w/c 30 October 2017
Mothers and Mothers-to-be Support Network (MAMS)
MAMS is holding its next lunchtime meet-up on Wednesday, 13 December. The topic for informal discussion will be 'What mothers with school age (and older) children want from MAMS and how they can support new MAMS'. Any mothers with school age/older children are encouraged to come along. There will also be time to meet and chat with other MAMS so mothers-to-be and new mothers also welcome (and babies of course). If you are not currently a member of MAMS and are interested in joining please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
(3 Nov 2017)
UK Top 4 for Durham University Business School in The Economist Which MBA? Ranking 2017
Durham University Business School’s full-time MBA programme has been recognised as one of the world’s top programmes by The Economist, in its Which MBA? Ranking results 2017. The Durham full-time MBA programme is now ranked 4th in the UK and 57th globally. In this prestigious ranking, the School is in the top 10 globally for student quality, personal development and education experience, and diversity of recruiters. For further information about the programme, please visit the Full-time MBA programme webpage.
New 'from' email address for the IT Service Desk
From Tuesday, 7 November, emails that you receive in response to incidents and enquiries you raise via the IT Service Desk will come from email@example.com. You will still contact them using the firstname.lastname@example.org but emails you receive from them will come from the new address.
(2 Nov 2017) » More about New 'from' email address for the IT Service Desk
Russell Group economic impact report
A new independent report published this week by the Russell Group shows its members, the UK's 24 leading research-focused universities, are worth nearly £87 billion a year to the economy. This adds to Durham's own economic impact report, published last year, which found the University generated £1.1 billion Gross Value Added (GVA) for the UK economy in 2014/15. Find out more here.
(2 Nov 2017)
The University has received a donation of three defibrillators from local councillor David Stoker. These have been placed at Grey College Reception, Bill Bryson Library and the Botanic Gardens. Please follow this link for further information and the full list of defibrillator locations.
(1 Nov 2017)