Social Responsibility


January 2017

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering Better World Showcase
    Wed 11 Jan 2017, 12:00

    The Faculty of Science and Engineering are taking examples of their work relating to Social Responsibility on a roadshow to demonstrate some of the fantastic work that goes on in the Better World Showcase.

  • JustFest Presents
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 08:57

    As part of a year of social action under the banner of JustFest Presents, we are hosting a series of events that aim to engage students with current social justice issues.

  • Purple Wave
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 09:19

    In 2016, the University raised over £75,000 for charity through the Great Manchester 10K.

  • World Cancer Day
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 09:34

    Did you know that there are nearly 100 more cancer cases per 100,000 population in the city of Manchester compared to the UK average, and that Manchester residents are more likely to die from cancer than anywhere else in the UK?

  • Celebrating Community Action
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 09:47

    Every year the University celebrates the actions of staff, students and alumni who give their time and commitment to communities locally, national and internationally through the Volunteer of the Year Awards.

  • Recognising world-leading leading roles in humanitarian aid
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 10:03

    Two former Manchester students have been presented with awards by the University in recognition of their world-leading leading roles in humanitarian aid and emergency response.

  • We Get It!
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 10:18

    The University of Manchester is a diverse and international community and all students and staff have the right to study, live and socialise in a safe and supportive place.

  • Stonewall Workplace Equality Index
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 11:02

    The University of Manchester is one of the top employers in the country for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff according to the newly released Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Top 100 Employers list.

  • News from Hong Kong
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 11:14

    Operation Santa Claus MBA Challenge Team win 3 Awards among strong rivals!

  • The Lived Experience of Climate Change: A Story of One Piece of Land in Dhaka
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 11:28

    Documentary screening and discussion

  • New Year Honours List recognition
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 11:39

    Assistant Director of Human Resources Steve Grant has been awarded an MBE for services to unemployed people in Greater Manchester.

  • Graduation success for inspirational Afghan Refugee
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 11:50

    An inspirational refugee who travelled through eight countries to escape war-torn Afghanistan when he was 12 years old graduated from The University in December.

  • Give yourself a healthy start to the year
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 13:51

    It's that time of year again to make a New Year's resolution for a fresh and healthy new start, but how to stick to it is the question.

  • New Environmental Sustainability Strategy
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 14:04

    The University of Manchester is the largest single-site university in the UK, with over 38,000 students, more than 12,000 staff and an annual income of £1.

  • Lunchtime workshop for Green Impact teams
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 14:14

    The University takes part in the national environmental accreditation scheme, Green Impact.

  • Carbon Literate Organisation Awards
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 14:26

    Manchester is celebrating after being named the first carbon literate University and museum in the world.

  • Making a Difference Awards 2017
    Wed 25 Jan 2017, 14:38

    With a deadline of midnight on Wednesday 1 February there are just a couple of days left to enter the Making a Difference Awards 2017.

  • Social responsibility in the School of Law
    Thu 26 Jan 2017, 10:41

    On 24 January the School of Law hosted a very successful Clinical Legal Education and Access to Justice seminar in association with the Greater Manchester Law Centre and the Clinical Legal Education Organisation.

  • Sustainability Seminar Series
    Thu 26 Jan 2017, 10:56

    On Tuesday 10 September 2016, the first Sustainability Seminar Series began with a talk from Professor Ian Cotton and Sian Nord about how the University uses energy.

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