Social Responsibility


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Read up on our latest news around Social Responsibility and how you can Make a Difference.

  • The Partition Project and Child of the Divide
    Thu 17 Aug 2017, 09:43

    The University is proud to have a formal working arrangement with Runnymede Trust, the UK's leading independent race equality think tank.

  • Radio Lollipop volunteering opportunities
    Wed 16 Aug 2017, 12:01

    Can you spare a few hours after work to volunteer at Radio Lollipop at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital?

  • University electric vehicles
    Wed 16 Aug 2017, 11:48

    Manchester City Council is launching a short film to show the innovative ways electric vehicles (EVs) can deliver economic and environmental benefits.

  • Brunswick Park living wall
    Wed 16 Aug 2017, 11:44

    Occupying a space approximately 50m2, the plants are a mix of colourful hardy perennials, some of which have been specifically chosen to attract pollinators and have been grown locally.

  • Trees on Campus
    Wed 16 Aug 2017, 11:39

    The University has commissioned City of Trees to advise on its Campus Tree Planting Plan, which aims to replace and plant trees as part of the Campus Masterplan development

  • Centre of excellence on ethnic inequalities and severe mental illness to be established
    Wed 16 Aug 2017, 11:32

    The University of Manchester, along with Queen Mary University of London and Words of Colour Productions, have been commissioned to establish an independent centre of excellence on ethnic inequalities, severe mental illness and multiple disadvantage.

  • University of Manchester residents donate over £85,000 and 2,300 meals for charity
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 14:17

    This year undergraduate student residents leaving halls have donated 6,125 bags of unwanted clothes, shoes, books, electrical appliances and crockery to the British Heart Foundation in the annual 'Give It Don't Bin It, end of year campaign.

  • University of Manchester residents donate over £85 000 and 2000 meals for charity
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 14:17

    This year undergraduate student residents leaving halls have donated 6,125 bags of unwanted clothes, shoes, books, electrical appliances and crockery to the British Heart Foundation in the annual 'Give It Don't Bin It, end of year campaign.

  • Food In Residence win the most sustainable University caterers of the year
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 14:09

    The University of Manchester's Food In Residence team have won The University Catering Organisation's (TUCO) prestigious award for the most sustainable university caterers for 2017.

  • University celebrates silver – twice!
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 14:03

    The University has scooped two Silvers in the Heist Awards, which celebrate the excellence and innovation of everyone involved in education marketing, from regional colleges to global university brands.

  • Health Education England Widening Participation Award for Research and Evaluation into WP
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 13:53

    Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health WP team has won a national award from Health Education England for its research into the performance and experience of Widening Participation students compared to non-widening participation students.

  • Blackboard Catalyst Award 2017
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 13:23

    My Learning Essentials wins global award for Community Engagement

  • Community Planting Day
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 13:02

    Each year the University's School of Education, Environment and Development awards small amounts of funding for social responsibility projects linked to the work of the School's activities.

  • MICRA launches report on the 'golden generation'
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 12:53

    In July the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) held an event to launch a new report, 'The Golden Generation?', which examines wellbeing and inequalities in later life.

  • Simulation, system thinking, and climate change policies at Alliance Manchester Business School
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 11:48

    Think climate change policies help the environment? Yes? You're not alone.

  • Manchester Access Programme first year students take first steps into the corporate world
    Thu 10 Aug 2017, 11:41

    A cohort of students attended a two day Insight event at the KPMG offices in central Manchester.

  • ReachOut Graduation
    Wed 9 Aug 2017, 16:09

    In June the University played host to the first ever ReachOut graduation.

  • Giving a helping hand to employment
    Wed 9 Aug 2017, 15:27

    Two people who have experienced homelessness are celebrating after finding work at The University of Manchester, as it honours its pledge to the city's Homelessness Charter.

  • New Devo Manc Hub podcast series
    Wed 9 Aug 2017, 15:23

    Since Andy Burnham's election as the first mayor of Greater Manchester in May this year, the Manchester Urban Institue's (MUI) Devo Manc hub has been experiencing heightened activity! The hub has its own website and also publishes a newsletter four times per year highlighting Devolution-related research from across the University of Manchester.

  • Alliance MBS social responsibility scholars
    Wed 9 Aug 2017, 15:18

    Students joining any of our Alliance Manchester Business School undergraduate degree programmes are eligible to apply for a social responsibility scholarship which seek to award academic attainment alongside involvement in, for example, charity work, community-based projects, volunteering opportunities and/or fundraising activities.