For Staff

September enews: Partnership website launched

The staff enewsletter is brought to you by the communications and press team. If you'd like to let us know what you think of the enewsletter, be it positive or negative, please send your comments to

Partnership website live

The Partnership was developed by students and staff and sets out mutual expectations for all of us as members of the University community. Visit the Partnership website to read case studies and download materials to promote discussion in your school or service at


Head of Security appointment

Alan Cain has been appointed as Head of Security in Campus Support Services, the Facilities Directorate. Alan started at Leeds on Monday 5 September and is based at 181 Woodhouse Lane adjacent to the main security office.

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Equality & diversity essentials

The Equality Service has recently launched the equality & diversity essentials e-learning course. This online course provides University staff with an introduction to the concepts of equality and diversity and gives an overview of the main legislation, helping staff to understand their rights and responsibilities.

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Central teaching space

30 lecture theatres and seminar rooms have been refurbished during the summer and there are now no VCRs available in Central Teaching Space (CTS). New AV systems have been installed and we advise that you contact us at or on 35555 if you would like any help with the new equipment and control systems before teaching begins. Please note also that it could take up to five minutes to login to a PC in CTS if you have not used that PC previously.

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Student induction

Any staff who are inducting students should visit for supporting information. Both UG and PG students should receive a health and safety induction that fits the needs of their individual experience and the risks inherent in their study.


Brotherton Library 75th anniversary lecture

University Chancellor Melvyn Bragg will deliver the Brotherton Lecture on 'The Book of Books - the radical impact of the King James Bible, 1611 - 2011', to celebrate the Library's 75th anniversary on Thursday 6 October at 6pm in the Great Hall. Apply online for tickets at

There will also be a special exhibition open to all in the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery.


Staff festival feedback

Let us know what you thought of the staff festival and you could win lunch for eight people in the de Grey Room at University House. If you complete an evaluation form at by Friday 16 September and include your contact details, you will be entered into a free prize draw.

Get your entry into the photography competition by Monday 19 September - details can be found at

Information on competition winners, charity donations and the official staff festival photographs will be uploaded on the website very soon.