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Staff wellbeing update

13 Jun 2019

On campus activities to keep you happy and healthy over the summer plus ways to save on bus fares and travel discounts!

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On campus

With all this bad weather you can cheer yourself up by checking out the Be Active summer timetable with lots of opportunities to try a new activity! Or why not take half an hour to step away from your desk to breathe, stretch and relax and practise Mindful Movement. Every Tuesday June-Aug 2019 12.30-1pm. Open to all in the Wholeness Studio at St Peter’s House.

Blackwell's, the campus bookshop, have always bought and sold second-hand books . But now they have increased the range and number of books they are able to buy back. So, if you have old or surplus books in your offices or at home, why not take them along to Blackwell's at University Green to see if you can turn them into cash? Academic or general titles, Fiction or Non-Fiction, all books will be considered for purchase. If you have any queries, contact the bookshop on 0161 274 3331 or Don’t forget you canm also save 10% on books and other items at Blackwells and 10% off at their in-house Caffe Nero. Just show your staff ID card.


Bellfield have updated their promo code for you to receive 10% discount on their clothing range. Nod and a Wink has a full range of underwear and sleepwear for men, women and children including lingerie in sizes 28-40 and A-KK to suit every woman.

Home services

Hotpoint have updated the promo voucher code for you to receive 20% off on products on the Hotpoint Privilege Club.  You can also save on insurance, telephone and broadband, motoring, home removals and will writing services via home services Unidiscounts


Monthly and weekly bus tickets are now available for purchase via this Stagecoach link. Tickets will no longer be available to purchase via the Income Office. Follow the link for more travel to work options. All this rain might be making you in the mood for a break. The Travel UniDiscounts have something to suit everyone!


Visit to see all London theatre specials with top offers on plays, musicals, drama and live entertainment. share occasional offers and you can make massive savings at Merlin Attractions and Drayton Manor via Unidiscounts.


M&L Healthcare Solutions and General & Medical Healthcare can provide you with access to Private Medical Insurance at prices substantially below those available in the open market and online. The product range provides choice for everyone considering private healthcare. Offering both a low-cost option that provides essential levels of cover through to a comprehensive scheme with a more extensive range of cover and benefits. You can join the private healthcare scheme in the knowledge that you are dealing with the UK based 5 star rated provider of both products and service.

Body Shop special evening

The Body Shop at the Trafford Centre is inviting you to their VIP event in store on Friday 14th June 6pm-9pm. They will be showcasing a new limited edition collection as well as their iconic hair range. On the night they will be offering hand/arm massages, facials, makeovers, fizz and you can bring your friends too! There will also be a sample goody bag for you to take away when you spend £25 in store. Download the invitation for how to register.

Prize draw

There is a staff wellbeing prize draw running at the moment to win one of two FriendinaBox gift boxes. Take part now!

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