Students Staff

22 June 2018

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.







ERC grant workshops – Southend

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — tmarcu @ 8:47 am

ERC grant workshops in Colchester and Southend

The European Research Council (ERC) offers up to €2.5 million over five years to exceptional individual researchers to undertake high-risk, high-gain research. Grants are available for researchers at all career stages from two years post-Phd; deadlines are annual and are spread throughout the year. The UK can continue to apply for EU funding until the end of 2020, so there are still a couple of years to make an application. If you would like to know more please join one of the forthcoming workshops in July.

• Colchester: 3 July 2018, 10.00 – 12.00
• Southend: 4 July 2018, 11.00 – 13.00

The next set of ERC workshops will take place in September – watch this space for more details.





Filed under: Southend Bulletin — tmarcu @ 6:55 am

Head to Priory Park this summer for MoveOut, a programme of fun, fitness and relaxation sessions organised by Southend Borough Council.

The programme aims to encourage working age adults who live or work in our Borough to get outdoors and make the most of our local parks. You can try new activities, meet new people or just join in with your colleagues.

The fun and informal sessions will be delivered by experienced instructors. The free launch event is on Wednesday 4 July 6pm to 8pm. Please see the full timetable attached.

If you pay in advance the costs are discounted and you get the sixth week free. You can come along to the launch and pay or pitch up and pay on the days. Places may be limited for some activities so book ahead to avoid disappointment. For payment details, to book places for sessions,or for further information contact Angela Squires on 01702 534456














































Cycle Southend

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — tmarcu @ 5:55 am




  • Suitable for children aged 4 years upwards
  • 1:1 tuition with an accredited instructor
  • £25 with own bike or £30 with hire bike
  • Monday 30 July 2018 to Wednesday 2 August 2018
  • Sessions at 09:15  10:15  11:15  13:15  14:15


  • Suitable for children aged between 7 – 10 years who can ride a bike but wish to improve their skills
  • Monday 30 July 2018 13:00 – 15:30
  • £20 with own bike £25 with hire bike

Booking is essential via





15 June 2018

Travel Insurance Application Process

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Danielle Karanicholas @ 8:07 am

The travel insurance application process has now been upgraded to an online system; please note that there are some changes on the online form that mean the old word version is now defunct and should no longer be used.

The Finance SharePoint also has a link to this online form, as well as information about risk assessments and the University’s insurance policies etc.



Financial Compliance

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Danielle Karanicholas @ 7:08 am

Today we have published FPN 32 – Corporate Criminal Offence.

This FPN reflects new legislative responsibilities put on the University, that any member of staff involved in the payment of suppliers or sales must take notice of.


The Southend Festival

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Danielle Karanicholas @ 6:08 am

Inspired by Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Southend BID will be creating a six-week long programme of cultural events using BID businesses and the public realm, including the town centre, seafront and Southend Pier. Taking place from Sunday 1st July to Wednesday 15th August, the itinerary features a combination of art, comedy, music, literature and performance, including the Southend Art Trail, comedy previews, literary talks and live music. A full event listing can be found here.


Better Queensway Project

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Danielle Karanicholas @ 6:08 am

Following the consultation process, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council have provided an update on the Better Queensway project.

Please read through the summary here.

The Forum Big Screen

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Danielle Karanicholas @ 4:21 am

Please see the below link for details of the summer screenings on The Forum Big Screen:-

The Royal Opera House screening is Thursday 12 July at 7pm, this year it’s Don Giovanni.