Archive for the ‘Staff’ Category

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

St Johns Campus – Car Park Closures 23rd Feb

22 February 2017

Please be aware that both Car Park B next to the Peirson Building and Car Park G next to Binyon / Sports Centre will be closed on Thursday 23rd February.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder which necessitates you using these car parks, 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 these closures.

Jenny Lind Car Park Closure Sunday 19 February

17 February 2017

The Estates Services Team need to carry out essential maintenance works at the Jenny Lind Building on Sunday 19 February.  As they will require the use of access equipment to carry out these works, it will be necessary to close the car park.

The car park will be closed from 22:00 on Saturday 18 February and will remain closed all day on Sunday 19 February.

Please note that some spaces in the car park may be coned off prior to 22:00 on Saturday.

If you are disabled/a blue badge holder which necessitates you using 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.

Thank you for your patience during these necessary works.

The Estates Services Team

Network issues on campus – resolved

16 February 2017

The network and telephone issues on campus have now been resolved. We will continue to monitor the situation carefully and will post further updates, if required, on the student homepage:  http://students.worc.ac.uk/ and on our official Facebook page.

Any assessments that were due to be submitted today can be submitted by tomorrow (Friday 17 February) by 3pm. No late penalty will be applied.

If you have any further problems with access to any systems, please email us on firstpoint@worc.ac.uk

Many thanks for your patience and apologies for the inconvenience.

Network issues on campus – Updated

16 February 2017

There are currently network and telephone issues on campus.

We are still working to resolve the issue and will continue to post further updates here.

Any assessments that were due to be submitted today can be submitted tomorrow (Friday 17 February) by 3pm. No late penalty will be applied.

If you need to contact the University urgently, please call 01905 428384.

Network issues on campus

16 February 2017

There are currently network and telephone issues on campus.

We are working to resolve the issue and will post further updates here.

If you need to contact the University urgently, please call 01905 428384.

Car Park closures – Wednesday 15 February

14 February 2017

Please be aware that Car Park C at St John’s Campus, and the Riverside and Arena Car Parks, will be closed this Wednesday (15th February) for Sport & Exercise Science Applicant Interviews.

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.

Kind regards

Communications & Participation

Waste Not Want Not

6 February 2017

Join the University’s Money Advice Team from Tuesday 14th of February to Thursday 16th of February from 10.00 to 3.00 in the Main Reception of St John’s Campus for advice and information on Saving Money and Recycling.

The Team will be joined by:

Worcestershire Resource Exchange (Weds) demonstrating use of scrap in Arts and Crafts and offering reduced prices for student membership

The Coop offering prizes and student discount

The SU issuing NUS Cards

and the UW Sustainability Team’s Travel Store.

There will also be many freebies on offer!