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Junk email filtering – Update 2
(24 Mar 2017)
Work continues on upgrading our junk email filtering system

Police update following incident in London
(23 Mar 2017)
UK national threat level remains at ‘Severe: An attack is highly likely’

Staff benefits update
(22 Mar 2017)
We have a great new offer from a beauty salon in the Northern Quarter, travel and motoring discounts plus more!

Book your place on this month's HEI seminar
(22 Mar 2017)
This month features Director of Finance Stephen Dauncey

The Manchester Graduate Internship Programme (MGIP) open
(20 Mar 2017)
If you need a recruitment solution to a short-term vacancy then the University’s own Manchester Graduate Internship Programme (MGIP) could be your answer

Changes to childcare scheme
(17 Mar 2017)
Government made announcement in Spring Budget

Lane and footpath closure affecting Booth Street West
(17 Mar 2017)
MCC Highways has advised of a lane and footpath closure from Monday 20 March

Junk email filtering – Update 1
(17 Mar 2017)
As you may be aware, the University is currently being hit by an extraordinary amount of junk email

IT support during Kilburn Building refurbishment
(17 Mar 2017)
First phase of staff relocation this weekend

Blackboard unavailable on Sunday 19 March
(17 Mar 2017)
This scheduled maintenance is in addition to work being carried out on 24 March

Staff benefits update – 14 March 2017
(16 Mar 2017)
This week there is a great offer for Mother’s Day from The Body Shop!

BlackBoard unavailable on Friday, 24 March
(16 Mar 2017)
Short period of scheduled downtime to BlackBoard from 1am -5am GMT

Be Active! discounts for beginner runners
(14 Mar 2017)
Half price Be Active 8-week courses for complete beginner runners who sign up to the GMR10K between 10th March and the 4th April

Increase in offensive junk email
(10 Mar 2017)
As you may be aware, several members of University staff have experienced a substantial increase in junk email over the past few weeks

Important information about Oxford Road closed section
(10 Mar 2017)
The section of Oxford Road between Booth Street and Charles Street will re-open overnight on Sunday 19 March

Box of Broadcasts Status Update Website introduced
(09 Mar 2017)
Box of Broadcasts is an extremely powerful, free service available to all staff and students provided by Media Services

Free eye examinations available at teaching clinic
(09 Mar 2017)
Book now for a free eye examination (eye test)

University co-hosts roadshow on innovation in China
(09 Mar 2017)
Science and Innovation Network event

Now Resolved: Loss of access to a number of services
(09 Mar 2017)
This morning, we identified that a number of services became unavailable (Note: this is now resolved)

Staff benefits update – 8 March 2017
(09 Mar 2017)
This week we have florist discounts for Mother’s Day!

Rail strike on Monday, 13 March
(08 Mar 2017)
Industrial action likely to cause significant disruption to rail services

Book your place for the March Social Media Surgery
(08 Mar 2017)
The next Social Media Surgery takes place on March 23 between 10am and 12.30pm

Undergraduate Prospectus and course listings 2018 now online
(07 Mar 2017)
The Undergraduate Prospectus and course listings are now live on the University’s website

Manchester Master’s Bursary
(07 Mar 2017)
University launches bursaries aimed at widening access to master’s courses

Wood Street Lottery winner
(06 Mar 2017)
Announcing the winner for March 2017

Second chance to fund your social enterprise ideas
(06 Mar 2017)
Deadline for UMIP Social Enterprise Ignition Funding applications is Friday, 24 March

HMRC Records may show missing National Insurance Contributions
(06 Mar 2017)
Back in 2006 HMRC encountered a computer problem which left half a million national insurance payers with holes in their National Insurance records

Research IT newsletter - March 2017
(03 Mar 2017)
Find out more about Research IT grant support clinics, Mathematica workshops, RSE funding and more

Strike action affecting Arriva Rail North services
(03 Mar 2017)
The RMT has confirmed guards and driver members on Arriva Rail North have voted for both strike action and action short of a strike

Road closure information for St Patrick's Parade
(03 Mar 2017)
The Manchester Irish Festival St Patrick’s Parade is taking place on Sunday 12 March

Staff benefits update – 1 March 2017
(02 Mar 2017)
March has arrived and we have some new offers for you

Be aware of phishing scams targeting payroll
(01 Mar 2017)
We’ve recently been informed that a number of staff at other universities have received emails sent by scammers, who use actions by the recipients to access their bank details

Give a child a cracking Easter
(01 Mar 2017)
Wood Street Mission Easter Egg Appeal 2017

Call for entries: Venture Further 2017
(01 Mar 2017)
Manchester Enterprise Centre is looking to support the next big start-up from The University of Manchester through Venture Further 2017

Encourage our students to have their say
(01 Mar 2017)
Survey of postgraduate taught students launches on Monday (6 March)

Do you look after sponsored students?
(28 Feb 2017)
Information session on recent changes in international relations

Housing information for EU and international students
(27 Feb 2017)
Manchester Student Homes provide schools with copy and website checks

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.