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Christmas Recruitment and Payroll deadlines
(24 Nov 2017)
Submit documentation on time or earlier as we face higher than average pre-Christmas volumes

Call for winter graduation media stories
(23 Nov 2017)
Showcasing the achievements of our students

Don’t have a nightmare before Christmas
(23 Nov 2017)
Last year, 15,423 people reported being a victim of shopping fraud. Don’t be a victim

Balfour Beatty awarded Manchester Engineering Campus Development project
(23 Nov 2017)
Contract represents one of the largest capital developments ever undertaken by a UK higher education institution

Staff benefits update – 23 November 2017
(23 Nov 2017)
It’s Wellbeing Week plus offers for yoga, Blackwell’s, Super Break, Hotpoint and highlights for some of our key benefits!

Contact Theatre to close its doors ahead of major redevelopment
(21 Nov 2017)
The theatre has announced a city-wide performance programme as building transformation is given the green light

Help Occupational Health support Key 103's Mission Christmas Cash for Kids
(21 Nov 2017)
Support this great local cause by dropping off gifts at the Occupational Health Services offices at 182-184 Waterloo Place

Your new IT login - Getting started
(21 Nov 2017)
2-factor authentication for staff and postgraduate research students is here

Changing how we login - tomorrow, act now!
(20 Nov 2017)
Many thanks to everyone who has signed up for the new login service – you should be all set for the change this week

Daily Mail article on university fundraising
(20 Nov 2017)
The Daily Mail has published an article on fundraising across the sector

Staff benefits update – 16 November 2017
(16 Nov 2017)
This week there are reminders for Wellbeing Week and the Staff Benefits Fair, plus boosted offers from Super Break, Blackwell’s and Hotpoint. There’s a Pamper Special from Pierre Alexander and a triple spa offer at the Macdonald Hotel in Manchester

Manchester Gold staff mentoring programme now open
(15 Nov 2017)
The successful and unique career mentoring programme managed by Staff Learning and Development is open for mentor registration and mentee applications

Looking for a place to celebrate the festivities with your team on campus?
(15 Nov 2017)
Then why not consider the Students' Union, which has recently reopened after extensive refurbishment

Limited access to Roscoe Building cycle shelter over the weekend
(09 Nov 2017)
Works are being undertaken from Saturday, 11 November until Sunday, 12 November

December congregations for conferment of degrees
(08 Nov 2017)
All members of the General Assembly, Board of Governors, Senate, Emeritus Professors, Residential Life Officers and members of teaching and administrative staff are invited to attend and take part in the academic procession

Staff benefits update – 8 November 2017
(08 Nov 2017)
This week there are offers from the Macdonald Hotel Manchester, The Body Shop, The Life Centre North and Hotpoint. If you are signed up with Wider Wallet you can also save with John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and more! Plus Wellbeing Week news!

Wood Street Mission lottery winner
(07 Nov 2017)
Announcing the winner of the November 2017 draw

Christmas closure dates and recruitment/payroll deadlines
(07 Nov 2017)
Please submit documentation on time or earlier as we face higher than average pre-Christmas volumes

Blackboard unavailable Sat 2 December 10.30pm until Sun 3 December 5pm (updated)
(07 Nov 2017)
To allow for essential maintenance, Blackboard will be unavailable overnight from 10.30pm Saturday 2 December to 5pm Sunday 3 December.

Changing how we login – 2 weeks to go, act now!
(06 Nov 2017)
Missed the email last week? If you’ve not yet signed up for the new way to login, you have 2 weeks left to do so

Manchester Access Programme (MAP) applications now open
(03 Nov 2017)
Applications for the Manchester Access Programme (MAP) are now open

Strike action by Arriva North West and Northern Rail
(03 Nov 2017)
Bus and rail passengers may be affected by strike action week commencing 6 November

Could you be the next EPSRC Photo Competition Winner?
(02 Nov 2017)
Get your cameras ready so you can share your photos and enter the fifth EPSRC Science Photo Competition

An opportunity to join the Schools and Colleges Liaison Team (SCLT)
(01 Nov 2017)
The Student Recruitment and Widening Participation team are looking for colleagues to join the Schools and Colleges Liaison Team, a collection of academic and PSS staff who support the delivery of recruitment-focussed outreach work in schools and colleges

Promote our annual Postgraduate Study Fair to all undergraduate and PGT students
(01 Nov 2017)
This is an opportunity for our students to meet with representatives from universities throughout the UK and overseas, and hear about the hundreds of postgraduate course places on offer

Staff benefits update – 1 November 2017
(01 Nov 2017)
This week there is a great new offer from The Life Centre North for yoga and meditation, health options for men (and women) during Movember and the latest from Hotpoint and Super Break!

Promote our Law Fair to students or graduates interested in a legal career
(01 Nov 2017)
Encourage students to come along to our annual Law Fair at Manchester Central Convention Centre

Tell us about racial equality on campus
(31 Oct 2017)
University needs your feedback for Race Equality Charter Award

Changing how we login - act now to get set up
(30 Oct 2017)
The University’s Cyber Security Programme is adding an extra layer of IT security which will change the way all Staff and Postgraduate Research Students login (whether on or off campus)

Postgraduate Taught Open Day on Wednesday, 22 November
(30 Oct 2017)
Help promote the event to our current students and offer-holders

Industrial action to affect Arriva North West passengers
(27 Oct 2017)
Arriva North West has announced that industrial action will take place by drivers and engineers on Monday, 30 October

Free contact lens fittings and check-ups
(26 Oct 2017)
Students in the final year of their optometry degree provide a clinical service as part of their training

Free eye examinations at University teaching clinic
(25 Oct 2017)
Book now for a free eye test at our teaching clinic which is available to staff, students and the general public