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Festival of Learning

  The Festival of Learning (previously known as ‘Adult Learners Week’) celebrates achievements of adult learners in England. Throughout the month of June, organisations and learning providers are encouraged to host free taster sessions...

World Autism Awareness Week 2018

World Autism Awareness Week this year is 26th March until 2nd April. This is a week of fundraising activities and events to help raise money and awareness on autism. As prospective teachers and students of education, you...

Bullying in Schools

Last week was anti-bullying week, organised by the charity Anti-Bullying Alliance  with a theme of promoting difference and equality in schools and using the tag-line ‘All Different, All Equal’. The effects of bullying can...

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World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2017

  World Mental Health Day is next Tuesday, 10th October. The The day provides an opportunity “for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to...

European Day of Languages – 26th September

Since 2001, the Council of Europe declared a European Day of Languages to be celebrated on 26th of September each year, alerting the public to the improtance of language learning and encourage plurilingualism and...

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Outdoor Classroom Day – 18th May 2017

18th May 2017 marks Outdoor Classroom Day. It is a day to celebrate to and inspire outdoor learning and play, teaching life skills such as creativity and teamwork, and connecting with nature. Schools around...

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World Autism Awareness Week

World Autism Awareness week starts on 27th March until 2nd April. At least 1 in 100 people in the UK has autism (The National Autistic Society, 2017). As prospective teachers and students of education,...

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Quick Library Tips – Contacting us

Couldn’t make it to a Welcome Drop-in but need to know how to use our services or resources? Do you have a question for the library about your account but you’re not on campus?...

Quick Library Tips – Assignments

Want to know where you need to go to hand in your assignments, and where to collect them from? Have questions about the assignment blog? Come along to one of our Welcome Drop-ins, available...

Quick Library Tips – Your study spaces

Come along  to one of our Welcome Drop-ins, and  check out the different study spaces we have to offer, from lecture theatres to the Catherine Cookson room at St Peter’s library. There’s a space...

Quick Library Tips – Booking a laptop

Did you know that you can book and borrow library laptops to take home? Come along to one of our Welcome Drop-ins, available every weekday from Monday 19th September until Friday 7th October between 11am...