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When are the student term dates for this year?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/courses/term-dates/When are the student term dates for this year?/47When are the student term dates for this year?<p>​<a href="/courses/term-dates">​​​​​View all the key dates you’ll need to know for the academic year ​</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
How do I get a fault in my room repaired? http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/accommodation/How do I get a fault in my room repaired?/25How do I get a fault in my room repaired? ​​Whether it's a heater that's broken, a window that doesn't open or a blocked toilet, you can report the problem using the <a href="https://myltu.leedstrinity.ac.uk/campusm/home#menu">myLTU app</a> - on desktop or laptop only - and click on the green Halls Maintenance tile.<br><br>You can contact your halls of residence Resident Mentor if the fault is not rectified within a reasonable timeframe. Keep your own notes of what has been said and ask the Resident Mentor to take the case higher and report back to you by an agreed deadline.<br><br>In the unlikely event that the problem has not been rectified after talking to your Resident Mentor, or get in touch with <a href="mailto:accommodation@leedstrinity.ac.uk">Accommodation Office</a> with all your notes who'll talk to the relevant members of staff if necessary. <br>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
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
Where can I find exam dates?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-support/Where can I find exam dates?/71Where can I find exam dates?​​​Exam dates will be released in your <a href="https://evision.leedstrinity.ac.uk/sipr/sits.urd/run/siw_lgn">e:Vision account​</a> under key dates.<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
When will I study abroad?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/international/study-abroad/When will I study abroad?/91When will I study abroad?<p>​​Undergraduate students can only participate in study abroad programmes in the second year of their three-year undergraduate degree, and can either study abroad for a full academic year or just one semester.  ​​</p>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
How do I book accessibility requirements for my Open Day visit?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/courses/open-days/How do I book accessibility requirements for my Open Day visit?/121How do I book accessibility requirements for my Open Day visit?​​We can talk over any special requirements with our Dyslexia and Disability Co-ordinator, Jane Perekrest, on 0113 283 7100 ext. 486 or <a href="mailto:j.pererkrest@leedstrinity.ac.uk">j.pererkrest@leedstrinity.ac.uk</a>.<div><br></div><div><a href="/student-life/student-support/dyslexia-and-disability-support">Find out more about dyslexia and disability support</a><br></div>LTU Authoring
What exam support is there from tutors?What exam support is there from tutors?​You can receive one hour of tutorial support for Maths and English ahead of your first opportunity only. You can choose one of the five tutorial sessions scheduled above.* <div><br></div><div>If, for example, you need to sit both English and Maths, you can access one English tutorial support session and one Maths tutorial support session. We appreciate that you have a busy schedule, so have provided a selection of dates for you to choose from. <div><br></div><div>If you fail the exam, we cannot offer further tutorial support. However, we will point you in the direction of self-study materials so you can revise on your own. </div><div><br></div><div>To book your tutorial support session, please contact the Learning Hub on <a href="mailto:learninghub@leedstrinity.ac.uk">learninghub@leedstrinity.ac.uk</a> or 0113 283 7168. <br><br>*All five tutorial sessions in June, July and August-September will cover the same material. You can only attend one session at one of the designated times above. <br></div></div>LTU Authoring
How much classroom experience is needed to get into teacher training? How do you find it?How much classroom experience is needed to get into teacher training? How do you find it?All applicants for teacher training are advised to have relevant classroom experience prior to applying (or failing this, to have arranged to get experience in the near future). The exact amount required varies from institution to institution (some specify a minimum number of hours required; others are less specific); and from subject to subject (you will generally need more in a competitive area like English or Primary, than in a 'shortage' area like Maths); check the websites of individual institutions.<br><br>There are various ways of finding work experience, from making direct contact with individual schools, to participating in university outreach activities involving local schools, to the government's School Experience Programme (secondary). <div><br></div><div><a href="https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/getting-school-experience">Find out more about Getting School Experience</a><br><div><a href="http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase">Contact details of schools are on the Edubase website​</a></div></div>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
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
How much does visitor parking cost?How much does visitor parking cost?​Unless you are reserving a space for your visitor as above, all visitors must obtain a pay and display ticket and the cost will depend on the length of stay. <div><br></div><div>The costs are:<div><br><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">​<strong>Duration</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Charge​</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1.5 hours​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">£1​</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​3 hours</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">£2​</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">5 hours​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">£3​</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">8 hours​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">£5​</td></tr></tbody></table><br></div></div>LTU Authoring