Vice-Chancellor news

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

Posted on 16 March 2018 by Colin Riordan

Message from the Vice-Chancellor: Action short of a strike and phased pay deductions We understand that colleagues who are participating in industrial action care passionately about their students, and regret what they sincerely see as a necessity for continued action. On that basis, and within the constraints of action short of a strike, we take
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Strike action: commitment from the Vice-Chancellor

Posted on 5 March 2018 by Colin Riordan

Dear students, Last week was a very difficult week for all of you and I am writing to reassure you that the University’s priority and commitment remains to ensure that all students will have opportunities to demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes attached to your programmes and modules of study. The bad weather hit just
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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – November 2017

Posted on 30 November 2017 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague November has seen two long-awaited announcements. The Higher Education Funding Council for England revealed the rules for the next Research Excellence Framework, and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published its white paper on Industrial Strategy. These are both matters of great interest to us, but neither document contained any big
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