussed and next steps.

Campus internet outage 24 January – update

The outage issue experienced by many yesterday has now been resolved. IT Services thank you for your patience during this time.

Engineering PhD students excel at Future Engineer’s Leadership and Innovation Academy (FELIA) 2018, in Nanjing (China).

Three PhD students from the School of Engineering represented the University of Warwick at the Future Engineer’s Leadership and Innovation Academy (FELIA) 2018, in Nanjing (China).

Apply to the Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship before 31 Jan

Pioneered by the University of Chicago, Data Science for Social Good trains aspiring data scientists to work on data mining, machine learning, big data and data science projects with social impact. This is the first time the initiative will have a UK base thanks to our collaboration with the Alan Turing Institute in London .

Help spread the word on reducing energy and water consumption amongst fellow students

Become a Cut the Flow ambassador and explore ways to reduce energy and water consumption, and how to support others in halls of residence to do the same

Pint of Science: speakers and volunteers wanted

Pint of Science is returning from the 20-22nd May 2019, in various pubs across Coventry and Warwickshire. The call for Speakers and Volunteers is now open!

Warwick ranked 26th in the world for sustainability

The University of Warwick was awarded rank 26th of 719 institutions in our first year of submitting information. This places us 8th in the UK.

Book-a-desk: the story so far

Over 500 students have signed up to the book-a-desk trial and shared their experiences of booking a desk in the library and made suggestions to streamline the process.

Consent Matters Student Focus Group - lunch provided

Keen to have your say in how online training on sexual consent can be improved? Join us for a lunchtime focus group on Thursday 31 January, 13.00-14.00 in Senate House. (lunch will be provided).

 

Winter Graduation schedule

The schedule for the July 2019 Degree Ceremonies has been announced. Students due to graduate in July 2019 will be invited to register for the ceremonies in May 2019.

Shuttle bus timetable updated

Routes for the free campus shuttlebus have been updated; view the routes and timetables.

Alert: phishing attacks

The IT Services team is investigating a phishing attack targeting a number of staff and students at the University, and resetting passwords for accounts affected. Phishing emails are a hoax designed to get your personal details or money, and many look like legitimate messages from another member of the University or a personal contact. Find out how to avoid them. If you need a password reset over the Christmas period, please contact IT Services on 024 765 73737.

Warwick students recognised as leaders in social mobility

Four of our students have been recognised as champions of social mobility at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards, hosted by Baroness Helena Kennedy in the House of Lords on December 13.

Academic Induction Conference - Welcome 2019

Students encouraged to co-present with academic staff our submit their own proposals.

Warwick Engineering Society win Bright Network Society of the Year - Impact on Campus Award

The Impact on Campus Award is for the society that has gone above and beyond to support their members and the wider university to achieve success, in terms of careers, development of new skills and personal growth.

Exam Regulations update

The General Regulations for Examinations have been revised and there are a number of significant changes which you need to be aware of, particularly regarding mobile phones, watches, food and drink. Find out more and watch this video with SU Education Officer, Larissa Kennedy.

Climate Reality Campus Corp takeover Piazza Big Screen

Climate Reality Campus Corp are hosting a ‘24 hours of reality watch party’ on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th December. Join them on the Piazza during the day to watch as Al Gore, a number of celebs and teams across the world bring you an update of how climate change is affecting their regions and what actions everyone can take to tackle this issue. The UK hour is at 7pm GMT and Climate Reality will be in Oculus OC0.01 from 6:30pm until 9pm to enjoy this in the warmth. If you are unable to make it to the Piazza you can watch it live at https://www.24hoursofreality.org/.

Wellbeing Support Services moving to Senate House

In response to your feedback, Wellbeing Support Services are moving to Senate House in January 2019. Moving to the heart of campus is just one feature of integrating our Wellbeing provision, along with introducing a new online system to make it easier for students to access the support they need. The system will be in place from the Spring Term and can be accessed via the Wellbeing Support Services website

 

Multidisciplinary team wanted to represent Warwick in global competition

Calling artists, biologists, chemists, engineers, entrepreneurs, film makers, programmers, and more! We're looking for 10 students to comprise a multidiscplinary team to design, undertake and complete a Synthetic Biology project. The team then presents their project at the iGEM Giant Jamboree in Boston, USA where they compete against other teams from all around the world.

Graduating this winter? Take part in our promotional video celebrating your success.

Winter graduation is coming, and we're creating a series of videos to celebrate our amazing graduands on the university's social media and digital signage. If you're graduating this winter and would like to be involved all you need to do is take part in a short interview discussing your time at warwick and your next steps after graduation. We're keen to talk to both undergraduate and postgraduate students before 20 December at a date/time that is convenient to you, so if you'd like to take part please email Jim Alimpertis on dimitrios.alimpertis@warwick.ac.uk.There will plenty of cake, cookies and hot drinks available throughout the filming process!

 

Share your views on Welcome Week for £10 Eating at Warwick credit!

During Welcome Week, we ran a programme of events and activities in partnership with the Students' Union, designed to help you settle in, make friends and adapt to life at Warwick. We delivered this through a personalised timetable where you were able to build a customised Welcome Week experience. We're now running a series of consultations designed to give you the chance to give us your views!


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Warwick researcher adds 3 of Coventry’s historic town planners to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

The latest update of the prestigious Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, has added details on the lives of three of Coventry’s town planners and designers published on Thursday 14 February 2019, features the lives of some the individuals described by thanks to History of Art researcher Dr Otto Saumarez Smith at the University of Warwick. Dr Saumarez Smith was an advisory editor and key contributor to the update.


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