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Keep safe on Oxford Road: don’t have a senseless accident!
(23 Feb 2017)
With the construction work on Oxford Road now largely completed south of Booth Street, there has been a significant increase in the number of cyclists using Oxford Road

The purple pigs are coming
(23 Feb 2017)
Pick up a piggy bank and take part in the RAG Week staff challenge

Dealing with junk email
(22 Feb 2017)
Over the last few weeks many staff have been receiving a higher than normal level of junk email.

Call for mentors for Manchester Gold staff mentoring programme
(21 Feb 2017)
The University staff mentoring programme begins on 15 March and we are busy matching mentees with mentors

Give a child a cracking Easter
(20 Feb 2017)
Wood Street Mission Easter Egg Appeal 2017

Staff vs Students Quiz Night
(20 Feb 2017)
The next quiz night open to University staff pits you against our students as the quiz is hosted by Manchester RAG

Volunteers needed for Body Experience at Manchester Museum
(20 Feb 2017)
Help this family-friendly fun day run smoothly

Podcasting - supporting students with disabilities
(20 Feb 2017)
In September 2016, colleagues in IT Services worked with the Disability Advisory and Support Service (DASS) to make changes to the podcasting service, making extra lecture recordings available for students with disabilities.

Would you like to appear in a video about the Staff Survey?
(17 Feb 2017)
The Staff Survey 2017 launches on 6 March and we’re looking for staff volunteers

Lost Property Policy updated
(17 Feb 2017)
The University's Lost Property Policy aims to ensure that property found or left within University premises is dealt with consistently

Deadline for putting in place exam support for summer 2017 exams
(17 Feb 2017)
Students who wish to receive support in the May/June 2017 exams must register by Thursday, 23 March 2017

Call for Mentors for Manchester Gold Staff Mentoring Programme
(17 Feb 2017)
The University staff mentoring programme begins on Wednesday, 15 March and we are busy matching mentees with mentors

Road closures in city centre and Salford during rush hour this evening
(16 Feb 2017)
Thousands of French fans will be escorted to Manchester United's Old Trafford ground this evening for the AS St Etienne’s Europa League clash with Manchester United

Professional development for staff with disabilities
(15 Feb 2017)
“Achieving Your Potential” is a personal and professional development programme for University of Manchester staff with disabilities (both hidden and visible)

Top tips for keeping your belongings secure
(14 Feb 2017)
There’s been an increase in phone snatching incidents on campus recently, so here are a few simple things you can do to keep your belongings secure and yourself safe

Volunteers needed for undergraduate open days
(14 Feb 2017)
We're looking for staff to help people visiting the parents stand

Global Impact Awards for students wanting to travel in summer 2017
(13 Feb 2017)
Do you know of a student wanting to travel in the summer of 2017?

Nominate your outstanding alumni - less than two weeks left
(10 Feb 2017)
There's less than two weeks left to nominate a Manchester graduate for our Outstanding Alumni Awards

Could your team support students during RAG Week?
(10 Feb 2017)
Take part in the Purple Pig Challenge or organise your own event

Guide to responding to the Government’s Industrial Strategy
(10 Feb 2017)
In the wake of the Government publishing its Green Paper on Industrial Strategy, Policy@Manchester has produced a handy guide for staff on ways to respond

Access All Areas Conference
(10 Feb 2017)
Student leadership in widening participation

Discovery Day for Manchester businesses
(09 Feb 2017)
The Careers Service’s Employer Engagement Team are launching the first “Discovery Day” event for local Manchester-based businesses

Love giving
(09 Feb 2017)
In 2017 the UK is celebrating 30 years of payroll giving – a scheme that enables employees to donate to their favourite charity by automatic deductions from their monthly pay

Cancer Research UK open evening
(09 Feb 2017)
Join us for a fascinating insight into the world-class cancer research supported by Cancer Research UK in Manchester

New traffic restrictions on Oxford Road
(09 Feb 2017)
Drivers who ignore the signs could be liable for fines

Staff benefits update
(09 Feb 2017)
It’s the Valentine’s Day issue so lots of ideas to show love to others, you and your pocket!

International energy expo offers exciting opportunities
(08 Feb 2017)
Researchers invited to special briefing to discover more

Help our city celebrate a magical Manchester Day
(08 Feb 2017)
Be part of the North West’s biggest and best community celebration

Delays in non-standard PC and laptop orders
(08 Feb 2017)
Bespoke orders, including those for Apple products are currently taking over a month to arrive; whereas standard kit from the University's stock can be with you in just a matter of days.

Book your place for the February Social Media Surgery
(08 Feb 2017)
The Social Media Surgery gives staff (professional and academic) the opportunity to discuss a particular social media question or issue - within a professional context - with the social media team at the University

Love your local farmer this Valentine’s day
(08 Feb 2017)
Order a box of fresh, organic veg on campus

Stand up for science
(07 Feb 2017)
Free media workshop for early career researchers

Closure of Oxford Road from next week
(07 Feb 2017)
Closures and restrictions between Booth Street and Whitworth Street from Monday, 13 February

Calling all would-be Science Buskers
(06 Feb 2017)
Love science and telling the public? We want to hear from you!

Planned maintenance on Student System (Campus Solutions)
(06 Feb 2017)
The Campus Solutions Student System will be unavailable from 4pm on Friday 10 February to 9am Monday 13 February, while we perform essential work

Student Money Week at the University
(03 Feb 2017)
During National Student Money Week (6 to 10 February), the University is organising a variety of events (with freebies) to help to get our students money smarter

Get smart with StaffNet
(02 Feb 2017)
All you need to know on our quick and easy home page

Staff benefits update
(01 Feb 2017)
This week, we have fine wine offers, savings on kitchen appliances with Hotpoint, travel deals and more

Nuffield Research Placements: could you supervise a sixth form student?
(01 Feb 2017)
This summer, the University is looking for staff to host sixth formers participating in the Nuffield Research Placement scheme

Get smart with StaffNet
(31 Jan 2017)
All you need to know – from A to Z

Temporary immigration restrictions
(31 Jan 2017)
On 27 January 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order suspending immigrant and non-immigrant entry to the USA for people from Libya, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for a period of 90 days (i.e. until 27 April 2017)

Research Review Exercise 2016/17
(30 Jan 2017)
The University’s 2016/17 Research Review Exercise (RRE) is open until midnight on Monday, 30 January 2017

My Future Fest returns
(27 Jan 2017)
The annual My Future Fest, organised by the Careers Service, is returning to campus to bring our students opportunities to help them make the most of their summer

Book now for the February HEI Seminar on our Sport Participation Strategy
(26 Jan 2017)
The HEI Seminar will be delivered by Imogen Greatbatch, Performance Sport and Business Development Manager and James Marenghi, Sports Participation Manager on 21 February 2017, at the Nowgen centre

Staff benefits update
(25 Jan 2017)
During Veganuary discover the Greenhouse Café on campus, sign up now for the Great Manchester 10k and explore the health and fitness offers!

Relocation and reopening of University print room
(25 Jan 2017)
Thanks to the hard work of IT Services and Estates staff, the Kilburn Building Print Room relocation has completed ahead of schedule

Display Screen Equipment Assessors Training
(25 Jan 2017)
This course aims to improve understanding and train participants in conducting suitable and sufficient Display Screen Equipment Risk Assessments, in order to reduce health effects associated with their use

HSBC announces closure of University branch
(25 Jan 2017)
HSBC has announced the planned closure of its branch at the University, reflecting a change in the way local customers are banking, HSBC’s continued investment in digital banking, and its objective to achieve a sustainable branch network for the long-term

Drop-in sessions for questions about crowdfunding
(25 Jan 2017)
The University’s ‘Crowdfunding at Manchester’ platform has so far allowed seven student-led projects to raise a total of £11,895 to fund society activities, research and international volunteering