Students Staff

19 October 2020

Top Lines

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The latest issue of Top Lines is now available.

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

It explains the background, context and rationale for decisions and is an important mechanism for sharing information with staff. All members of University staff are encouraged to subscribe to receive Top Lines direct by emailing the Communications Office and all Top Lines issues are available in the password protected area of the University website.







Skills for Success Workshops

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Covid:19 Rapid Test Clinic Hours – Southend Campus

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Danielle Karanicholas @ 8:14 am

The Rapid Test Clinic at the London Road Unit (LRU) will be open as follows this week:

  • Tuesday 20 October – 10.30am to 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 21 October – 10.30am to 3.30pm.

Virtual Careers Fair 2020

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Careers Services

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

Your Southend Careers team is here to support you through these challenging times. Whether you’re new to the University, or in your 2nd, final or PG year we can help you get that job, perfect that application and help you access a range of opportunities such as volunteering, the Big Essex Award and career mentoring.

Come along to one of our virtual Careers Drop In sessions, weekdays 2 – 4pm. Book via CareerHub where you can also try out our instant CV feedback tool, CV360, book an appointments with an adviser or one of our many online careers and skills webinars this term.



Extract from Southend Business Partnership Newsletter October 2020 – Google Digital Garage – Free Event with Google

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 7:53 am

We are delighted to be partnering with Google Digital Garage to provide a free live webinar training.  The Google Digital Garage provides free online and live webinar digital skills training to individuals and businesses in the UK to help people find a job, grow their skills, careers or businesses from home.  Join us on 22 October at 11am for the session on Digital Marketing Strategy.  Registration is now live via the link below:-

PPS News

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 6:54 am

PPS Online Open Seminar – Open to all

Social melancholia and Real Life women’s magazines

Join us for this fascinating seminar on social melancholia and Real Life women’s magazines with Dr Lucy Stroud

Date: Wednesday 28 October 20

Time: 17:00 – 18:30

Venue: Online

For further information and to register your place visit the PPS events page


PPS Students – Southend

Virtual Reception

Your Southend Administrator, Nicola Palmer, is holding virtual reception sessions in the first few weeks of term.

If you have any questions or concerns you can come along and speak with her privately.

Zoom invite have been sent out via outlook.


PPS Staff and Students Virtual Cup of Tea
Please join us for our virtual cup of tea. We will be hosting these weekly for all PPS students in the autumn term as a chance to get to know your fellow students, meet staff and ask questions. We hope to see you there.

Any questions please email:

Zoom invites will be sent out via outlook.


Southend on Sea Borough Council – What’s On? – Black History Month

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 5:54 am

In celebration of Black History Month, we are proud to share events from groups across the Borough.

During the month of October Southend Libraries will be highlighting books and authors that celebrate black lives and culture, Focal Point Gallery is presenting a new film by Southend for Black Lives Matter and Southend Youth Council, working in partnership with One Southend and the Southend Association of Voluntary Services (SAVS), are presenting an online event called ‘Celebration of Black Lives’ with workshops, guest speakers and more.

More events are due to be added as month goes on, so make sure to look out for them!

Find out more on our Black History Month page

Join Our Online CURE on COVID:19

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 5:53 am

This year Essex will be holding monthly Cross University Research Events (CUREs). In these events, research expertise will be shared across the University through a series of three minute talks from our leading researchers based on a theme (from 4pm to 5pm), and followed by a networking session (from 5pm to 6pm). The first event will be held on Monday 26 October 2020 with the theme of COVID-19. This online event is free and all colleagues and postgraduate students are welcome, please register your place here


Unison Survey – University of Essex Returning to Campus

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 3:54 am

Staff across the university are grappling with changing coronavirus guidelines and have been working hard to ensure students can return for the new term.

Unison know that many of you are worried about the prospect of returning to campus, while many are comfortable about being back on site. We are currently running a survey, which is open to all staff, to find out more about how staff are feeling about the return to campus and inform our discussions with management.

 Please share your thoughts and concerns by completing our survey at

 Completing the survey will only take a few minutes and will help us make sure we’re on top of any issues you face and can make sure the University of Essex is as safe as possible.




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