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People and OD policy updates
(02 Feb 2023)
Updates and changes to People and OD policies

Appointment of our first Chief Information Security Officer
(02 Feb 2023)
Heather Lowrie has been appointed as our University’s first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and will be joining IT Services at the start of May 2023

Watch live: Professional Services Open Meeting
(02 Feb 2023)
Today, 3-4pm

Online event: Being Muslim at Manchester with Chancellor Nazir Afzal
(01 Feb 2023)
Providing a unique opportunity for all colleagues, both Muslim and non-Muslim, to come together to discuss shared experiences and learn more about how to be a truly inclusive university

Reporting process for participation in strike action
(31 Jan 2023)
Further guidance on reporting participation in UCU Industrial Action

Senate membership update
(31 Jan 2023)
Senate recently voted to increase the size of its membership, from 70 to 100 members

Let’s celebrate two centuries of education, discovery and impact
(30 Jan 2023)
We need your ideas to shape the University’s bicentenary celebrations

University and College Union (UCU) industrial action
(27 Jan 2023)
A message from Adèle MacKinlay, Director of People and Organisational Development

Last chance to book: Timetable Project open meeting
(27 Jan 2023)
Remember to book your place at the Timetable Project's open meeting, taking place Wednesday, 1 February 2023 at 1pm – 2pm on Zoom

Guidance for planned rail and teacher strikes
(26 Jan 2023)
A message from Adèle MacKinlay, Director of People and Organisational Development

National Student Survey (NSS 2023) launches
(26 Jan 2023)
The NSS 2023 is now open, which means it’s time for our final year students to tell us about their time at Manchester. Please encourage your students to take part.

Civic celebration event sets scene for Manchester Museum reopening
(24 Jan 2023)
On Thursday, 19 January the first in a series of celebration events was held to highlight Manchester Museum’s role in the cultural, educational, social, and civic life of our city region

Applications now open: Flexible Learning pilots
(23 Jan 2023)
Following on from the announcement in December, colleagues can now apply for funding to co-create the future of education at Manchester

Volunteer of the Year Awards 2023: nominations open
(20 Jan 2023)
You can nominate those who volunteer to help communities

Free inter-campus travel on 147 bus consultation
(19 Jan 2023)
We'd like to hear your views and feedback

Mandatory Data Protection and Cyber Security training
(19 Jan 2023)
A reminder that all staff are required to complete a short, refreshed training course by the end of next week (Friday, 27 January)

Book now: Professional Services Open Meeting - 2 February
(17 Jan 2023)
This meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team will focus on the Staff Survey results

Confirm your availability to teach if applicable for the 2023/4 timetable
(17 Jan 2023)
If applicable, colleagues need to either (1) formalise an existing Flexible Working Arrangement (or apply for one) by the deadline of Tuesday, 28 February 2023, OR (2) apply for a Teaching Availability Arrangement by the deadline of Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Staff Survey 2022 Results
(16 Jan 2023)
A message from Professor Colette Fagan, Vice-President for Research and Adèle MacKinlay, Director of People and Organisational Development

UCU announce plans for further industrial action
(13 Jan 2023)
Following a meeting of the University and College Union’s (UCU’s) Higher Education Committee (HEC) on Thursday 12 January, the UCU has announced plans for a further 18 days of industrial action to take place in February and March

Rewarding exceptional performance scheme opens
(12 Jan 2023)
Nominations are open from Thursday, 12 January to Tuesday, 28 February 2023

New travel policy
(11 Jan 2023)
Changes to travel policy to halve our emissions from aviation – full details and guidance for staff

There’s still time to enter the 2023 Making a Difference Awards
(06 Jan 2023)
The deadline is fast approaching, so make sure you enter or nominate someone for our Making a Difference Awards by Monday, 16 January 2023

Don’t let flu and COVID-19 affect your start to 2023
(04 Jan 2023)
Winter illnesses continue to circulate at high levels. Please speak to your line manager if this affects you.

Book now: Timetable Project open meeting
(03 Jan 2023)
Wednesday 1 February 2023 at 1pm – 2pm on Zoom

University members recognised in New Year Honours
(31 Dec 2022)
The first honours granted by King Charles III

WATCH: Winter Graduation 2022
(21 Dec 2022)
Chancellor Nazir Afzal OBE and Dr Julian Skyrme reflect on Winter Graduation, plus celebrating our Winter Class of 2022

Rewarding exceptional performance
(21 Dec 2022)
Nominations open from Thursday, 12 January to Tuesday, 28 February 2023

2022: Our University in Review
(21 Dec 2022)
As the end of the year approaches, we take a look back at achievements, memories and more from around our University

Nominations open: Honorary degrees, Medals of Honour and national honours
(20 Dec 2022)
Submit your nomination for an outstanding individual to receive one of our University’s highest awards or a national honour