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Can I apply for a parking permit?Can I apply for a parking permit?<p>​Parking permits are only issued to resident students in exceptional circumstances, for example if you hold a Disabled Parking Badge (Blue Badge). If you think you might qualify through exceptional circumstances, please contact Danielle Metcalfe at <a href="mailto:d.metcalfe@leedstrinity.ac.uk">d.metcalfe@leedstrinity.ac.uk</a>. Your email application should include details of your specific circumstances, which we will assess against a needs-based system, taking into consideration personal factors including disabilities or care commitments. </p>LTU Authoring
What equivalency exams can I sit at Leeds Trinity University?What equivalency exams can I sit at Leeds Trinity University?​​You can sit the following exams:  <br><ul><li>GCSE Equivalency English Language</li><li>GCSE Equivalency Mathematics</li><li>GCSE Equivalency General Science</li></ul>Depending on your current qualifications, you may need to take one, two, or all three of the exams. If you are unsure as to which GCSE Equivalency tests are needed, or if your current qualifications are indeed suitable, please contact the Admissions team on 0113 283 7123 or <a href="mailto:admissions@leedstrinity.ac.uk">admissions@leedstrinity.ac.uk</a>.            <br>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
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
Will I be guaranteed a parking space if I buy a permit?Will I be guaranteed a parking space if I buy a permit?​In common with many universities, parking on campus is very limited. We are unable to guarantee you a space if you choose to drive to the University and recommend and promote the use of sustainable transport alternatives. If you have no practical alternative to driving, we recommend allowing extra time to find a space when travelling to the University. If you are unable to find a space on campus, there is overflow parking available at Yarnbury Rugby Club – you will need to purchase a pay and display ticket from the University to use here.<br>LTU Authoring
Some PGCEs are at Masters Level, others are not - will this affect my job prospects?Some PGCEs are at Masters Level, others are not - will this affect my job prospects?​UCAS explain the difference between the two levels of PGCE course:<br><br>In addition to QTS many training programmes also award you the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education, the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or the Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). These are academic qualifications focusing on developing teaching skills. You still get QTS, but you'd get a PGCE as well. The Professional Graduate Certificate in Education is at the same level academically as the final year of an honours degree (NQF Level 6 course). The Postgraduate Certificate in Education and the Professional Graduate Diploma in Education contain some credits at master's (NQF Level 7) degree level. The number of credits at this level varies a lot from one training programme to another. Some providers give you the chance to study for the credits you'd need for a full master's degree after you've completed your training. <br><br>The UCAS Course Search allows you to specify professional (not Masters level) or postgraduate (Masters level) PGCEs (or either) – select these in the 'outcomes' drop-down box.<br><br>QTS is required to teaching state schools in England. However, if you want to teach internationally, or in other UK regions (particularly Scotland) you are likely to need an academic qualification such as a PGCE alongside this. The requirement for masters-level credits varies between countries.   <br><br>At Leeds Trinity University, PGCEs are offered at both Level 6 and Level 7, and it expected that trainees will study the two 30 credit modules to gain a Level 7 Post Graduate Certificate in Education, unless there is a clear reason not to do so. The two modules that trainees undertake are in each placement, with one focussing on pupil progression, and the other on supporting individual pupil needs. Once completed a Leeds Trinity graduate can 'port' their 60 credits directly into the Leeds Trinity MA in Education, and begin their MA studies at the second year of study, rather than the first.<br>LTU Authoring
I don’t have a permit - how do I apply for one? I don’t have a permit - how do I apply for one? ​You can apply for a permit by contacting Danielle Metcalfe on 0113 283 7100 ext. 734 or at <a href="mailto: d.metcalfe@leedstrinity.ac.uk">d.metcalfe@leedstrinity.ac.uk​</a>. <br>LTU Authoring
What do I need to bring to the exam?What do I need to bring to the exam?​​For all exams, please bring proof of payment (see above) a form of I.D (such as your driving licence or passport) and pens. For the Maths and Science exams, please also bring pencils, a ruler and a scientific calculator. <div><br></div><div>You are permitted a clear pencil case and water bottle on your desk in the exam room. You are not permitted a dictionary. <div><br></div><div>If you require special arrangements, please inform the Admissions Team prior to booking your exams.  Learning Hub staff will be invigilating the exams. <br></div></div>LTU Authoring
I already have a permit - how do I renew my existing permit?I already have a permit - how do I renew my existing permit?​If you already have a permit, it will automatically renewed on an annual basis. <br>LTU Authoring
Can a friend or relative use one of my 5 Office 365 ProPlus licences?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/Can a friend or relative use one of my 5 Office 365 ProPlus licences?/104Can a friend or relative use one of my 5 Office 365 ProPlus licences?<p>​​No, the licence provided is only to be used by the named student or staff member. The software is licensed using your university email address and password, we do not recommend giving out these details to anybody, and doing so is not permitted by the University.</p>LTU Authoring
What happens to my free WiFi service if I change my password?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/What happens to my free WiFi service if I change my password?/113What happens to my free WiFi service if I change my password?​​If you change your password (usually on a PC in Leeds Trinity University) you need to update your password on any device connected to Eduroam.​​<div><br></div><div>If you have certain devices such as iOS (iPad/iPhone), Windows, Mac or Windows Phone it might tell you your password is now wrong and you need to change it.<br> <br>For Android, go to your wireless networks, hold down on 'Eduroam' and choose 'Modify network'. Enter the new password and choose 'Save'.<br> <br>An alternative is to connect to the WiFi-setup network and follow the automated setup process again.</div><div><br></div><div><strong>IMPORTANT: </strong>You must change the password on all devices straight away or your account may become locked. See the IT Helpdesk staff in AKLC if you can no longer login, or 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>.  ​<br></div>LTU Authoring
How do I make Windows XP forget my password if I'm using the free WiFi service?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/How do I make Windows XP forget my password if I'm using the free WiFi service?/117How do I make Windows XP forget my password if I'm using the free WiFi service?​​​Once you have successfully entered your username and password for the wireless network, Windows XP will remember it forever. In order to delete your credentials from your computer, please follow these <a href="http://support.microsoft.com/kb/823731">instructions from Microsoft’s website</a>.<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
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
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
How do I arrange parking for visitors?How do I arrange parking for visitors?​A limited number of spaces can be reserved for visitors by reception – these are reserved on a first come, first served basis. To reserve a space, you need to collect a Daily Visitor Permit from reception and give the receptionist on duty full details of when and for whom you require a reserved space. If a space is available, you must complete the permit with the visitor's details and return it to reception who will issue it to your visitor on arrival. <br>LTU Authoring
What should I bring with me to live in halls of residence?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/accommodation/What should I bring with me to live in halls of residence?/77What should I bring with me to live in halls of residence?​​You'll need to bring:<br><ul><li>All bedding including a duvet and cover, sheets, pillows and pillowslips</li><li>Towels</li><li>Crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils: This is particularly important in self-catering although it may be a good idea to wait until you get here and maybe share some bigger items with other students using the same kitchen.  The kitchens in self-catering accommodation are equipped with hobs, microwave, oven, fridge/freezer and waste bins.  The kitchens in part-catered accommodation are very basic and will contain either a microwave or a small hob.</li><li>Electrical items: Electrical equipment is limited to a maximum of 1600 watts in each bedroom at any one time.  All electrical equipment must comply with the Electricity at Work Regulations Act 1989, which in effect means that unless they are new and still under guarantee, all items must be tested and certified by an approved electrical contractor before being plugged into the mains supply.  The responsibility for this lies with the student.  Kettles and toasters may only be used in kitchens and not study bedrooms.</li><li>Irons: These may be brought but should be used only with extreme care.  Every year we have instances of carpets being damaged by iron burns, and in these cases the student is charged for a replacement carpet. We do provide some ironing boards but can't guarantee that these will be available.</li><li>Toilet paper which is only provided in halls with shared bathrooms. Students in en-suite facilities must provide their own​.<br></li></ul>LTU Authoring
What other costs might I incur living in halls of residence?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/accommodation/What other costs might I incur living in halls of residence?/85What other costs might I incur living in halls of residence?​​​When you're calculating your expected budget don't forget the other things you'll need to pay for on campus like:<br><ul><li>TV Licence: Living in halls of residence means you'll need your own TV Licence. You are not covered by your parents licence, the University or your friends next door.</li><li>Personal goods: You'll need to buy items such as toothpaste, shampoo, soap and toilet paper if you've got an en-suite bathroom. How much you spend on these will depend on your own personal preference and budget.</li><li>Crockery and cutlery: Self-catering halls of residence require you to bring your own pots and pans, and everything else you'll need in the kitchen.</li></ul>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
Will you install Office 365 ProPlus for me?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/Will you install Office 365 ProPlus for me?/102Will you install Office 365 ProPlus for me?<p>​​We ask that all students and staff try to install the software for themselves prior to asking IT for help, as you can imagine there are more of you than there are of us! However, if you get really stuck, have read through ​the installation guidelines<a href="http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/services/it_services/office365/Pages/Installing-Office-365-ProPlus.aspx"> </a>and still cannot get it installed, contact the IT Service team on on +44 (0) 113 283 7223 or <a href="mailto:helpdesk@leedstrinity.ac.uk">helpdesk@leedstrinity.ac.uk​</a>.  ​</p>LTU Authoring
What happens to my Office 365 ProPlus licences if I buy a new computer?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/What happens to my Office 365 ProPlus licences if I buy a new computer?/103What happens to my Office 365 ProPlus licences if I buy a new computer?​​You can install it on up to 5 computers. However if you wish to replace a computer, you can deactivate your old computer before installing on your '6th' PC. LTU Authoring
Does Office 365 (for Students and Staff) replace the Office 365 University product or Office Home and Student? http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/it-services/Does Office 365 (for Students and Staff) replace the Office 365 University product or Office Home and Student?/105Does Office 365 (for Students and Staff) replace the Office 365 University product or Office Home and Student? <p>​​No, Office 365 University will continue to be sold to enable students at colleges and universities to use Office who don't use the Student/Staff Advantage offer. At this time, we will not be rolling this out to campus PCs, this will be coming soon.</p>LTU Authoring

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