Top tips

  • Getting your message on our foyer TV screens

    The University's internal digital signage system is a great way to raise awareness of events, opportunities, PGR projects, and student activities - plus is saves printing costs and the environment too! How the system works in our Faculty Our TV...

  • Seven questions with Sue Fairhurst

    I recently chatted to Sue Fairhurst prior to her retirement from the University, where she has enjoyed a successful career providing an in-house graphic design service for "anything and everything that needs to be designed or printed".  I asked Sue...

  • Seven questions with Andy Matthews

    Last month I chatted to Andy Matthews who is a Senior Technician in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering. Andy is responsible for the Undergraduate teaching labs, managing the risk assessment and practical needs of students undertaking project work....

  • MSc student induction: improving the experience

    Our previous MSc induction events had taken the form of a one morning introduction to the Faculty with lunch, followed by a team building exercise during the afternoon. This year we decided to increase the number of presentations and include...

  • Effective staff induction

    We are working on a new Faculty staff induction to complement the activities that happen at a departmental and University level. As part of this project we interviewed new staff about their experiences joining the University. We also asked some...

  • Top 5 worries for new MSc students

    I surveyed our current and recently graduated MSc students to find out what their worries were about starting an MSc. 1.    Getting back into the momentum of studying as quickly as others on your course You may have had an...

  • Staying informed with internal comms

    Everyone’s different when it comes to how they like to receive information and in what format, so we’ve introduced new ways for you to keep up to date with what's going on in the Faculty. Sign up to our quarterly...

  • My top wiki tips

    Add to existing spaces Wiki pages are always attached to a space, faculty pages should sit under ‘Faculty of Engineering & Design staff area’.  Each wiki user has their own space, which can be used for pages not relevant to...

  • Preparing early for the REF

    Professor Tim Ibell, Associate Dean for Research, discusses logging evidence into ResearchFish, Open Access and research impact in preparation for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF): From 1 February until 10 March 2016, the window is open for all academics...