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Do I have to register to benefit from Student Health?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-support/student-health/Do I have to register to benefit from Student Health?/33Do I have to register to benefit from Student Health?​​​Every student that lives in halls of residence and those living in Horsforth are advised to register with a local GP. All the forms to register with <a href="http://www.newcroftsurgery.nhs.uk/" target="_blank">The New Croft Surgery</a> will be in your Welcome Pack when you arrive at University. Make sure you return them in the envelope provided.<br><br>You can only register with one GP, either The New Croft Surgery at University or at your GP back home. You can, however, re-register with your GP should you return home permanently. <br><br>You'll need to register with a doctor in your area if you move out of halls of residence and into privately rented accommodation, for example, Burley or Headingley. <br>LTU Authoring
What is Moodle?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/intro/What is Moodle?/138What is Moodle?<a href="http://moodle.leedstrinity.net/">Moodle</a> is your online virtual learning environment (VLE) to help with your studies, whether you are on campus, at home or on the move.  <br><br>On it you can find materials for your modules including:<br><ul><li>Hand-outs</li><li>Powerpoint's</li><li>Links</li><li>Assignments</li><li>Videos</li><li>Interactive quizzes and more</li></ul>Many modules have Moodle areas that are essential components in their overall provision of materials and as a means of delivery. <br><br>Moodle is also the place where you can submit many of your assignments electronically. Here at Leeds Trinity University, when you submit your assignments online, you are given the opportunity check your work for similarity using Turnitin as a way fine tuning your assignments prior to the deadline as well as enhancing your academic skills. <br><br>You can log into Moodle at any time 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with your university username and password. Moodle will even tell you if your password is about to expire and allow you to reset it both on and off campus. Important news and information regarding your modules is sent out by your tutors to your preferred email address. If you prefer to have these messages sent to you own email address, you can add 'preferred email' address using <a href="https://evision.leedstrinity.ac.uk/sipr/sits.urd/run/siw_lgn">e:Vision</a>. <br><br>As well as being able to access Moodle via the intranet, you can navigate to it directly by going to <a href="http://moodle.leedstrinity.net/">moodle.leedstrinity.net</a>. <br><br>Tutors are constantly adding new learning materials to help you with your studies so check back often for any updates!<br>LTU Authoring
Can you train as a teacher if you have a foundation degree?Can you train as a teacher if you have a foundation degree?To train as a teacher you need a degree at 2.2 or above although some institutions ask for a 2.1 or above. If it is a secondary teacher it would usually be teaching your degree subject.<br><br>You also need a GCSE grade C or equivalent in Maths and English – and Science for primary teaching, some areas and providers ask for B's.<br><br>Your main options would be:<div><ul><li>Top up your foundation degree to a honours degree, followed by a teacher training programme such as PGCE or School Direct (check that your foundation degree and top-up modules have sufficient national curriculum content to be accepted onto a PGCE). Top-up courses usually last one-year full-time, find them either by contacting universities directly to see what they offer or by using the course search at <a href="http://search.ucas.com/">search.ucas.com</a><br></li><li>It may be possible to take a two- year degree course with qualified teacher status (QTS) – these mainly in shortage subjects and can be found by searching for 'QTS' on the UCAS course search at <a href="http://search.ucas.com/">search.ucas.com</a><br></li></ul></div>LTU Authoring
How do I make an appointment with a doctor?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-support/student-health/How do I make an appointment with a doctor?/34How do I make an appointment with a doctor?​​All consultations with the doctor are by advanced appointment only. Same-day appointments are kept for emergencies and are not guaranteed. You'll need to ring first thing in the morning to enquire about booking one.<br><br>You can contact <a href="http://www.newcroftsurgery.nhs.uk/">The New Croft Surgery</a> on 0113 2395 550.<br>LTU Authoring
What happens with doctor appointments during the holidays?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-support/student-health/What happens with doctor appointments during the holidays?/36What happens with doctor appointments during the holidays?​​You can temporarily register with a doctor in your home area during the holidays. Contact The New Croft Surgery on 0113 239 5550 if you're staying at Leeds Trinity or in Leeds during the holidays.<br>LTU Authoring
A friend of mine received a parking fine for parking incorrectly – why was this? What do you class as parking incorrectly?A friend of mine received a parking fine for parking incorrectly – why was this? What do you class as parking incorrectly?​Parking fines are issued when people park in an irresponsible way that either restricts parking for someone else, or represents a danger to safety (for example by blocking access routes for emergency services). Irresponsible parking includes parking on double yellow lines, across more than one space, on grass verges, or in an accessible parking space reserved for people with disabilities/mobility issues. Fines will also be issued if a parking permit or pay and display ticket is not clearly displayed, or if someone parks in a car sharing space before 11am. <br>LTU Authoring
Do you operate a car share scheme? And if so, are parking discounts available?Do you operate a car share scheme? And if so, are parking discounts available?Yes, Leeds Trinity has its own car share scheme so you can find someone to share with and be confident they are another student or member of staff. It is part of a wider West Yorkshire and national Car Sharing Scheme, so you can widen your search for matches if you wish to. Being a car sharer allows you to halve your fuel and parking costs, use our car share parking spaces on campus, take advantage of 2+ lanes, reduce pollution and congestion on our roads.<br><br>If you would like to register for the car share parking spaces on campus, <a href="/Documents/Car-sharing%20application%20form.docx">please download and complete an application form​</a>, playing close attention to the terms and conditions.<br><br>Once completed, a car sharers' permit will be issued which then entitles you to park in the car sharing bays on campus. There are six car sharing spaces on the University campus, which are reserved exclusively for car share users between 8.30am and 11am from Monday to Friday during term-time. <br>LTU Authoring
Why do you charge for parking?Why do you charge for parking?<p>​We’re committed to providing and promoting sustainable transport alternatives to driving. 100% of the income we receive from our car park is invested into these alternatives, which include our free shuttle bus that connects the University to Horsforth and other local amenities. </p><p>We are investing in significant enhancements to our sustainable transport plan, which include an increase in the frequency of our free shuttle bus and improvements to on-campus provision for cyclists. The income raised from increasing the parking charges will fund these enhancements.</p>LTU Authoring
Is the Dyslexia and Disability support service confidential?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-support/dyslexia-and-disability-support/Is the Dyslexia and Disability support service confidential?/29Is the Dyslexia and Disability support service confidential?​​Yes. The information you supply will be treated in confidence.<br><br>In order to establish the support you need we often have to discuss it with other people. Your permission will be asked before we disclose only the relevant information to the people that need it. <br>LTU Authoring
What applications can I use on RemoteAccess?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/What applications can I use on RemoteAccess?/96What applications can I use on RemoteAccess?​RemoteAccess allows you to run some of the most frequently used University applications from almost any device with an internet connection. These applications can be launched on their own, or from within the Trinity Desktop.<div><br>The list below is what is currently available: <br><ul><li>Microsoft Office 2013 including Project<br></li><li>2Simple Suite of Applications<br></li><li>CABs<br></li><li>E-Prime<br></li><li>Leeds Trinity Intranet<br></li><li>NetWISP<br></li><li>Paint.NET<br></li><li>QLx<br></li><li>Remote Access to Servers <br></li><li>SITS & eVision<br></li><li>SMART Notebook<br></li><li>SPSS Statistics v21<br></li><li>Vubis Smart</li></ul></div><div>You may not be able to access all of these applications, as access is controlled by groups, if you cannot access an application you feel you should have access to, please let us know via the IT Helpdesk.​</div>LTU Authoring
If I already have a Microsoft Office 365 product installed on my computer, what will happen if I attempt to install Office 365 ProPlus (for Students and Staff)? http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/If I already have a Microsoft Office 365 product installed on my computer, what will happen if I attempt to install Office 365 ProPlus (for Students and Staff)?/108If I already have a Microsoft Office 365 product installed on my computer, what will happen if I attempt to install Office 365 ProPlus (for Students and Staff)? <p>​​We do not recommend you install Office 365 again if this is the case, but use the account screen in Office to add your University Account. The Office client supports having both an Office 365 personal account (used when you signed up for Office 365 Home/University) and a University account (login provided by your University), you'll be able to remain signed in with both. Your Office install will have both your personal and University ID associated with it after the installation.</p>LTU Authoring
I'm connected to the Eduraom free WiFi service. Can I still connect to Trinity WiFi?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/I'm connected to the Eduraom free WiFi service. Can I still connect to Trinity WiFi?/114I'm connected to the Eduraom free WiFi service. Can I still connect to Trinity WiFi?​​​No, Eduroam replaces Trintiy WiFi with a more secure, easy to use solution.​<br>LTU Authoring
Who do I contact about student finance and fees information?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-finance/Who do I contact about student finance and fees information?/12Who do I contact about student finance and fees information?​​Our Student Finance Adviser, Emma Quirke, can help you with any fees and finance information on +44 (0) 113 283 7173 or <a href="mailto:studentfinance@leedstrinity.ac.uk">studentfinance@leedstrinity.ac.uk</a>.<br><br><a href="/student-life/student-finance/managing-your-money" title="button-link">Read our top-tips on managing your money ​</a><br>LTU Authoring
What is the INTRO timetable?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/intro/What is the INTRO timetable?/137What is the INTRO timetable?​As well as your Freshers' Week social activities, we've also put together a packed itinerary for the week to help you get settled in, meet your new course mates and get prepared for starting your course. Once your offer becomes unconditional and you accept, you'll receive an intro pack from us with a login - use this to login to the timetables' website.<br><div><br></div><div><a href="/Documents/How%20to%20find%20out%20your%20INTRO%20timetable.pdf">Find out how to access your INTRO timetable​</a></div>LTU Authoring
What is the Leeds Trinity GCSE Equivalency?What is the Leeds Trinity GCSE Equivalency?<p>​​Leeds Trinity University offers the opportunity to sit GCSE Equivalency examinations to all candidates with firm offers on PGCE Primary and PGCE Secondary routes, who do not have the required qualifications. As the exams offered are GCSE Equivalency, the results can only be used to progress onto programmes at Leeds Trinity University. </p>LTU Authoring
Who do I contact for more information about Dyslexia and Disability support?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-support/dyslexia-and-disability-support/Who do I contact for more information about Dyslexia and Disability support?/28Who do I contact for more information about Dyslexia and Disability support?<p>​​​​​You can contact <a href="/student-life/student-support/dyslexia-and-disability-support">Disab​ility services​</a> with any questions or request further information at <a href="mailto:disability@leedstrinity.ac.uk">disability@leedstrinity.ac.uk</a> </p>LTU Authoring
Can you teach in Europe if you have a UK teaching qualification?Can you teach in Europe if you have a UK teaching qualification?​The answer to this will vary with the country where you want to teach and the type of school private or public), Assuming you want to teach the subject/age range relevant to your training in a school in Europe, the following information may help:<br><br>The teaching profession is covered by the general system for the recognition of professional qualifications across European Economic Area (EEA) member states. Although covered by the general system, teaching qualifications are not automatically recognised by EEA states, so you have to apply for recognition in the country where you want to teach. <div><br></div><div><a href="http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/qualifications/contact/national_contact_points_en.htm">Visit EUROPA for informaiton on your chosen country</a><br><br>Getting recognition does not mean you will find it easy to get a job, as competition may be high. You will find most jobs require at least one year's experience. Language fluency will be expected in most countries, except in English medium schools. For further information on these schools, visit <a href="http://cois.org/">cois.org</a> and <a href="http://www.cobis.org.uk/">www.cobis.org.uk</a>. You can search for job vacancies in Europe at <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/eures">ec.europa.eu/eures</a> and <a href="http://www.tes.co.uk/jobs/">www.tes.co.uk/jobs</a>.<br></div>LTU Authoring
Are the car parks monitored?Are the car parks monitored?​The car parks are regularly patrolled to check cars are displaying valid permits/pay and display tickets. <br>LTU Authoring
Who do I contact for health advice?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-support/student-health/Who do I contact for health advice?/35Who do I contact for health advice?<p>If an emergency happens out of hours contact the Duty Porter or campus security for further assistance. </p><h3 class="ms-rteElement-LTUWebH3">Emergency 999</h3><p>Only contact an Ambulance service in situations where there has been a serious accidental injury or there's a life threatening situation from University pay phones 999 or internal phones 111. </p><div><h3 class="ms-rteElement-LTUWebH3">NHS 111</h3><p>You can contact the NHS 111 if you feel it's an urgent medical issue but not life threatening. </p></div><div><h3 class="ms-rteElement-LTUWebH3">The New Croft Surgery</h3><p>You can contact New Croft Surgery on 0113 239 5550.<br></p></div>LTU Authoring
What are the shortage subjects for teaching?What are the shortage subjects for teaching?The Department for Education currently offers enhanced bursaries to trainees in the following priority subjects in England, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computing and Languages. Please note that this list may change yearly. Other subjects also attract an enhanced bursary though at a lower level: Biology, Geography, Primary Maths, and Design and Technology. Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) courses are available to attract applicants from a wider range of first degree subjects into Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Languages, Computing and Design and Technology.<div><br></div><div><a href="https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/subject-knowledge-enhancement-ske-courses">Find out more about Subject Knowledge Enhancement courses</a><br><br>In Wales, the priority subjects are Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Languages, Computing and Welsh. <a href="http://teachertrainingcymru.org/home">Visit CYMRU Teacher Training</a><br><br>The list for Scotland is English, Gaelic (or any subject taught through the medium of Gaelic), Physics, Home Economics, Mathematics, Modern Languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese), Physical Education, Primary Education, Technological Education. <a href="http://www.teachinscotland.org/getintoteaching/secondary/prioritysubjects.asp">Visit Teach in Scotland​</a><br><br>No specific shortages are reported for Northern Ireland.<br></div>LTU Authoring
What are the key differences between School Direct and PGCE?What are the key differences between School Direct and PGCE?​To answer this question consider:<br><br><ul><li>Base for training: School-led or University-led training is one of the first differences for applicants to consider: School Direct training places are based within a group of schools with experience offered within these schools; for a University-led PGCE, placements could be across a wider region and are not restricted to the partnership of schools within a school direct course. Some providers, like Leeds Trinity University, offer different types of School Direct models: a more local model where a school sends its trainees to university for some of their training (e.g. in subject) but other elements of training are in school; or a more distance model where all training is done within the school direct setting but with university and school staff teaching together in that location. It is important to check how the training will be delivered in any routes you apply for.<br></li><li>Qualification offered: Successful completion of a School Direct course will guarantee Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) but may offer also an option to achieve a PGCE. Applicants should search on UCAS for details of individual programmes.  Almost all University-led PGCE programmes offer the option to undertake Masters credits during the course.</li><li>Entry requirements: School Direct (Salaried) requires 3 years' experience whereas School Direct (fee paying) and University-led programmes are both open to all graduates.</li><li>Application process: All applications for full-time programmes are through UCAS. Approaches to the UCAS supporting statement should take into account the lead i.e. School or University for the training route chosen; schools may be more concerned about readiness for classroom teaching than universities.<br></li></ul><a href="http://www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching/teacher-training-options">More information is available at Get into Teaching​</a><br>LTU Authoring
Why do you charge for parking?Why do you charge for parking?<p>We’re committed to providing and promoting sustainable transport alternatives to driving. 100% of the income we receive from our car park is invested into these alternatives, which include our free shuttle bus that connects the University to Horsforth and other local amenities. </p><p>We're investing in significant enhancements to our sustainable transport plan, which include an increase in the frequency of our free shuttle bus and improvements to on-campus provision for cyclists. The income raised from increasing the parking charges will fund these enhancements.</p>LTU Authoring
What student finance funding can I apply for if I’m from a country outside of the EU?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-finance/What student finance funding can I apply for if I’m from a country outside of the EU?/10What student finance funding can I apply for if I’m from a country outside of the EU?​<a href="/international/my-country">​​Find out your particular country's scholarships and bursary opportunities ​</a><br>LTU Authoring
Applications & Trinity Desktop don't load up on RemoteAccess, what can I do?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/Applications & Trinity Desktop don't load up on RemoteAccess, what can I do?/100Applications & Trinity Desktop don't load up on RemoteAccess, what can I do?<p>​​​​There are a number of reasons why Desktop Anywhere might not load. ​</p><ul><li><strong style="line-height:1.6;">​Mac OS</strong><span style="line-height:1.6;"> - If Applications open and then immediately close (perhaps after momentarily displaying a Welcome message), this can be sorted out quickly. </span></li><li><span style="line-height:1.6;"></span><strong>Windows </strong>- This issue typically occurs on Windows when the installation is corrupt.</li></ul><p>If your computer is supported by Leeds Trinity University, please contact the IT Service team on on +4​4 (0) 113 283 7223 or <a href="mailto:helpdesk@leedstrinity.ac.uk">helpdesk@leedstrinity.ac.uk</a>.</p>LTU Authoring
What type of computer will I need to install Office 365 ProPlus?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/What type of computer will I need to install Office 365 ProPlus?/101What type of computer will I need to install Office 365 ProPlus?<p>If you have a Windows PC or Laptop, the minimum specification to run Office 365 ProPlus is Windows 7 or later with at least 2GB of RAM (Memory) and at least 3GB of hard disk space.</p><p>If you have a Mac , the minimum specification to run Office 365 ProPlus is Mac OS X 10.6 or later with Safari 5 or above, with at least 1GB of RAM (Memory) and at least 3GB of hard disk space.<span style="line-height:1.6;"> </span></p><p>Remember, you will need a good internet connection for the full length of the install, as it is downloaded directly from Microsoft.<br> <br>For full compatibility details, Please see: <a href="http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_in_education/archive/2013/10/15/student-advantage-and-office-365-proplus-faq.aspx">http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_in_education/archive/2013/10/15/student-advantage-and-office-365-proplus-faq.aspx</a></p>LTU Authoring