Social Responsibility

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

  • Our plan to address UN targets by 2030
    Today, 11:04

    This week The University of Manchester has revealed a comprehensive report and plan to address key issues facing humanity as set-out by the UN.

  • Dancing with your Brain
    Wed 12 Jun 2019, 11:55

    As part of the nationwide Age of Creativity 2019 Festival, Dancing with your Brain took place at Z-arts in Manchester on 29 May.

  • Library introduces paperless reservations
    Wed 12 Jun 2019, 11:51

    The University Library has introduced paperless book reservations – a move that will save enough paper to wrap around the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons more than 30 times.

  • Ensuring digital platforms treat workers fairly
    Wed 12 Jun 2019, 11:42

    When you jump into an Uber taxi do you think how that driver ensures they have a stable income and fair working conditions?

  • Making Manchester: Our Migration Story/Olympias Music Foundation Collaboration
    Wed 12 Jun 2019, 11:28

    In 2018, the School of Social Sciences' 'Our Migration Story' team and the Runnymede Trust partnered with the award-winning Olympias Music Foundation to work in a local Manchester School.

  • Our monthly round-up
    Wed 29 May 2019, 11:53

    Ramadan Mubarak for all those currently celebrating.

  • Community Festival 2019
    Wed 29 May 2019, 11:43

    Ever fancied walking on custard? How about trying your hand at making your own 3D model? Or perhaps you'd like to journey around sites of world-changing discoveries within the University of Manchester? Our free Community Festival is jam-packed with fun activities for all the family.

  • Peterloo 2019
    Tue 28 May 2019, 14:09

    Manchester Histories is an independent charity spun-out of The University of Manchester's Department of History and is overseeing the set of events for Peterloo 2019.

  • Middle East Centre social responsibility highlights during Ramadan
    Tue 28 May 2019, 12:59

    The Holy Month of Ramadan is a special time of year in the Middle East (and around the world) and it brings a change of pace for even the busiest of working lives, with reduced working hours, daylight fasting, and time devoted to prayer and reflection.

  • Manchester Day of Action
    Tue 28 May 2019, 12:03

    Our Alumni office is working with the University's global alumni community to actively contribute towards our social responsibility goals.

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