News | Friday, 2nd February 2018

What’s On This Week: Feb 5th – Feb 11th 2018

There are lots of fantastic student events taking place across our campuses this week!

What's On This Week
Something for everyone!


Test our new digital wayfinding app 

When: Monday, 5th – Monday, 19th February – at a time suitable for you in the Business School

Collect the form, download the app and look for bugs in our new system to pocket an Amazon voucher.

Join Team Orange and show you are #McrMetProud 

When: Monday, 5th February – 11.00am-1.30pm in Benzie

Pop down to the stand to find out about joining hundreds of Manchester Metropolitan staff, students and alumni taking part in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, 20th May.

Study SMART – Critical thinking 

When: Monday, 5th February – 11.00am-12.00pm in John Dalton

Learn techniques to assist you with critical reading and noting taking in this informative study skills session.

How To Write Winning CVs 

When: Monday, 5th February – 2.00pm-3.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Stand out from the crowd and bag yourself an interview with these useful tips to perfecting your CV.

Taking charge? Learning from Health and Social Care devolution in Greater Manchester 

When: Tuesday, 6th February – 2.00pm-4.00pm in Brooks

Come along and reflect on the progress made and the challenges faced since Greater Manchester signed a devolution deal in 2015.

Beyond Babel Film Festival: Né quelque part (Homeland) 

When: Tuesday, 6th February – 6.00pm-9.00pm at Number 70, Oxford Street

Immerse yourself in a voyage of discovery, family reunions and reflection on personal sacrifice at this free film screening.

Painless Postgraduate Study 

When: Wednesday, 7th February – 12.00pm-1.00pm in the Business School

Are you a postgraduate student new to the University? Come along to this session and find out what support is available to you.

Successful Interviews: Get that job! 

When: Wednesday, 7th February - 1.00pm-2.00pm in the Business School

Come along to explore the interview experience from start to finish and learn how to get ahead of the competition and secure that job!

Book Chat 

When: Wednesday, 7th February – 2.00pm-3.00pm in the Library Chat Zone

Join likeminded students and chat about your favourite fiction, non-fiction or poetry over free coffee and biscuits.

Carbon Literacy Training (Part 1) – ‘Before the flood’ film screening 

When: Wednesday, 7th February – 2.00pm-4.15pm in the Business School

Explore the impact of man-made global warming in this screening of Leonardo DiCaprio's award winning documentary.

Join Team Orange and show you are #McrMetProud 

When: Thursday, 7th February – 11.00am-1.30pm in The Union

Pop down to the stand to find out about joining hundreds of Manchester Metropolitan staff, students and alumni taking part in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, 20th May.

Study SMART - An introduction to report writing 

When: Thursday, 8th February – 3.00pm-4.00pm in Brooks

Come along to this informative session to understand the key features of writing a report.

Endnote Online: taking the pain out of organising your references 

When: Thursday, 8th February – 5.00pm-6.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Find out how Endnote can help you with your academic studies in this useful workshop.

Study SMART – Using feedback to improve your marks 

When: Friday, 9th February – 11.00am-12.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Find out how to get the most out of your feedback and get to the top of the class.

Sports Development Session – People and Group Management 

When: Friday, 9th February – 2.00pm-4.00pm at The Union

Part of a sports club or interested in having a career in sports management? Come along to this development session and get practice advice from experts in the field!


Fairhall, Dias, Blain and Hunter

When: Monday, 5th – Friday, 9th February – all day in the Axis Arts Centre

This Open Space residency explores the exciting ways in which composed music, improvised music and film may work together. Make sure you pop by to check it out!

Ada Nield Chew, Radical Suffragist: pop-up protest 

When: Tuesday, 6th February – 8.45am-1.00pm at the Manchester campus (free mini bus from Cheshire)

Join colleagues in Manchester at this “pop-up protest”, an original adaptation of Ada Nield Chew’s ‘Crewe Factory Girl’ letters.

MMU Harvard Referencing 

When: Tuesday, 6th February – 10.00am-11.00am in the Library seminar room

Are you struggling with your referencing? Help is at hand in this useful session.

Tom Cassani – Someone Loves You Drive With Care 

When: Tuesday, 6th February – 7.30pm onwards in the Axis Arts Centre

Come along to this interactive performance to explore and expose deception and truth.

Empowering Women – Discover the UK Parliament 

When: Wednesday, 7th February – 10.30am-12.00pm in Francis Wood

Find out how you can influence the UK Parliament and get your voice heard in this empowering session.

Yoga for all 

When: Wednesday, 7th February – 11.00am-12.00pm in the Exercise and Sport Science building

Take a break to rejuvenate your spirit with this yoga session for all abilities.

Skills+ Winter Wander in the Ancient Woodland 

Meeting: Wednesday, 7th February – 10.00am-12.00pm at the reception of the Exercise and Sport Science building

Take a break away from studying and get back to basics with this Winter woodland walk.

Skills+ Considering Teaching Networking Café 

When: Thursday, 8th February – 3.30pm-5.30pm in Francis Wood

If you want to get into teaching, head down to this networking café for useful talks, panel discussions and top tips.

Boozy Bingo 

When: Thursday, 8th February – 9pm onwards in the Student Zone

Eyes down and dabbers at the ready. Head down to The Bar for the much-loved Boozy Bingo!

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