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

  • One thousand of our suppliers create social responsibiity plans
    Thu 22 Jun 2017, 15:24

    With an annual spend of around £410m on goods and services, the University is exerting significant influence on its suppliers' approach to social and environmental issues

  • Our work with supplementary schools
    Thu 22 Jun 2017, 15:19

    On Saturday 20 May the University welcomed guests from Supplementary Schools across Manchester to a special celebration event to recognise the achievements of the young people and the diversity of the City of Manchester.

  • Loreto College Social Responsibility Awards celebration
    Thu 22 Jun 2017, 15:05

    Back in May, Loreto College held their inaugural Social Responsibility Awards celebration.

  • How can development academics help change the world?
    Thu 22 Jun 2017, 14:59

    Most of the academics at the Global Development Institute (GDI) entered the profession with a desire to make a positive contribution to the lives of people who are financially insecure and marginalised.

  • Community Festival
    Thu 22 Jun 2017, 14:39

    Around 2,000 people from the local and wider community were welcomed onto campus last weekend for the first University-wide Community Festival.

  • Projects supported by the 10,000 Actions fund
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:45

    In February the 10,000 Actions fund was launched to support staff with projects that may have been inspired by taking part in 10,000 Actions.

  • Smith quad living campus event
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:38

    On 25 April the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and the Environmental Sustainability Team held an event in the Michael Smith quad for staff and postgraduate students.

  • Oxford Road has changed – The evolution is now complete
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:32

    The transformation of Oxford Road means one of Manchester's most recognisable roads, and one of Europe's busiest bus routes, is now a more pleasant and greener environment for everyone.

  • Living Campus Plan goes live
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:27

    The University is a major land owner and is committed to protect and enhance local biodiversity.

  • Purple wave
    Tue 30 May 2017, 13:18

    Staff, students and alumni get fit and raise thousands for charity

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