May Enrichment Newsletter

May Newsletter

Tickets are still on sale for the HLSS Faculty End of Year Ball. To purchase your ticket to the biggest celebration of the year, visit the MMU online store: http://bit.do/HLSS2015, or alternatively visit the Finance office in Hollings (Righton Building) to purchase tickets on your Met Card.

To get involved in the Student Press Office, click here: http://www.humanityhallows.co.uk/work-with-us/. In addition we would like to congratulate Neil Harrison, BA History, who’s article has gained the most views on Humanity Hallows this month. To read his article, follow this link: http://www.humanityhallows.co.uk/miliband-at-mmu-to-announce-emergency-rescue-plan-for-nhs/

The Manchester Children’s Book Festival is back again this summer, and is looking for student volunteers for the festival (26th June-5th July) as well as their trailblazer events. Do you want to work with children? Do you want to meet authors? Are you into arts & crafts? There are a number of volunteering positions available at the Festival. To find out more please email ideaoffice@mmu.ac.uk for a volunteering pack.

Don’t see anything that interests you in this list? Make a Difference also allows you to Create Your Own Opportunities! There are a wide range of projects and activities to get involved in, or you can create your own to meet your interests. To find out more visit: https://mmumakeadifference.com/ or email MakeaDifference@mmu.ac.uk We will be celebrating all of our students achievements on May the 27th, 6-8 pm in GM Atrium. This year alone we have over 80 student nominees for 18 awards. To book a ticket to attend the event please sign up via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-make-a-difference-awards-ceremony-tickets-16182054962

Throughout April Humanities in Public will be running a range of events for staff, students and members of the public to get involved in, including:

The MMU Futures Award gives you recognition for all the extra-curricular activities you have taken part in under the Futures programme, which involves all Enrichment projects you may have been involved in. They are currently campaigning to see how many points you have collected over the year and can be found at various locations throughout the university. In order to gain your silver and gold certificate you need to have filled in your Activity Verification Form by the 29th of May. For help in filling this in please feel free to contact ideaoffice@mmu.ac.uk . They have also launched their summer programme with their popular weekly language courses. To register your interest and to find out more please visit http://www.mmu.ac.uk/students/futures/events.php

The Student Union are also running workshops on volunteering:

There are also numerous opportunities provided by the MMU Environment Team who are providing free training on Carbon Literacy, free Energy Awareness Training and are having a day of film shorts. To register interest to any of the events please sign up via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/mmu-environment-team-6069812333

Feel free to pass this on to fellow students in our Faculty.  To sign up to receive this monthly newsletter directly, all they need to do is email ideaoffice@mmu.ac.uk   You can also email us with news about anything you’re doing outside the classroom, whether it’s an MMU project, or something you’re doing outside university.  To stop receiving this newsletter, please reply to this email with ‘STOP’ in the subject title.

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