Social Responsibility


March 2016

  • The Works receives national recognition
    Tue 1 Mar 2016, 15:44

    The University's approach to social responsibility has once again received national recognition.

  • Community Engagement Consultation
    Wed 9 Mar 2016, 11:56

    Would you like to help shape the development of The University of Manchester's engagement with its local communities?

  • Making a Difference Awards 2016 shortlist
    Thu 17 Mar 2016, 11:00

    A big thank you to all those who entered the Making a Difference Awards 2016.

  • JustFest 2016
    Thu 24 Mar 2016, 15:56

    On the 9 March ‪JustFest, the University of Manchester's Social Justice Festival, saw students braving the wind and rain to be part of an event that aimed to challenge injustice, support human rights and promote a fairer society, as part of a festival environment.

  • Big Green Gathering
    Thu 24 Mar 2016, 16:15

    Tuesday 8 March signalled the long awaited arrival of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences' very first sustainability festival called The Big Green Gathering.

  • Business Administration Apprenticeship Programme
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 10:29

    Silver award in the Apprentice Employer of The Year Awards

  • Academics and the autistic community working in partnership
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 10:34

    Autism is a lifelong developmental condition that affects how the autistic person makes sense of and interacts with other people and the world around them.

  • CBE for Paul O'Brien FRS
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 10:44

    Congratulations to Professor Paul O'Brien, FRS, Professor of Inorganic Materials Chemistry, who has been awarded a CBE in the New Year's Honours List, for services to science and engineering.

  • Centre for Ageing Better and MICRA to build evidence for ageing better
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 10:48

    The Centre for Ageing Better joins MICRA as a member of the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub.

  • Citizen science app to track UK's allergy sufferers
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 10:55

    British allergy sufferers are to turn citizen scientists in a bid to decode the poorly understood world of seasonal allergies thanks to a free new app.

  • Help support our Equity and Merit Scholarships
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 11:06

    Our Equity and Merit Scholarships aim to assist talented but economically disadvantaged students from some of the world's poorest countries.

  • FoodInResidence Win Top Award
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 11:12

    FoodInResidence catering team see off household names to win the top award.

  • Give As You Earn
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 11:20

    The University's Give As You Earn (GAYE) Scheme in conjunction with the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) enables University staff to donate to their favourite charity on a regular or one-off basis by automatic deductions from their monthly pay.

  • Alliance MBS' Inspiring Women Conference
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 11:38

    As part of the International Women's Day Celebrations, Alliance Manchester Business School hosted a conference that brought together a group of young women to get their creativity flowing.

  • Plotting the many languages of Manchester
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 11:45

    A new app will plot Manchester's multilingual landscape by asking smartphone users to snap the city's streets, shops and signs.

  • Help Manchester RAG Raise Thousands During RAG Week
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 11:54

    Manchester RAG is the fundraising arm of the Students' Union.

  • Student Curator Scheme
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 12:06

    Manchester Museum and the Faculty of Life Sciences are currently piloting a 'student curator' scheme for a cohort of life sciences students.

  • Success4Life
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 12:11

    In the UK there are approximately 65,000 looked after children, the majority of whom will have experienced significant emotional trauma and disruption to both home and educational life.

  • UMBUG Commute Event and Fairtrade
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 13:57

    UMBUG is the University of Manchesters' Bike User Group, if you are a staff member or postgraduate student who cycles, consider yourself a member of the UMBUG.

  • Electric Cargo-Bikes
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 14:16

    Manchester Bike Hire (MBH) is a trading name of Cycle Waggle Ltd that was started by two Manchester cyclists, Pavol Gajdos and Richard Armitage.

  • Centre for Primary Care Stair-Climb Challenge
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 14:21

    Centre for Primary Care (CPC) recently 'stepped-up' to a challenge to virtually climb Mount Everest (3,871 floors).

  • Workplace Ethics Workshops
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 14:29

    The University's Whitworth Hall recently hosted two successful 'Health Sector Workplace Ethics Workshops' as part of the second year of pilot activities for the University's 'Ethical Grand Challenges' Signature Programme.

  • Stock Market Challenge
    Tue 29 Mar 2016, 16:12

    Local students rise to financial skills challenge

  • Community open day
    Wed 30 Mar 2016, 13:31

    Children and adults alike will get a chance to check out what science we do, yet again this year, at our 6th annual Community Open Day.

  • Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life
    Wed 30 Mar 2016, 13:40

    The University hosted an important commission on Islam, participation and public life in February.

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