Manchester Metropolitan University

Wednesday, 17th May 2017

What’s on at Manchester Metropolitan: 22 – 28 May

Find out about the student events and activities happening on our Manchester campus next week.

From an evening with an award-winning children's author to cheering on Team #McrMetProud, there’s something for everybody!

Free sports and activities

Monday 22 – Friday 28 May, various times, Manchester Campus.

MMU Sport host a range of free sports, activities and classes on and around campus. No booking, no fee, no kit needed - just turn up in the right clothes and frame of mind! 

Carbon Literacy Training for Students

Monday 22 and Wednesday 24 May, 1-5.30pm, in the Business School.

Learn about the ways you can act on climate change and stand out from the crowd to employers by taking part in our Carbon Literacy Training for Students. You will receive a Carbon Literacy Certificate and the training will also count towards your MMU Futures Award.

Modern and Contemporary Gothic Reading Group

Tuesday 23 May, 6-8pm, in the Hub Café, Business School.

These free sessions give you a chance to explore the prominent role of the gothic in modern and contemporary culture, as well as the recuperation of certain authors in recent times. Come along for a relaxed conversation amongst enthusiasts and avid readers.

Pop Swap – Summer Swish/Give It Don’t Bin It

Wednesday 24 May, 12.30-2.30pm, in the Business School.

Pop Swap is a pop-up clothing and book exchange, promoting zero waste, which is held termly on Manchester Metropolitan University’s campus. Bring any unwanted items and receive tokens to exchange – bring one, take one.

How To Write Winning CVs

Wednesday 24 May, 1-2pm, in the Business School.

Ever wondered what the difference is between okay and winning CVs? This workshop explores different CV formats and covering letters, and the key qualities employers look for that will make you stand out from the crowd and bag an interview.

An evening with award-winning children’s author Gill Lewis

Thursday 25 May, 6.30-9pm, at Number 70 Oxford Road.

Much loved and bestselling children's author Gill Lewis will be appearing at Number 70 Oxford Road to give a special talk and signing of her latest book A Story Like the Wind. Join us for the opportunity to gain a unique insight into this topical and timely tale. Tickets £3.

Great Manchester Run – come along and cheer!

Sunday 28 May, from 12pm, at the Skyhook chain sculpture on Trafford Wharf Road.

Come along to the University's dedicated cheer spot to give our Team #McrMetProud a friendly face, shouts of encouragement and much deserved applause as they enter the final third of the course. Percussion ensemble Bloco Mente will be filling the air with uplifting samba and reggae songs.

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Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the most extensive higher education centres in Europe with 37,000 students and more than 1,000 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. The University educates and trains large numbers of legal and business professionals, scientists, engineers, teachers, health workers and creative professionals.

The University is in the top three nationally for environmental sustainability and has an 85% research impact rated world-leading and internationally excellent.

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