Last Wednesday (7 March) New Adelphi foyer was a buzz of excitement as crowds gathered round several racing cars being exhibited as part of the Greeenpower Electric Car Challenge launch event.
Peel Park (named in honour of Sir Robert Peel, a Lancashire lad and former Prime Minister) was one of the very first municipal parks to open in the world on 22 August 1846. It was followed by two other parks in Manchester; Queen’s Park and Philips Park, after a seven year campaign to have public parks accessible for all with the aim to encourage a mixing of the classes.
Robert Ritchie, Human Resources Division’s Learning and Development Specialist, will be delivering the second in a series of lunchtime talks being organised by the Salford branch of the Association of University Administrators’ this year. Entitled “Career Development: Do it Yourself!”, the event will show staff how to take responsibility for their own personal and professional development, using the Salford Behaviours as a driver. Adopting a radical approach to career development, the event will take the form of an interactive workshop, which will make use of disruptive learning models.
Ali Nowroozi, alumnus and founder of Masumi Headwear, has been shortlisted for an AGCAS Award for Careers Service Engagement for his collaborative work with Careers and Enterprise team, part of Student & Academic Support (DSAS).
The Working Class Movement Library will be hosting another in its series of popular Radical Readings fundraising events in Peel Hall on Sunday 25th March. This year's show consists of accounts, stories and poems by and about the children who worked in our mines and factories in the 19th century.
Great news – from Monday 19 March there will be a new car park available to staff and students.
There’s no stopping Salford graduate Rachael McCaul, who recently landed a job at one of the UK’s top production companies, RDF Television, as well opening The Debbies Awards, an inaugural awards ceremony which celebrates the best new and emerging creative talent in television.
Salford Professional Development (SPD), our spin off company, has struck a deal with Brother UK to become a preferred training provider for senior members of the technology company’s 200-strong workforce.
The Greater Manchester Mayor’s Office is inviting staff and students to share their views on how we can tackle hate and radicalisation in the community, along with how we can better promote social cohesion. The workshop will take place on Friday 9 March 12:30 – 2:30 in the Council Chamber, at The Old Fire Station. Your responses will be fed back directly to the Mayor’s Commission.
This is a reminder regarding the requirements of strike action notification which were included within the Industrial Action Factsheet...
To mark National Apprenticeships Week 2018 (5-9 March) we welcomed industry partners from across Greater Manchester to a special networking event at Imperial War Museum North earlier this week (Wednesday 7 March). The evening, organised by our Degree Apprenticeships Team, was attended by the likes of Siemens, Seddon Construction, Russell’s Construction, the NHS and HMG Paints.
“Jump out of your comfort zone throughout your career as an engineer…you won’t know what’s inside of you if you don’t,” said Geoff Baker, President Elect of the IMechE, at the North West Regions IMechE Design Challenge earlier this week.
The New Adelphi Theatre was the setting for our inaugural Women’s Voice awards last night, fittingly held on International Women’s Day 2018.
Santander Universities is offering all staff the opportunity to apply for cash awards to fund an international visit or project.
An initiative by Visit Manchester has caught the imagination of organisations across Greater Manchester today as Manchester changes its name to 'Womanchester' to mark International Women’s Day...