Jan
11
Thu
Supporting Chinese students LMS course @ Firth Court F02A
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

* Introduce staff to relevant aspects of the educational and cultural background of students from China
* Discuss aspects of the pastoral and welfare requirements of Chinese students and how these can best be met
* Provide a forum for discussion of actual support needs that staff may have encountered in their dealings with Chinese students
Format: Presentation and interactive learning

Jan
12
Fri
Pay Claim & Expenses Deadline
Jan 12 all-day
ELTC Training Day
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

More details to be announced soon

Jan
15
Mon
Term 2 ELTC starts
Jan 15 all-day
Jan
16
Tue
Supporting PGR students LMS course @ Dainton GRC Seminar Room First Floor
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

>Setting expectations with students
>Styles of PGR supervision
>Outline of the Doctoral Development Programme and progression milestones
>Signposting and troubleshooting
>Resources, including common problem scenarios for discussion
>Strategic role of supervisors and PGRs at TUoS

Feb
1
Thu
HEA Scheme enrollment LMS @ Geography Building
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Explore the UKPSF Dimenions of Practice with a focus on the D1, D2 and D3 Descriptors and associated HEA categories of fellowship in light of your current practice;
Consider which category is most appropriate for you;
Consider if this is the most appropriate route to HEA recognition for you;
Find out more about the Personal Pathway online resource and application process

Feb
6
Tue
Tier 4 Immigration @ Arts Tower LT2
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

By the end of the session participants will have a greater understanding of the terms and conditions of a Tier 4 international student’s visa and in particular, how the immigration rules affect:
· the new course approvals process
· work placement opportunities
· course changes

Feb
8
Thu
Worried about a student? LMS course @ Alfred Denny Conference Room- Alfred Denny Building
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This session has been designed to help staff who have regular contact with students in a supporting role. It will cover practical ways to support students, highlight key welfare services within the university and when to refer students to them, the importance of maintaining appropriate boundaries, and confidentiality and data protection issues.

Feb
9
Fri
Pay Claim & Expenses Deadline
Feb 9 all-day
Feb
13
Tue
Introduction to 301 support services @ 301 Glossop Road
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

* Increase awareness of the services available at 301 for students
* Increase awareness of Maths and Statistics Help (MASH)
* Raise awareness of the common academic skills issues that students present with at 301
* Increase awareness of the potential benefits and collaborative opportunities available for staff at 301