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Take part in a 5-minute survey on university reputation
(26 Sep 2017)
The Knowledge Partnership, an independent market research company, will be conducting the research on behalf of us and nine other Russell Group universities

IT login performance issues
(26 Sep 2017)
At approximately 10am today (Tuesday 26 September), we noticed a significant decrease in the performance of IT logins through the central authentication service

Join the ResLife Team as a Deputy Residential Life Officer!
(26 Sep 2017)
An exciting opportunity to support students in halls

Free contact lens fittings and check-ups
(25 Sep 2017)
Students in the final year of their optometry degree provide a clinical service to members of the public as part of their training

University holds annual Big Careers Fair
(25 Sep 2017)
Encourage our students to go along and meet over 140 leading employers

New guidance on expenses claims and alcoholic drinks
(25 Sep 2017)
University’s Finance Committee has agreed some changes to our financial procedures

Sixty Second Skills
(25 Sep 2017)
Sign up quick – and get the chance to win a prize!

Bus and rail strike action
(25 Sep 2017)
Disruption to services in October

Do you use an Apple Mac? Don’t update yet
(21 Sep 2017)
Microsoft Office 2011 and other software applications will not work with the latest version of macOS

Staff benefits update – 20 September 2017
(20 Sep 2017)
Offers this week from the University Language Centre, Pure Gym, Gro Company, the Palace Theatre and savings on travel!

Free legal advice by appointment on campus
(20 Sep 2017)
The School of Law Legal Advice Centre is currently taking enquiries for appointments, starting later this month

Want to find out where the University has appeared in the news?
(19 Sep 2017)
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Take part in a 5-minute survey on university reputation
(19 Sep 2017)
The Knowledge Partnership, an independent market research company, will be conducting the research on behalf of us and nine other Russell Group universities

Biko Street is open!
(19 Sep 2017)
A new place for staff to eat and meet

Bus strike threat
(19 Sep 2017)
Disruption to First Manchester passengers during every Monday of October if industrial action goes ahead

Take part in a 5-minute survey on university reputation
(15 Sep 2017)
The Knowledge Partnership, an independent market research company, will be conducting the research on behalf of us and nine other Russell Group universities

Lane closure near Sackville Street for utility works
(15 Sep 2017)
Sackville Street will be down to one lane between Major Street and Portland Street

Undergraduate Open Days - Saturday, 30 September & Saturday, 14 October
(13 Sep 2017)
With the undergraduate open days fast approaching, staff from across the University may be receiving queries as to what is taking place on the day

Staff benefits update – 13 September 2017
(13 Sep 2017)
We have some great new offers to kick off autumn for you including a spa package at the Macdonald Hotel

North West Biotech Initiative is recruiting exceptional leaders
(13 Sep 2017)
Roles except Chair/Co-Chair are open to highly motivated undergraduates, master's students, early-stage professionals and post-doctoral researchers

Students' Union reopening delayed
(13 Sep 2017)
Unfortunately Biko Street will not be open today due to an electricity failure

University desk calendars out now!
(13 Sep 2017)
Get all set for the start the academic year with our popular planning tool

Cyclists urged to dismount around Brunswick Park
(12 Sep 2017)
Keeping cyclists and pedestrians safe during Brunswick Park construction works

Temporary changes to George Kenyon Square
(12 Sep 2017)
The landscaped area of George Kenyon Square between the IT building and the Alan Turing Building has been temporarily taken out of commission

EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account Call for Proposals
(12 Sep 2017)
Call for proposals deadline is Wednesday, 18 October

Extended student access to Blackboard
(08 Sep 2017)
Student access is now live

Don’t bin your tins!
(08 Sep 2017)
We’re collecting tins or packets of food to benefit Manchester-based charity Lifeshare

How inclusive is our University?
(07 Sep 2017)
Take the survey for Stonewall Workplace Equality Index and see if we can hit the Top 100 again

Is your Blackboard course ready for Start of Year?
(07 Sep 2017)
This is a reminder about the annual process of activating and preparing your Blackboard course space (Bb course) ready for Start of Year (SoY)

Staff benefits update – 6 September 2017
(06 Sep 2017)
This week there are some great new discounts and highlights of some of our popular benefits and payroll giving scheme!

Wood Street Mission lottery winner
(05 Sep 2017)
Announcing the winner of the September 2017 draw

Take part in a 5-minute survey on university reputation
(05 Sep 2017)
The Knowledge Partnership, an independent market research company, will be conducting the research on behalf of us and nine other Russell Group universities

Bus gates on Oxford Road now fully operational
(05 Sep 2017)
Motorists are reminded that Oxford Road’s bus gates are fully operational from Monday, 4 September

Research Data Storage maintenance
(04 Sep 2017)
We’re performing upgrades and maintenance on the central Research Data Storage (RDS) system, which is sometimes known as Isilon

News and updates from Media Services
(01 Sep 2017)
Over the summer, there have been significant upgrades to audio visual facilities across campus

Northern Rail September strike action
(30 Aug 2017)
Northern Rail has issued service information ahead of September RMT strike action

New IT Service Catalogue
(30 Aug 2017)
A revised IT Service Catalogue is available on the IT Services website

ResLife vacancies available starting September 2017
(29 Aug 2017)
Postgraduate students and staff are welcome to apply