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Preparing for retirement in the next 12-18 months?
(05 Aug 2020)
We’re running two Zoom workshops to support colleagues who are considering or preparing for retirement in the next 12-18 months

Support and resources for periods of change and uncertainty
(05 Aug 2020)
Did you know the Staff Learning & Development Team have resources available to support staff during periods of change and uncertainty?

Information on how to book rooms for preparing online teaching content
(05 Aug 2020)
Classrooms are now available for academic staff to book and use for preparing online content in preparation for the start of the new academic year

Dealing with clearing and confirmation telephone calls
(05 Aug 2020)
Thursday, 13 August 2020 is A-level results day and as always, we’re expecting a very high volume of phone calls into the University

Phased roll out of online expenses module completed
(05 Aug 2020)
Improving the Employee Experience

Dual award PhD Studentship - call for projects
(04 Aug 2020)
Project proposals to establish pairs of jointly awarded/dual PhD research projects between The University of Manchester and University of Melbourne are now being called for

Staying active over summer
(04 Aug 2020)
Our August programme of Zoom classes organised by UoM Sport

Microsoft Teams – launch update
(04 Aug 2020)
Microsoft Teams set to launch for all staff and postgraduate research students

New workshops on managing stress
(03 Aug 2020)
Workshops will take place in August and September

Students’ Union welcomes a new Student Executive Officer team
(01 Aug 2020)
The new Student Executive Officer team will begin their roles from 1 August

Beware of fake ‘phishing’ emails claiming to be from the University
(31 Jul 2020)
IT Services sees an increase in reported phishing emails – please remain vigilant

Student system (Campus Solutions) maintenance - Tuesday 4 August
(31 Jul 2020)
IT Services are upgrading Campus Solutions resulting in a period of downtime

Staff benefits update
(30 Jul 2020)
Benefits that help your mental, physical and financial wellbeing.

Stellify Award completions hit record numbers
(30 Jul 2020)
Record-breaking number of graduates will be leaving the University with the Stellify Award

Staff leavers: Returning IT equipment
(29 Jul 2020)
Colleagues leaving the University can book to visit campus and return IT equipment to IT Services

Short delay to student payment run
(29 Jul 2020)
Unfortunately, there has been a delay in processing this week’s student payment run, which will result in students being paid a day later than expected.

Launch of Overleaf – a collaborative authoring tool for research
(29 Jul 2020)
Academic writing and publishing tool available to University staff

Network downtime in Kilburn tonight
(29 Jul 2020)
University network unavailable in the Kilburn Building for approximately 40 minutes from 7.30pm on Wednesday 29 July

Career and Personal Development Planning
(29 Jul 2020)
Resources Available

Spotlight on... caring
(29 Jul 2020)
Our diversity calendar theme for August is Who cares?

Blackboard downtime in August
(29 Jul 2020)
A reminder that Blackboard will be unavailable from Tuesday 4 August (17:00 BST) to Monday 10 August (09:00 BST) due to a planned annual upgrade.

First year students to take Social Justice Challenge in 2020/21
(28 Jul 2020)
Social Justice Challenge replaces Sustainability Challenge during Welcome Week

Developing personal resilience for change
(28 Jul 2020)
New dates added for July and August

New series of wellbeing webinars
(27 Jul 2020)
Variety of webinars during July and August

Q&A with sports physiotherapist on running
(27 Jul 2020)
11.30am on Tuesday, 28 July

Widening Participation Fellowships 2020
(23 Jul 2020)
Paid fellowships to develop and deliver a range of activities to inspire and engage school and college students from across Greater Manchester

Have you worked in partnership with students engaged in teaching and learning?
(23 Jul 2020)
Please tell us about your experience by completing the following survey

Transport options: Getting out and about safely
(23 Jul 2020)
A message from Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) on getting around our region

NCP Aquatics Centre Car Park reopens
(23 Jul 2020)
NCP recently reopened the Aquatics Centre Car Park on Booth Street East

Staff benefits Update
(23 Jul 2020)
As more services are opening up we are highlighting offers on eating out and entertainment!