Students Staff

24 June 2019

Top Lines

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — tmarcu @ 9:15 am

Top Lines is a regular briefing for all staff from the Vice-Chancellor summarising the key issues, debates and decisions of University Steering Group (USG), Senate, Resources Committee, and Council. Take a look at the latest issue.

You can read more about key decisions at our University and capital development projects in the pipeline by signing up to Top Lines emails by emailing the Communications Office. You can also visit the Top Lines webpages. Top Lines is a regular briefing on the key issues, debates and decisions of University Steering Group (USG), Senate, Strategy and Resources Committee (SRC) and Council. You’ll need to enter in your login and password to access Top Lines online.

Also keep an eye out for Essex Weekly, the e-newsletter for staff, which will drop into your inbox each week. You can also check out Essex Daily, the blog for staff, for updates on everything from the latest research and events to staff news and estate updates.

 

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Innovations and Technology Solutions Staff Survey

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Danielle Karanicholas @ 8:37 am

Innovations and Technology Solutions (the new name for IT Services) are running an online listening post to help get feedback/ideas/suggestions from staff on a variety of our services and technology.

I know it’s a really busy time of year, so would be really grateful if you do find the time to fill out this survey. It should only take 10 minutes of your time: https://essex.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2iCUUAHoJKbxAgJ

The survey will be open until the end of term (28 June 2019).

 



We Want Your Waste!!!

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 7:54 am

We want your waste!!!

The Library has signed up to a couple of Terracycle Schemes, where you can bring your used Toothbrushes, Toothpaste and oral care packaging and used Weleda products. We then send it, in large-ish bundles, to Terracycle for recycling.  We earn points for recycling and each point is redeemable for £0.01 to a charity of our choice.

Bring your waste along to the Info Point, 2nd Floor, The Forum.

 



Collection of confidential shredding

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 6:46 am

Requesting bags and the collection of shredding:

Can staff please put items that they require to be shredded in to the designated shredding bags, the bags can now be requested on Planet.

https://planetfm.essex.ac.uk/PlanetPortal/

Security will collect the shredding bags and take them to The Gateway Building loading bay for shredding – but this also needs to be requested via Planet please.

All items of shredding MUST be secured inside a shredder bag.



On yer bike!

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 5:46 am

Now the weather is getting better, you may want to consider cycling to work.   Here are a few things to take into account:

  • Cycle racks are at each of the campus buildings in Southend (don’t forget to lock them up).
  • There are shower facilities around campus (ground floor in Gateway, actors’ dressing room in Clifftown and disabled WC and shower at The Forum).
  • You can claim 20p per mile expenses if you travel by bike for work purposes.  If you travel between Southend and Colchester or Loughton by bike – we salute you!
  • Not got a bike?  The University’s Cyclescheme can help with the cost of a new bike.  Visit https://www.essex.ac.uk/staff/travel-and-transport/staff-cycle-purchase-discount-scheme.
  • The SU in Southend also has some bikes you can hire.  Contact the SU for more info.
  • If you want more information about cycling around Southend, visit http://www.cyclesouthend.co.uk/.



Snapping the Stiletto: Essex Women

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 5:24 am

Some of you may be interested in an exhibition on ‘Snapping the Stiletto: Essex Women’ at the Beecroft Gallery in Southend between 6 July-31 August. The aim of the exhibition is to ‘upturn the Essex Girl stereotype with stories of inspirational Essex women’.



John Wonnacott’s ‘The Estuary’ exhibition – 4 May to 7 July

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — tmarcu @ 5:11 am

A new exhibition has opened at the Focal Point Gallery in The Forum.  John Wonnacott is a local artist who has lived and worked from his studio in Southend-on-Sea for over 50 years.  His work captures a unique and introspective view of the changing landscape of the Thames Estuary.  More details at http://www.fpg.org.uk/exhibition/the-estuary/.   Pop along in your lunch break or after work and take a look.