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UKRI IAA Commercial Development Fund
(01 Mar 2024)
Launch of fund for essential first steps, to support spin-out and licensing opportunities

WATCH: University responds to student visa check-in concerns
(29 Feb 2024)
During a recent open meeting with students, we announced a significant change to the current visa check-in process.

Welcome Event for new colleagues
(29 Feb 2024)
Last few spaces available on our new-look event on Thursday, 14 March

Campus Solutions Student System downtime on 11 March
(28 Feb 2024)
On Monday 11 March, IT Services are performing maintenance which will affect access to the Campus Solutions Student System. During this maintenance, Campus Solutions will be unavailable.

The University’s 2024 Diversity Calendar
(28 Feb 2024)
Our 2024 Diversity Calendar is now available

Important information for colleagues with uploaded videos on the Video Portal
(27 Feb 2024)
If you use video portal videos on external services (such as Articulate Rise and Storyline, SoftChalk, Nearpod, H5P and so on) an upcoming change may affect the visibility of your videos.

Careers Service: March events for students
(27 Feb 2024)
Annual Spring Careers Fair and themed weeks feature in a busy month to help our students prepare for their futures

2024-25 Open Research Fellowship Programme
(26 Feb 2024)
Applications open for the 2024-25 cohort of Fellows as part of the Open Research Fellowship Programme

Fancy a discounted stay at the Hyatt Regency Hotel?
(23 Feb 2024)
As spring approaches and the nights begin to draw out, why not treat yourself to a stay at the Hyatt?

Celebrating Teams Voice Phase 2 success
(22 Feb 2024)
Over 21,000 landlines replaced - and nothing goes to landfill

Senate elections - nominations deadline
(21 Feb 2024)
Academic and research colleagues are encouraged to seek nomination by noon on Monday, 26 February.

PC cluster software – important information and action required
(21 Feb 2024)
If you use PC clusters for teaching, you must let IT Services know your software requirements before Friday 29 March by completing the form below, to ensure the clusters can be ready in time, otherwise the software you need may be unavailable.

Recycling disposable vapes/e-cigarettes
(20 Feb 2024)
You can now recycle your disposable vapes/e-cigarettes at University Place

Update: Intermittent network connectivity issues
(20 Feb 2024)
IT Services are aware of intermittent network connectivity problems caused by an issue in the region outside of our direct control.

Maintenance affecting Campus Solutions
(19 Feb 2024)
IT Services will be performing some maintenance which will affect Campus Solutions.

Final week for students to apply for Summer School places
(19 Feb 2024)
Please promote this opportunity to your students

Staff benefits update – February 2024
(16 Feb 2024)
Boost your wellbeing this year with an exciting range of employee benefits

University response to UKRI announcement to increase PGR stipend
(14 Feb 2024)
University to increase investment in postgraduate researchers by raising the minimum stipend for 2024/25 to £19,237 (full time equivalent)

Car Park Permit Office: reduced opening hours
(14 Feb 2024)
Changes to opening hours between Monday, 19 and Friday 23, February

Open Research Fellowship Programme 2024-25
(13 Feb 2024)
The Office for Open Research is inviting applications for the 2024-25 cohort of Fellows as part of the Open Research Fellowship Programme

Love giving during Payroll Giving Month
(12 Feb 2024)
Colleagues have donated over £1.6 million to local, national and international causes. Find out how you can get involved with Payroll Giving

Export due diligence – a reminder
(09 Feb 2024)
Your role in helping our University provide a safe and effective environment for our international activities

One in Two podcast – special episode
(08 Feb 2024)
Dr Emma Woodward and patient Nick Brown discuss hereditary cancer predisposition in our podcast’s latest special episode

UMRI Interdisciplinary Research Funding – deadline
(07 Feb 2024)
Funding for projects that encourage collaboration and lead to an increase in successful interdisciplinary research – application deadline Monday, 19 February

Planned disruption to IT login service and IT Account Manager
(07 Feb 2024)
IT Services need to perform maintenance on Thursday 15 February, which will result in disruption to the IT login service and IT Account Manager.

Do you know a student suitable for Student Union leadership?
(06 Feb 2024)
Lead MCR Applications close on Monday, 12 February – remind your students or recommend someone to apply for a Student Union role

Could you share your research at a British Science Week event?
(06 Feb 2024)
Manchester Museum’s annual British Science Week celebration takes place 11-12 March and they’re on the lookout for researchers to join the party

Work begins on the John Rylands Next Chapter project
(05 Feb 2024)
We're working to improve our exhibition and event spaces so you can enjoy our collections better

Rewarding exceptional performance
(02 Feb 2024)
Nominations close on Friday, 16 February

Issues with the podcast service - resolved
(01 Feb 2024)
All services on video.manchester.ac.uk have now been restored.