Well done to all the entrants of the Word
of the Month competition for November 2014: PROCRASTINATION.
The final decision was that
Rosie Kona of LN03 tutor group will receive the winning
prize of £25 in high street vouchers. There are also 2 joint
Dominika Duchnowska (WL06) and
Sufiatu Abdullahi (CN03), who will each be receiving a £10
high street voucher. Keep those ideas flowing - there will be a
new word published in the new term!
As we approach the mock-exam period,
remember that the LRC has a huge selection of revision
resources for all subjects. Books can be borrowed over the
Christmas break, so come and make use of all that we have to
Be well prepared and feel
Students can view and download a copy of
the mock exam timetable here.
Diversity - survey for staff and students
ONLY:Pleaseclick hereto complete the survey. Be as
honest as you can – the questionnaire is completely anonymous.
The questionnaire should take no longer than 5-10 minutes to
STUDENTS:Pleaseclick hereto complete the survey. The
questions deal with equality and diversity themes. Answers are
completely anonymous and will not be seen by anyone at college.
The National Centre for Diversity will compile a report based
on the information you give and feedback to the college. It
should take no more than 5-10 minutes to complete. Please be as
honest as you can!
The LRC will be open at the following times
for the rest of this month:
Monday: 8.15 am - 5.00
Tuesday: 8.15 am - 5.00 pm
Wednesday: 8.15 am - 4.00 pm
Thursday: 8.15 am - 5.00 pm
Friday: 8.15 am - 4.30 pm
Late opening on Tuesdays and
Thursdays will resume in the new year.
The LRC's 5
The 5 Book Challenge is your opportunity to
win a Kindle Fire tablet, just by reading five books (or more!)
over the course of this year. Pick up a reading diary from the
LRC front counter and, each time you read a book, write down
the details along with a short review (two or three lines) and
bring your diary to the LRC to be stamped. Once you have read
five books, return the diary to the LRC to enter the draw. You
can enter as many times as you like.
Anyone who enters will be eligible to win
the Kindle Fire. We'll also be awarding additional prizes to
those who submit the highest number of completed reading
diaries, so get reading! All books are fair game - you can read
novels, non-fiction, poetry, graphic novels, biographies or
short stories. The most important thing is that you enjoy the
If you'd like some help choosing a book or if you have
any questions about the competition, please speak to Danielle
in the LRC.
student poetry anthology
The Autumn 2014 SFX Poetry and
Creative Writing Anthology is available to view or
borrow NOW in the LRC!
It is also available electronically via the
Creative Writing and Poetry Corner on
Moodle. Or you can get a printed copy to keep from Ms Melville
in Room 143 or 128 while stocks last.
To be in the Spring term
magazine, email your short story, poetry, spoken word piece
or lyrics to email@example.com before
the Spring half-term. Get published, get read!
Christopher Tower Poetry Competition
Students have the opportunity to win up to
£3000 in the National Christopher Tower Poetry
Simply write a poem on the theme of cells,
and all entries should be no longer than 48 lines. You must be
16-18 to enter, and the closing date is Friday 20th February
See Ms Melville in 128/143 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your poem for entry
details. Good luck!
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