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August enews: 2011 National Student Survey results

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National Student Survey results

The results of the National Student Survey 2011 have now been published, and they show that 86% of our final year students are satisfied with their experience at Leeds - up from 82% last year.

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Staff Festival: Friday 9 September 3pm to 6.30pm

If you fancy yourself as a marvellous mixologist, enter the cocktail competition by Wednesday 31 August. Are you a domestic god or goddess? The cake competition could be for you. Bring your camera on the day to take the perfect shot and enter the photography competition. Enjoy live performances, craft stalls, delicious food and drink, traditional fairground games, book swap, a kids' zone, sports activities and more.

For details of what's on and how to enter the competitions see

The full programme is out on Monday 5 September.


Staff benefits website

The 'Youatwork' website has been improved and has moved to the new address of Take advantage of over 6,000 offers including online, cashback and in-store offers with the Moneysaving Card.

Find out how to log on and start saving at


New procedure for eye tests

All staff, not just display screen equipment (DSE) users, are now entitled to a free eye test every two years with University Vision and can claim £50 towards the cost of frames and lenses. Some terms and conditions apply.

For more information see


Help with Windows 7 and Office 2010

ISS has produced a range of training materials to help staff who want to find out more about Windows 7 and Office 2010 in preparation for their introduction across the University.

Find out more at


Reporter survey

Volunteers are wanted to take part in discussions about the future of the Reporter magazine, so we can ensure its future production and distribution is as effective and inclusive as possible. If you would like to take part in the consultation, please email


2012 year planner available

Download the planner at


Impact magazine

The latest issue of the University's flagship research and innovation magazine Impact has been published and is also available online. To download a copy visit or to submit a request for multiple copies please email Paul Barrett, Enterprise and Innovation Office at


Graduate portal launches at the end of August

The University portal is being extended to recent graduates, so that they can continue to access services such as Leeds for Life and Careers, plus information from the Alumni & Development Office. When graduates' accounts change to alumni accounts at the end of August, they will see the new content.

For more details see


Changes to student education titles

At the last meeting of the Taught Student Education Board it was agreed to update the titles used in relation to Student Education. This decision was subsequently endorsed by Senate.

From 1 August 2011 the following changes came into effect:

Pro-Deans for Learning and Teaching became Pro-Deans for Student Education Faculty Learning and Teaching Committees became Faculty Taught Student Education Committees Directors of Learning and Teaching became Directors of Student Education School Learning and Teaching Committees became School Taught Student Education Committees