Yesterday we hosted the University General Assembly chaired by our Chancellor Lemn Sissay.

Here's a lovely photo of Lemn with third year Management and Leisure student Lucia Banjo who gave a presentation on #Stellify to the assembly.

Discover Stellify here: [ Link ]

Find out more about the General Assembly: [ Link ]
This year the University has moved up 12 places to 41st in the country in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, ranking it among the best universities and overall one of the best employers.

Listen to Paul Marks-Jones, Equality and Diversity Advisor, explain what the ranking means to the University.

Discover more about the ranking here: [ Link ]
The University of Manchester is now ranked as one of the UK's top-50 organisations for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff according to the newly released Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Top 100 Employers list.

"The University is a welcoming place for staff members of all backgrounds and this is something we can all be justifiably proud of.”

Index shows Manchester as welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans staff
Thanks to Mousie Mouse for sharing this lovely shot of the glacial 'Giant' in front of the Beyer Building today.
It's #MuseumSelfie Day!

Some of the exhibits at Manchester Museum got involved this year and submitted their selfies.
Congratulations and best of luck to Maria Balshaw in her move to Tate!

Find out about her amazing work at The Whitworth and new role below.

Maria Balshaw to move to Tate | Whitworth Art Gallery
This Saturday, come along & celebrate the big & small things that make our world wonderful at Manchester Museum's Big Saturday event!

Find out more about the event here: [ Link ]
Following the news that Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has expressed interest in brain-computer interface applications, find out how we may start to use our brains to like and share.

EXPERT COMMENT: Neuroscientist Dr Jason Taylor on Facebook's brain-computer interface ambitions
Yesterday Richard Mille EMEA and McLaren F1 revealed the world's lightest mechanical watch in collaboration with The University of Manchester Graphene.

Discover how graphene can be used in electronics and what it means for the next generation of technology in the video below.

Find out more about the lightest mechanical chronograph watch in the world here: [ Link ]
Discover how research at The University of Manchester could save sharks from the effects of climate change in the latest Minute Lecture by the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health UoM.

Watch more Minute Lectures here: [ Link ]
Did you miss The University of Manchester Library's takeover of our Snapchat (OfficialUoM)? Don't worry, you can watch the whole story below!

Find out more about #ExamExtra here: [ Link ]

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Thanks to Lizzie Grilli (lizziegrilli) on Instagram for sharing this lovely #ExamExtra photo. Good luck to all of our students taking exams!
Good luck to all of our students taking exams! Are you sitting an exam in Whitworth Hall today? In 1921, Albert Einstein delivered his first UK lecture in the very same space.

Find out more here: [ Link ]
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My Future Fest 2017

Thanks to kayo_lg on Instagram for sharing this lovely photo from outside The University of Manchester Library.
Today marks the beginning of January exams. We'd like to wish all our students the best of luck over the next two weeks.
Part of today's launch of the Richard Mille EMEA and McLaren F1 watch in collaboration with The University of Manchester Graphene, McLaren have designed a one-off #graphene inspired car.

Find out more about the world’s lightest mechanical watch here: [ Link ]
The University of Manchester has collaborated with watchmaking brand Richard Mille EMEA and McLaren to create world’s lightest mechanical chronograph by pairing leading graphene research with precision engineering.

Discover the watch below.

Find out more about The University of Manchester Graphene here: [ Link ]

World’s lightest mechanical watch revealed thanks to graphene
Thank you to everyone who liked and cast their votes.
We are delighted to announce the winner and official #UoM2016 Photo of the Year is this stunning snowy photo of Whitworth Hall taken by shannyyangg on Instagram!

A massive thanks to everyone who submitted #UoM2016 entries throughout what was a fantastic year. All photos can be found here: [ Link ]