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News archive – November 2009

Ignite your creative potential ...
(02 Nov 2009)
... it could be the start of something big!

Wood Street Mission Lottery draw
(02 Nov 2009)
Announcing the winner for November

Celebrate Christmas with your colleagues at The Manchester Museum
(05 Nov 2009)
Book now for three-course lunches or evening events

2009 University Christmas Card
(05 Nov 2009)
Orders required by 5pm on Friday 6 November

Universities' Superannuation Scheme (USS) presentations
(05 Nov 2009)
For scheme members on 10 November

Metrolink services return to the city centre
(05 Nov 2009)
Free travel on the network on 14 and 19 November

UMSA lunchtime classes
(05 Nov 2009)
Shape up for Christmas with Pilates and dance

Tutor posts available at Canterbury Court and Ashburne Hall/Sheavyn House
(05 Nov 2009)
Applications invited by 23 November

Courses available at the Staff Training and Development Unit
(05 Nov 2009)
Book online for courses from 12 to 26 November

Visit by Michael Mansfield QC
(06 Nov 2009)
Invitation to talk and book signing on 18 November

Festive offerings from FoodOnCampus
(09 Nov 2009)
Catering for your Christmas parties and graduation events

Delivered Services showcase event
(09 Nov 2009)
Meet the team and sample the menus on 20 November

Catering on Campus - Best Practice Guidelines
(09 Nov 2009)
Advice and requirements from Mike Shore-Nye, Director of STARS

Free Chinese Crafts taster sessions at Confucius Institute
(09 Nov 2009)
Tuition in paper folding, paper cutting and knot making

SMS trial at John Rylands University Library
(09 Nov 2009)
A new way of communicating with customers

South Manchester parkrun – 5k
(10 Nov 2009)
Open to all standards of runners on 14 November

New cycle shop discount
(10 Nov 2009)
Cyclelife in Droylsden joins Cyclescheme

Book now for Christmas at Chancellors Hotel
(10 Nov 2009)
Buffets, three-course lunches and festive parties in stunning surroundings

Showing of BBC's 'Show Me the Mummy: The Face of Takabuti'
(10 Nov 2009)
Featuring Professor Rosalie David on 18 November

Help FoodOnCampus raise money for Children in Need
(10 Nov 2009)
Hot beverage sales on 20 November will benefit BBC charity

FoodOnCampus Customer Satisfaction Survey
(11 Nov 2009)
Have your say about the service before 20 November

Humanities Dean to retire in September 2010
(11 Nov 2009)
International search begins for Professor Alistair Ulph's successor

Student Travel Awards 2010
(11 Nov 2009)
Application deadline on 26 February 2010

STDU courses: 19 November - 2 December
(11 Nov 2009)
Book online for a wide range of courses

Academic Procession
(11 Nov 2009)
Confirmation of attendance required by 27 November

Professional Development Network
(12 Nov 2009)
Join or find out more at the annual event on 24 November

Pay and Grading Update
(12 Nov 2009)
Follow-up to ACAS-facilitated meetings on 5 and 19 October

Warriors for the Working Day: A talk by Colonel Chris Keeble
(13 Nov 2009)
Reflections from combat for our crisis-times

Steps to information security
(13 Nov 2009)
Barbara Frost appointed as Information Security Manager

Comment on radical improvements to city centre bus services
(16 Nov 2009)
Drop-in session for staff and students on 18 November

Relaxation & Wellbeing Day at The Manchester Museum
(16 Nov 2009)
An invitation from SPORT and the Counselling Service

CO2ts the Earth: Energy exhibition on 18 November
(16 Nov 2009)
Don't be neutral - go live and save the earth!

Tabley House Carol Concert selling fast!
(16 Nov 2009)
Readings and carols in the old chapel on 8 December

University Chorus at Sea ...
(16 Nov 2009)
Tickets now on sale for 5/6 December concerts

Huge discount on electric scooters
(16 Nov 2009)
Up to 30 miles for 5p and no road tax

Improvements to University email services
(17 Nov 2009)
Student 'early adopters' transfer to Microsoft Outlook Live

Workshop on bringing together children from different cultural backgrounds
(18 Nov 2009)
Find out about OurSpace's 'Celebrating Global Citizenship' project on 16 December

Big Saturday: Evolution Revolution
(18 Nov 2009)
A fun day of family activities about evolution on 21 November

FoodOnCampus Update
(18 Nov 2009)
Find out what’s happening with FoodOnCampus

Hard Rain: Our Headlong Collision with Nature
(19 Nov 2009)
Environment exhibition at MMU from 23 to 27 November

South Manchester parkrun – a runaway success!
(19 Nov 2009)
Join future parkruns each Saturday at 9am in Platt Fields Park

Medical School Museum relocation
(20 Nov 2009)
Move to new office and storeroom

Electronic Software Delivery System and VAT
(20 Nov 2009)
14 December deadline for software purchases at 15% VAT

AUA Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Practice
(24 Nov 2009)
Work-based learning programme for professional managers and administrators

The Academic Advisory Service: Supporting Students
(25 Nov 2009)
Confidential information and advice on matters relating to academic work

December Cycle to Work Rides
(25 Nov 2009)
New riders especially welcome on 2 December

Consensual Relationships
(25 Nov 2009)
New policy has been launched

World premiere of 'Wonder: A Scientific Oratorio'
(26 Nov 2009)
On 27 and 28 November at Maxwell Hall, Salford

What's On at The Manchester Museum - November/December
(26 Nov 2009)
Talks and tours, evolution, polar bears, orphaned sloths and more

Review of MBS and Humanities structure
(29 Nov 2009)
Working party set up to review options

Osteoporosis testing at reduced rate
(30 Nov 2009)
Hosted by SPORT on Wednesday 2 December