We are asking our fellow students and colleagues to donate one or two items from the list below between the 10 – 14 December, in Clifford Whitworth Library.
All colleagues are invited to join a special march and rally to celebrate the significant contribution of women in our city and a pivotal moment in our democratic history. Exactly a hundred years since the first women in the UK voted in a General Election, a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst will be unveiled in St Peter’s Square, Manchester on Friday 14 December. The event is the culmination of a campaign launched in 2014 to celebrate the significant contribution of women in the city.
Do you want a strong solid relationship that is willing to go the distance? Get to know your running shoes! We are incredibly excited to announce that we will be entering a team, for the first time, in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday 19 May 2019.
Counselling and Wellbeing are currently updating their appointment booking system to a new process.
The School of Arts & Media have organised a Christmas Fair to take place in the New Adelphi Atrium on Wednesday 12 December between 12.30 pm - 3 pm. You can expect plenty of Christmas music playing and free cups of delicious hot chocolate to get you feeling festive!
Student Voice have been busy refreshing the branded vinyls around campus. You’ll notice the messages previously on yellow vinyl have been replaced this week, including a range of quotes from former students, on a vibrant green background.
The University is proud to be supporting the MadeAtUni campaign that kicks of this week. This campaign aims to raise awareness of the difference that universities make to people, lives and community.
In July we launched our new e-learning package. One of the mandatory modules covers the subject of Prevent: Inclusive, Cohesive and Safe Campuses. If you work closely with students and would prefer some more in-depth and personal training, I would highly recommend the Prevent training that is being run by Vinnie Greener, operations manager in the University's Security team. This training is delivered quarterly, and the next session is being held on Tuesday, 18 December at 10:00.
It’s nearly time to Deck the Halls and Ding Dong Merrily on High again as the popular University of Salford Christmas Carol Service will be returning for another year on Wednesday 13 December. Expect festive readings and carols from the University Big Band and New Adelphi choirs.
The Santander Universities Celebration 2018 took place on Wednesday 28 November over in New Adelphi building. The Celebrations publicly thanked Santander Universities for their support of staff and students at the University, showcasing the University’s partnership with Santander and laid the groundwork to expand the partnership beyond the current philanthropic programme and into other areas in the future.
The University is part of a national strategic plan to thwart the invasion of a deadly plant disease.
The School of Arts & Media is launching a range of short courses open for anyone interested in learning a new skill or developing an existing passion. Courses will be delivered by lecturers and technicians based at the university who work closely with creative professionals to understand their needs colleagues can receive 10% off when they book.
You may remember a few weeks ago we notified colleagues that a large emergency simulation was due to take place outside the Old Adelphi building. Approximately 150 emergency service personnel will took part in the training, alongside the Salvation Army who was on site to provide refreshments for those involved.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of former colleague, John Miley.
Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish students and staff celebrating the Festival of Lights over the following eight days.