Social Responsibility


September 2018

  • British Heart Foundation supporters day
    Mon 10 Sep 2018, 14:44

    During the summner staff from across the Directorate for the Student Experience visited the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, to understand how monies raised from the Give It Don't Bin It campaign are invested by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

  • 3rd Annual Community History Showcase
    Mon 10 Sep 2018, 14:57

    The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre, a library specialising in the study of race, migration and ethnicity, recently held their 3rd annual Community History Showcase.

  • Three walk away with work in joint job search initiative
    Mon 10 Sep 2018, 15:16

    Our role as an anchor institution sees us broaden the impact of our work to raise skill levels, reduce local unemployment and create inclusive growth in Greater Manchester.

  • Celebrating the launch of Creative Manchester
    Mon 10 Sep 2018, 15:20

    The University is investing £3.

  • Event: Supporting the sexuality and intimacy needs of care home residents
    Mon 10 Sep 2018, 15:32

    Seminar: Sexuality and Intimacy Needs of Care Home Residents.

  • Volunteering and Social Justice Fair
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 13:17

    The University will be hosting its annual Volunteering and Social Justice Fair on Tuesday 16 October in Academy 1 at Manchester Students' Union.

  • World's first Carbon Literate Labs
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 13:25

    The University of Manchester will play host to the world's first laboratories to receive Carbon Literacy training.

  • Kate Osamor MP calls for a future with less inequality
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 13:36

    Kate Osamor, Shadow Secretary for International Development, will visit The University on Friday 2 November to talk about her vision for a world that addresses inequality as well as poverty.

  • Manchester Alumnus plays role in South Sudan peace talks
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 13:41

    Alumni from The University of Manchester go onto amazing achievements and we are proud to learn of the continued involvement of Masters alumnus Rajab Mohandis who has been supporting the representation of civil society in the South Sudan peace talks.

  • University to look at how to improve African labour standards
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 13:45

    A new research project, led by Professor Stephanie Barrientos will look at how to promote more ethical labour standards in the growing market of goods produced in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Celebrating 60 years of development studies at the University
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 13:51

    The University of Manchester has been at the forefront of Development Studies for 60 years, starting with Nobel Prize winner Sir Arthur Lewis right through to the current work of our Global Development Institute (GDI).

  • Social Mobility – What universities can and can't do
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 13:56

    Social mobility considers how someone's adult outcomes relate to their circumstances as a child, with low social mobility often impacting on the life chances of a large section of our society.

  • Instruments of Change exhibition launches on campus
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 14:01

    The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health's new 'Instruments of Change' display was launched by the Interim Vice-President and Dean, Professor Peter Clayton, earlier this month.

  • Small fly, huge impact
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 14:06

    Shaking epileptic flies into a seizure may not be your average biology lesson; it is however just one of the activities taking place with a group of 12 schools in Lancashire.

  • ReachOut working with children in disadvantaged communities to raise aspirations
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 14:15

    ReachOut is a mentoring charity working with children in disadvantaged communities to raise aspirations and help them grow in character and attainment.

  • Jackie Ould retires from the AIUC
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 14:32

    Staff at the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre (AIUC) have said thank you and farewell to Jackie Ould, their long-standing Education Co-ordinator and (latterly) Co-director, who retired in August.

  • Brunswick Park officially opens
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 14:38

    Staff, students, visitors and members of the local community attended a celebratory health and wellbeing event earlier this month, marking the official opening of Brunswick Park at the heart of The University of Manchester's campus.

  • Electric cargo bikes at The University of Manchester
    Thu 20 Sep 2018, 14:45

    The Residences Administration Team are riding high after a successful trial with an electric cargo bike.

  • Single use plastic action group launched
    Mon 24 Sep 2018, 10:34

    The University recognises that as a global institution we have a responsibility to review our single use plastic consumption and as such have established a single use plastic action group that will feed into the University's decision making structure via the Environmental Sustainability Leadership Group.

  • More Schools earn recognition for gender equality work
    Mon 24 Sep 2018, 16:11

    Athena SWAN (Scientific Women's Academic Network) is a charter run by Advance HE.

  • Sustainability Challenge 2018
    Tue 25 Sep 2018, 08:55

    8,000 students, 9 buildings, 1 day – welcome to Manchester

  • Our monthly round-up
    Tue 25 Sep 2018, 09:20

    Happy new academic year! From Russia to Rusholme, from Bury to Beijing – we've been delighted to welcome thousands on new students to Manchester from near and afar.

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