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University to decarbonise its investment portfolio
(26 May 2020)
The University of Manchester has announced that it will end investments in fossil fuel reserve and extraction companies by 2022, and ‘decarbonise’ all investments by 2038

Phased campus reopening update
(21 May 2020)
A message from Nalin Thakkar, Chair of the Campus Reopening and Corporate Support Group

Voluntary severance scheme and other voluntary measures
(21 May 2020)
Details of a new voluntary severance scheme and other voluntary options for colleagues

Online open meeting on research
(20 May 2020)
Thursday, 28 May, 3.15pm – 4.15pm

WATCH: Our Covid-19 campaign
(19 May 2020)
Highlighting our people’s response to the crisis

WATCH: Online open meeting with April McMahon
(19 May 2020)
The panel answer your questions

Update on how our University is responding to Covid-19
(18 May 2020)
A message from Patrick Hackett, Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer (RSCOO)

The Russell Group has appointed Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell as its next Chair
(15 May 2020)
Professor Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester, will take over on 1 September 2020 from the current Chair, Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow

Professor Brian Cox launches our ‘Lockdown Lectures’ series
(15 May 2020)
Join some of the nation’s foremost scientists, thinkers, historians and social commentators for some informal lectures from the comfort of your own home

WATCH: Open meeting with the Senior Leadership Team
(14 May 2020)
Senior Leadership Team answer your questions

Phased return to campus and new working arrangements
(14 May 2020)
A message from Nalin Thakker, Vice-President for Social Responsibility and Colette Fagan, Vice-President for Research

Online open meeting on teaching, learning and students
(13 May 2020)
Tuesday, 19 May, 2pm - 3pm

Viewpoint: A time of learning
(13 May 2020)
Jonathan Winter, Head of Staff Learning and Development

Update on furlough leave
(13 May 2020)
A message from Director of Human Resources Karen Heaton following the Government’s announcement

Interim adjustments to Financial Procedures
(13 May 2020)
Some adjustments have been made to reflect the current Covid-19 situation

WATCH: Online open meeting with the Senior Leadership Team
(11 May 2020)
Today, Tuesday 12 May, 1pm - 2pm

Making a Difference Awards take place on Facebook Live!
(11 May 2020)
Staff, students, alumni and friends from around the world celebrate the incredible and inspiring work of our University community

WATCH: Open meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team
(11 May 2020)
Professional services leadership team answer your questions

Meet the winners of our 2020 Volunteer of the Year Awards
(11 May 2020)
Good news is needed right now so we transferred our annual event online to continue celebrating the very best of our University community

UK Government lockdown announcement
(10 May 2020)
Staff will be informed of eventual return to campus well in advance. UPDATED 10/5/20

Confirmation of start dates for the academic year 2020/21
(07 May 2020)
A message from Professor April McMahon, Vice President for Teaching, Learning and Students

WATCH: Open meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team
(07 May 2020)
Today, Thursday, 7 May, 9.45am – 10.45am

Viewpoint: Our research response to Covid-19
(06 May 2020)
Professor Ian Bruce

COVID-19 financial implications for the University
(05 May 2020)
A message from the President and Vice-Chancellor

WATCH: Lemn Sissay invites all to Making a Difference Awards
(04 May 2020)
Join us for “the greatest hits of our very best work to improve the wellbeing of society and the environment”

Online open meeting with the Senior Leadership Team
(04 May 2020)
Tuesday, 12 May, 1pm - 2pm

WATCH: Open meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team
(04 May 2020)
Thursday, 7 May, 9.45am – 10.45am

Viewpoint: Imagining a higher education system beyond Covid-19
(30 Apr 2020)
Andy Westwood, Vice Dean for Social Responsibility in the Faculty of Humanities

Highlighting our people's response to the crisis
(30 Apr 2020)
Covid-19 campaign

Outstanding MIB scientists elected as Fellows of the Royal Society
(30 Apr 2020)
Two prominent biotechnology scientists from the University have been confirmed as Royal Society Fellows among more than 60 of their peers across the world