Now that the new academic year is well underway, there’s a real buzz around campus. We all want our students to have as positive an experience as possible throughout the whole time they spend with us, as well as creating better processes and ways of doing things for our staff, saving us time and effort.
You don’t need me to tell you that mental health is a significant issue – approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year .
There is plenty of evidence, articles, blogs, newspaper stories attempting to debunk the myths about the ‘financial’ value of Humanities and yet the negative discourse stubbornly remains.
Professor Andy Westwood from our Faculty of Humanities reflects on events in Parliament.
Professor Sir Cary Cooper answers Dr Julian Skyrme’s questions on the topic ‘Why should high performing organisations prioritise wellbeing?’
On 8 July this year we were in Baku in Azerbaijan to hear UNESCO’s 2019 World Heritage Committee decide to award World Heritage Site status to the University’s Jodrell Bank Observatory.
The results of the National Student Survey have now been released, with our University increasing overall satisfaction from 83% to 84%.
In the Our Future consultation one of the strongest messages that came out from staff, students and alumni was the connection our University has to its city.
To be recognised globally as one of the world’s most influential universities it is vital that we embrace internationalism.
The University of Manchester has many great assets: a fantastic location in a vibrant and forward-thinking city; an attractive and evolving campus; a cosmopolitan and lively student population; and dedicated staff who are world-leading experts.