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Staff benefits and wellbeing update

19 Jan 2022

Wellbeing, discounts and free tickets for the baby and toddler show!

Be active on campus

Just to let you know we are running free activities during the exam period, all the exercise classes Zoom and Face to face at the Wellbeing Rooms are open to Students and Staff. There is lots on offer like Tai chi ,Yoga, Pilates, Boxercise, Manchester Beauty school, massage, nails , Reflexology plus many more. You must register on Playwaze to book your places – Please click here to view information

Make your savings soar in 2022 with the Vivup lifestyle benefits

A new year means brand-new savings from your favourite retailers, restaurants, attractions, fashion brands, streaming services, supermarkets and more available through our Lifestyle Savings staff benefit – so you can resolve yourself to spending less on tthings you want most! Start browsing to explore the full range of high street deals. You can simply register with your University or personal email address. You will need to enter your employee/payroll number when registering for the first time - you can find this on your payslip online or staff ID card.


You still have access to UniDiscounts covering a range of local providers and national holidays. There is still only a couple of weeks to make use of the January Hotpoint Privilege Club promo code. A Members only scheme, offering exclusive pricing on over 850 different appliances including three great brands to choose from, Whirlpool, Hotpoint & Indesit. Products range from washing machines, refrigeration, cookers and dishwashers to Hotpoint’s Small Domestic Appliance range. Juicers, kettles, toasters etc. All appliances are prediscounted via the Privilege Club.

The Baby & Toddler Show returns to the North West!

The Baby & Toddler Show is coming to EventCity, Manchester on 18-20 March, giving new & expectant parents the opportunity to shop amazing deals & get advice from the brand experts.

Save money with unbeatable deals on 150+ of the top baby brands and find hundreds of unique and useful products which aren't available on the high street.

Test, try, compare and buy plus watch demonstrations from knowledgeable experts and get fully informed to find the right products for you and your baby, all under one roof.

To get your hands on a FREE pair of tickets - worth £32, visit the Baby and Toddler Show website and use code MANC250. Feel free to extend the invite to any friends or family that are expecting a baby or have recently become parents.


The winter months can be a difficult time for many. If you are struggling in any way you can access the University’s mental health resources and here is a video on Building Resilience that was delivered to staff in early 2020.

For more information visit staff benefits and wellbeing