Following last year’s review of personal tutoring, improvements to this important system have been made to help ensure students get the most out of personal tutoring - including training for Tutors, a Code of Practice and new student support resources such as meeting checklists and links to development opportunities.
We have secured funding from the Office for Students to undertake research within the Warwick PGR community to uncover how personality insights might be used to support students’ mental health and wellbeing. Places are limited, but those who secure a space will have the opportunity to discover more about their personality, mental health and wellbeing, as well as participate in a diverse range of fun and creative activities.
The sixth annual International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR) saw presenters from a wide range of disciplines communicate their research to a global audience. The unique student-led event gave undergraduates the opportunity to develop valuable presentation skills and strengthen their global understanding of their research.
On Saturday 20th October, we’ll be holding one of our autumn Open Days. We’re expecting thousands of visitors, mainly Year 12 students who will be able to find out what it is like to study and live here.
One of the things visitors always tell us they want to see is campus accommodation. We need student accommodation to use as show rooms, to give our visitors an idea of what living at Warwick in their first year will be like.
If you can spare your single occupancy room on Saturday 20th October from 9am to 5pm, we’ll top up your Eating@Warwick card with £50 credit. You’ll need to be present in your room for the day. Find out more
Please note that we can only use rooms located in the following flats:
- · Sherbourne Blocks 2 & 3 (flats 9 & 10 / flats 17 & 18)
- · Lakeside Block 2 flats (21, 27 & 28, 33)
- · Rootes JKL & MNO (ground floor kitchens)
- · Jack Martin Block 4 (ground floor left and right of entrance lobby)
- · Arthur Vick 1 (ground floor left and right of entrance lobby)
- · Tocil blocks 6 & 7 (flats 31 & 32 / flats 37 & 38)
- · Claycroft 1 (flats 21, 25 & 26, 30)
Find out more and sign up here.
Fraudsters are contacting overseas students and visitors who are in the UK via their mobile phone or social network account and purporting to represent UK or foreign law enforcement.
The Learner to Professional Project seeks to enhance the student experience by exploring the wider professional context in which Warwick degrees operate to understand how to recognise better the relationship between undergraduate studies and professional practice.
The principal aim of this project is to develop a clear view of the student and recent graduate perspective on both the discipline and the discipline-specific student experience. By combining this with the perspectives of employers and staff a multi-faceted understanding can be generated of the professional values and behaviours associated with the discipline.
If you head out on campus today, you may be in for a big surprise! Meet Rolf – our unofficial, but much loved, campus cat. We spoke to Rolf’s owner, Helen, to find a little more about this meow-vellous Campus Superstar.
In recent months, some Warwick students have fallen victim to financial scams, so we wanted to reiterate our advice to help students avoid this situation.
Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Provost, Chris Ennew reflects on the findings of Stonewall's 'LGBT in Britain - University Report'.
Images are also displayed in the gallery corridors at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire hospital. Voting is open until 20th August. The voting form can be found at the bottom of the page. To view larger images and more information about each image, follow the links in each image box.
Elected by you, these seven officers are here to represent you and help you make the most of your time at university.
Created by the Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year award, with articles from Anne Enright, Ian Rankin and Nick Hornby.
For the first time ever, The Men’s Cycle Tour (Tour of Britain) will pass through the University of Warwick campus on Wednesday 5 September. The cyclists will approach campus from Westwood Heath Road, travel up Gibbet Hill Road and head out on to Kenilworth Road in the morning.
The 2018 National Student Survey results have been released today.
DR@W (Decision Research @ Warwick) are seeking participants to help them undertake otheir research.
The Faculties of Science and Medicine will come together to create a new Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine from 1 August 2018.
New measures have been introduced by the University to manage more efficiently the working hour restrictions of students on Tier 4 visas and safeguard them against the consequences of inadvertently breaching their visa.
We are currently producing a promotional video to sit alongside the upcoming Postgraduate campaign. This video will demonstrate how PG students learn, work and socialise on campus. The story will be told through students acting out different activities on campus, i.e. Working on research projects, socialising in cafe, developing your learning etc.
We are currently recruiting volunteers to assist at the International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR) taking place on 25th – 26th September 2018 in the Oculus. You will receive a £10 Eating @ Warwick voucher.
This is a great opportunity to get practical volunteer experience to add to your CV, meet and work with fellow students from Warwick and enjoy conference sessions as an audience member during less busy times. Volunteers will also benefit from the conference food and drinks which will be on offer during ICUR.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer you can apply here before 2 July 2018. Once we have you registered as a volunteer we will provide you with further details and a schedule of events.
Focus on Facilities: Squash
The first article in our Focus on Facilities blog series is from our Head Squash Coach Steve Townsend, who tells us all about the world-class facilities needed to excel in squash.
Careers & Skills Events
Researchers wake-up DNA from soil bacteria to discover novel acid antibiotic
Scleric Acid has been discovered by capturing and engineering a DNA fragment from soil bacteria Streptomyces sclerotialus, and could help fight bacterial infections - by researchers at the School of Life Sciences and Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick.
Support for privately-owned computers
Did you know that you can get IT support for your privately owned machine through IT Services? The service is available at the competitive rate of £30 for the entire academic year.