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What would you want from a new Jubilee Library?

A new Library space to replace our two existing libraries has been proposed as part of developments at Jubilee Campus. We want to ensure that any new library meets the needs of the people who will be using it – our students and staff. So, we’ve come up with a very short survey to find out …

New students, tell us what you think

If you joined the University this September as a new undergraduate or postgraduate student, and you haven’t studied here before, we want to hear from you… You’ve arrived at uni (welcome!) and settled in. You’ve sorted your finances, got your timetable and started meeting people. So far, so good. We want to know whether you …

Improving academic support and engagement

By Beth Massey (former SU Education Officer) As my time as Students’ Union (SU) Education Officer came to an end, I was asked by Libraries, Research and Learning Resources (LRLR) to work with them on shaping a project to review their academic engagement and support. As a department LRLR is taking a fresh look at how they engage with the academic community here …

Helping students develop a reading strategy

The first in a series of three blogs looking at themes arising from ‘reading strategies’ projects commissioned by LRLR under the Students as Change Agents (SACA) programme. On Thursday 15 June an invited audience – including Professor Sarah O’Hara (PVC for Education and the Student Experience) and Beth Massey (outgoing Students’ Union Education Officer) – assembled at the Arts Centre, University Park, …

Five minutes with… Louise Savage

Name? Louise Savage Job title? Senior Project Manager for Libraries, Research and Learning Resources So, what does that mean? Well essentially when Libraries, or indeed the university, wish to embark on a piece of work that sits outside of a usual business activity it often becomes a project.  There are lots of exciting projects currently …