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Staff benefits update – 25 April 2018

25 Apr 2018

Win a pair of cinema tickets this week!

Wedding photo


Dave and Nines (Formerly Chorlton Wedding Photography) is run by husband and wife team Dave and Laura O'Keefe. Covering Greater Manchester and Derbyshire, they strive to capture great natural shots throughout your big day without being intrusive. They have an exclusive rate of £600 for University staff.

Home services discounts

Hotpoint will be increasing its discount to you from the beginning of May from 15% to 17% throughout the month. Visit our secure page for the details.

On campus

With on-campus discounts you can save at Manchester Museum, Whitworth Art Gallery, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre and Food on Campus outlets. You can also save at Blackwell’s bookshop and are able to purchase an NUS Extra Card.

Final reminders

The Body Shop, Trafford Centre, is inviting you to VIP shopping evening at their store on Friday, 27 April, 6.30-9.00pm for staff and students. They will be offering 30% off in store with free samples to take home. On the night they will be offering free makeovers, skin consultations and hand massagers. Please take your staff ID card.

FLINT+FLINT Skin Care Clinics based at Harvey Nichols, Manchester, has organised a special corporate promotion where you can indulge yourself over 3 separate visits to the salon and sample a range of services including facials for only £54.95. Multiples can be bought with further discounts as gifts. You can save 20% on Bluedot festival tickets with the secure voucher code. Offer expires midnight Monday, 30 April. Offers for the Opera House and Palace Theatre are shared direct to their page!

Prize draw

The Cinema Society has provided a pair of tickets for a prize draw. The Cinema Society gives you massive discount on cinema tickets with all the leading chains including Odeon, Showcase, Cineworld, Vue, Empire, The Light and Reel Cinemas.

For your chance to win a pair of tickets please answer the following question:

Q. UoM alumnus Benedict Cumberbatch plays what character in the new blockbuster, The Avengers: Infinity War?

a) Doctor Strange

b) Doctor Dolittle

Email your answer to with subject Avengers by midnight on Tuesday, 1 May. Please include your contact details. The winner will be notified on Wednesday, 2 May.

Keep up to date with all your benefits and discounts via Staff benefits.