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Enews: Government launches campaign on student finance

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Government campaign on student finance

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills launched an information campaign about student finance for 2012 on 9 May. We will be providing more detailed information soon on how to communicate the new fees arrangements at Leeds.



Joint Negotiating Committee agrees proposed changes to USS

Read the statement issued by the USS Trustee Board at


Curriculum enhancement - consultation launched

During May and June, schools, faculties and other teaching units will be consulted on harnessing the full potential of elective provision within the Leeds undergraduate curriculum.

For more information see


Electric car/bike charging points

The University is considering the possibility of adding electric charge points on campus for cars and motorbikes. We are interested in hearing whether any staff would use these and what type of vehicle (car, moped or motorbike) they would be using. Please send comments to James Dixon-Gough at


Brotherton Library 75th anniversary celebrations

On Tuesday 17 May the University Librarian, Dr Stella Butler, is to launch six months of celebrations marking the 75th anniversary of the Brotherton Library.

For details of the launch event see


Carers Week event 14 June

As part of National Carers Week, there will be an information event in the Staff Centre lounge. Drop in anytime between 12pm and 3pm to find out more about the support that is available to staff who are carers. There will be stalls from HR, Equality Service, Occupational Health (including Counselling) and Carers Leeds among others.

For more information contact the Equality Service or call 0113 343 3927.


Are you a pedestrian, driver or cyclist?

Our campus and streets are used by many people using many different ways to get around. Being aware of the issues each other faces can help improve safety for all. Take part in our 'Put yourself in my shoes' quiz to test your knowledge and for a chance to win up to £50.

See for tips for drivers, cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians.


Opera North staff discounts

There is still time to take advantage of 50% off tickets to see 'From the House of the Dead' ( at Leeds Grand Theatre on the 14 May. To book tickets please call Leeds Grand Theatre Box Office on 0844 848 2720 and quote 'Dare More' when you book. Alternatively, pop into the Box Office.