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Three ways to support students this #GivingTuesday

Posted on: 29 November 2022 | Category: 2022

Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity when millions of people come together each year to give, collaborate and celebrate kindness.

Fundraising: Spotlight on Dr Michael Cearns, Kevin O'Riordan Brain Cancer Research Fellow

Posted on: 15 November 2022 | Category: 2022

Michael recently took up his new post as PhD Fellow for the University’s ground-breaking immunotherapy research which is investigating potential new treatments for glioblastoma, the most common type of primary brain cancer.

World Mental Health Day: three ULMS graduates share their reflections on the transition from student to recent graduate

Posted on: 10 October 2022 | Category: 2022

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10 October every year. This is a chance to talk about mental health, how we need to look after it and how important it is to talk about things and get help if you are struggling. We know that the transition from student to recent graduate can be a challenging time. Here’s what helped graduates Adam, Selina and Munirat, along with their thoughts on work-life balance. Thank you for sharing!

Alumni Memories: ‘Reminiscences of the Department of Music’ by Dr James Dack

Posted on: 7 August 2022 | Category: 2022

Our university days are full of some of the most treasured memories of our lifetimes. In the next of our 'Alumni Memories' series, music alumnus Dr James Dack (BA Hons Music 1965, BMus Hons 1968, PhD Music 1976) shares his memories as a music student in the 1960s at the very beginning of the Department of Music.

Alumni Memories: 'The Open Air Club'

Posted on: 23 May 2022 | Category: 2022

Our University days are full of some of the greatest achievements and most treasured memories of our lifetimes. In the next of our 'Alumni Memories' series, alumnus Ernie Savage (BA Hons Geography 1962) shares the joy of University societies, as many members from the Open Air Club (OAC) of his time continue to meet as the 'OAC Gold' - still going strong 60 years on!

Alumni Memories: ‘My year as Guild President’

Posted on: 28 March 2022 | Category: 2022

Guild Gazette clipping of Chris Graham announcing his presidency

Our University days are full of some of the greatest achievements and most treasured memories of our lifetimes. In the next of our 'Alumni Memories' series, alumnus Christopher Graham (BA Hons History 1973) is celebrating 50 years since he served as Guild President and shares some of standout memories from his year in the position.