News | Friday, 9th March 2018

What’s On This Week: Mar 12th – Mar 18th 2018

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

What's On This Week
Something for everyone!

Manchester and Cheshire

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Get fit, have fun and make a difference for charity alongside hundreds of Manchester Metropolitan staff, students and alumni by taking part in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, 20th May.

Internal Student Survey

When: open until midnight on Friday 16th March

Calling all eligible foundation, first and second year undergraduate students – share your views for a chance to win a prize!


The Boohoo Student Sample Sale 

When: Tuesday, 13th March – 12:00pm-3.00pm at The Union

DJ’s, giveaways and everything under £5, with all proceeds going to charity – what more could you want? Free pizza? Well that’s there as well!

Successful interviews: get that job! 

When: Tuesday, 13th March – 2.00pm-3.00pm in John Dalton

Learn how to get ahead of the competition and bag yourself that job by attending this informative session.

Bad Bugs Book Club 

When: Tuesday, 13th March – 6.30pm-8.00pm in Sandbar

Join likeminded people and discuss 'The Citadel' by AJ Cronin.

Endnote Online: taking the pain out of organising your references 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 10.30am-11.30am in John Dalton

Come along and find out how Endnote can help you order, organise and insert citations and references into your work.

Basic Bike Maintenance 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 12.30pm-2.30pm at The Union

Save time and money by learning how to carry out checks and repairs on your bike at this practical session.

Wednesday Talk: Alistair Hudson

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 12.30pm-2.00pm at the Whitworth

Meet and be inspired by leading artists, thinkers and curators who explore the driving forces and influences within contemporary art.


When: Wednesday, 14th March – 1.00pm-2.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Get together with students from across the University and explore how playful experiences with clay can support and develop language, collaborating and sharing ideas.

Philosophy and Coffee 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 1.00pm-2.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Join philosophy students for a lunchtime chat in a safe environment about topics ranging from politics to fashion.

A Body of Words: Selfie-aware 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 7.00pm at the Anthony Burgess Foundation

Come along and explore critical and creative perspectives on body image from academics and poets.

Volunteering with Young People 

When: Thursday, 15th March – 1.00pm-3.00pm in The Union

Whether you want to get into teaching or youth work, or just give back to your community, come along and find some fantastic opportunities!

Film Screening: ‘Jack of the Red Hearts’ 

When: Thursday, 15th March – 2.00pm-4.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Head down to this film screening that covers topics on family relationships, problems with eating and non-verbal issues.

Preparing for your research project/dissertation: searching for articles and research papers effectively 

When: Thursday, 15th March – 4.00pm-5.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Get your research project off to a flying start with these useful tips to finding high quality academic sources.

Student Officer Results Night 

When: Thursday, 15th March – 7.30pm-midnight in The Union

Who will be crowned as your new Officer team? Watch the results live as well as performances from students and societies at Results Night.

How to cope with your first graduate role 

When: Friday, 16th March – 10.00am-11.00am in Geoffrey Manton

Head down to this useful session and find out how to thrive (and survive!) in the working environment.

Film screening: Why Liverpool banned the S*n 

When: Friday, 16th March – 4.00pm-5.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Explore the truth about the Hillsborough disaster in this documentary that challenges people’s understanding of what happened and issues of fake news.


Skills+ Revision Techniques 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 10.00am-11.00am in Delaney

Pop down to this session and get useful tips to getting the most out of your revision.

Basic photography workshop 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 10.00am-12.00pm in the Library Seminar room

Get picture perfect with practical workshop.

National Trust Visit – Little Moreton Hall 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 10.30am-2.00pm meeting outside the Library

Enjoy a few hours away from campus at this iconic Tudor manor house, which defies gravity!

Yoga for all 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 12.00pm-1.00pm in the Exercise and Sport Science building

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

CPR training with the BHF 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 1.00pm, 2.00pm or 3.00pm in Frances Wood

Become a lifesaver with this need-to-know training from the British Heart Foundation.

MMU Harvard Referencing 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 2.00pm-3.00pm in the Library Seminar room

Still unsure about referencing? Come along to this useful session for lots of tips and guidance.

ILW St. Patricks Day 

When: Wednesday, 14th March – 10.00pm-02.00am in the Student Zone

The much-loved I Love Wednesday is back, for a St. Patricks Day special. Don’t miss out.

Student Officer Results Night 

When: Thursday, 15th March – 6.30pm onwards at The Union, Manchester (travel provided)

Who will be your next VP Cheshire? Head down to Results Night to find out! 

Crewepaul’s Drag Race 

When: Friday, 16th March – 7.30pm-4.00am in the Student Zone

This popular charity lip-sync battle is back with a special guest judge. “Who is she?!”

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