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#Manchester Metropolitan University tops “Green League”

You heard it here first. Unless you read the Guardian, in which maybe you heard it here second, or third… Manchester Metropolitan University has come first, (up from 10th place last year), in the “Green League” organised by the campaigning … Continue reading

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MEN letter on academic freedom, #MMU and the skills and knowledge we need for the rocky road ahead

UPDATE: Campaigners are asking you to “LOBBY Ian Parker’s disciplinary hearing – Wednesday 7th November, 08.30am, ORMOND BUILDING. (Please check www.asylumonline.net/ian  on the day – last time management changed the venue at a few hours’ notice).” The Manchester Evening News published … Continue reading

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Newsflash: MMUving on up – ManMet up in Green League Table

Manchester Metropolitan University has moved up 7 places in a “Green Universities” League Table” released today. The Green League Table, run by People and Planet, “the largest student network in Britain campaigning to end world poverty, defend human rights and … Continue reading

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Interview: Mary Heaney of MMU

MCFly co-editor Arwa Aburawa interviews Mary Heaney, Director of Services at Manchester Metropolitan University, whose responsibilities include the environmental sustainability agenda Besides saving money, what are the reasons MMU is taking green action? Money isn’t actually the top priority for … Continue reading

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Event Report: MMU Green Impacts Awards Ceremony

Over a hundred people gathered in a building that isn’t even officially open yet to celebrate their actions on climate and environment in the last year. The event was the Green Impact Awards 2012 of Manchester Metropolitan University, where 67 … Continue reading

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How to make a Green Impact!

Laurence Menhinick learns how to conduct a green audit, and finds that virtue is its own reward. Having read about volunteering to audit Manchester Metropolitan Uni, I decided to take the (free) training offered by the Green Impact team last … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: Auditing MMU

This may not seem so sexy, but think a) of how good it will look on your CV, b) of how much you’ll learn and c) the warm inner glow (insulated) of having helped make Manchester just that tiny smidgin … Continue reading

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