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Staff benefits update

18 Jan 2017

The latest health, fitness, travel, shopping and leisure offers for you and how to join a healthy and fair food revolution!

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The Hoseasons special event has started with a £25 Low deposit on 2017 breaks including parks and lodges. Offer period is between Wednesday, 18 and Monday, 23 January 2017 and applies to arrivals between 29 March and 31 December 2017. There is also a £50 low deposit for 2017 boat bookings. Visit the Hoseasons page for the full details and booking conditions. A lot of bookings are already going through for Valentine's Day with some fantastic prices with SuperBreak.

We have so many popular travel discounts including, IHG (Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza), Hilton Hotels, canal boat holidays, highly rated Lake District and Edinburgh hotels and money saving car parking with Manchester Airport and nationally with Q-Parks.

Fair Veg

Veg Box People is working with local farmers to help them plan their crops and pay them fairly for their hard work and delicious veg – making it the fairest veg in town! So signing up to Veg Box People is more than just a weekly veg box, it’s joining a healthy and fair food revolution – which will give you an amazing boost into 2017!

To sign up now visit Veg Box People: Veg boxes or come and see them at the weekly collection point on Tuesday from 12 noon to 5.30pm outside the Greenhouse restaurant at University Place. 

Fitness and outdoors

SwimNow UK provide adult swimming lessons from private swimming pools around Manchester city centre (including Hilton Deansgate). They specialise in one-to-one coaching for complete beginners, stroke improvers, fitness and triathlon. They are offering you 10% discount. The Midland Hotel has released their latest brochure with offers on gym membership, book a 55 minute treatment at The Spa At The Midland in January or February and receive a complimentary ESPA product and a Winter Warmer Day offer. For those who love the outdoors, you can save 15% at Cotswold Outdoor. This year they're introducing new Gore-Tex® jackets from Berghaus alongside the latest evolutions of the popular Osprey Talon and Tempest packs. This cutting edge kit is now in your local store (Deansgate). You can also save 15% off at Nevisport.  There are more fitness and outdoor offers for you including Nuffield Health, LivingWell and hill and mountain skill courses.


You can save 10% at the Ryman store on Oxford Road. Each month there are 50% off deals (while stocks last). Between 24 January and 24 February 2017, you can save 50% on Epson printers, Victorinox laptop bags, 1TB hard drives and much more. You can also buy Red Nose Day merchandise for 24 March 24 as Ryman is a Red Nose Day partner. 


Visit the Halfords page for their 20% off January offers.

Everton FC offer

The latest offer for fans is for the Everton vs Sunderland game on Saturday, 25 February (3pm KO). Adults £25 / Juniors £12.50.  For details on how to book this offer, please visit our Everton FC page.


Call the Group Sales Team on 0161 245 6666 quoting University of Manchester for all the latest offers and best prices.


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