Colleagues are invited to attend ‘Women in the Workplace: the difference a generation makes’, a free event sponsored jointly between Salford Business School and Alliance Manchester Business School. In attendance will be Sally Brett, Head of Equalities at the British Medical Association, and former Senior Equalities Policy Officer of the Trades Union Congress. She’ll be reflecting on the progress that has been made on gender equality in organisations over the past generation and considering the ongoing challenges facing women in the labour market.
In association with the Art Collection and Castlefield Gallery, the University runs a unique 12 month Graduate Scholarship Programme for final year students in the School of Arts & Media.
We are currently experiencing an intermittent but serious issue with Equitrac, the software managing the release of documents from printers. There have been some reported incidents where colleagues have tried to release their documents at one printer, but the printing has released from a different printer, elsewhere in the University.
Continuing ICZ month, we’ve recently signed a research agreement with the partners behind the £259m Mersey Gateway Project, one of the UK's largest infrastructure initiatives.
It’s the second week in ICZ month and we’re shining the spotlight on our partnership with the iconic NME magazine.
Back in March when Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty was triggered and the formal start of the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) was started, we contacted everyone with details of our online pages regarding Brexit and tried to provide information that may be useful to colleagues who were non UK citizens of the EU, providing a range of FAQs and providing links to Government information.
World Suicide Prevention Day is Sunday 10 September.
Following on from the Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Awards at University Day, myself and Dr Sam Grogan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience, would like to invite you to attend the first in a series of Teaching & Learning Showcase events.
Reflecting on the success of last year’s Graduate Internship Programme we recognise this was down to help and support of schools and departments across the University who hosted interns and we need your valuable support again.
For day five of ICZ month we’re looking at the work of Kidscan, a children’s cancer research charity that operates from the University.
The sustainability team are currently looking for options for engagement programmes here at the University and would like to hear your views.
For day four of ICZ month, we’re focusing on education and our partnership with Manchester Science Festival – the largest event of its kind in England.
Last week (30th August-1st September) the School of Arts and Media hosted the TaPRA Conference 2017 in the New Adelphi building. The Theatre & Performance Research Association (TaPRA) exists in order to facilitate research through and into theatre and performance. Salford academics Professor Sheila McCormick and Dr Joanne Scott acted as conference conveyors for the event and worked with our conference team to secure the event.
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve just been shortlisted in the ‘Outstanding University Entrepreneurship Award’ and ‘International Collaboration of the Year’ categories at this year's Times Higher Education (THE) awards. The entrepreneurship listing is for the range of services we offer to students, including the Creative Entrepreneur event, and others events and support, as well as offering our graduates business support for life. The entrepreneurship listing is for the range of services the University offers to it students, including the Creative Entrepreneur event, and others events and support, as well as offering our graduates business support for life.
In a riotous display of colour and sound students and staff marched through the streets of Manchester during the 2017 Pride celebration.