Number 22 – 25 June 2004
Student and Administrative Services Weekly
POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR BOOKING CENTRALLY MANAGED TEACHING ROOMS (82)
The University’s teaching and learning space is first and foremost for University teaching and learning purposes. However, the University does permit teaching and learning space to be made available for academic seminars, conferences, student activities and community and commercial events.
is no cost for the hire of a room if a Faculty, School or Centre books the
room and where the event relates directly to university business, or to
Student groups affiliated with the UQ Union. For internal events, where
a registration of entrance fee is charged, a fee of 50% of the full hire fee
will apply. All outside organisations are required to pay the full hire
fee. The schedule of room hire fees as at
book a teaching room, please complete the Room Booking Request Form available at: http://www.uq.edu.au/facilities/index.html?page=5705&pid=3657
To book meeting rooms on the Gatton campus please phone (07) 5460 1457.
ITEMS STILL CURRENT (83)
Examinations (21-04, 79)
Faculties, schools and centres are asked to note the following schedule for the processing and release of examination results form First Semester 2004:
Indigenous staff scholarships (21-04, 80)
A scholarship programme will be established for Indigenous staff (academic
or general) who have actively encouraged Indigenous students to participate
in higher education and complete their courses.
Five national scholarships will be awarded per year, each providing
approximately $10,400 to cover tuition fees for that year, and a
non-taxable stipend of approximately $20,900 for each scholarship holder.
The requirements associated with the Indigenous Staff Scholarships are
are available from the Backing Australia's Future website at:
Applications are now called for from Indigenous staff of higher education
providers to avail themselves of this opportunity.
Contact Officer for ISS inquiries: Jim Castro, Director, National Projects Team
Indigenous & Transitions Group, Department of Education, Science and Training
Telephone: 02 6240 7858
Sign-on (17-04, 66)
Sign-on allows students to select a specific lecture or tutorial to attend in instances where they are able to choose from several options. This tool allows the course coordinator to manage the number of students who can sign into a particular class. The system produces an "attendance list" of those students who have signed onto a particular class.
Staff access to Sign-On will be enabled from the
Students can access Sign-On from
Before setting up classes for Sign-on, please check the following:
· classes to be registered for Sign-on appear in the timetable on mySI-net
· the class structure in the timetable on mySI-net is the same as the class structure required for Sign-on
If the class structure in mySI-net is NOT what is required, STOP and contact Academic Facilities (ext 52841)
In order to avoid access problems for students wanting to Sign-on for classes, please use the following when selecting a start date and time:
· 14 July BEL Faculty
· 15 July EPSA Faculty
· 16 July Arts, Health and NRAVS Faculties
It is advisable to reserve the Week of 12 July for lecture Sign-On. Sign-on must not open before and start times should be staggered throughout the day (i.e. not all classes should open at ). Early morning or late evening is best as it gives all students a fair chance. The SI-net Support Group will monitor the start times used and may adjust times where necessary, especially where large classes open at the same time.
For further information or details about Sign-On, please contact Betsy Erickson on ext. 52841.
The general staff self development prize 2004 (15- 04, 59)
The General Staff Self Development Prize is available to a member of the general staff with a period of service totalling at least 3 years who, in the opinion of the President of the General Staff Association has demonstrated the most outstanding achievement in self-development, whether of an academic or non-academic nature.
The value of the prize for 2004 is $150.
Eligible members of the general staff are invited to apply for the prize, by forwarding appropriate details in writing to:
Ms Kay Whitfield
Secretary, General Staff Association
Please mark the envelope “PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL”.
Applications must be received no
Applications are invited for the 2004 Bursary which is valued at $550. It is expected that this will be the last occasion on which this Bursary is awarded as the funds from the trust will then have been exhausted.
Application forms are available from: The Student Centre, Level 1, JD Story Building.
The Thomas Morrow Prize 2004 (4-04, 19)
For further information, contact the Faculty of Biological and Chemical Sciences or the Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture.
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