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Dialogue Signposts

w/c 6 March 2017

Offering Work to Tier 4 International Students

May we remind all staff that from Monday 13 March, before any work can be allocated to an international student who holds a Tier 4 visa, the hiring manager (including students who engage other students to carry out work) must contact the Student Working Authorisation Team to obtain a verification code. Without the verification code the student cannot be paid. Please contact or 41653 for further information. Please note this is an updated email address as previously communicated in the email circulated on Friday, 3 March to advise of the new process. The original email is no longer in use.

(10 Mar 2017)

Reminder about quarantine process

At the start of every term we need to check that our students’ computers have the latest anti-virus and anti-spyware updates and system patches. It’s an important process that keeps their devices and our networks secure. If their computer doesn’t pass through the scan, they won’t be able to connect it to the University’s student network. Please help us to get students connected smoothly. If you’re teaching or meeting with students next week, remind them to look out for an email from the IT service desk over the Easter break, and to scan their devices early. 

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Durham University Learning and Teaching Conference 2017

Submissions are now invited for Durham University’s second internal learning and teaching conference. The theme of this year’s conference is student engagement and contributions on a wide range of topics are welcome, sharing practices that have enhanced the student experience, smaller and bigger projects as well as research on learning and teaching. All staff interested in discussing learning and teaching regardless of role are invited to contribute a short or longer talk. Deadline for submissions is Friday, 16 June. To submit a proposal or register for the conference, please use this link.

(9 Mar 2017)

Wolfson Annual Lecture

The Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing is delighted to present its Annual Lecture, by Professor Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, Oxford University, on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 from 1pm-2.30pm in D003, Ebsworth Building, Queen's Campus.

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