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Login changes to the Outlook Web App – two week extension
(16 Oct 2018)
Staff and postgraduate research students have until Tuesday 6 November before they will need to use 2-factor authentication from Duo to log in to the Outlook Web App (OWA)

Free eye examination appointments available
(16 Oct 2018)
You can get an eye examination free when attending our University teaching clinic

Manchester Recycling Week: polystyrene recycling
(16 Oct 2018)
Staff can now recycle polystyrene packaging on campus by leaving it alongside the nearest internal recycling bins

Show your support for Wear Red Day
(16 Oct 2018)
Wear Red and show racism the red card

Staff wellbeing benefits fair
(15 Oct 2018)
Following the success of our Staff Wellbeing Benefits Fair in 2017, we are holding a bigger follow-up event in the Whitworth on Tuesday, 30 October, from 12pm until 2pm

New Blackboard tool for checking file accessibility
(11 Oct 2018)
A new accessibility checking tool (Ally) is available in Blackboard for all 2017-18 and 2018-19 units as well as all organisation spaces.

Surgeries available on Research Information system Pure
(11 Oct 2018)
The Pure Support Team will be available at different venues across campus during lunchtimes to assist with any questions or queries you might have

Upcoming Postgraduate Open Days
(11 Oct 2018)
Please help us promote this event to our current students and offer-holders

Staff benefits update – 11 October
(11 Oct 2018)
You can now save money with the EE mobile network via Voice Mobile, save on healthcare costs with Medicash, sign up for wellbeing courses plus the Staff Wellbeing Fair

Local foodbank urgently needs help
(09 Oct 2018)
Emmeline’s Pantry is a local foodbank for vulnerable women and their families

Issues with toilets and water supply in University buildings now resolved
(09 Oct 2018)
The issues with toilets and water supply now resolved

Do you know a student who would make an excellent leader?
(09 Oct 2018)
Manchester Students’ Union will be hosting their Part Time Officer Elections and you can help them by suggesting students you think would make excellent leaders

Help promote the Social Justice Challenge and Workplace Ethics Challenge
(09 Oct 2018)
This year, the Class of 2016 will become our first cohort of students to graduate with the prestigious Stellify Award

Manchester Recycle Week 2018
(09 Oct 2018)
The University is running a recycling week from 15 until 19 October in partnership with Manchester City Council, Manchester Student Homes and Manchester Metropolitan University

Login changes: Outlook Web App
(09 Oct 2018)
From Tuesday 23 October 2018 staff and postgraduate research students logging in to the Outlook Web App (OWA) will need to use 2-factor authentication from Duo.

MCR Strollers at Maggie’s Culture Crawl
(08 Oct 2018)
The University MCR Strollers raise £519 at Maggie’s Cancer Centre's Culture Crawl

Join the ResLife Team - Residential Life Officer Vacancy
(08 Oct 2018)
Help us to support students in halls

Outlook – planned maintenance
(08 Oct 2018)
Between 5.45pm and 6pm (15 minutes) on Monday 8 October 2018, IT Services will be performing planned maintenance to Outlook and you may experience intermittent connectivity when accessing your emails.

Maths and reading mentors needed
(08 Oct 2018)
Alliance MBS partner high school, Whalley Range, is looking for Maths and/or Reading Mentors who could work with Year 7-9 students

UMIP Ignition Awards open funding call
(05 Oct 2018)
The UMIP Innovation Optimiser is pleased to announce the launch of our open funding call for the Ignition Awards, aiming to inspire and further build on the spirit of enterprise and innovation across the campus

Podcasting in the University
(05 Oct 2018)
Do you podcast in your research group, department, school and/or Faculty at the University?

Wood Street Mission lottery winner
(05 Oct 2018)
Announcing the winner of the October 2018 draw

Undergraduate Open Day - Saturday, 13 October
(04 Oct 2018)
With an Undergraduate Open Day taking place on Saturday, 13 October, staff may receive queries about what's happening on the day

Staff benefits update – 3 October
(03 Oct 2018)
Discover how you can save on baby sleep coaching, insurance, travel, physiotherapy - register for the Staff Wellbeing Fair and take part in a wellbeing prize draw

IT Service Week is here
(02 Oct 2018)
IT Service Week runs from 1 to 5 October 2018 - and the theme this year is magic!

Join the ResLife Team as an Administrative Assistant
(02 Oct 2018)
Help us support students in halls

Student system maintenance
(02 Oct 2018)
We’re performing some maintenance on the Campus Solutions Student system this weekend

Wellbeing Brief - Breast cancer
(02 Oct 2018)
Male and female colleagues are encouraged to find out more about breast cancer care

Win £10,000 to launch your own spin-out
(01 Oct 2018)
Take part in UMIP’s Next Big Thing Competition 2018

Managers’ Essentials update
(27 Sep 2018)
Earlier this year we launched our Managers’ Essentials toolkit, a website full of practical resources for managers in order to enable them to manage everyday people situations consistently and easily