Frederick Road and Wallness Lane now open
Pavel Prokopic, a filmmaker and Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) North West Consortium funded PhD candidate in the School of Arts and Media, is presenting his films at leading media arts centre, FACT, in Liverpool, from 21 to 23 August.
Side by Side is a free service provided by the Alzheimer’s Society to help people with dementia stay active and involved in their local community.
It's A-level results day today and our Clearing campaign really hots up. Thank you to all colleagues who are working their socks off answering calls and making lots of offers in the Clearing Hub in Peel basement. If you haven't volunteered and can spare some time to go and help out making brews and relieving colleagues for a short break, please do pop down. They'd appreciate the support.
We are putting on special training for all front line colleagues on how to report Hate Crime. Since the tragic incidents in Manchester last year, reported hate crimes have seen a huge increase so it is important that we know how to respond to this. The University is a designated “Third Party Hate Crime Reporting Centre”; this means that anyone can report a hate crime anywhere at the University, even if they are don’t work or study here. The reporter does not necessarily need to be the victim of the hate crime. This two-hour training session on Wednesday 12 September will help you understand what to do if someone comes to report an incident.
The University’s crowdfunding platform, FundUS, has just launched a new project which aims to raise donations for Salford students to travel to Uganda and provide sanitary products to school girls in need.
As part of Salford’s Inclusion and Diversity Week 2018 this November, we’re looking for people to share their thoughts on things others assume about them that aren’t always true, or that challenge the stereotypes people make in everyday life. We want to create a short video to showcase the diverse makeup of the University of Salford and of the people with whom we work and study, so please do get involved and let Sue Clark in HR on ext 50161 know if you’re interested in appearing in our video.
We are celebrating Cycle to Work Day this Wednesday 15 August – and we’d love you to join in! Cycle to Work Day is an annual celebration of cycling and is the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event. If you’ve not tried cycling to work before, it’s a perfect chance to give it a go. You can read some top tips for commuting by bike on the Sustrans webpages here. For those of you who cycle regularly, Cycle to Work Day is another great reason to hit the road. Find out about the University’s Cycle to Work scheme and the benefits it offers here.
On Wednesday 29 August, Manchester City Council and Salford City Council will begin major improvement works on six junctions on and around Regent Road.
Further to our earlier communication regarding the lifts in the Mary Seacole building we are pleased to advise that full lift access has now been restored.
Following a short power outage at Mary Seacole we are pleased to advise that power in these buildings has now been restored; however in the interests of safety all lifts in Mary Seacole have currently been grounded until the power balance has been restored fully...
Suicidal feelings and acts are something we generally struggle to speak about openly, but which can affect people very deeply over the course of their lives.
Did you know the loss of a free school meal during the summer months can cost a family £30 to £40 per child a week? Help us to support our local food bank through the holidays by donating the items below around campus (reception areas) before the 24th August:
Dr Paul Comfort from the School of Health Sciences is celebrating after winning a prestigious award from the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA), the national governing body for strength and conditioning (S&C). Even more surprising is that he didn’t even know his colleague Dr John McMahon had nominated him for it!
Following the departure of Andrew Spencer, we are seeking to appoint an interim ICZ Director Health and Wellbeing until such time as a permanent appointment is made...