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Staff benefits update

15 May 2019

As the weather is now improving you can take the time to book a break, pamper yourself or check out University Green.

Forest Holiday - couple in forest holiday home


Forest Holidays are offering 20% discount off May/June breaks at any of their 10 locations, in any cabin type. You can escape to one of ten idyllic forest locations - deep in the woods, on the edge of a loch, or in a bright open forest meadow. At all other times the discount is 10%!

In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the Tutankhamun tomb discovery, the tomb’s artefacts will visit London one final time while a new permanent resting place for the treasures is constructed at the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Super Break are promoting a one night hotel stay + exhibition ticket from £99p. Visit travel discounts for all offers including cottages, hotels, terminal car parking and campervans!

The Gym at The Spa at The Midland

The Gym at The Spa At The Midland, would love to invite you for a 1 day complimentary gym pass with them to use Monday - Thursday. You can also take advantage of The Spa At The Midland’s exclusive offers with £10 off gym memberships and 20% off 55 minute treatments booked on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and luxury spa day offers. Simply email to reserve your staff places on their gym trial days or for further information on the facilities. There are only limited places available so booking early is advised! Visit fitness and outdoors for more gym offers and fitness and clothing retailers.

On campus

On campus there are so many ways you can take time out at lunchtime for your wellbeing via the Be Active programme. FoodinAdvance enables you to register your Staff ID card to preload funds. When using campus outlets you then save 10% on purchases when showing your card. Manchester Museum and the Whitworth offer time for a cultural time out and have discounts in their shops for staff and staff can receive 15% discount on admissions at Jodrell Bank Visitor Centre.

University Green

You can save 10% discount at Blackwell's and Caffe Nero (on their mezzanine floor) when showing your staff ID. In addition to books, they sell greetings cards, stationery, gifts, technology, and lots more. Blackwell's also has a range of events and book signings happening in their new store. The new University Green outlets include Friska and Mowgli where 10% discounts are available (see T&Cs). The new Co-op also allows 10% discount if shopping with a Totum card. The TOTUM Card is the new name for the NUS extra card. The card entitles you to 12 months of savings from major retailers such as Amazon, Co-operative Food Stores, Spotify, Accessorize, Superdrug, Apple, ASOS, Easyjet and many more!  TOTUM cards are available to buy from the SU Helpdesk (Mon - Fri 8am - 4.30m).

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