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Upgrading to Microsoft Windows 10
(20 Aug 2019)
Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system from Microsoft

10,000 Actions now supports the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals
(20 Aug 2019)
We’ve aligned our sustainability initiative with the blueprint for a better and more sustainable future

Update on 147 bus service
(19 Aug 2019)
Following staff feedback and negotiations with Stagecoach, the operator of the 147 inter-site bus service, all bus stops along Oxford Road connecting north and south campus will again be part of the free service for staff and students

Tree maintenance off Dover Street
(16 Aug 2019)
Essential maintenance has been taken on four mature willow trees off Dover Street in front of the Simon building

Information on dealing with clearing and confirmation telephone calls
(14 Aug 2019)
Thursday, 15 August 2019 is A-level results day and as always, we’re expecting a very high volume of phone calls into the University

Network maintenance on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 August
(13 Aug 2019)
To improve the performance of the University network, there will be short periods of interruption to connectivity on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 August.

GlobalProtect VPN access issues - resolved
(12 Aug 2019)
On 12 August, staff experienced issues logging into GlobalProtect

Staff benefits update
(08 Aug 2019)
Time for a cottage break, a Forest Holiday, a day out or break to a Merlin attraction or take part in a prize draw!

Wood Street Mission lottery winner
(06 Aug 2019)
Announcing the winner of the August 2019 draw

Presidential Fellowship applications open for early career academics
(06 Aug 2019)
We've launched a further recruitment campaign for the prestigious University of Manchester Presidential Fellowships

Changes to 147 route during temporary diversion
(06 Aug 2019)
The 147 buses will not stop at Charles Street or Sackville Street until 8 August

This year's clearing campaign has launched
(06 Aug 2019)
Our integrated clearing campaign has launched across social media, digital advertising, newsletters and the website

Recruiting ResLife advisors
(05 Aug 2019)
Get involved in supporting students in halls

University’s free bus service – reminder of correct stops
(05 Aug 2019)
Free bus route made clear and a request to use your unlimited travel card if possible, after review reveals confusion and cost implications

Help shape the future of the UMRun Group
(02 Aug 2019)
We'd like your views on our successful UMRun Group, which was set up in 2015

Super Break has ceased trading
(02 Aug 2019)
ABTA has announced that Super Break and Late Rooms ceased trading on 1st August.

Staff benefits and wellbeing update
(01 Aug 2019)
Get some more happiness, check out our facilities on campus and enter the latest staff wellbeing prize draw!

University of Manchester students take part in BBC Proms performance
(31 Jul 2019)
40 members of the University’s two chamber choirs perform at the Royal Albert Hall.

Jeanette Winterson longlisted for 2019 Booker Prize
(31 Jul 2019)
Professor of Creative Writing in the Centre for New Writing celebrated for her new novel, Frankissstein.

IT performance issues - resolved
(30 Jul 2019)
IT performance issues were identified between 10am-11am on Tuesday 30 July

The University’s Sophos Anti-Virus licence is expiring
(30 Jul 2019)
The University’s licence for Sophos Anti-virus expires on Tuesday 20 August 2019, and all instances of Sophos provided by the University must be uninstalled from University or personal computers before this date

Brunswick Park courtyard closure during works
(29 Jul 2019)
Courtyard between Simon Building and Zochonis Building closed for five weeks from Monday, 5 August 2019

Help for researchers to manage cloud resources and the Condor Pool
(26 Jul 2019)
If you currently pay for Cloud resources out of your own pocket or via a departmental credit card, we can help

Weekend road closure at rear of Stopford Building
(25 Jul 2019)
The road closure is part of the ongoing works to replace the heating pipework between Stopford, A V Hill and Michael Smith buildings

Do you work with sensitive or highly restricted data? Tell us your experience
(25 Jul 2019)
Help us develop a service to manage restricted data and be in with a chance of winning a £50 Amazon voucher

Staff benefits update
(25 Jul 2019)
How to keep cool and save a date for the next Cycle to Work Breakfast!

Could you be a school governor?
(24 Jul 2019)
There are currently a number of school governor vacancies in local schools in Salford, Manchester and Rochdale

Investing in Success – an update on flexible spaces
(24 Jul 2019)
You may have read about our Investing in Success funding to make better use of our current toilet and other facilities to provide a more inclusive campus

University’s free bus service – reminder of correct stops
(22 Jul 2019)
Free bus route made clear and a request to use your unlimited travel card if possible, after review reveals confusion and cost implications

Blackboard unavailable from 5pm on Thursday 25 July to 9am on Sunday 28 July
(22 Jul 2019)
The following information is provided to inform staff members about this update