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Single use plastic action group launched
(21 Sep 2018)
What we are doing to tackle the issue of single use plastic

Staff wellbeing benefits fair
(21 Sep 2018)
Following the success of our Staff Wellbeing Benefits Fair in 2017, we are holding a bigger follow-up event in the Whitworth on Tuesday, 30 October, from 12pm until 2pm

The Big Careers Fair for graduate roles, placements and internships
(21 Sep 2018)
Support our students to secure graduate roles or work experience opportunities by publicising our annual Big Careers Fair - organised by The Careers Service and open to all students and recent graduates

Undergraduate Open Days - Saturday, 29 September and 13 October
(20 Sep 2018)
With Undergraduate Open Days taking place on Saturday, 29 September and 13 October, staff may receive queries about what's happening on the day

Want to find out where the University has appeared in the news?
(20 Sep 2018)
Any staff member can sign up to receive our daily news digest

Staff benefits update - 19 September
(19 Sep 2018)
It’s a special (bigger than ever) welcome week edition of the Update with a range of great new offers, registration details for the next staff fair and a prize draw

Wellbeing Champions – helping to bring wellbeing to everyone
(19 Sep 2018)
Wellbeing Champions help spread awareness of wellbeing and our six ways, as well as the wide range of wellbeing opportunities here at the University

Erasmus+ Staff Mobility scheme open for applications
(18 Sep 2018)
Erasmus+ funding to undertake training or teaching in Europe during the 2018/2019 academic year

Car Parks Permit office closure on Monday, 1 October
(18 Sep 2018)
The Car Parks Permit office will be closed on Monday 1 October for a system update

University desk calendars out now!
(18 Sep 2018)
Get all set for the start the academic year with our popular planning tool

Advice for users of GlobalProtect on iPhone or iPad - updated
(17 Sep 2018)
iPhone and iPad users who use GlobalProtect will need to upgrade to version 5

Invitation to female employees – Women in Work project for local schools
(17 Sep 2018)
Local schools seeking women workers from all backgrounds and levels to share their experiences with local school girls

Greater Manchester’s Joint Audit Panel (Police and Crime)
(17 Sep 2018)
Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Greater Manchester Police need five independent members to help monitor Force governance and budget

Academic advising resources to help you in your role
(17 Sep 2018)
An online toolkit and training course to help prepare you for academic advising and supporting students

Maternity, Paternity, Parental or Adoption Leave peer support
(14 Sep 2018)
Places available to join peer support group

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) awareness
(13 Sep 2018)
The PCI DSS is a global framework set up by the major payment card brands, including Visa and Mastercard, designed with the aim of protecting the customer’s cardholder data when it is received, used, transmitted or stored within the merchant’s organisation

Staff benefits update – 13 September 2018
(13 Sep 2018)
A new offer for staff at Zouk and updates on leisure discounts

Is your Blackboard course ready for Start of Year?
(12 Sep 2018)
This is a reminder about the annual process of activating and preparing your Blackboard course space (Bb course) ready for Start of Year (SoY)

Are you a parent whose child has gone to University?
(12 Sep 2018)
Chance to help inform other parents at our autumn open days in September and October

How the Student Lifecycle Project will improve our start of year processes
(11 Sep 2018)
As part of our Student Lifecycle Project, colleagues from Schools, Faculties and central teams have collaborated to redesign the processes that underpin start of year to make this period better for students and simpler for staff

Investing in Success: Flexible Spaces
(11 Sep 2018)
Colleagues from Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Estates And the Disabled Advisory Support Services put in a successful bid to look at using our spaces better on campus

Your city centre is changing
(11 Sep 2018)
Transport for Greater Manchester is currently running a conversation alongside Manchester and Salford City Councils to find out what people think of transport and public spaces in the city centre and what they’d like to see improved in the future

University launches Fertility Treatment Policy
(10 Sep 2018)
The University is delighted to launch its new Policy designed to support our staff who are undergoing fertility treatment

USS Joint Expert Panel update
(10 Sep 2018)
JEP plan to publish their first report in September and thank members for contribution to evidence sessions

Staff benefits update – 5 September 2018
(05 Sep 2018)
Hoseasons have a flash sale for you to make extra savings!

Payroll Giving
(05 Sep 2018)
Today is the International Day of Charity and a great opportunity to remind you about the University’s Payroll Giving Scheme

Updated guidance for staff responding to a student death
(05 Sep 2018)
Some updates to the existing policy are now available

Wellbeing September
(05 Sep 2018)
The Be Active course list is now live for you to look and book courses

Help support our public engagement activities by completing a survey
(05 Sep 2018)
Contribute to our watermark application for public engagement and help us achieve an Engage Watermark gold award

Wi-Fi at the University for staff, students and visitors
(05 Sep 2018)
We’re making some changes to our visitors’ Wi-Fi network to improve performance