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The Guardian newspaper published an article today by our VC, Professor Don Nutbeam, which argues in favour of greater flexibility and adaptability in university curriculum structures to  prepare students for a future work environment which is far more complex and changeable than their parents’ .

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University of Southampton Island in Second Life

University of Southampton Island in Second Life

The May edition of activity from the University Island and beyond has just been mailed to all on the second-life mailing list. If you would like to be added to the list, please visit the majordomo website (http://www.lists.soton.ac.uk) for further information.

 

Don’t forget – the next Second Life seminar will be on September 23rd in the LATEU training room. All the projects that are active in SL at the moment will be presenting or available for comment. Please get in touch with Fiona Grindey (AV: Kashmir Bimbogami) if you have anything to contribute. fg@soton.ac.uk

LATEU hosted a Second Life Seminar on Tuesday 23rd September.  Over 20 people attended with a range of Schools and Professional Services represented.  There were presentations from Academics on how they have been using Second Life for both research and teaching.  Helen Aspell from Communications gave a presentation on the new University Island and explained that it would be launched at the end of October.  Helen told the group that the Island will be open for use by Staff and Students at the University. LATEU will be responsible for coordinating enquiries from Schools and Services who wish to use the Island.   More details about the launch will be posted here.