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inews.co.uk reports about John and Frezghi and says Manchester employers have a duty to help homeless people find work

Two formerly homeless men are celebrating after finding work with the University of Manchester, as it honours its pledge to the city’s Homelessness Charter. Frezghi Teklemichael (29), arrived in the UK as an asylum seeker from Eritrea, where he had previously worked as a teacher. Following a successful application for asylum, he became homeless after […]

Our University of Manchester Construction Academy is back!

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER – CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY We will be launching our next Construction Academy this month, and the new academy will feature a 2 week training course, a CSCS test and card followed by a 4 week work placement with one of the University of Manchester’s main construction partners. After successful completion of the course […]

The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge visit The University of Manchester – and plant a time capsule on the site of the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD)

Due to open in 2020, MECD is one of the single largest construction projects ever undertaken by a higher education institution in the United Kingdom. MECD, which is under construction by Balfour Beatty, will be home to four engineering schools and two research institutes, comprising 1,300 staff and 7,000 students. The University is committed to […]

Winners of the Guardian Sustainable Business Award 2016!

We’re very pleased to announce that The University of Manchester & The Works are the winners of the Guardian Sustainable Business Award 2016. Follow the links below to find out more: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/may/27/winners-guardian-sustainable-business-awards-2016 http://www.staffnet.manchester.ac.uk/news/display/?id=16556

The Works Nominated For Awards

The Works has been nominated for the Guardian Sustainable Business Awards, and the Skills for Business Awards 2016. We have reached the final stage in both nominations. Keep watching this page for our updates!