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VC’s latest public statement on USS negotiations

See Stuart Croft’s blog calling for an early return to national negotiations on the USS pension proposals, with a more open and imaginative approach from both parties.

VC Blog: National day of action for ‘One Day without us’, February 17

Christine Ennew, Provost, reflects on the invaluable contributions migrants have made and continue to make in the UK.

Bone Density Screenings: February 26

On Monday 26 February Warwick Sport will be hosting a day of Bone Density Screenings in the Lecture Room above Westwood Games Hall.

UCU Strike Action: update 2 February

The University College Union (UCU) has confirmed that strike action, in response to proposed changes to the USS pension scheme, will begin on Thursday 22 February 2018

Earn Eating at Warwick credit: take part in a photo shoot

The Regional Strategy and Partnerships team is looking for 10-20 students for a photoshoot on Tuesday 30 January.

Warwick graduate receives Farabi International Award

Morteza Hashemi, a recent PhD graduate from the Department of Sociology has been awarded Iran's highest honour for research in the humanities and social sciences.

California plans update

The University Council has agreed that Warwick will withdraw from the initiative to build a new University campus in California. Find out more.

University financial performance 2016/17

The University has published its financial statements for the 2016/17 year. This document provides an overview of all tuition fee, research grant and commercial income, as well as expenditure on staff costs, pensions and capital developments such as the Oculus, the Mathematical Sciences Building and the Sport and Wellness Hub. Find out more.

Undergraduates: Apply to carry out summer research projects at the University of Hong Kong from next year!

We've signed an agreement with the University of Hong Kong (HKU) which will allow undergraduate researchers at each university to carry out summer projects at the other university from next year.

Buildings closed for maintenance: 15, 27 and 28 December

The Arts Centre, Chaplaincy, Senate House, and the Social Sciences building will be closed for essential electrical maintenance on several days this month. Find out more.

Warwick Sport facilities opening hours for Tuesday 12 December

The following Warwick Sport facilities will be open on December 12.

Weather advice update – Monday 11 December and Tuesday 12 December

Given continuing poor weather conditions, the University’s severe weather policy remains in place for Tuesday 12 December, if you are coming onto campus.

Campus retail outlets early closing today

Due to adverse weather conditions today some of our outlets will be closing early

Telephone scam targeting international students

It has been brought to our attention that there is a current scam which is targeting Tier 4 students. Some students may receive a telephone call from an individual who fraudulently purports to represent the Home Office.

University guidance for severe weather

Click to find an overview of what the University will do in the event of severe weather affecting campus or the local area.

VC pay: Remuneration committee report 2017

View the annual report from the remuneration committee presented to the most recent meeting of the University Council held on 22 November. This committee decides the pay of senior staff, including the Vice-Chancellor.

Refurbishment work at University House: December 8 - 2 January

Changes will be made to the atrium coffee bar and restaurant as part of the University House refurbishment programme.

Two Warwick graduates selected for Schwarzman Scholarship

Two University of Warwick graduates will be joining the next cohort of the prestigious Schwarzman Scholars programme, at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

UNIversal Gym Membership: keep active this Christmas at your local university gym

As the holidays are approaching we wanted to remind you that with the UNIversal Gym scheme you get 2 for 1 gym access to your local University gym and Warwick Sport.

Student funding: take a Cost of Living questionnaire

One of the biggest concerns for our prospective students is how to manage money successfully at university. Student Funding would like to get a more accurate picture of your weekly living costs to help students prepare for the costs of university life and you can take 5 minute Cost of Living questionnaire with a chance to win an Eating@Warwick top-up!

Student post during Christmas

The post room will be very busy during the Christmas period. It won’t be guaranteed that everything received will be processed each day, on the day it arrives and it may take several days to process items.

PGR Professional Development Forum: Monday 22 January

The Graduate School is hosting a PGR Professional Development Forum on Monday 22 January 10.30 – 12.30 in the Library's Wolfson Research Exchange.

This forum will be an opportunity for research postgraduates to network and meet the PG Student Development Manager and PGR Professional Development Officer to discuss elements of your PG life.

Items open for discussion will be:

  • The Professional Development Framework
  • Warwick SkillsForge
  • Training Provisions
  • PGR Community
  • Your Graduate Experience

After a short introduction there will be round table discussions, presentation of items, and a final open discussion. This is your opportunity to feed back to the Graduate School.

Tea, coffee and cake will be provided.

To book – find us on Warwick SkillsForge and search for ‘GS1’ ‘PGR Professional Development Forum’.

Any queries please contact: PGRdevelopment@warwick.ac.uk 

Free outdoor fitness with Our Parks

Warwick Sport have partnered with Our Parks for a free and easy way to get fit; you can get active with new classes for all abilities at Claycroft Activity Zone on Wednesday lunchtimes.

Review the My Warwick app in exchange for £10

Have you downloaded the My Warwick App? If so we are interested in talking to you!


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Our People

In Memoriam: Alexander Paul

The University is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Alexander Paul in June.


Sport at Warwick

Top Tips To Help You Run and/or Swim Like a Pro

As the second Running and Swimming Grid Challenge of the year draws to a close we thought it'd be a good time to pick the brains of our reisdent running expert, Shamira Naidu-Young, and swimming pro, Emma Hooton.

Whether you're new to running or swimming, are an exercise regular looking for ideas on how to switch things up, or haven't thought about either activity before and are interested in getting started - check out the advice our experts have learned from their own experience.



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In the press

New sensor tech for commercial Lithium-ion batteries finds they can be charged 5 times faster

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have developed a new direct, precise test of Lithium-ion batteries’ internal temperatures and the electrodes potentials and found that the batteries can be safely charged up to five times faster than the current recommended charging limits.


Keeping Campus Moving




IT news & initiatives

Anti-virus software upgrade

Do you use a managed desktop or laptop computer? If your computer hasn't yet been upgraded to the latest version of our anti-virus software (generally those that haven't been used in a while, or are switched off during the Thursday IT maintenance slot), we will update it automatically in the coming months.

You don't need to do anything unless prompted with a notification advising you the update has taken place and asking you to save your work and re-start your computer. If you have any questions contact the help desk on Ext. 73737 or helpdesk@warwick.ac.uk or read the additional information here.