The Millennium Orchard

You might know that there is a well-established orchard with a plethora of local traditional varieties of fruit trees right on our doorsteps. Planted in 1999, the Millennium Orchard situated at Manchester Met’s Cheshire Campus (behind Laurence building), originally formed part of a wider Cheshire Orchard Project, which commenced in 1994. The project aimed to […]

Upcoming Events

This term there are a number of opportunities to engage with sustainability. These all through our sustainability engagement programme Big Impact. There are opportunities specifically for students; however, the majority are open to all, from staff, students to local community members. Below you will find opportunities from gardening to swishing. CARBON LITERACY TRAINING FOR STUDENTS. Various […]

Last chance for swapping this year…

Wednesday 1st June will be your last opportunity to offload your pre-loved wears and exchange them to something new at Pop Swap. Bring along up to 15 items of clothing, books, accessories, shoes (anything really) and receive tokens to exchange for something else. Bring one, take one it’s as simple as that. You may just […]

Bat Walk with South Lancashire Bat Group

Join the South Lancashire Bat Group for a guided walk around Birley and nearby Hulme to find out more about bats and hopefully hear some of the amazing creatures. We will also be surveying the area to identify any species of bats that might live in and around Birley. Part of the Ideas into Action […]

Teaching and Learning Research Grants 2016-17

After two successful years, the call for proposals under the Manchester Met’s Scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) research grants are now open for 2016-17. The SOTL research grants support and encourage scholarly work that aims to improve the quality of students’ learning. Projects may, for example, examine and evaluate new teaching techniques. Anyone with an establishment […]