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Staff benefits update

11 Aug 2014

Magical offers from Merlin visitor attractions, plus discounts on a range of products and services - and the chance to win a Perkz prize

Sea Life Centres

If you are looking for entertainments to keep you or your family busy over the summer, the Merlin Group owns many of the UK's top visitor attractions, including:

  • Alton Towers Resort
  • LEGOLAND® Windsor
  • Chessington World of Adventures Resort
  • Madame Tussauds London
  • Warwick Castle
  • The EDF Energy London Eye
  • SEA LIFE Centres and Sanctuaries
  • The Dungeons
  • LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre, Trafford Centre, Manchester

Other offers

The offers available to University of Manchester staff generally involve discounts of 30-40% off the standard ticket prices – so this will provide fantastic savings for you, your family and friends!

Just request the University's unique discount code by emailing:

If you have already registered with Perkz, they also provide the same level of discount to you.


Don’t forget to visit Perkz and access all their discounts including August’s offers

There are also great prizes to win this month (you don’t have to buy to enter):

  • Win a Roberts DAB digital Radio exclusively for University employees!
  • Win a 7 night stay in a self-catering apartment courtesy of apartments4you!
  • Win a 15” HP Pavilion laptop with 6 GB memory, 1 TB of storage and Intel® Core™ i3 processor

For details, go to:

  • Perkz and select ‘competitions’ from the category menu

If you haven’t registered yet, just request the unique UoM Perkz code by emailing:

Free online self-help from the Counselling Service

Did you know that the Counselling Service offers an innovative online self-help programme called:

This programme helps you to develop skills and strategies to enhance your sense of well-being, and offers advice on stress, anxiety, insomnia and low mood. It is easy to use and totally confidential.

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Have a sunny week!