Oldbury Road Closure – Malvern Gate – St Johns Campus

19 January 2017 by

We have been informed that Severn Trent will be undertaking roadworks on Oldbury Road on the 22nd – 25th Jan. These roadworks will require the closure of the road between Laugherne Road and Woodstock Road, resulting in no vehicle access to Malvern Gate for the dates specified. Pedestrian access will be unaffected.

This closure will also affect the bus route. Details of the diverted bus route are attached.

Please note that vehicle access onto St Johns Campus will only be via Severn Gate until these roadworks are complete.

RPS International Images for Science exhibition in the Charles Darwin building

16 January 2017 by

The University of Worcester has been selected as one of the few venues to host The Royal Photographic Society “International Images for Science” exhibition. The exhibition features some of the world’s best science photography with astonishing scientific shots with beautiful and striking images of interest to everyone.

rps-exhibitionThe Institute of Science and the Environment is delighted to announce that the most recent version of the Royal Photographic Society’s International Images of Science will be exhibited in the Charles Darwin building from the 19 January until 5 February. This private display is open to all staff and students across the University who have an appreciation of the beauty of science through art.

The exhibition will formally open in the Charles Darwin Unit on the 24 January preceded by a Drinks reception in the Charles Darwin and opening address by the University’s Vice Chancellor Professor David Green.

The Worcester Award

13 January 2017 by

Please hand in your log book at firstpoint ASAP, especially if you are aiming for the Gold Award. The deadline for handing in log books is 14th April.

RAF careers presentation

13 January 2017 by

Wing Commander Carrie Rossi will be giving a presentation about the wide range of careers available on 31st January, 12.30-1.15pm, in EE 1026.

Car Park Closure – Jenny Lind Building

12 January 2017 by

Please be aware that due to essential maintenance work, the Jenny Lind car park will be closed on Sunday 15th January.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder which necessitates you using this car park, please contact Graham Cozens, Control Room Supervisor, who will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.  Graham can be contacted on g.cozens@worc.ac.uk  or by dialling 2189.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this closure.

Children, Young People, Families and Communities Conference this month

10 January 2017 by

Time is running out to book a place on our annual Children, Young People, Families & Communities Conference on 24th January!

Open to all students, book a place at www.worc.ac.uk/workshopstime

Car Park Closure – Woodbury

9 January 2017 by

Please be aware that Car Park C next to the Woodbury Building will be closed on Wednesday 11th January.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder which necessitates you using this car park, please contact Graham Cozens, Control Room Supervisor, who will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking. Graham can be contacted on g.cozens@worc.ac.uk or by dialling 2189.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this closure.

Car Park closures – Wednesday 11 January

9 January 2017 by

Car Park C (Woodbury), Car Park D (Conference Centre) and the Riverside and Arena Car Parks will be reserved for Interview Day visitors on Wednesday 11th January.

All other car parks on campus will be available to park in.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder with specific requirements, please contact Graham Cozens on carparking@worc.ac.uk or on extension 2189.

Many thanks for your understanding.

Best wishes

Communications & Participation

Car Park closures on Wednesday 14th December

9 December 2016 by

Car Park M (the long stay Car Park near Severn Gate) and the Riverside and Arena Car Parks will be reserved for Interview Day visitors on Wednesday 14th December.

All other car parks on campus will be available to park in. Students without permits will be charged at the same all-day rate as Car Park M (£3.60) in any of the Car Parks on the day. Simply enter this amount into any car parking machine and display the ticket in your car. This includes Car Park A (the short stay Car Park near St John’s Main Reception) if no other spaces are available (although please refrain from parking in the specially marked, reserved spaces, which are indicated with signs).

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder with specific requirements, please contact Graham Cozens on carparking@worc.ac.uk or on 01905 542189.

Many thanks for your understanding.

Best wishes

Communications and Participation

Meeting the Challenges of Working with Children, Young People, Families and Communities 2017 Conference

9 December 2016 by

Third annual conference, open to all students.

‘Make a difference, make a living & make it work’ – Tuesday 24th January 2017.

Are you interested in working with children, young people, families and communities? This sector is rapidly changing and there is a need to be adaptable and able to manage change, as well as creativity in looking for funding and other opportunities. Therefore, this year the focus will be particularly on entrepreneurship and social enterprise in the sector.

We have a range of speakers so we are looking forward to an interesting and interactive day.

Book online at www.worc.ac.uk/workshops

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The Armed Man

9 December 2016 by

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firstpoint Closure

6 December 2016 by

Please note that firstpoint will be close at 4.00pm on Monday 12th December. The PCs and study areas in the Peirson Study and Guidance Centre will remain open as normal, with access via the 24-hour entrance.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

 

firstpoint closure

6 December 2016 by

Please be advised that firstpoint will be closed all day on Tuesday 20th December for the Student Services Away Day. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Firstpoint Closure

30 November 2016 by

Please be advised that firstpoint will be closed from 4pm on Monday 12 December for a corporate event. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Getting your summer sorted events #gethired

29 November 2016 by

The Challenge: National Citizen Service –Monday 5th December, 12:30-1:15pm

Interested in paid summer 2017 job opportunities in the UK? The Challenge will be here to talk about opportunities with The National Citizen Service (NCS), a government-funded programmethat brings together 15 -17 year olds from a diverse range of backgrounds to make a difference in their community

Camp Counselors USA (CCUSA) –Tuesday 6th December, 12:30-1:15pm

Camp Counselors USA (CCUSA) will be giving a talk about their summer camp opportunities in the USA! CCUSA offer a 9 week placement to work with children aged 6-16 years old in a variety of roles ranging from sport to arts and everything in between.

Book now through www.worc.ac.uk/workshops.

Visiting speakers will also have a stand in firstpoint on the day of the events.

 

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Open Day, Sunday 27th November

24 November 2016 by

The University is hosting an Open Day this Sunday (27th November), 10am-3pm, so the campus and car parking will be busier than a usual weekend.

The Peirson Study & Guidance Centre is being used during the day for potential students to find out more about subjects and support at the University. The study area will also be in use on Friday evening from 5pm to set up for the event.

All information about the event is available in the Open Day programme, available at www.worcester.ac.uk/opendays

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Sian Gould – email s.gould@worc.ac.uk or call 01905 542467.

Best wishes,

Communications & Participation

Careers in Criminal Justice talk

24 November 2016 by

Tammy Conn, Senior Service Manager at the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass), will be speaking about career opportunities on Friday 25th November at 11.15am in room 1102 in Edward Elgar Building.

You can book a place for the talk at www.worc.ac.uk/workshops. Attendance would count towards the Employability Activity part of the Worcester Award.

Jenny Lind Car Park Closure Friday 25 November

24 November 2016 by

Please be aware that we will be installing an entrance barrier at Jenny Lind Car Park on Friday 25 November.

To enable these works, the car park will be closed on that morning.  We anticipate being able to reopen the car park in the afternoon.

If you usually park here, please remember that UW Permit Holders can also  use the Moors Car park on week days.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder which necessitates you using the Jenny Lind car park, please contact Graham Cozens, Control Room Supervisor, who will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.  Graham can be contacted on g.cozens@worc.ac.uk   or by dialling ‘2189’.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused during this closure.

Criminal Justice careers talks this week

23 November 2016 by

Prison and Probation Services talk

Tania Bassett, Press & Parliamentary Officer for the National Association Probation Officers, and David Chantler OBE, trustee of YSS and former Chief Executive of West Mercia Probation Service will be speaking about career opportunities on Thursday 24th November at 12.30pm

Cafcass presentation

Tammy Conn, Senior Service Manager at the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass), will be speaking about career opportunities on Friday 25th November at 11.15am

You can book a place for the talks at www.worc.ac./workshops

Getting into Criminal Justice Week

16 November 2016 by

Find out about graduate and volunteering roles in the Criminal Justice System at our careers events next week:

Careers in Criminal Justice Fair – Tuesday 22nd November

12:30-1.30: Presentations from a range of Criminal Justice professionals, including the police, Probation Service and Youth Justice.

1.30-2.30:  Meet the professionals at their networking stands! Held in firstpoint (no booking required).

Prison & Probation Services Talk – Thursday 24th November

12.30-1.15pm: Representatives from the National Association of Probation Officers and Prison Officers Association will be giving a lunch time talk about opportunities with their services.

Book now at www.worc.ac.uk/workshops

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