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Staff benefits update

07 Feb 2019

Time for fitness, travel and romantic inspiration

Couple looking at the Eiffel Tower

Armitage Sport Centre

The Armitage Sports Centre is based on the Fallowfield campus and has many discounted sport, physical activity and fitness sessions for staff. Their class programme is part of the Be Active class programme and they are currently offering a free trial pass for all staff to access a free fitness class free of charge. They also have a current offer on a 6 month all-inclusive purple fitness class pass for just £60. Please visit the other membership options including the facility to buy online.

LivingWell Health Club

The LivingWell Health Club based at the Deansgate Hilton within the iconic Beetham Tower has updated their offer. All University of Manchester staff qualify for their public sector discount rate which is just £32pm.   


Why not take a romantic break this month and relax. Super Break has offers for Paris and Venice, spa breaks and dinner, bed and breakfast deals. has up to £50 off thousands of breaks (ends 11th Feb) and has summer cottages from £379. Hoseasons has Feb Half Terms Breaks from £239, up to 30% off summer breaks and savings up to £150 on their spring boats. Visit the Travel discounts for all these offers and more.


If you’re heading to London and taking in a show, then has great savings for you on a wide range of shows including The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Wicked, True West and Fiddler on the Roof. 

New Blackwell’s University Bookshop

Blackwell’s has been in touch to announce that their brand new bookshop will be opening on Wednesday 20th February at University Green. They want to thank you for your support whilst they've been in the Portakabin, and want to welcome you to visit them in their new home! They are still in the PortaKabin until then so you can still save 10% when showing your Staff ID card. They have a great range of cards and gifts as well as books!


You can save an extra 17% off this February using the latest discount code for the Hotpoint Privilege Club. This is a popular offer and a happy member of staff shared back how pleased they were to get a discounted new fridge within 48 hours of ordering, even during last week’s snowy weather conditions. And, their old device was removed too.

Hair and beauty

Check out the savings with spas, hair and beauty salons to treat yourself or a loved one.

More information

Please visit Staff Benefits to keep up to date with all the benefits, wellbeing and discounts that are available to you.