The Careers & Employability Service offers a fantastic programme of career development workshops and employer presentations to help our students maximise their chances of career success. The workshop sessions are crammed with information and practical tips, whilst our employer presentations offer students the chance to network, find out about opportunities and what organisations look for in potential candidates.
Encourage your students to take part in the range of career development workshops and employer presentations taking place on campus next week:
Getting a Masters degree: a worthwhile investment?
11.00, Friday 25th November 2011, Room E401, John Dalton Building
How to write great CVs
12:00, Monday 28th November 2011, Crewe, Room Frances Wood 0-33
How to write great CVs
15:00, Tuesday 29th November 2011, Room E417, John Dalton Building
Employer Presentation: a year in the USA with Mountbatten
13:00, Wednesday 30th November 2011, Lecture Theatre 3, Aytoun Building
I don't know what I want to do when I leave uni
10.00, Thursday 1st December 2011, Room E201, John Dalton Building
Full details can be found at http://www.mmu.ac.uk/careers/events
Please encourage your students to attend.
MMU Careers & Employability Service
The Disabled Staff Forum (DSF) in conjunction with the Equality and Diversity (E&D) team are running an afternoon celebration to highlight the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3rd Dec).
The event will also be an opportunity for disabled staff and staff with an interest in supporting disabilities to come together and review the results of the recent staff survey, which were discussed at the last Diversity and Equal Opportunities Committee (DEOC), chaired by VC. The Committee agreed that there should be an informal meeting to discuss the issues disabled staff at MMU are facing and what can be done to address these.
The event will be held in the Pennine, 5th floor, All Saints on Friday 2nd December at 2.30 pm until 4 pm, with afternoon tea and cakes available. To book your place please contact the E&D Co-ordinator Vicci Jarman on email@example.com or ext 6415. If you can’t attend the whole event but would like to drop in please still let us know so we can book you a place.
If you cannot attend but would like to pass on your thoughts or comments to be discussed then please pass these onto the E&D Co-ordinator Vicci Jarman or one of the Co-Chairs Anna Charles-Jones firstname.lastname@example.org or Lucy Burke email@example.com.
For more information on the staff survey results that the discussions will be around please contact Vicci Jarman and to see the whole report go to http://www.mmu.ac.uk/staff/survey/index2.php#results on the MMU website.
As part of the Windows 7 rollout, we are moving to a more efficient central file store. This will provide staff with consistent and reliable access to their files from anywhere in the university.
This diagram [http://www.mmu.ac.uk/itservices/images/R-drive-structure_MML.png] shows the structure of the new “Staff2Staff” R: drive, which will be the main file store for documents created by staff for sharing with colleagues. The levels shown are the top two which will be controlled centrally by IT Services. Levels below these will be decided by the local departments, supported by IT Services.
This process has already been successfully completed for IT Services staff and the MMU student population, and with careful preparation, we envisage a problem-free transition for staff. If you have any questions, please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also learn more about the Staff2Staff R: drive at one of our Technology Roadshows.
MMUnion would like to invite you to it's ‘Lets Make a Sustainable Planet Staff - Student Forum’.
The Staff Student Forum ‘Lets Make a Sustainable Planet’ is taking place on Tuesday 29th November, at MMUnion's Conference Suite in Manchester, on the top floor, and will start at 5pm for those individuals in lectures and will continue on through to 6.30pm.
The idea of the forum is to promote ideas and discussion around Sustainability and the Environment at MMU, particularly for participants to lead their own projects and activities to create a sustainable future for MMU.
Please come along and bring with you your ideas and concerns regarding environmental and ethical issues on campus....get involved in sustainability projects & activities: learn new skills: and create a vision of a sustainable future.
See you there,
Student Activities Officer
Farmers Market at MMU?? We'd like your opinions, please take a moment to fill out this short survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QQN7DWZ
There is a half-day instance of this mandatory Disability Equality Action course on the following dates at Crewe, and we have places as indicated below:
14th December in the morning – 5 places
This programme, facilitated by Breakthrough UK, will enable you to:
You can initially reserve a place by email. Course Booking Forms can be found at
www.mmu.ac.uk/humanresources/devandtrain/ and should be forwarded to OD & T, 6th Floor, All Saints or via your line manager's email to email@example.com
In conjunction with LRT, IT Services is continuing a series of Technology Roadshows with a set of dates in December, including a revised date and location for MMU Cheshire on the 7th, and an additional date at Gaskell on 13th.
Wednesday December 7th, 2.30-4.00pm, Crewe S-1-24
Friday December 9th, 2.30-4.00pm, All Saints, Sandra Burslem 2.08
Monday December 12th, 2.30-4.00pm, Didsbury BH 0.1
Tuesday December 13th, 2.30-4.00pm, Gaskell OB314
Fundraising Exhibition of Postcard Size Artworks from £10 each!
5.8 x 4.1 Exhibition 28th November – 8th December 2011
Holden Gallery Café, Grosvenor Building, Cavendish St, Manchester M15 6BR
A number of distinguished textile artists including Alice Kettle, Rachel Kelly, Caren Garfen, Freddie Robins, Karen Nicol and Michael Brennand-Wood have generously donated work to support final year embroidery students at
Manchester Metropolitan University. The funds will be used to promote their work to future employers. The exhibition also includes work by students, staff and self-taught artists.
Unlike most exhibitions the identity of the artists will remain anonymous until after the works have been sold by silent auction to the highest bidder, starting at £10 each. They will make perfect and unusual Christmas presents!
Gallery Opening times: Monday – Friday 9.00 – 4.30 (closed week-ends)
Or view online at www.fivepointeightbyfourpointone.wordpress.com
To place bids from 28th November or for further details please contact
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