Our progress on social responsibility has been significant over the past month, with a wide range of activities and initiatives happening across campus and beyond.
University Construction Community Fund – December deadline approaching!
Are you involved in a community group that has a great idea for a community event or project or wants to extend its community offer? The University of Manchester and its main construction partners – Balfour Beatty, LaingO’Rourke and Vinci support the University Construction Community fund which helps neighbourhood initiatives in areas closest to the University’s construction sites around Oxford Road and near Owens Park, Wilmslow Road.
Making a Difference Awards 2020 – open for entries
Enter or nominate for a Making a Difference Award!
Payroll Giving Scheme receives recognition at national awards ceremony
The University was highly commended in the Most Sustained Scheme category at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards in London on 18 November.
Get involved in Giving Tuesday
On Tuesday 3 December, the world will celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global day to do ‘good stuff’ where everyone can do something to support the good causes and communities that mean so much to them.
Nature and ageing well in towns and cities
Why not get the New Year off to a green, healthy and age-friendly start? Please do join us and to see what you can do to bring together agendas in arts and heritage, green infrastructure, health and wellbeing and age-friendly cities.
University partners with Council to map diversity of Manchester’s languages
Up to 200 languages are spoken in Manchester including Urdu, Arabic, Chinese and Polish, making the city the most linguistically diverse in western Europe.
A festival of ideas to launch the SCI’s research agenda
A festival of ideas at the University of Manchester’s Sustainable Consumption Institute is set to lay down a marker for sustainability research in the next decade.
Green Impact Awards 2019
On 20 November, staff and students across the University came together in the Whitworth Hall for the Green Impact Awards 2019.
Service learning in healthcare
On Friday 15 November, the first Service Learning in Healthcare Conference took place at MANDEC, the University of Manchester’s Dental Hospital.