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The Festival of Research Launches at MediaCityUK

The Festival of Research Launches at MediaCityUK
Jun 18, 2019

The Festival of Research commenced with an opening ceremony held at MediaCityUK’s Social 7.

Women's Voice marks the Festival of Research with a special panel event

Women's Voice marks the Festival of Research with a special panel event
Jun 17, 2019

As part of the Festival of Research, the Women’s Voice colleague network will be hosting a discussion panel on the 21 June 2019 at 12pm. Hosted by the network’s own Dr Eleftheria Rania Kosmidou and Dr Nadine Watson, this event is themed as Women in Higher Education.

The application window to buy additional annual leave is now open

The application window to buy additional annual leave is now open
Jun 17, 2019

Today marks the launch of a new online portal for this year’s Additional Annual Leave Scheme – the new calculator makes it easy for you to get a cost estimate before staff decide whether they want to apply.

Student ‘TED-talks’ will boost independent learning and communication skills

Student ‘TED-talks’ will boost independent learning and communication skills
Jun 13, 2019

‘SOFT’ skills like communication are a hugely important weapon in the armoury of graduates going out to battle in the labour market.

Shock take Silver at Nationals

Shock take Silver at Nationals
Jun 12, 2019

We're thrilled to congratulate Shock Radio, the Union's radio station, who recently took silver at the National Societies Awards for Best Student Media Society!

FINAL Week in the life of a Communications Assistant

FINAL Week in the life of a Communications Assistant
Jun 12, 2019

The LAST EVER blog of our Communications Assistant, Holly!

Our first ever Sport and Wellbeing Week: Come and join in!

Our first ever Sport and Wellbeing Week: Come and join in!
Jun 12, 2019

Our Sport and Wellbeing week has a wide range of activities, with the programme designed to find ‘something for everyone.’

An update on our Maxwell Hall redevelopment

An update on our Maxwell Hall redevelopment
Jun 12, 2019

We're delighted to announce that after a competitive bidding process Architects Flanagan Lawrence have been appointed to develop the final designs for Maxwell Hall, and have already created striking images of what the new venue could look like.

In memory of Chris Guthrie

In memory of Chris Guthrie
Jun 12, 2019

It is with great sadness we have to inform you of the death of a former member of staff.

Our Head of Organisational Development Robert Ritchie takes to the stage at Creative North

Our Head of Organisational Development Robert Ritchie takes to the stage at Creative North
Jun 12, 2019

Congratulations to our Head of Organisational Development Robert Ritchie who last week took to the stage at top creative and marketing conference Creative North at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.

Modern Workplace Community introduce Yammer

Modern Workplace Community introduce Yammer
Jun 12, 2019

Following on from last week's message on our new Staff Hub, we wanted to share more about what to expect.

Your invitation to the Festival of Research

Your invitation to the Festival of Research
Jun 11, 2019

The Festival of Research is a month-long event in and around the University campus and across the City. Over the course of the festival, there will be talks, workshops, conferences, tours and fun activities such as immersive cinema and Research in the Park. There are many different activities and events taking place, this is your personal guide to just a few of them.

MSc Business Graduate Success

MSc Business Graduate Success
Jun 11, 2019

Vanessa Oliveros, who graduated from the University in 2016, returned to to talk with current students about how her course and residential helped her to secure a job with an international company.

City of Segregation meets Big Capital- 25 June

City of Segregation meets Big Capital- 25 June
Jun 11, 2019

We would like to invite you to the launch of City of Segregation: 100 Years of Struggle for Housing in Los Angeles, where author Andrea Gibbons will explore some of the rich lessons from LA’s social movements along with the new forms of privatisation and of social and racial cleansing that have evolved in response.

Volunteer at Graduation 2019 (16 – 19 July)

Volunteer at Graduation 2019 (16 – 19 July)
Jun 11, 2019

Graduation is the high point in our academic year and I would like to invite all colleagues to come and help out at this year’s ceremonies. We will have the largest ever graduating cohort and we need your help to make Graduation 2019 the best ever.


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