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Win! Tickets to Breaking the Code at the Royal Exchange

We have two tickets to Breaking the Code at the Royal Exchange on Wednesday 2 November.

All you need to know about Crowdfunding at Manchester

Have you got an extra-curricular project, society trip or voluntary activity which needs funding? The Crowdfunding at Manchester platform could help you find donors to get the support you need.

Broaden your horizons with the Go Abroad Fair

Did you know you can travel overseas as part of most degree programmes? Come along to the Go Abroad Fair on Tuesday 25 October and explore your international options! 

Your studies

How to improve your essay style and structure

Our student blogger has the answers! Madha Ayub tells us how to deal with essay feedback constructively and to make the most of the library resources to improve your next assignment.

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We want your views on giving to charity

The Student Philanthropy Survey 2016 is now open and we’re looking to collect your opinions on giving to charities. Complete this 5-minute survey and you can be in with a chance to win a £10 voucher to spend on food or drinks in the Union Bar at the Students’ Union, or one of five ‘I love UoM’ tote bags.

Your studies

Thinking about postgraduate study?

If you're debating the pros and cons of further study, next month is a great time to explore your options. The Postgraduate Study Fair on the 19th November at Manchester Central will give you chance to connect with over 90 universities and take a look at the types of courses available throughout the country.

Considering a postgraduate research degree?

Although it might seem like you’ve only just started your masters, if you’re thinking of a PhD, November is a great time to explore your options, with plenty of opportunities to get all your questions answered.

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Manchester Access Programme (MAP) is now recruiting for academic tutors for 2017.

Becoming a MAP tutor is a great way to develop your tutoring skills whilst contributing to the University’s social responsibility goals - with the added bonus of earning money at the same time.

Calling all PGR students to get involved in Open Access

As part of International Open Access Week, which runs from October 24 to 30, The University of Manchester Library is holding drop-in events in all Schools. Find out more!

Your student life

Are you getting the most of the Library?

Starting a postgraduate course can be pretty intense and academic expectations overwhelming so managing that step up is sometimes challenging. Getting the most out the Library is crucial to your research and success. We spoke to John, a Teaching and Learning Librarian, about how the Library can support you when you need more than just a book.

Don't be a devil this Halloween

Please remember as we approach Halloween that you are part of a wider community. Long term residents of the community include families and elderly residents – these are your neighbours, who you may not have met yet.

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