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January enews: VC's health and safety awards

Welcome to the January staff enewsletter brought to you by the Communications 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


Vice-Chancellor's health and safety awards Colleagues from across the University were recognised for their commitment and contribution to improving health and safety during a recent ceremony held to celebrate the inaugural Vice-Chancellor's Award for Health and Safety.

Find out more at


Inflationary pay award

The nationally agreed pay increase for non clinical staff effective from 1 August 2009 has been agreed at 0.5%. This will be implemented for staff paid at the end of the month with their January salary and staff paid mid month in February.


Healthy Week 2010

Try an exciting activity during healthy week. The theme this year is 'how to be healthy on a budget'. Events start on 1 February and bookings open from 25 January. Find out more at


Points based visa system update for schools In order to manage our ongoing relationship with the UK Border Agency (UKBA) and provide the information we are obligated to as a sponsor, we are asking schools not to reply directly to any query from UKBA.

For more information see


Help Haiti

The University and campus trade unions UCU, UNISON and Unite are supporting the campaign to raise money for Haiti. The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), which is made up of 13 humanitarian aid agencies, has launched an emergency appeal to help Haiti following the earthquake.

To make a donation, visit or via the TUC's website (includes details of how donations can be made by cheque):


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