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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