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The Elimu student association at LiU is working for a classroom project in Kenya. On 28 May, they are organising the Elimu Race on Campus Valla.
Istanbul or Montreal? Do you want to travel abroad for some continuing education, for example, or to teach or sign a student exchange agreement?
When it was time for members of ST to enter wage negotiations, a number of them apparently were told by the management setting the salaries that there was no money left. That it had all gone to members of SACO. “Completely wrong,” says Director of Human Resources Randi Hellgren, who is unhappy about the rumour and the impact it has had.
Four art exhibitions, two overnight stays, and a visit to one of Sweden’s biggest organic farms are all on the itinerary when the LiU Arts Society goes all out on an art trip this autumn.
Since the start of the year, the University Library has been subscribing to the reference source WordFinder Online, which all employees and students have access to both at work and at home. It is also available as an app for mobile phones and tablets.
Interest in studying in Sweden proved to be great when a few weeks ago LiU, along with other Swedish educational institutions, went on a tour of five educational institutions in Brazil.
The Department of Science and Technology is to receive SEK 500,000 (ca EURO 60,000) for solar panels from the LiU Climate Compensation Fund.
Today, student representation on the boards and committees of LiU is commonplace. Oskar Lyding accompanied the University Management on its scouting trip a couple of weeks ago. And the trip yielded several good ideas.
Social media is both easily accessible and an inexpensive channel for people who want to be seen and heard. But it is a question of knowing what to do, and why. The Communications Office offers advice and tips.
LiU has too much administrative capital. In order to correct this, the board has decided on new guidelines for how to handle this problem going forward.
Eight out of ten members of staff believe that LiU is a good place to work. But there are also those who experience stress and negative discrimination. This was revealed when Ramböll consulting firm presented the overall results of the employee and PhD student survey.
Linköping University has signed contracts with three production agencies within the communications field – Linkin, Ariom and Leon. In addition the communications consultants Futurniture will contribute to issues concerning strategic communications.
As soon as the furniture and other fittings are in place a new student kitchen will open in Täppan on Campus Norrköping. This will also be the first student kitchen in Täppan.
Plans for Campus LiU 2015 are moving to the next stage. In the outline that will be presented today to the faculty and departmental heads there is a new plan that will create the meeting place for students, visitors and staff that Linköping University does not have.
Environmental ambitions are big as LiU prepares to sign a new rental agreement for Kopparhammaren 2 in Norrköping. Green roofs and solar panels are among the measures that the owners hope will bring the buildings a classification as Gold and Silver class Environmental buildings (Miljöbyggnad).
Linköping University is criticised by the Swedish National Audit Office for a lack of sufficient procedures for preventing corruption. But one way to protect against irregularities in an organisation is “whistle-blowing”, a system that was introduced at LiU over a year ago.
The Swedish Post Office is tightening up their procedures for registered letters and parcels. The university’s name must come first if registered letters and parcels are to be delivered to LiU.
On Monday 11 March, the process of installing Linköping University's new wireless networks begins. The work affects all LiU's buildings and is carried out by Relacom.
The impact of the LiU Regulations for Appointments that went into effect on 1 January last year is now becoming clear. In spite of stiff competition, LiU has succeeded in recruiting teachers and researchers for pretty much all vacant posts in 2012.
Prior to the “Pedagogical Leap”, the university’s leadership will go on its annual leadership jaunt – this time on an inspirational trip to Holland and Great Britain to see how European institutions of learning have worked on modern learning environments.
The anonymous group selling LiU
There is a large, but perhaps not so well-known, group of employees at LiU. They have good titles, only work part-time, and retire after a couple of years from natural causes. Simon Ingebrand is one of around 60 student ambassadors.
New brand store online
The demand for logo giftware and other presents has been great since the LiU store closed. But now the store is built up again - online.
Old building gets a new interior
In April a comprehensive renovation of the ‘B’ building, the second-oldest building on Campus Valla, will begin. During that time 360 people will have to move out.
Many fixed-term employees in the academia
Over 40 % of the research and teaching staff at LiU do not have permanent employment. Last fall SULF, the Swedish Association of University Teachers, toured the country to inform fixed-term employees of their rights.
New director puts LiU on the world map
Investing in international relations is becoming more and more important for Linköping University. So important that a director who will put LiU on the world map has been appointed.
Last updated: 2013-05-08