Social Responsibility


June 2017

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • One thousand of our suppliers create social responsibility 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

  • Modern slavery rose planting
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 10:22

    Organisations across the North of England, including The University of Manchester, have been planting specially bred roses to highlight the fight against modern slavery.

  • Photographing Manchester's Black history
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 10:32

    On 14 June the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre ran a very successful community event at Manchester Central library.

  • Busy Bees WI celebrate their 2nd birthday
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 10:40

    On 6 July, the University's Women's Institute, the 'UoM Busy Bees' will celebrate their second birthday.

  • How a Maasai Tribe member began fighting climate change
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 10:54

    Valentin Olyang'lri grew up as a member of the Maasai tribe in East Africa.

  • Give It Don't Bin It
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 11:05

    The University of Manchester, Manchester City Council and Manchester Metropolitan University have been working together to create and deliver end of term reuse scheme packs for the Give It Don't Bin It campaign in support of the British Heart Foundation and Manchester Central Foodbank.

  • National Clean Air Day
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 12:06

    Let's clean the air in Manchester through collective action.

  • Student bloggers on global social challenges
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 13:09

    First year social science students have been engaging in public debate on some of the big challenges facing the world today.

  • A Human Development Report for Greater Manchester
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 13:27

    The University of Manchester has recently published a Human Development Report for Greater Manchester.

  • Students making a difference with final year projects
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 13:46

    Final year undergraduate students in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering and in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering have completed their final year projects, working in areas that could make a difference to the lives of many in the future.

  • Ready, Set, Mobike!
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 15:10

    Mobike, China's biggest and fastest growing bike-share scheme, is launching in Manchester at the end of June.

  • Annual cycling event 2017
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 15:20

    On 15 June it was the University's turn to host Corridor Manchester's Annual Cycling Event.

  • Energy engagement
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 15:31

    The University is currently conducting energy behaviour change trials focused on 10 campus buildings.

  • Sustainability Seminar Series
    Mon 26 Jun 2017, 15:41

    In January 2017, the University offered staff and students the opportunity to attend the Sustainability Seminar Series.

  • Latest news from Policy@Manchester
    Tue 27 Jun 2017, 09:19

    Policy@Manchester on the General Election, Brexit and their first ever podcast.

  • Helping preserve St Ann's Square tributes
    Tue 27 Jun 2017, 09:38

    The sight of St Ann's Square transformed by floral and other tributes was an indelible image which came to symbolise the city's response to the appalling attack on Manchester Arena during which 22 people lost their lives and countless others were injured.

  • Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day
    Tue 27 Jun 2017, 13:52

    The 23 June marked International Women in Engineering Day and the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE) celebrated this occasion by organising an event to highlight the careers and successes of female engineers.

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