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University of Manchester Staff Association (UMSA)

Who are we?

The University of Manchester Staff Association (UMSA) is the social club for all members of staff of The University (whether part-time or full time).  

Benefits of membership

With your membership card you will benefit from:

  • Discounted tickets for the theatre
  • Children's parties
  • Shopping trips
  • Discounted lunchtime activities
  • Exclusive access as a member to an activities room located in the Wellbeing Rooms, Ground Floor in the Simon Building on south campus.

How much is the membership and how do I join?

Only £1.00 a month- deducted from your payslip. Please click here to join


Click here for the latest events.


Based on the ground floor of the Well Being Centre in the Simon Building, the UMSA activities room has a pool table, kitchenette and seating for relaxation.

UMSA Room 2023
UMSA Room 2 2023

Our committee

Over the last 20 years the UMSA Committee has been organising many social events for all members. We always welcome your feedback!

Contact us 

For any membership or committee enquiries please email