A number of Coniston residents have been volunteering since the Autumn in a Citywise mentoring programme at a local primary school. Students have also been offering support to other local ventures including Cornerstone Day Centre, which provides services to adults with a range of social ordering propecia online needs. It won’t be long before exams are upon us, but Coniston promises to liven up with a “Spring” in its step as we approach the annual Barbecue, and with a number of concerts in the pipeline…
A new academic year is under way. Volunteering projects are restarting, with Spanish Club at Medlock Primary School, a collaborative project with mentoring charity Citywise, and other local enterprises aiming to help meet the needs of the community. In the run-up to Christmas and the traditional order adderall carols event, Coniston promises to be a hub of activity and home from home to a multicultural group of students.
UNIV CONFERENCE IN ROME
Every year students at Coniston have the opportunity to take part in the well known UNIV university congress in Rome.
Since 1968, the Institute for University Cooperation –ICU– has organized the annual International UNIVersity Congress to encourage the thoughts and initiatives of students regarding key issues, in order to shape the future of our world. The congress ambien no prescription features internationally recognized speakers, along with papers, posters and videos selected by the Scientific Committee from students all over the world.
Students from Coniston have attended the congress since 1994 and taken part, alongside 1000 other students from all over the world, in the final session in Rome.
Coniston Hall received the 2013 Best Private Hall Award on 21st June from Cooper Healey, Manager, Manchester Student Homes. Some of the comments submitted by the students were:
“The great difference that makes it stand out as a hall of residence is the relationship between every resident in this hall and with the staff. The environment of the hall makes you feel that it is a second home for you.”
“It has a great atmosphere for studying, and is one of the cleanest halls I’ve been in! The people there are lovely, I have made such good ordering flomax friends, and the food is also great as well.”
“Coniston is not like any other hall. The staff are amazingly kind and friendly and really help me to achieve the academic excellence I need”
“The wardens and other staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable, they treat you very kindly and ensure your safety at all times. There are also volunteer opportunities at Coniston if you have the time/desire to be involved, as it benefits the local community as is great for your CV.”
For full information please click on the link to open Manchester Student Homes Newsletter
Today Sir Howard Bernstain, Chief Executive, Manchester City Council, visited Coniston Hall accompanied by Sara Tomkins, Assistant Chief Executive. After dinner he described the three key elements that make Manchester a world class city: the universities, the people, and the infrastructure. He communicated to us his vision, his passion and his commitment to a continuous buy accutane online enhancement of the city and its people. He also shared with us some of the key moments of his tenure, such as the 2002 Commonwealth Games and the 1996 Manchester bombing.
On Monday 18th March we will start volunteering at St Joseph Primary School in Longsight. Fran, Sehrish and others will listen to the children read. We are planning to start homework club at the same school order propecia online soon. If you would like to volunteer and are free from 1 to 3 pm any weekday other than Friday, or from 3.30 to 4.00 pm any day Tuesday to Thursday, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mareike Hamann, Linguistic PhD student at the University of Manchester, will present a paper on Mimetics and Translation. For full information on the Workshop and other speakers please click here