Social Responsibility


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

  • Our monthly round-up
    Tue 26 Nov 2019, 14:02

    Our progress on social responsibility has been significant over the past month, with a wide range of activities and initiatives happening across campus and beyond.

  • University Construction Community Fund
    Tue 26 Nov 2019, 09:08

    Are you involved in a community group that has a great idea for a community event or project or wants to extend its community offer? The University of Manchester and its main construction partners – Balfour Beatty, LaingO'Rourke and Vinci support the University Construction Community fund which helps neighbourhood initiatives in areas closest to the University's construction sites around Oxford Road and near Owens Park, Wilmslow Road.

  • Making a Difference Awards
    Mon 25 Nov 2019, 13:14

    Enter or nominate for a Making a Difference Award!

  • Payroll Giving Scheme receives recognition at national awards ceremony
    Mon 25 Nov 2019, 10:57

    The University was highly commended in the Most Sustained Scheme category at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards in London on 18 November.

  • Get involved in Giving Tuesday
    Mon 25 Nov 2019, 10:46

    On Tuesday 3 December, the world will celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global day to do 'good stuff' where everyone can do something to support the good causes and communities that mean so much to them.

  • Nature and ageing well in towns and cities – why the natural environment matters
    Mon 25 Nov 2019, 10:38

    Why not get the New Year off to a green, healthy and age-friendly start? Please do join us and to see what you can do to bring together agendas in arts and heritage, green infrastructure, health and wellbeing and age-friendly cities.

  • University partners with Council to map diversity of Manchester's languages
    Mon 25 Nov 2019, 10:17

    Up to 200 languages are spoken in Manchester including Urdu, Arabic, Chinese and Polish, making the city the most linguistically diverse in western Europe.

  • A festival of ideas to launch the SCI's research agenda
    Mon 25 Nov 2019, 10:05

    A festival of ideas at the University of Manchester's Sustainable Consumption Institute is set to lay down a marker for sustainability research in the next decade.

  • Green Impact Awards 2019
    Mon 25 Nov 2019, 09:58

    On 20 November, staff and students across the University came together in the Whitworth Hall for the Green Impact Awards 2019.

  • Service learning in healthcare
    Mon 25 Nov 2019, 09:54

    On Friday 15 November, the first Service Learning in Healthcare Conference took place at MANDEC, the University of Manchester's Dental Hospital.

  • The Social Justice Photography Competition 2020 is now open
    Mon 25 Nov 2019, 09:40

    Submissions for our Social Justice Photography Competition 2020, which aims to engage students with social justice issues is now open to all undergraduate students at The University of Manchester.

  • Our engagement stories
    Thu 21 Nov 2019, 10:05

    At Manchester, public engagement means the many ways we share ideas and research; inspire discussion, debate and creativity; and involve the public with our work.

  • Happy first birthday to our IntoUniversity centre
    Thu 21 Nov 2019, 09:56

    This October marked one year since our IntoUniversity Manchester North (IUMN) opened its doors in Blackley, and it's been a very successful year.

  • Air today, gone tomorrow
    Thu 21 Nov 2019, 09:48

    As part of the Festival of Social Science, taking place from 2-9 November, the Air Today, Gone Tomorrow project provided an opportunity for researchers from The University of Manchester and pupils from Medlock Primary School in Brunswick to work together on a clean air project.

  • The Manchester Access Programme
    Wed 20 Nov 2019, 13:36

    The aim of the Manchester Access Programme (MAP) is to help students who meet specific academic and background criteria, achieve entry to the University of Manchester, or another research-intensive university, through the completion of a portfolio of work demonstrating specific knowledge and skills.

  • Social Responsibility Scholars aiming to make long-term difference
    Wed 20 Nov 2019, 12:15

    The Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) has reinforced its commitment to the University's core goal of social responsibility, particularly socially-responsible graduates, by awarding scholarships to 10 undergraduate students.

  • Manchester Culture Award
    Wed 20 Nov 2019, 12:06

    The Manchester Culture Awards took place at Manchester Convention Centre on Saturday 9 November, with The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust being named as finalist in the 'Inspiring Innovation' category for its project Coming in From the Cold (CIFTC).

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