Events

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 July 2017

 

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Lunch and Learn

Date: Tuesday 18th July

Time: 12.30 -1.30pm

Venue: tbc

Details: tbc

 August 2017

 

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ER BBQ

Date: Friday 25th August

Time: 12.30 - 5.00pm

Venue: JC's, Chamberlains, The Vale

 

 

 Previous Events

September

 

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Lunch and Learn

Date: Wednesday 14th September 

Time: 12.30 -1.30pm

Venue: 121, Muirhead Tower

Details: A senior member of the Guild will present on the important role that the Guild plays in University life.

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All-staff Away Day

Date: Thursday 29th September

Time: 9.00am

Venue: Bramall Concert Hall

Details: The full agenda is yet to be firmed up but we are pleased to be able to say that Professor Robin Mason (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, International), Professor Tim Softley (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research and Knowledge Transfer) and Professor Kathy Armour (the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Education) have all kindly agreed to join us and provide an overview of their respective areas of responsibility and priorities.


October

 

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Lunch and Learn

Date: Tuesday 11th October 

Time: 12.30 -1.30pm

Venue: G07, University House, Business School

Details: This month’s ‘lunch and learn’ will be an opportunity to reflect on the rapid and recent changes to the political landscape and what they mean for the University sector. What are the implications for HE of developments such as Brexit, a new Prime Minister and Government, the publication of the Higher Education and Research Bill, and a new Industrial Strategy?

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November

 

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Lunch and Learn

Date: Thursday 10th November

Time: 12.30 -1.30pm

Venue: Room 120, Hills Building

Details: The China Institute - an introduction to our work in China

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Finance Briefing Session – Payments and foreign payments

Date: Wednesday 23 November 2016   

Time: 9.30am – 10:30am

Venue: Large meeting room, Second Floor Beech house

Details: Andrew Bishop (Payments Manager) and Lesley Hunt (Foreign Payments) will be discussing their areas of expertise including service provision, policy and procedures and discussing what’s on the horizon. There will be opportunity for Q&A.


 

December

 

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Lunch and Learn

Date: Tuesday 13th December

Time: 12.30 -1.30pm

Venue: Lecture Room 2 (126), Hills Building

Details: The Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO) has undergone a period of change following the conclusion of the Circles of Influence Campaign and is embarking on a new strategy aligned with the institutional strategic framework. Hear more about this from Simon Lerwill, the Director of DARO, and learn about the role that External Relations can play.

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ER Christmas Party

Date: Friday 16th December

Time: 12.00-4.30pm

Venue: Tally Ho!, Pershore Road, Birmingham


 

January

 

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Quarterly Out-Turns - Refresher Briefing Session

Date: Tuesday 31st January

Time: 2.00 -3.00pm

Venue: Large meeting room, Second Floor, Beech House

Details: Helping you to prepare for your Q2 out-turn. Suitable for new starters and staff that would like a refresher. 


 

February

 

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Lunch and Learn

 Date: Thursday 16th February 

Time: 12.30 -1.30pm

Venue: G06 University House

Details: An update on the CTL - details to be confirmed


 

March

 

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Lunch and Learn

Date: Monday 13th March

Time:12.30-1.30pm

Venue: G17, Nuffield House

Details: A chance to hear about the status and on-going development of the University's branch campus. This international expansion will secure our position as a leading global university for years to come – and it is only the beginning! There will be many questions about this exciting project; we will provide answers to as many as possible at this Lunch and Learn session.

Stress Buster

Date: Tuesday 14th March 

Time: 12.30 -1.30pm

Venue: Large Meeting Room, Beech House

Details: Get away from your desk, have a break, give your brain time to relax and come along to meet 3 incredible Guide Dogs from the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. Spend 30 minutes in their company and learn about the fantastic help they provide for thousands of blind and partially sighted people across the UK. 


 

April

 

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Finance Q3 Out-Turn Briefing Session

Date: Friday 28th April

Time: 2:00-3:00pm

Venue: Large meeting Room, second floor Beech House

Details: Session designed for new staff and as a refresher session for existing budget holders and administrators - email Lee Lynch (l.m.lynch@bham.ac.uk) to confirm a place.


May

 

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All Staff Offsite

Date: Wednesday 3rd May

Time: 8.45-1.45pm

Venue: Edgbaston Stadium

 

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Lunch and Learn

Date: Friday 12th May

Time: 12.30 -1.45pm

Venue: Large Meeting Room, First Floor Balcony, Sports Hall, New Sports Centre

Details: A chance to hear from Zena Wooldridge, Director of Sport, and to look around our new state-of-the-art sport facility in advance of its opening later this month.

 

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Lunch and Learn

Date: Thursday 18th May

Time: 12.30 -1.30pm

Venue: MECH-B01

Details: New Core overiew: an opportunity to learn about the developments.


June

 

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Lunch and Learn

Date: Wednesday 14th June

Time: 12.30 -1.30pm

Venue: Watson Lecture Theatre B (Room 101)

Details: Ali Parrish the Project Manager for 2 Centenary Square, our new city centre gateway, will be providing a sneak preview behind the doors (and into the vaults) of the old Birmingham Municipal Bank and sharing some of the early thinking about how this space might be used to support the University's research, education and influence activities.