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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Gift or Gaffe? – the dilemma of students bearing gifts

‘Tis the season for giving and it’s not uncommon for students to offer their lecturers a gift as a token of their appreciation. But there is a difference between a token and a “gift of influence” which could be intended or perceived as a bribe. Students offering gifts or incentives (financial & otherwise) to staff in […]

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Be social media aware – take care with what you share!

Social media provides an excellent public forum for individuals and organisations to connect and share information. However, make sure you take care with what you share… It is important to remember that whatever you post on social media may be subject to public scrutiny regardless of your security settings. Posts, tweets, images or blogs can […]

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The world is your oyster – Insurance for student overseas work placements

Many students are able to take advantage of fantastic work experience opportunities overseas. Working abroad provides students with a chance to put their academic knowledge into practice, as well as to gain an international perspective in their chosen field. In most cases, the University’s Public Liability and Travel insurance program will cover students who participate in […]

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