January 2019

Free public transport is great news for the environment but it’s no silver bullet

When Luxembourg announced recently that all public transport in the country will be free from next year, this radical move was received with astonishment. After all, most nations would surely shy away from…

New Printing Services webpages

Delivering more affordable, convenient and quality printing to staff and students, as well as a variety of local businesses, schools, colleges and individuals.

EU Settlement Scheme to Open to Students

EU students living in the UK who have a valid passport will be able to take part in this phase of the EU Settlement Scheme.

Retiring from elite sport? Consider seeing a psychologist – Andy Murray did

Andy Murray’s announcement that he is contemplating retirement from professional tennis is sad news – as it always is when one of tennis’ greats prepares to leave the game. The reason for his…

Trailblazer shortlisted for contribution to education

A talented leader in her field and a passionate advocate for women in education, Dr Sarah Turnbull, from the University of Portsmouth, has been shortlisted for an international award. Dr Turnbull has been…

Blackboard Ally – turning written documents into Braille, mp3 and other accessible formats

Lecturers and students now have access to the award-winning software Blackboard Ally, which can turn written documents into downloadable electronic Braille, mp3 audio files and other accessible formats.

Blackboard Ally – turning written documents into Braille, mp3 and other accessible formats

Students now have access to the award-winning software Blackboard Ally, which can turn written documents into downloadable electronic Braille, mp3 audio files and other accessible formats.

Help Shape the work of the Office for Students on their student panel

Be a part of a critical role and reflect the interests of students by joining the Office for Students student panel this year and advising them across a range of issues. Panel members will be paid £1,200 per year and reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed. 

New travel to work web pages

Created for staff these pages pull together travel information into one place including discounts to encourage more sustainable travel (walking, cycling, park and ride, buses, trains and ferries). Details for car sharing and car parking have also been included for ease of comparison.

The Economy for the Common Good advocates a more ethical economic model

PhD researcher, Miquel Banchs-Pique talks to us about Economy for the Common Good.

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