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Website resources

The School website and associated Centre and Institute websites are maintained by the Faculty Communications and Marketing team.

Jonny Brown, Senior Communications and Engagement Officer for SALC, has overall responsibility for the School's external-facing web communications.

You can find information on how to make or request changes to SALC websites below.

Making text changes to existing webpages

Text can be updated by any user of T4, the University's content management system (CMS). 

If you do not have access to the T4 CMS, you should contact the relevant Subject Area Web Officer (see the list at the end of this page), who will have access to T4 to make text changes, or you can submit your request to the Faculty of Humanities Web Team using the IT Support Centre's Humanities Web content change form. Under 'Request type', please ensure you select 'Humanities Website Content Change'.

If you do have access to the T4 content management system (CMS) but cannot remember how to use it, please view our training videos.

All text added to our sites must meet the University's written word guidelines.

Making changes to non-text content

If you want to update images and other non-text items, as well as documents hosted on the website (not including documents hosted on, please use the Humanities Web content change form.

If you are supplying images to be used on the website, please ensure that you hold the copyright for the image, or that it is available under a licence that allows us to use the image on our sites. Please note that we require high-resolution images for use on the website and that they must meet the University's photography guidelines.

Information on adding videos to our sites can be found on the Websites page on the Faculty intranet. Videos must meet the University's film guidelines.

Researcher profiles and staff lists

The Pure support website has a wealth of guides and information on how to set up, make public, and update your academic research profile in Pure. The main guide is:

If you are a new member of academic staff and need to be added to the People page on the website for your subject area, please speak to your Subject Area Web Officer and let them know when you have set up your profile in Pure so they can add a link to it.

Subject Area Web Officers can consult these guidelines on updating People pages:

Requesting/removing pages and other major changes

To add new pages, substantially rework existing external-facing content or to request removal of a webpage, please contact Jonny Brown (

Course marketing pages

Marketing pages for courses and programmes (which are hosted on the central University website) are usually set up as part of the new course approval process and are updated every year.

Please contact if you have any questions about these pages.

Requesting a new website or blog

If you require a new website for a research project, Centre or Institute, you will need to complete a form and return it to the Faculty Web Team.

See the Websites page on the Faculty intranet for more information.

Adding events

To add an event to the relevant list on our sites, please contact your Subject Area Web Officer (see the Web Contacts section below).

You can also get access to the Columba events system to add events directly; to do that, please contact the Faculty Web Team via this form. Under 'Request type', please ensure you select 'Humanities Website Content Change'.

A user guide for Columba is available:

Adding news articles

To add a news article to the relevant list on our sites, you will need to complete a form and submit it to the Faculty Communications and Marketing team. Please visit the News page on the Faculty intranet for further information.

We do not use T4 for news articles. For news articles, contact

Requesting access to T4

If you are taking over from an existing Subject Area Web Officer or are a member of School staff who needs access to make minor changes to our sites, you will need to request a T4 login by completing this form as follows:

  • Request type: Site Manager Access
  • T4 training completed: Yes (see below)
  • Date training completed: Today's date
  • Access type required: Contributor
  • Websites/areas you need access to: List the URL(s) of the websites or website sections you need access to edit.
  • Are you the content owner: No (in most cases)

There is no specific face-to-face training session available, but there are comprehensive training videos and written guidance on how to use T4 on the Faculty intranet. It is strongly advised that you review these before you attempt to use T4 for the first time.

Please contact Jonny Brown ( SALC Senior Communications and Engagement Officer for more information.


Data Studio Reports are available for each subject area, Centre and Institute website within SALC. These reports offer an overview of the key web analytics information for each website.

To access the Data Studio Report for your area, please contact the relevant Academic Web Officer (see the 'Web Contacts' section below).

University brand guidelines

Please note that all web content must meet the University's brand guidelines for text, images and video. The brand guidelines website also includes logo files and other downloads.

Social media

The School's main social media channels are overseen by Jonny Brown ( and Ben Thomas (

Please contact them for any questions or advice.

Web contacts

SALC Digital Community of Practice

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Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History     
Art History    
Centre for New Writing    
Confucius Institute    
English Literature    
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute    
Institute for Cultural Practices    
Graduate School    
Linguistics and English Language     
Manchester Histories Festival    
Manchester International Summer School    
Martin Harris Centre    
Modern Languages and Cultures
Religions and Theology    
The John Rylands Research Institute



Additional contacts

SALC External Relations Manager & Web Committee Chair      
Creative Manchester Anne-Marie Nugnes  
Graduate School      
Martin Harris Centre


University Language Centre

Francesca Smith

Confucius Institute      
Institute for Cultural Practices (ICP)      
The John Rylands Research Institute      
Manchester Histories Festival      
Manchester International Summer School