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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages


Your development

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The University is committed to enhancing your skills and developing your career. If you and/or your supervisor identify any particular training needs or opportunities, you should first consider the options available in-house. The University's Centre for Personal and Professional Development (or PPD) facilitates a range of training programmes and courses. Their website has a detailed list of courses by staff category (Academic, Research, etc.), theme (orientation, presentation, etc.) and integration with the University Training Booking System (where opportunities form all course providers are advertised). Other training providers include Equality and Diversity, the University Computing Service, Finance and more.

> Click for the PPD website


The University Training Booking System displays all the courses currently on offer from all of the training providers. You can select from different providers, or view the entire timetable for all upcoming events. The system also records all your historic and future bookings made through the system, acting as a useful record. You can access the system using the Raven web authentication service.

> University Training Booking System


Each term, you will be sent a training Calendar from PPD. This will list all the events scheduled for the term. You will also receive a separate list of courses from the University Computing Service on a termly basis. Notices for particularly useful or popular courses will be placed on the notice boards in the Lecturers' Common Room and first floor corridor.

You will be provided with a PPD training Calendar in your paper Induction pack.