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News archive – September 2007

Centre for New Writing - first season's events
03 Sep 2007
Readings and Q&A sessions with some of today's best-known writers, plus high-profile literary debates

English language proficiency testing for international students
03 Sep 2007
Test dates for beginning of new academic session

Scientific Visualization Event: International AVS Centre Relaunch
03 Sep 2007
Book your place for 19 September

Wood Street Mission Lottery Draw
03 Sep 2007
Winner for September 2007

New status for Mimas
04 Sep 2007
National data centre based in Faculty of Humanities from August 2007

Training Update: Courses for staff
04 Sep 2007
Courses leaflet for September and links to full online listings

Parenting help for bipolar mums and dads
05 Sep 2007
Required for study - volunteers with children aged 3-10 and online access

Manchester Momentum presents 'Going for Growth: how to finance and develop your
05 Sep 2007
Special event and networking lunch on 19 September

High Performance Computing Courses from Research Computing Services
05 Sep 2007
Courses running from 15 to 19 October

Courses available at STDU: 18-21 September
05 Sep 2007
Choose from Presentation Practice, Improve Your Memory and Speedreading

Sponsored walk up Rivington Pike on 14 October
06 Sep 2007
Rise to the £50 challenge in aid of the Red Cross

Macmillan Research Unit hosts coffee morning on 28 September
06 Sep 2007
Take a well-earned break for the benefit of Macmillan Cancer Support

Military education and an interesting meal out
07 Sep 2007
An invitation to the Military Education Committee's Defence Dining Club on 6 November

Airport Collection Service and International Students Orientation
11 Sep 2007
Airport Collection Service starts on 11 September and Orientation begins on 13 September

Health and Fitness Classes
11 Sep 2007
More than 100 health, fitness and well-being classes on your doorstep!

Discounted Rugby Tickets on Offer to University Staff
11 Sep 2007
Sale Sharks v Bristol Rugby â Sunday 23 September 2007

Sport and Activity Fair 2007
11 Sep 2007
Taking Place on 18 and 19 September

Information from the University's Language Centre
11 Sep 2007
Further details available on part-time English exams preparation courses

Access/egress restriction at Bridgeford Street/Higher Cambridge Street
11 Sep 2007
Work due to start on 10 September and last for 4-6 weeks

Join us for a Fallowfield Walk or Jog
11 Sep 2007
Event taking place on 26 September

Online Learning Courses
12 Sep 2007
New workshop programme starts on 3 October

Come Along to the Charity Red Ball
12 Sep 2007
Fundraising event in aid of British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK

Destination of graduates
13 Sep 2007
Information is available at University and Faculty level

Legal Advice Centre re-opens
13 Sep 2007
Find out more about the services on offer

Vacancy for Non-Residential Tutor at Whitworth Park
13 Sep 2007
Applications invited by 20 September

Tutor Vacancies at Owens Park and Whitworth Park
13 Sep 2007
Applications invited by 20 September

Courses for the Public
17 Sep 2007
New brochure available

Free eye examinations in Student Teaching Clinic
17 Sep 2007
20% discount on glasses purchased through the clinic

An Audience with Sir Bernard Lovell
17 Sep 2007
Rare public appearance by Founder and first Director of Jodrell Bank on 25 October

Latest issue of STEPS (Skills Training Essentials for PGR Students) out now
17 Sep 2007
Feedback on content and ideas for future issues welcome

Autonomous Agents: The Art and Films of Lynn Hershman Leeson
18 Sep 2007
The Whitworth Gallery: 15 September to 12 December 2007

Volunteers wanted for brain scanning research
18 Sep 2007
Healthy males, 18-60, with no history of psychiatric problems or depression

Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama - The New Season!!!
18 Sep 2007
September to December 2007

Visualization Training Courses
18 Sep 2007
Research Computing Services offers a series of courses in different visualization topics

Microsoft Office 2007 compatibility pack
19 Sep 2007
Install this pack if you need to read an Office 2007 document

Participants for psychological study on personal goals, memory and imagery
19 Sep 2007
Your chance to help in the development of psychological therapies

Courses available at STDU: September-October 2007
19 Sep 2007
Topics include Career Review and Positive Retirement

Participants for psychological study validating questionnaire on thought process
19 Sep 2007
Can you spare one hour to assist in the development of psychological therapies?

Swimming lessons
20 Sep 2007
10 week course begins 3 October at Manchester Grammar School

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) Members' Annual Report 2006/07
20 Sep 2007
Available online and in print form with summary funding statement

Former student wins Grazia 02 Innovation Award
21 Sep 2007
Get your own business idea off the ground with HE Certificate of Enterprise

Classes in Chinese language at the Confucius Institute
24 Sep 2007
10 week evening classes on campus with big discounts for staff and students

Ramadan: 13 September - 12 October
24 Sep 2007
Please be considerate of Muslim colleagues and students during this period

New UMSA salsa classes
24 Sep 2007
Extra class added to timetable

Real Food Fair
24 Sep 2007
A celebration of real good food at the Whitworth Art Gallery on 11 October

'Cool It!' Exhibition 2007
25 Sep 2007
Winning entries from climate change competition on show from 24 September

Upcoming events at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama
25 Sep 2007
University Sinfonietta introductory concert and reading/Q&A with Rose Tremain

Discounted rugby tickets offer to University staff
26 Sep 2007
Sale Sharks vs London Wasps on 3 October

Courses available at Staff Training and Development Unit in October 2007
26 Sep 2007
Opportunities to acquire new skills or brush up your existing ones

Friday Forum: A series of workshops/therapies for staff
26 Sep 2007
From 28 September in the Well-Being Room, Dover Street Building

Heating projects
26 Sep 2007
Information for staff and students

Launch of the PowerRoom
26 Sep 2007
Personal training with a difference

Training Update: Courses for staff
26 Sep 2007
October 2007 courses leaflet available online

The Well-Being Room - new timetable
26 Sep 2007
Unwind, relax and relieve the tensions of the day

Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 6 October 2007
26 Sep 2007
Many visitors on campus - car parks/food outlets much busier than usual

What's on at The Manchester Museum (for adults)
28 Sep 2007
Monthly newsletter for October