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Staff urged to keep hotel bookings on campus
(19 Apr 2018)
Staff are being encouraged to ‘keep it on campus’ by making full use of the University’s hotel facilities

Did you report that suspicious email?
(18 Apr 2018)
Watch the latest episode of Restricted Intelligence and see why it’s important to report suspicious incidents – even the obvious ones

Staff benefits update – 18 April 2018
(18 Apr 2018)
You can access a VIP shopping evening at the Body Shop and it’s the UMRun annual event!

ECRs Funded Opportunities: REAlab professional training and consultancy projects
(18 Apr 2018)
Applications are open to participate in the third edition of the REAlab programme which offers professional training and £1000 awards to ECRs (Early Career Researchers) to develop ideas into projects

BAME Staff Network Group elections - one week to go
(17 Apr 2018)
Seeking two new co-chairs

Pay deductions for strike days 2018
(16 Apr 2018)
Industrial Action by University and College Union (UCU) Members

Staff benefits update – 11 April 2018
(11 Apr 2018)
This week includes a prize draw to win 2 x pairs of tickets to be won for The Cherry Orchard at The Royal Exchange and an offer for the Bluedot Festival in July!

Thank You from Wood Street Mission
(09 Apr 2018)
Helping Local Children and Families Since 2018

Wood Street Mission lottery winner
(09 Apr 2018)

Announcing the winner of the April 2018 draw

Pay deductions for strike days 2018
(09 Apr 2018)
Industrial Action by University and College Union (UCU) Members

Want to get fitter but struggle with time? Join the UmRun!
(09 Apr 2018)
Come join us at the UMRun Annual Event on Thursday, 26 April from 8am – 9:30am at Eats Restaurant, University Place

Planned IT maintenance on network storage this coming weekend
(09 Apr 2018)
Personal file storage (P: drives), some shared network drives and the Electronic Software Delivery Service will be unavailable for approximately 30 minutes at some point between 8am and 12 noon on Saturday 14 April

Updated guidance for staff responding to a student death
(05 Apr 2018)
Some updates to the existing policy are now available

Finance Office closures on Wednesday, 11 April
(05 Apr 2018)
Due to a finance conference on 11 April, most finance offices in the John Owens building will be closed in the morning up to 2.30pm

GDPR: How it affects direct marketing
(04 Apr 2018)
Guidance for those sending out newsletters or information to mailing lists

Reminder of lost property process
(04 Apr 2018)
The Student Services Centre is now working in conjunction with House Services and Security managing and maintaining lost property

Restricted Intelligence: seen it yet?
(04 Apr 2018)
Watch the latest episode of our comedy mini-series series about the importance of cyber security

BAME Staff Network Group – election time!
(03 Apr 2018)
Seeking two new co-chairs

Access routes to Brunswick Park
(29 Mar 2018)
Changes to Brunswick Park layout

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council call for proposals
(29 Mar 2018)
Industry collaboration funding - submission deadline 6th June 2018

GDPR: Have you completed your Data Protection Training?
(28 Mar 2018)
Mandatory requirement for all staff

Manchester Museum says goodbye to Lime tree
(28 Mar 2018)
Manchester Museum is preparing to build a new extension in the courtyard, to provide improved visitor facilities, a new temporary exhibition space, a South Asia Gallery, and a new entrance closer to Oxford Road

Supporting our students to secure graduate jobs at The Grad Fair
(27 Mar 2018)
Encourage our students to go along to The Grad Fair on Wednesday, 9 May to meet over 100 exhibitors offering graduate opportunities

Celebrate suffrage – with government funding
(27 Mar 2018)
Round two of Women's Vote Centenary Grant Scheme now open

Encourage our students to stand for volunteering and fundraising elections
(27 Mar 2018)
Our Students' Union has opened standing for student-led volunteering and fundraising groups' committees

New barriers installed at Cecil Street and Dilworth Street car parks
(23 Mar 2018)
The new barriers will be in place from Monday, 26 March

Information for teaching staff: Software applications refresh for 2018/19
(23 Mar 2018)
We are updating the portfolio of software applications available in student PC clusters for the 2018/19 academic year

Mancunian Way weekend closure
(22 Mar 2018)
For those travelling through Manchester this weekend, Mancunian Way will be closing for a maintenance and inspection review, and then filming for a television series

RMT strike action affecting Northern Rail services
(22 Mar 2018)
Northern announces timetables during RMT strike action on Monday, 26 March and Thursday, 29 March