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University update

Information for undergraduates over the Christmas period

Christmas time is approaching and many of us are looking forward to a break, so find out what will be open and what services will be available during this time.

Information for postgraduates over the Christmas period

Although Christmas is approaching, we know that many of you will be busy and you will need to use this period to stay on top of your work load

Learning Commons to re-open on 7 January 2013

Remedial work continued over the Christmas break to ensure the facility re-opens in time for the exam period

Your student life

What to do before you go home for Christmas

You may be getting excited about going home for Christmas, but to avoid any nasty surprises on your return, make sure you follow our checklist to keep your property safe

Your studies

Accessing academic resources when University is closed

Although it's important to take a break over the Christmas period, we know that many of you have deadlines coming up soon, so here are the resources you can rely on over Christmas

How do I know if my work is good enough?

Understanding the difference in expectations between undergraduate and Masters can be one of the most stressful things about postgraduate study. We asked two recent graduates - one who is now lecturing at the University - for their advice

Your student life

Spending Christmas in Manchester

If you’re staying in Manchester over the Christmas period there are plenty of activities to keep you busy 

Thinking ahead

Manchester Leadership Programme, places available for semester two

If you haven’t decided on your modules for semester 2, or want to take a module that will make you stand out from the crowd, then why not consider taking the Manchester Leadership Programme?

Get involved

Help make student Games Maker Christmas Number One

Victoria Verbi, who formed the Games Maker Choir, says her experience in London was so inspirational that she wants to raise enough money to make a difference for up and coming Olympians and Paralympians

What's Cooking? Veggie recipe competition closes on 16 December

How would you like to share your favourite vegetarian recipe, have the chance to see your recipe grace the counters in food outlets across the University, and help the environment all at the same time? Plus win one of five fabulous prizes?

University update

Psychology students among inaugural Widening Participation award winners

Three students have had their work to help kids in care build their confidence and see a future in higher education rewarded

University honours great athlete

The University has awarded an honorary degree to Great Britain’s most decorated female Paralympian, Sarah Storey OBE

Your student life

What's on this week?

Details of events and activities going on this week around campus

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