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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
Can I ask for an extension on coursework? http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-support/Can I ask for an extension on coursework?/18Can I ask for an extension on coursework? ​​​Extensions on coursework can only be authorised by the Head of your academic department. The maximum amount of time is five days. Exceptional circumstances may require a Deferred First Opportunity (DFO) instead.<br><br><p>The form to request an extension can be submitted to the Student Administration team at <a href="mailto:studentadmin@leedstrinity.ac.uk">studentadmin@leedstrinity.ac.uk</a>.</p>LTU Authoring
What can I do if personal circumstances make it impossible for me to do course work?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/student-support/What can I do if personal circumstances make it impossible for me to do course work?/19What can I do if personal circumstances make it impossible for me to do course work?​​Five day extensions may be available if the work is something you hand in, for example, an essay, assignment, project or dissertation.<br><br>More time than extension is available by applying for a Deferred First Opportunity (DFO). These enable you to hand in the work at the next assessment deadline. DFO forms are available from the Student Administration team at <a href="mailto:studentadmin@leedstrinity.ac.uk">studentadmin@leedstrinity.ac.uk</a>.  <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
What criteria do I need to satisfy to be eligible to undertake a study abroad placement?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/international/study-abroad/What criteria do I need to satisfy to be eligible to undertake a study abroad placement?/88What criteria do I need to satisfy to be eligible to undertake a study abroad placement?​You must:<div><div><div><ul><li>be registered on a full-time degree programme at Leeds Trinity<br></li><li>pass all level 4 modules and be eligible to progress to level 5 of the Leeds Trinity degree<br></li><li>have a strong working knowledge and competency in the language of the proposed placement institution if courses there are not taught in English<br></li><li>submit a satisfactory personal statement, detailing the academic and cultural reasons for wishing to undertake the period of study at the partner university<br></li><li>complete the Leeds Trinity Outbound Study Abroad application form, detailing your proposed study package by the deadline<br></li><li>to receive funding to study abroad through the Erasmus+ scheme you must be an EU national or a national of an EEA country and not have received a previous Erasmus grant​<br></li></ul></div></div></div>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
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
What happens if I fail the exam?What happens if I fail the exam?<p>​​If you fail the exam, you will be offered one re-sit opportunity. This is in accordance with University regulations. </p>LTU Authoring
How do I pay for the exams?How do I pay for the exams?​​All payments must be made through the University's online store at <a href="http://store.leedstrinity.ac.uk/">store.leedstrinity.ac.uk</a>. We cannot accept payments in any other form. Deadline for payments is 5 working days before your tutorial support session or 5 working days before the exam if you do not wish to access tutorial support. Please bring your receipt (either in paper or electronic form) to your tutorial support session and/or the exam. <br>LTU Authoring
How do you train to become an Early Years teacher?How do you train to become an Early Years teacher?Early Years teachers are trained to teach across the Early Years Foundation Stage (from birth to 5 years old) and may be employed in a wide variety of early years settings. Initial teacher training programmes lead to the award of Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS), which is deemed to be equivalent to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Entry requirements for early years' teacher training are the same as for primary teacher training: GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English, Maths and a Science subject: a degree: successful completion of the professional skills tests.<br><br>Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) programmes are available to graduate in two forms (currently only the employment based entry is offered at Leeds Trinity University);<br><br>Mainstream Graduate Entry – a 12 month full-time programme including substantial placement experience, for graduates with little or no experience of working with children 0-5 years. For graduates beginning their training in 2015, a grant of £7000 for course fees is available to all trainees, whilst with a First Class or 2:1 degree will receive bursaries of £9000 and £4000 respectively. Training may be led by a Higher Education Institution or by a school or nursery in partnership with an accredited training provider. The Department of Education has a list of accredited providers. Applications are made directly to the training provider for both HEI-led and school-led routes.<br><br>Employment Based Graduate Entry – a part time programme of up to 12 months for graduates employed within an early years setting. Tuition fees are funded by the NCTL. If you wish to follow the employment-based route, you'll need to speak to your employer in the early years setting and get their agreement.<br><br>For further information, see Get into Teaching or visit our website at <a href="http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/courses/pg">www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/courses/pg​</a><br>LTU Authoring
What’s a professional skills test?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/courses/how-to-apply/What’s a professional skills test?/74What’s a professional skills test?​​​Applying to one of the following courses will mean you may be required to complete the Department for Education (DfE) Professional Skills Tests in literacy and numeracy.<br><ul><li>Primary Education – Early Years (QTS)</li><li>Primary Education – Later Years (QTS)</li><li>All PGCE Initial Teacher Training (ITT) courses</li></ul>These tests are designed to ensure all teachers are competent in numeracy and literacy, regardless of the specialism. <br><br><a href="https://www.skillstestbooking.com/sta-web/registration?execution=e1s1">Book a skills test online</a><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
Can I bring my own car with me to University?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/accommodation/Can I bring my own car with me to University?/80Can I bring my own car with me to University?​​​We strongly advise resident students not to bring a vehicle due to limited parking space on campus. We operate a pay and display system for students who do decide to park on the main campus.<br><br><a href="/student-life/accommodation/trinity-close">Trinity Close</a> residents can apply for a parking permit at the Trinity Close car park. This cost is around £40 for the year and does not permit you to park on the main campus. <br><br>Parking is based on a first come first served basis.<br>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 Student Intranet under the Accommodation section.<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, visit <a href="/student-life/student-support">Student Support​</a> with all your notes who'll talk to the relevant members of staff if necessary. <br>LTU Authoring
What’s a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form?http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/courses/how-to-apply/What’s a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form?/72What’s a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form?​​​Applying to one of the following courses will mean you'll be required to fill out a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form:<br><ul><li>Primary Education – Early Years (QTS)</li><li>Primary Education – Later Years (QTS)</li><li>Primary Physical Education and Sports Coaching</li><li>Primary Physical Education and Sports Development</li><li>Secondary Physical Education and Sports Coaching</li><li>Secondary Physical Education and Sports Development</li><li>Secondary Education, Physical Education and Sport (two years)</li><li>All PGCE Initial Teacher Training (ITT) courses</li></ul>Any offer of a course place will be subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate. Applicants invited to attend an Interview Day will be sent a DBS Enhanced Disclosure application form to complete and bring with you to your interview.  You'll be asked to hand in your application and relevant identification documents. <br><br>If you're offered a place and accept it, a payment for the DBS application will be requested usually from May onwards. You'll be prompted to pay for your DBS on our <a href="http://store.leedstrinity.ac.uk/">Online Store​</a>.​<br>LTU Authoring