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Durham University

Internal Communications

Dialogue Signposts

26 July 2019

Brand Identity - House Style

Information on the University’s house style when writing dates, times, numbers as well as web addresses and email signatures is available on the Brand website.

(26 Jul 2019)


Get your Apps anywhere and everywhere

AppsAnywhere is an exciting new service offered by CIS that allows you to access your important work or study applications and software in the office, from home and on the go. Simply go to AppsAnywhere Apphub at appsanywhere.durham.ac.uk and get access to your Windows applications wherever and whenever you need them. More information on this service can be found here

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Kynren 2019

The offer of a 10% discount on all ticket types (except VIP, shuttle and parking) for staff, students and alumni has been extended to the end of the 2019 season. To claim your discount, simply visit the Kynren website and enter code DUKYN19 and the discount will be applied at checkout. 

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Places available on Management qualification programmes

The Organisation Development team is partnering with Durham County Council's Adult Learning and Skills Service to deliver the Level 3 Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship and Level 5 Operations Manager Apprenticeship for University staff who have management responsibilities. Programmes start mid-September and places are still available on both programmes.

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Pre-retirement and mid-career financial education pilot

There are limited spaces available at two pilot financial planning sessions run by Planned Future on Thursday, 8 August. The pre-retirement planning session is from 9.15am-4.30pm for those approaching retirement in the next two years and the mid-career planning session is from 1.30pm-3.45pm, both at Palace Green. Please email reward.team@durham.ac.uk for more information or to book a space, first-come first-served. More information about Planned Future is available here.

(26 Jul 2019)


Responsible parking within University grounds

Vehicles brought onto University grounds must be parked responsibly and within marked designated areas or marked bays. Vehicles must not be left in a position where they are likely to create a hazard, obstruct other vehicles, pedestrians, access to buildings, rights of way and gated entrances. This also applies to parking any vehicles on other unmarked designated parking areas. 

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Update - Important changes in how you use your Travel Card or Purchasing Card

Further to our previous Dialogue communication, all Travel and Purchasing card holders will shortly be issued with a new card and PINsentry device. This is a requirement of the new PSD2 EU legislation. Your PINsentry device will be required to make online payments from September 2019. It will not be needed to make in-person payments, for example at a Café or Train Station.

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We're increasing your J Drive storage

As part of The Big 3, we will provide increased J drives or Home Directories for all staff and students users. The standard storage allocation will increase from 400MB to 5GB, and what’s more we’ll be migrating your files for you. Look out for an email about this next week.

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Worktribe walk-in clinic

If you are new to using Worktribe, our Research Grants Management System, or have questions regarding the system, you're invited to come along to a walk-in clinic on Wednesday, 31 July, 2pm-4pm in PCL051 Palatine Centre. No prior booking is required. For further information on Worktribe, please visit the website.

(26 Jul 2019)