Welcome to the latest edition of SALC Linked, the weekly round-up of recent news, tips and resources from across SALC and the wider University. There are 7 items for you this week, including updates on results publication, the availability of transcripts and new resources to help you learn and discover throughout the summer.


Results and Transcripts 

We’ve been getting plenty of queries about the publication of results and the availability of official transcripts recently so we wanted to give you an update. Results will be released to students in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures on Thursday 23 July, with official, digital transcripts available for final year students to download from Wednesday 5th August onwards. Final year students will be sent an email once their transcript is ready to download and should check their personal email from 5tAugust onwards, including their junk folder. If you have any questions, please do get in contact with us via salcstudents@manchester.ac.uk.


Reading Week: Semester 1 2020/21

A date for your calendars – reading week for SALC students has been confirmed as the week commencing Monday 16 November 2020. 


Motivation & Focus

We know a lot of you still have work to do and deadlines to meet. If you’re struggling to keep up your motivation and focus during this time, take a look at this webpage for some useful tips. You can also take a look at these videos on motivation and focus.


Wellbeing: Learn & Discover 

The Six Ways to Wellbeing theme for July and August is Learn and Discover and there’s plenty of benefits to continuing to Learn and Discover over the summer months. Check out this resource to find out the reasons why it’s great to incorporate Learn and Discover into your daily routine. You can use this planner to do just that, and if you need ideas and inspiration have a look at this resource.



As some lockdown restrictions start to lift, UoM Sport’s #StayInWorkOut campaign has been renamed #ActiveAnywhere. #ActiveAnywhere will continue to include live and pre-recorded workouts, live zoom classes and weekly challenges. In addition UoM Sport will be offering more personalised training with their fitness team, Q&A sessions with our physiotherapist and more strength & conditioning sessions designed by their coaches. To get involved, follow UoM Sport on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to their Youtube channel.


Virtual Concerts from the Music Department

After some really positive feedback for last week’s concert, the Music department is delighted to present the second offering in its Virtual Concert series – Robert Looman perfoming Debussy’s Syrinx. Subscribe now for updates and notifications for the Virtual Concerts and more!


Careers Service – Here for you During the Summer

The Careers Service is open throughout the summer and available for you to use for up to two years after you graduate.

Use our website for careers help, information on postgraduate study appointments for advice on applications, personal statements for PG study, practice interviews and careers guidance. You can also find vacancies on Careerslink as well as online workshops.

For further information contact careers.info@manchester.ac.uk and connect with the Careers Service via social media. 


1:1 Support Available For You

Remember, the Student Experience team are here to answer any questions you have. You can keep in touch with us via salcstudents@manchester.ac.ukFacebookTwitter and Instagram. Gareth and Emma, SALC’s Student Support and Engagement Officers, are also available for 1:1 appointments via Zoom, Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm. In the first instance, please contact us via salcstudents@manchester.ac.uk to arrange an appointment.

If you have an event or society that you’d like to shout about, please let us know! Contact us via salcstudents@manchester.ac.uk and we could be including your content in the next edition of SALC Linked.

All of the University’s support teams and services remain open throughout the summer and are still available to offer advice and guidance. You can find a full list of contacts on the University’s Student Support website, which also contains lots of other resources to help support your wellbeing. You can also get news, tips and links to resources from the My Manchester News site.