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Staff benefits update

05 Oct 2016

This week’s update has restaurant, fitness and travel offers, plus you can stil enter the prize draw to win tickets for Breaking the Code at the Royal Exchange Theatre!


Food and drink

You can save 20% at leading Northern Quarter restaurants, Tusk, Rosylee, Infamous Diner and Walrus. Family friendly Frankie and Bennys also offers 20% off at a number of local locations and you can save 10% at popular Zouk Tea Bar, just off Oxford Road. Did you know that FoodInAdvance allows you to top up your staff ID card with money to spend in the 29 FoodonCampus outlets located across campus? It's the cheapest way to buy food and drink on campus as you receive a 10% discount on purchases in FoodonCampus outlets and 5% in Starbucks on Sackville Street.


SuperBreak’s October offers include Rome, Christmas markets in the UK or Europe and various packages including Christmas cruises and Disney on Ice. Hotel Exclusives provides you with 20% off a wide range of hotels plus save up to 67% off your next Autumn getaway including Edinburgh Christmas market from £28pp, Gloucester spa break from £55pp, 4* London stay from £75pp. They have also been nominated for their first British Travel Award! offers include October half term and Halloween short breaks from £259, Christmas and New year deals and 10% discount off all France for 2017. Hoseasons has autumn breaks from as little as £89, Oct half term Lodge breaks from £249 and boating holidays up to 20% off


Visit the Opera House and Palace Theatre page for details of the latest offers including All or Nothing, the Mod musical on 18 and 20 October and Keep Dancing with (4-8 October).  To book, please call 0161 245 6666.


The LivingWell Health Club is based within the Deansgate Hilton and provides you with access to the public sector member rate of their gym (30% off standard rates). Nuffield Health offer discounted rates and by joining the Manchester Printworks site as your home club, for no additional cost you can enjoy multi-site access to other fitness centres. The spa and gym at The Midland has reduced membership rates for the gym plus discount on all their 55 minute spa treatments on Tuesdays plus other seasonal spa offers. 

Other favourites

Prize draw

The play, Breaking the Code, tells the story of Alan Turing.  To win one of two pairs of tickets to see this play at the Royal Exchange on Wednesday 2 November at 7.30pm please answer the question below:

Q.1 Who is the alumnus of the University of Manchester who played Alan Turing in the film The Imitation Game?

A. Benedict Cumberbatch

B. Clint Eastwood

Please email your answer to with the subject 'Breaking the Code' and your full contact details by midnight on 9 October.


Have a great week. Keep up to date with all your benefits!