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A Brighter Future - Education UK Exhibition, Thailand by British Council

January

31

Saturday

Nigel Lee (International Officer) will be attending 'A Brighter Future' - Education UK Exhibition, Thailand January/Feb 2015. No appointments necessary. Read more »

UK Pathway Interview - IDP Vietnam

February

3

Tuesday

Nigel Lee (International Officer) will be attending UK Pathway Interview, IDP, Vietnam Feb 2015. IDP, Hanoi office Vietnam. No appointments necessary. Read more »

MSc Open Afternoons

February

4

Wednesday

The open afternoons are an opportunity for people interested in studying for the MSc Health Psychology at Staffordshire University to learn about the course, meet tutors, see the facilities, and have questions answered. The open afternoons will include: Overview of the course Introduction to the tutors Tour of the facilities Q&A session Read more »

UK Pathway Interview, Ho Chi Minh City - IDP Vietnam

February

4

Wednesday

Nigel Lee (International Officer) will be attending UK Pathway Interview, IDP, Vietnam Feb 2015. IDP, Ho Chi Minh City office Vietnam. No appointments necessary. Read more »

Stoke Psychology in the Pub: The Psychology of Swearing - Dr Richard Stephens

February

4

Wednesday

Psychology-in-the-pub is a means of gathering together aspiring and qualified psychologists, as well as interested members of the public and other health professionals. These events provide a valuable forum for sharing and showcasing the excellent psychological science and practice taking place in the West Midlands. Stoke Psychology-in-the-Pub is a sub-branch of the West Midlands Branch of the British Psychological Society (BPS). All are welcome. Read more »

Agent visit: Study Overseas, Delhi

February

5

Thursday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be visiting Study Overseas agent. Please come to meet her for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Agent visit: IDP, Delhi

February

5

Thursday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be visiting IDP Education. Please come to meet her for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Agent visit: AEC, Delihi

February

5

Thursday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be visiting AEC agent. Please come to meet her for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Present Around the World Event

February

5

Thursday

The aim of the competition is to develop and improve presentation skills of Young Professionals and Engineering students globally. The competition is as simple as re-using one's final year project presentation; that's it! This represents your opportunity to win some hard cash courtesy of the IET. Just talk for 10 minutes on an Engineering or Technology subject of your choice and be prepared to answer questions for a further five minutes!

Study Overseas Education Fair, Chennai

February

6

Friday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be attending Study Overseas Education Fair, Chennai. Please come to meet her for a chat. No appointments necessary.

British Council Exhibition Chennai

February

7

Saturday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be attending British Council Exhibition Chennai. No appointments necessary.

The Chopras GEI, Bangalore

February

8

Sunday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be attending The Chopras GEI, Bangalore Please come to meet her for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Edwise WEF Pune

February

10

Tuesday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be visiting Edwise WEF Pune. No appointments necessary.

Research Conversations - Dr Sarah Devaney and Prof. David Williamson Regulating Reputations

February

10

Tuesday

Senior Lecturer in medical law, Co-Director of ManReg: The Manchester Centre for Regulation and Governance, University of Manchester. Professor of Regulation and Governance, Staffordshire University. One of the intentions of Research Conversations is to explore different research journeys. The journeys can have a lot in common and at the same time be quite different, with varying degrees of collaboration, excitement, frustration and success. It is a journey that some are only just beginning while for others it is about developing their work further, recognising that they still have a lot to learn and share.

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

February

10

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

British Council Exhibition Pune

February

11

Wednesday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be attending British Council Exhibition Pune No appointments necessary.

Cities in a Global Economy

February

11

Wednesday

The North Staffordshire Branch of the Geographical Association presents "Cities in a Global Economy" by Alan Kinder, President, the Geographical Association. All are welcome, whether you are involved in schools, university or just an interested member of the public. The lectures are open to ALL. Read more »

British Council Exhibition Coimbatore

February

13

Friday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be attending British Council Exhibition Coimbatore. No appointments necessary.

Edwise World Education Fair Coimbatore

February

14

Saturday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be attending Edwise WEF Coimbatore. No appointments necessary.

Agent visit: Edwise, Chennai

February

16

Monday

Martin Fiddler (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering) will be visiting Edwise. Please come to meet him for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Agent visit: IDP, Chennai

February

16

Monday

Martin Fiddler (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering) will be visiting IDP. Please come to meet him for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Agent visit: Study Overseas, Chennai

February

16

Monday

Martin Fiddler (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering) will be visiting Study Overseas. Please come to meet him for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Agent visit: The Chopras, Chennai

February

16

Monday

Martin Fiddler (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering) will be visiting The Chopras. Please come to meet him for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Agent visit: Edwise, Bangalore

February

17

Tuesday

Martin Fiddler (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering) will be visiting Edwise. Please come to meet him for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Agent visit: The Chopras, Bangalore

February

17

Tuesday

Martin Fiddler (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering) will be visiting The Chopras. Please come to meet him for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Undergraduate Open Day

February

18

Wednesday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Quality of Service (QoS) for Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) by Alex Egaji

February

18

Wednesday

A MANET consists of randomly distributed mobile, wireless nodes without any infrastructure, they have many useful applications: disaster relief, military operation, environmental monitoring and healthcare. The error prone wireless link connectivity poses many research challenges that affect the QoS, these include: frequent route changes, high packet loss rate. This research proposes two adaptive fuzzy scheduling algorithms to improve the QoS of a MANET for real-time and multimedia applications.

Agent visit: Edwise, Hyderabad

February

19

Thursday

Martin Fiddler (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering) will be visiting Edwise. Please come to meet him for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Agent visit: AEC, Hyderabad

February

19

Thursday

Martin Fiddler (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering) will be visiting AEC. Please come to meet him for a chat. No appointments necessary.

Saudi Arabia, Jeddah

February

21

Saturday

Student interviews and information sessions.

Saudi Arabia, Jeddah

February

22

Sunday

Student interviews and information sessions.

Saudi Arabia, Riyadh

February

23

Monday

Student interviews and information sessions.

Saudia Arabia, Riyadh

February

23

Monday

Student interviews and information sessions.

International State Fair - Nicosia, Cyprus

February

27

Friday

Sarah Jones (International Officer) will be attending the International State Fair.

Undergraduate Open Day

February

28

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Osteopathy Open Day

February

28

Saturday

The Open Day is a chance for prospective students to find out about studying on a part-time osteopathy degree course, and take part in osteopathic skills activities, as well as hearing about the flexible training on offer. This is a morning event which offers all prospective students the chance to hear more about the programme, the profession and how to apply. Read more »

Stoke Psychology in the Pub: "I'll have what I perceive they're having: Social norms and alcohol consumption" - Dr Rob Dempsey

March

4

Wednesday

Psychology-in-the-pub is a means of gathering together aspiring and qualified psychologists, as well as interested members of the public and other health professionals. These events provide a valuable forum for sharing and showcasing the excellent psychological science and practice taking place in the West Midlands. Stoke Psychology-in-the-Pub is a sub-branch of the West Midlands Branch of the British Psychological Society (BPS). All are welcome. Read more »

National Association Of Welfare Rights Advisers (NAWRA) Conference

March

6

Friday

The conference will promote the work of NAWRA and highlight current issues in Social Welfare Law. Keynote speakers - Andrew Hood (Institute of Fiscal Studies) will talk about welfare spending, Jackie Cox (Church Action on Poverty) will talk about "The Real Benefits Street" a project giving voice to people experiencing poverty and challenging stigma in the media. Read more »

Staffordshire Invertebrate Science Fair

March

7

Saturday

Love bugs? Then Staffordshire Invertebrate Science Fair is the place for you! With identification sessions, ask the expert and lots of the leading societies for you to chat to and get involved with such as Buglife, Butterfly Conservation, Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society, Staffordshire Invertebrate Group, British Arachnological Society and many more. Loads of stuff for young kids too, including Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Education team with bug orientating fun. Read more »

A woman's place is in the House - Joan Walley MP

March

9

Monday

Joan will use International Women's Day to reflect on her time in the House of Commons, consider how well women's needs are met and what women can do to influence policy at an international, national and local level. This is the fourth lecture in the Centenary - Education Heritage public lecture series, which celebrates our history in North Staffordshire and direct and continuing support for local industry, the wider workforce and the regional economy.

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

March

10

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

The Design of Small Rocket Motors by Peter Mountain

March

11

Wednesday

Small rocket motors can be considered as a large firework - light the blue touch paper and stand well back! However, there is a lot more to their design and this seminar will cover key areas such as grain geometry, casing construction, case bonding vs cartridge loading, nozzle and propellant selection. The seminar will consider solid propellant rocket motors only and will not address liquid propellant motors.

Undergraduate Open Day

March

15

Sunday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

The Chopras Art and Design Fair, Delhi

March

16

Monday

Dr. Lisa Blenkinsop (Head of International) will be attending The Chopras Art and Design Fair Delhi. No appointments necessary.

Staffordshire Schools STEM

March

18

Wednesday

An interactive Lecture to promote careers in Science and Engineering targeting the interests of young people. The event will be based on raising the profile of the IET with young people and introducing them to high profile career opportunities in the Engineering sector. The event will be hosted at Staffordshire University by the Entrust STEM Centre staff in conjunction with volunteers Ambassadors from the IET North West Midlands Network.

Research Conversations - Dr Matt O'Leary Investigating the role of classroom observation in shaping the professional identity, learning and development of teachers

March

24

Tuesday

Principal Lecturer in Post-Compulsory Education, Head of Lifelong Learning Partnerships, University of Wolverhampton. One of the intentions of Research Conversations is to explore different research journeys. The journeys can have a lot in common and at the same time be quite different, with varying degrees of collaboration, excitement, frustration and success.

What Business can learn from Sport - Conference

March

26

Thursday

With greater levels of uncertainty placing greater stress on businesses, resilience has become a key part of gaining competitive advantage. This event will demonstrate how resilience can be developed and maintained at the emotional level and at the strategic level, and clearly demonstrate how to build higher performing individuals, teams and organisations in the face of challenging, high stress situations. Read more »

Stoke Psychology in the Pub - Dr Alexandra Lamont

April

1

Wednesday

Psychology-in-the-pub is a means of gathering together aspiring and qualified psychologists, as well as interested members of the public and other health professionals. These events provide a valuable forum for sharing and showcasing the excellent psychological science and practice taking place in the West Midlands. Stoke Psychology-in-the-Pub is a sub-branch of the West Midlands Branch of the British Psychological Society (BPS). All are welcome. Read more »

Technology in Teaching and Learning by Alison Griffiths

April

8

Wednesday

Technology can be used to Enhance Learning for Face-to-Face & Distance Learners, this seminar demonstrates the following techniques: Recording live lectures, lab demos so that distance/blended learners can hear Questions & Answers from live sessions and revision is possible. SOCRATIVE questioning students in-class and receive instant feedback Online feedback, marking and Journals for Logbooks Facebook Groups, Pages, Twitter, Skype inclusion in the University community Dropbox for sharing

Research Conversations - Dr Peter Beszter Understanding continuity in public sector HRM through neo-institutional theory: why national collective bargaining has survived in English local government

April

14

Tuesday

Lecturer in OB & HRM, Faculty of Business Education and Law Staffordshire University. One of the intentions of Research Conversations is to explore different research journeys. The journeys can have a lot in common and at the same time be quite different, with varying degrees of collaboration, excitement, frustration and success. It is a journey that some are only just beginning while for others it is about developing their work further.

Saudi Arabia, Riyadh

April

15

Wednesday

IECHE Exhibition, Riyadh Read more »

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

April

28

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot

Undergraduate Open Day

April

29

Wednesday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Latex for Technical Writing by Anas Amjad

May

6

Wednesday

Use LaTeX to remove the difficulty of formatting professional technical documents. LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting. It is most often used for scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing and is ideal for technical publications and thesis production. This workshop will introduce LaTeX with a particular focus on journal paper and thesis writing with hands on experience.

Stoke Psychology in the Pub - Dr Ken McFadyen

May

6

Wednesday

Psychology-in-the-pub is a means of gathering together aspiring and qualified psychologists, as well as interested members of the public and other health professionals. These events provide a valuable forum for sharing and showcasing the excellent psychological science and practice taking place in the West Midlands. Stoke Psychology-in-the-Pub is a sub-branch of the West Midlands Branch of the British Psychological Society (BPS). All are welcome. Read more »

Research Conversations - Dr Matt Slater Investigating a social identity approach to leadership and team functioning

May

12

Tuesday

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Staffordshire University. One of the intentions of Research Conversations is to explore different research journeys. The journeys can have a lot in common and at the same time be quite different, with varying degrees of collaboration, excitement, frustration and success. It is a journey that some are only just beginning while for others it is about developing their work further.

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

May

12

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

MSc Open Afternoons

May

27

Wednesday

The open afternoons are an opportunity for people interested in studying for the MSc Health Psychology at Staffordshire University to learn about the course, meet tutors, see the facilities, and have questions answered. The open afternoons will include: Overview of the course Introduction to the tutors Tour of the facilities Q&A session Read more »

Stoke Psychology in the Pub: Psychology and music: songs to make you smile, think and sing! - Keith Walmsley-Smith

June

3

Wednesday

Psychology-in-the-pub is a means of gathering together aspiring and qualified psychologists, as well as interested members of the public and other health professionals. These events provide a valuable forum for sharing and showcasing the excellent psychological science and practice taking place in the West Midlands. Stoke Psychology-in-the-Pub is a sub-branch of the West Midlands Branch of the British Psychological Society (BPS). All are welcome. Read more »

Research Conversations - Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen The standard and burden of proof in European Case Law

June

9

Tuesday

Senior lecturer in Law, University of Manchester; Director, Competition Law Forum, British Institute of International and Competition Law. One of the intentions of Research Conversations is to explore different research journeys. The journeys can have a lot in common and at the same time be quite different, with varying degrees of collaboration, excitement, frustration and success. It is a journey that some are only just beginning while for others it is about developing their work further.

Staffordshire UCAS Convention

June

12

Friday

This is a full day event for Year 12 students, hosted by Staffordshire University in collaboration with Keele University. On the day the students can: talk to representatives from over 110 universities; find out about student life and finance; how to apply; attend subject specific talks delivered by academics. This is a busy event and weather permitting a BBQ will be available. It is a great recruitment opportunity for Staffordshire University and hopefully our Leek Road Campus will be buzzing.

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

June

16

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

Undergraduate Open Day

June

20

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

MSc Open Afternoons

July

1

Wednesday

The open afternoons are an opportunity for people interested in studying for the MSc Health Psychology at Staffordshire University to learn about the course, meet tutors, see the facilities, and have questions answered. The open afternoons will include: Overview of the course Introduction to the tutors Tour of the facilities Q&A session Read more »

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

July

21

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

August

18

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

MSc Open Afternoons

August

19

Wednesday

The open afternoons are an opportunity for people interested in studying for the MSc Health Psychology at Staffordshire University to learn about the course, meet tutors, see the facilities, and have questions answered. The open afternoons will include: Overview of the course Introduction to the tutors Tour of the facilities Q&A session Read more »

50th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2015)

September

1

Tuesday

Provides engineers and academia with the opportunity to explore recent developments, current practices and future trends in Power Engineering. Young engineers and research students are especially welcome at UPEC. The conference will be accompanied by a Technical Exhibition that will give participants the opportunity to keep up-to-date on recent developments in Power Engineering. Read more »

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

September

15

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

September

15

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

Undergraduate Open Day

September

19

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Computing Part-Time Open Evenings

September

22

Tuesday

An open evening for part time Computing awards with attendance and for part-time distance learning students at undergraduate and masters level. The open evening runs from 5pm to 7pm and each attendee gets allocated a 15 to 30 minute timeslot. Please email Jonathan at j.c.westlake@staffs.ac.uk to arrange a convenient time slot.

Undergraduate Open Day

October

10

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Undergraduate Open Day

November

14

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Undergraduate Open Day

December

5

Saturday

Take a tour of campus and a firsthand look at our industry-leading facilities. You can also meet some of our expert lecturers, chat to current students and attend a presentation relevant to your chosen subjects. Read more »

  • Venue: Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Campuses
  • Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm