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Chancellor Lemn Sissay to guest edit BBC Radio 4's Today programme
(21 Aug 2019)
Poet, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE will guest edit on Thursday, 22 August

Our Values – update and next steps
(20 Aug 2019)
Thank you to everyone who has contributed their stories to help uncover our University’s values

New My Manchester launch
(19 Aug 2019)
New My Manchester for students will launch on Tuesday, 27 August

Local Staff Survey 2019 reports published
(15 Aug 2019)
Read a detailed report of the survey responses in your area

Have an out-of-this-world Pride month at the University
(14 Aug 2019)
Throughout August the University will be joining the city of Manchester in celebrating Pride. Find out how you can get involved!

Dignity at Work Policy
(13 Aug 2019)
Professor Colette Fagan, Vice-President for Research, reminds staff about the University Dignity at Work Policy

Give our new students a warm welcome
(09 Aug 2019)
Help new students settle in to University life by wearing a purple AskMe badge

PM announces new plans for researchers’ visas and research funding
(09 Aug 2019)
Round-up of sector reaction

Your Payroll Giving to inspire others
(09 Aug 2019)
In May, the total figure donated by you to charities via our Payroll Giving Scheme exceeded £1million

Bringing the Student Lifecycle and Student Experience projects together
(08 Aug 2019)
The Staff Survey 2019 has highlighted that we need to manage change more effectively. Bringing together the Student Lifecycle Project (SLP) and the Student Experience project under a single programme, will ensure that we integrate all aspects of these projects, to enable the changes to be successfully implemented.

University scoops prestigious prize for The Market food concept
(06 Aug 2019)
The University Caterers Organisation has announced the winners of its awards to more than 400 industry guests during the three-day summer conference at The University of York

Leadership in Finance - interim arrangements
(06 Aug 2019)
Interim arrangements in place to lead the Directorate of Finance

Viewpoint blog: Why should high performing organisations prioritise wellbeing?
(06 Aug 2019)
Professor Sir Cary Cooper is in conversation with Dr Julian Skyrme

Launch of OneTrust - simplifying GDPR compliance
(05 Aug 2019)
Making it quicker, simpler and easier for staff to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation and manage information risk

SEED welcomes CARA/SRF Fellow
(02 Aug 2019)
Dr Wiesam Essa joins the Department of Geography.

Faculty of Science and Engineering launches new two-School structure
(01 Aug 2019)
Today, 1 August, marks a significant milestone for FSE as they officially launch their new two-School structure with the previous nine Schools becoming Departments

University response to Universities Superannuation Scheme consultation
(31 Jul 2019)
Setting out our position on Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) contributions

University appoints Donna Hall CBE as honorary professor
(31 Jul 2019)
The University is delighted to appoint Donna Hall as an Honorary Professor of Politics.

Your mission – learn lots and have fun at bluedot…
(31 Jul 2019)
A public engagement story from our UNESCO World Heritage site Jodrell Bank Observatory – tell us yours or get involved

University first in the North West to be awarded ‘sanctuary’ status
(30 Jul 2019)
The award recognises our work supporting refugees and asylum seekers in the community

Colleagues clean up Crosby Beach
(30 Jul 2019)
The CfMR Green Impact Team uncovered 17 bags of rubbish

Values development – your last chance to contribute
(29 Jul 2019)
Throughout June and July, we have been asking all our colleagues to contribute to uncovering our shared University values

Helping a garden grow
(29 Jul 2019)
How our Staff Survey 2019 donation is helping Trinity House

Eli and Brit Harari Graphene Enterprise Award 2019 winners announced
(26 Jul 2019)
Two new technology businesses share this year’s £70,000 prize for novel applications of graphene and other 2D materials

Our University ethnicity pay gap
(25 Jul 2019)
Our ethnicity pay gap report for 2018 is now available

Commit to a low carbon culture
(22 Jul 2019)
We can all make changes to the way we travel to create a low carbon flight culture

Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre to be repurposed for student benefit
(19 Jul 2019)
The University’s Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre is to be repurposed into a student hub, 64 catered en-suite room student accommodation, flexible study space, a café and office space, which will provide a new focal point for our Fallowfield site from September 2020.

China’s Science and Technology Minister visits our University
(18 Jul 2019)
China’s Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Wang Zhigang, saw the full scope of our advanced materials research capabilities and commercial opportunities during his visit to campus

Tactile Collider project wins European Physics Society outreach prize
(17 Jul 2019)
The School of Physic's Tactile Collider project wins European Physics Society outreach prize

Pride, the final frontier
(17 Jul 2019)
The University is proud to be supporting Manchester Pride with this year’s theme ‘Deep Space Pride'