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Board Sketch #3: Strategy Day
(05 Jul 2022)
Welcome to the latest of our Board Sketches, aimed at giving you more insight into each of the Board of Governors meetings to help engage our University community with the Board and its work

University of Manchester twins with Ukrainian counterpart
(04 Jul 2022)
Our support aims to stabilise pipeline of desperately needed newly-qualified doctors in the war-torn country

Winners of the Distinguished Achievement Awards 2022
(30 Jun 2022)
The winners were recognised at an award ceremony in the Whitworth Hall on Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Are your details up to date? Review your personal information within MyView
(30 Jun 2022)
New digital process for submitting HESA details announced

New microsite: Finance Transformation Programme
(30 Jun 2022)
The Finance Transformation Programme (FTP) has launched a new microsite to provide key information to colleagues across the University about the Programme

Our University named one of UK's best in student review awards
(29 Jun 2022)
StudentCrowd is the only independent awards based solely on verified student reviews

WATCH: Our support for researchers in a changing world
(27 Jun 2022)
Nalin Thakkar and Dave Polya discuss our changing world and how our research community will be fully supported to continue their vital work while mitigating new risks

Spotlight on University reputation
(24 Jun 2022)
Reflecting on the results from our latest reputation report

The ‘Gift of time’ from our Chancellor
(23 Jun 2022)
Watch Lemn Sissay OBE perform his poem marking the end of his seven years as our Chancellor and welcoming his new chapter within the University

Simon Thomson appointed Director of Flexible Learning
(22 Jun 2022)
Professor Simon Thomson, currently Director of the Centre for Innovation in Education at the University of Liverpool and previously Head of Digital Pedagogy at Leeds Beckett University, will take up his role on 18 July

Updated: Our way of saying thank you
(22 Jun 2022)
Thank you from President and Vice-Chancellor Nancy Rothwell

Our Community Festival returns this weekend!
(21 Jun 2022)
Join us on Saturday, 25 June at our Community Festival

Rail strike action: guidance for managers
(20 Jun 2022)
A nationwide rail strike has been called by the RMT union to take place for three days on Tuesday 21, Thursday, 23 and Saturday, 25 June

Take part in our summer graduation celebrations
(17 Jun 2022)
Graduation is a huge team effort and relies on numerous colleagues to come together, delivering a truly memorable experience

Hybrid working at the University
(16 Jun 2022)
Over the last year we have been piloting our Hybrid Working principles, to overwhelmingly positive feedback

University receives £5.65m to transform research into impact
(15 Jun 2022)
The University of Manchester has received £5.65m funding from the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), in order to turn its cutting-edge research into innovative solutions for businesses, charities and other organisations

Watch live: The Timetable Project Open meeting
(15 Jun 2022)
Watch live today at 2pm

Booking travel – A temporary new approach to target ongoing difficulties
(14 Jun 2022)
Updated guidance and new temporary approach for booking travel

A message from Wayne Keating, Interim FSE Technical Review Project Sponsor
(13 Jun 2022)
Last month (25 May 2022), the Board of Governors approved the University entering into formal consultation with the trade unions on proposals for the strategic and structural changes to the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) Technical Operations.

Meetings light week
(13 Jun 2022)
This week (from Monday, 13 June) colleagues are encouraged to reduce their meeting commitments

University of Birmingham report on historical conversion therapy
(10 Jun 2022)
Our University has been made aware of a report produced by the University of Birmingham called “‘Conversion Therapy’ and the University of Birmingham, c.1966-1983”

Scholarships launched for people fleeing conflict and persecution
(10 Jun 2022)
Our University has created fully-funded scholarships for 20 students who are fleeing war and persecution, with people now able to apply to start studying in September

Monkeypox: What you need to know
(09 Jun 2022)
Useful information about the monkeypox outbreak in the UK

Update meeting: an update on the Digital Learning Environment review
(08 Jun 2022)
All staff are invited to attend an update meeting about the Digital Learning Environment (DLE) on Monday, 20 June

Watch live: Open meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team
(08 Jun 2022)
Watch live at 11:30am

WATCH: Advice on Trusted Research
(06 Jun 2022)
Four short films explain how to navigate risk and compliance issues relating to reputation, the National Security Investment Act, Intellectual Property and Export Control

Timetable Project – Staff open meeting
(01 Jun 2022)
An open meeting for staff to ask questions and share their views about our new timetabling process and Policy, taking place on Wednesday, 15 June, 2.00pm – 3.00pm.

Catherine Grills appointed Director of Faculty Operations (FSE)
(30 May 2022)
Catherine Grills, currently Head of Business Change in the Directorate of Planning, will take up her role on 1 July

Viewpoint: Simon Merrywest
(26 May 2022)
Why we're running our first harm reduction campaign

Rachel Brealey appointed Chief Operating Officer at the University of Leeds
(25 May 2022)
She will join Leeds on 15 August 2022 from her current role as our Director of Faculty Operations in BMH and co-director of Reshaping PS