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Summer Volunteer Days Approaching!

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Volunteer Days are the perfect chance for you to try out volunteering, meet new people, and get to know Manchester’s great community spaces. As they are one-off days, no weekly commitment is required, they are perfect for those with busy schedules, and those looking for extra hours to contribute to their Make a Difference part of the Stellify Award.

For those of you who are staying in Manchester over the summer, why not give one of these days a go, your time will be greatly appreciated!

Volunteer Days

Thursday 21 July – Growing and harvesting at a local organic veg farm with The Kindling Trust

Wednesday 27 July – Community gardening at Brunswick Day of Action 1

Friday 29 July – Morning of crafting for charity at The Whitworth Art Gallery & a gallery tour (postgraduates) 

Saturday 30 July – Community gardening at Brunswick Day of Action 2

Tuesday 2 August – Summer Gardening Social at The Firs, Fallowfield (postgraduates)

Sign up now on the Volunteer Hub:

Manchester Pride 27 August – University Collaboration

Once again, the University will be participating in Manchester Pride.  This year it will be slightly different though! In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University; Royal Northern College of Music; The University of Salford and The University of Law we will have a joint entry of ‘Higher Education in the North West.

There will be a small number of walking spaces available, but there will be a number of UoM cheering points along the route.

We’d like to see as many staff and students as possible supporting the entry and showing us as a fully inclusive place to work and study for our LGBT+ colleagues, allies and intersections of this community too.

More info will appear on or to register your interest please mail

Green Island Festival Hulme

Are you musically minded? Are you a fan of globally sourced and organic food? Do you just fancy a dance?

Hosted in the famous Hulme Garden Centre, Green Island Festival is calling for a team of volunteers to help set up and deliver its three-stage, musically diverse and ethically minded festival on Saturday 30th of July. For as little as three hours volunteering, you get free entrance alongside discounted food and drinks! Both students and staff welcome! Apply now on Volunteer Hub or email to secure your place.

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