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Personal and Professional Development


Training and development activities include face-to-face briefings, workshops and programmes as well as online modules or courses that combine face-to-face and online elements.

The University Training Booking System (UTBS) is a searchable database of training and development courses organised within the University.

As a member of University staff you are also able to attend many lectures and seminars in any University department or faculty.  Details can be found on Faculty and Departmental websites.  The What’s On website carries details of exhibitions, music, theatre and film, courses, and workshops, and is searchable by category and date. Both an RSS feed and a subscription email service are available. is a fully searchable talks listing service - talks can be subscribed to and details downloaded.