Archive for the ‘Staff’ Category

University Money Advice Service

9 October 2017

The University Money Advice Service are hosting a visiting debt advice service via the Local Citizens Advice Bureau.

The advice is free and confidential and will be available on the second Thursday of each month at Firstpoint 2-4pm. The service commences Thursday  12th October.

Drop in or contact firstpoint to book a slot

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Car Park Closure: Rear of Arena Wednesday 27 September

26 September 2017

To allow for line-marking, the stonechip car park at the rear of the Riverside/The Arena will be closed on Wednesday 27 September.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder, which necessitates you parking in these car parks, please email carparking@worc.ac.uk or telephone the main security control room on x5495 and they will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this closure.

Kind regards,

The Estates & Facilities Team

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales

25 September 2017

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales will return to Worcester next month for its second performance at the University of Worcester Arena at 3pm on Sunday, October 1st, 2017. The concert will be recorded for future transmission on BBC Radio 3.

To purchase tickets, go to www.ticketline.co.uk/venue/university-of-worcester-arena, call 0844 888 9991 or visit the University of Worcester Arena reception. Tickets are £38 for family (2 adults and 2 children), £19 for adults, £5 children, £9 concessions.

1st Year Timetables

19 September 2017

Student timetables should now be visible via your SOLE page, if you have any queries please email studenttimetabling@worc.ac.uk . We apologise for any inconvenience.

Regards,

Timetabling

Car Park Closure, St John’s Campus, Tuesday 19 September

18 September 2017

The Students’ Union will be holding their Welcome Fair in the Sports Centre this year.

To facilitate the set-up of the Fair, we will need to temporarily close the following car parks:

  • Car Park R (tennis court)
  • Some spaces in Car Park N (adjacent Geo Garden/Sports Centre)

The car parks/spaces will be closed from 7am tomorrow, Tuesday 19 September and will reopen later in the morning.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder, which necessitates you parking in these car parks, please email carparking@worc.ac.uk or telephone the main security control room on x5495 and they will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these closures.

Essential ICT maintenance – 19:00-21:00 Tuesday 12 September

11 September 2017

In order to perform essential updates to the University’s ICT infrastructure which will increase bandwidth and improve security, there will be no internet access from University sites between 19:00 and 19:15 on Tuesday 12 September. You will not be able to access any websites or web resources from campus during this 15-minute period.

In addition, off-campus access to University websites and resources (i.e. MyDay) will be unavailable for a two-hour period between 19:00 and 21:00 on Tuesday 12 September.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Best wishes

Communications & Participation

Car Park C, partial closure, from Monday 11 September

11 September 2017

We will be upgrading the power supply to the car-charging points in Car Park C (south end of Woodbury building) during the week commencing 11 September.

To facilitate this, it will be necessary to close off some of the parking bays.

Unfortunately, this will include some Blue Badge spaces.  If you are disabled/a blue badge holder, which necessitates you parking in this car park, please email carparking@worc.ac.uk or telephone the main security control room on x5495 and they will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

The spaces will be closed from Monday 11th September for approximately 3 days.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these works.

Firstpoint Early Closure

23 June 2017

firstpoint will close slightly earlier on Monday 3rd July 2017 at 16:00.

The Peirson Study and Guidance Centre will remain open throughout via the 24 hour entrance.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Car Park L Closure Summer 2017

13 June 2017

We will be carrying out refurbishment works to Halls of Residence this summer.  To make way for a contractor’s compound for these works, it will be necessary to close Car Park L (rear of Evesham and Pershore Halls) and also some spaces near to Berrow Hall from the evening of Wednesday 14 June to Friday 8 September inclusive.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder, which necessitates you parking in these areas, please email carparking@worc.ac.uk or telephone the main security control room on x5495 and they will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

We apologise for any disruption caused by this closure and thank you for your patience during our summer works.

Kind regards
The Estates and Facilities Team

Car Park N – Partial Closure from 22 May onwards

17 May 2017

We will be carrying out roofing repair works to Edward Elgar this summer.  To make way for a contractor’s compound for these works, it will be necessary to close off some of the spaces in Car Park N – adjacent to the Geo Garden.  The area is highlighted in pink on the photo below.

The spaces will be closed off from Monday 22 May until the end of August.

We anticipate that the disabled spaces in this car park will remain accessible but if you are disabled/a blue badge holder and you encounter any difficulty, please email carparking@worc.ac.uk or telephone the main security control room on x5495 and they will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this closure and thank you for your patience while we carry out our summer works.

Volunteering Opportunity

12 May 2017

A5 flyer

Binyon Car Park Closure Tuesday 9 May

8 May 2017

To allow access for essential maintenance works on Tuesday 9 May, it will be necessary to close the Binyon car park temporarily.

The car park will be closed on the evening of Monday 8 May and will be closed all day on Tuesday 9 May.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder, which necessitates you parking in this area, please email carparking@worc.ac.uk or telephone the main security control room on x5495 and they will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

We apologise for any disruption caused by this closure and thank you for your patience during this closure.

Sheila Scott Car Park Closure Monday 8 May

5 May 2017

To allow for parking for an event on Monday 8 May, it will be necessary to close the Sheila Scott car park temporarily.

The car park will be closed overnight on Sunday 7 May and remain closed until approximately 2pm on Monday 8 May. 

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder, which necessitates you parking in this area, please email carparking@worc.ac.uk or telephone the main security control room on x5495 and they will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

We apologise for any disruption caused by this closure and thank you for your patience during this closure.

Riverside Car Park Closure 26/27 April

25 April 2017

To allow for access for contractors to carry out some ground clearance works behind the Riverside building, it will be necessary to close the Riverside car park temporarily.

The car park will be closed overnight on Wednesday 26 April and remain closed until approximately 10am on Thursday 27 April.  Once reopened, some bays will remain closed off.

The gravelled “overflow” carpark at the rear of the Arena will still be available for use.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder, which necessitates you parking in this area, please email carparking@worc.ac.uk or telephone the main security control room on x5495 and they will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

We apologise for any disruption caused by this closure and thank you for your patience while we carry out these works.

Kind regards
The Estates Services Team

Kick start your teaching career and travel the world: CELTA

4 April 2017

Kick start your teaching career and travel the world: CELTA

Make the most of your summer: take a 4-week CELTA course run by the University of Worcester Language Centre and teach English as a foreign language around the world. The Cambridge CELTA is an internationally recognised qualification that will provide you with the skills and confidence to stand in front of a class, teach and take advantage of the many varied job opportunities in the UK and abroad.

For more information and to apply, visit www.worcester.ac.uk/celta

geo concept ,selective focus on nearest part of globe

Car Park Closure – Binyon / Sports Centre

10 March 2017

Please be aware that Car Park G next to Binyon / Sports Centre will be closed on Monday 13th March. This is to allow for essential maintenance works on the sports centre roof.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder which necessitates you using this car park, please contact the car parking team, via carparking@worc.ac.uk , who will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this closure.

Important Information – Blackboard Upgrade

10 March 2017

Important Information – Blackboard Upgrade

On Saturday 18th March Blackboard will be undergoing a system upgrade to improve and fix certain core functionality within the system.

In order to minimise disruption to the service for both staff and students, we have scheduled the technical work to be carried out overnight. The work will begin on Saturday 18th March at 18:00 and will require approximately 16 hours of downtime to the system. The work is scheduled to be complete at 10:00 on Sunday 19th March.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and if you have any queries or concerns, please email eos@worc.ac.uk

Kind regards,

Learning and Teaching Technology Unit

Micro Science Festival 10th – 19th March

7 March 2017

micro science festival

Car Park Closure (St John’s) Friday 3 March

2 March 2017

In order to make way for access equipment to carry out essential maintenance to University buildings,  it will be necessary to close the following car parks tomorrow, Friday 3 March.

  • Car Park B next to the Peirson Building
  • Car Park G next to Binyon / Sports Centre

You may remember that we gave notice to close these carparks last week but, due to Storm Doris, we were not able to carry out the works as planned.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder which necessitates you using these car parks, please email carparking@worc.ac.uk or telephone the main security control room on x5495 and they will be able to work with you to identify suitable alternative parking.

Thank you for your patience during these necessary works.

The Estates Services Team

Struggling with your writing? Get support now!

23 February 2017

Need help with your academic English? You can book a 20-minute one-to-one session with a Language Centre tutor.

More info: www.worc.ac.uk/your-home/language-support.html 

Book here: https://www.timecenter.com/worcester