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Staff benefits update

14 May 2015

The pick of this week's discounts includes Perkz, theatre and shows, organic veg boxes, walking and free activities on campus


Nutrition and diet support

Looking to manage weight, reduce stress, increase energy levels and/or feel healthier? Want a bespoke nutrition programme? Whatever your goal, Katherine Mountford can help you achieve it. She believes food is the best medicine and her 'way of life' programme will guide you to healthy eating. For a free telephone consultation and to receive your 10% staff discount:

Perkz competitions

Find out the latest offers in the May newsletter and this month you also have the chance to win:

  • two tickets to the British Grand Prix on 5 July 2015;
  • a Haven holiday - three-night weekend or four-night midweek self-catering break for up to six people.

For full details of these competitions please visit Perkz and select ‘competitions’ from the category menu. If you haven’t registered yet with Perkz contact for the unique code.

Theatre and shows

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is running at the Opera House 20–30 May and has a £15 best available seats offer. The Stage Door Bar (next The Palace Theatre) is holding on Cheese & Wine Tasting on 25 June. Please call Group bookings on 0161 245 6666 quoting University of Manchester.

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in Manchester with their new show Beauties and the Beats. A staff offer of £10 for Platinum and Premium seats at any performance (except the opening night or Tuesday, 23 June) is claimable through The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Beauties and the Beats Tour or by quoting the code OFFER10 on the booking line 0871 705 0705.

Organic veg boxes on campus with Veg Box People

Manchester Veg People are seeking their first 100 customers over the next few weeks to commit to buying a weekly organic veg box of delicious seasonal produce from just £8. It starts on the 2nd June when you will be able to collect your veg box from the University Campus (University Place). You can sign up at Veg Box People or find out more on the Veg Box staff discount page.


Teamwalking offer you discount on their range of valley, hill or mountain walking. If you simply want to learn new skills, step out with confidence and explore further. TeamWalking offer a range of courses and experience days to help you get the most out of the great outdoors. Prices start from just £30 per person.

Free activities on campus

The University offers a jam packed programme full of classes, courses and activities to keep you active and healthy and enhance your wellbeing. Find out more at ACTIVE Manchester. These include the University’s Walking for Health Group Lunchtime Strollers. To get updates on the free local walks that operate four times a week, email:


Have a great week and find out more at