Subject: Campus Update

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Campus update
Campus Update is a fortnightly all-staff email keeping you up to date with news from around the University. Here, you'll find important messages for staff, as well as some highlights from our community and events.
Protecting Erasmus+
The University has confirmed that in the potential absence of UK government funding beyond 2018/19, it will continue to underwrite outgoing student mobility programmes to the EU and Erasmus+ partners for the three years to 2021/22.
Pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement appointed
Professor Robert Mokaya has been appointed interim Pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement. Taking up the role from 1 March 2019, he will provide leadership for the University's global engagement strategy.
Institute for Policy and Engagement launches at UoN
The Institute for Policy and Engagement was unveiled to colleagues across the University at a launch event last week. This landmark event was in celebration of the institute's transition from a bright idea, first discussed three years ago, to a vital pillar of our research strategy.
Campus Solutions training and support
Do you use Campus Solutions? There's a comprehensive range of support and help available to you as you start using the new system.
Learn how to manage change successfully
Universities are all about change, be it through our research or the impact we have on students' lives  but when it comes to changing how we do things it can feel difficult and uncomfortable. In a new blog post, Director of HR Jaspal Kaur introduces some new tools that the Leadership and Management Academy has developed to help you understand and lead change more successfully.
A new commitment to support the city's future
The University of Nottingham has reaffirmed its commitment to the city and wider region by pledging to put the economy and quality of life in the local community at the top of its list of future priorities.
Universities for Nottingham: tell us your local impact story
We're working with NTU to undertake a joint civic and regional economic, social and cultural impact evaluation  and we need your help. Stories and case studies bring statistics to life — and in the current political climate this has never been more important. With this in mind, we're looking for recent examples of University projects that have positively impacted our communities and supported our partners. If you have a local impact story we can shout about, please get in touch and let us know.
Help us celebrate International Women's Day 2019
For International Women's Day this year we have a combination of cross-University events, specialist events led by faculties, and an online celebration of international women. We hope you'll join us at these events in recognition of the outstanding contribution that women staff and students make to our University.
Reducing waste on campus  20p off vending machine hot drinks when you bring your own cup
Want a discount on your hot drink? You can now use your own reusable cup at all hot drink vending machines across our UK campuses. In return, you'll receive 20p off the purchase price of your drink. It's all part of our #WasteNott campaign to reduce waste at the University of Nottingham.
Research Data Management: new online course
A new course has been developed to help staff and students get to grips with Research Data Management. The course explains the process of writing a Data Management Plan and helps you understand what your funder, publisher or University is asking of you.
Nottingham Impact Accelerator KE Annual Prize  40k prize fund
Researchers who register for the KE prize event taking place on Friday 22 March can also apply for up to £40k prize money to support KE activities. The funding call deadline is Friday 1 March 2019. Limited places are also still available for the NIA KE 'Lunch & Learn' programme: visit the NIA webpage or email the NIA team for details.
Event of the week Trans journeys: exploring lived intersectionality
Responding to the theme of LGBT History Month 2019, Sarah Stephenson-Hunter will consider the ways in which peace, reconciliation and activism speak to her in her experience of being a trans woman living with a disability. This event takes place 6-7pm, Thursday 28 February. All welcome. Booking required.
And finally...
The University of Nottingham is delighted to be announced as the home of the Asda Foundation Nottingham 10k for the next three years. A call is now open for supporters to sign up and run this year's event, including reduced entry for UoN staff and students who sign up before the end of February.
But that's not all...
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