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Directorate of Estates and Facilities

Hospitality and Events - About Us

Hospitality & Events comprises of the following operations:-

Conferences and Venues

This is the University sub-brand for Hospitality and Events. The Conferences and Venues Sales and Marketing Team are responsible for the promotion and selling of University building space for events which are then handed across to the Events Team who provide extensive support for clients in the lead up to and during their events. These events are also fully supported by various teams across Estates.

These events take place throughout the year in several venues, including Manchester Meeting Place and the Core Technology Facility. The larger academic conferences for up to 1,000 delegates are accommodated in venues like University Place and the Renold Building, with summer residential events in the halls of residence.

FoodOnCampus

This team manage and operate 20 cafes on campus, offering a choice of food and drink, anything from a snack to go or a comfortable place to sit and relax with a coffee and cake, to more substantial meals in our award winning Market at University Place.

FoodInResidence

This team service the catered halls in Residences. This comprises of 9 halls feeding up to 2000 students breakfast and dinner daily 5 or 7 days a week during term time. During the summer vacation FoodInResidence provide hospitality services for residential conferences and events.

Taste Manchester

Deliver hospitality catering across campus from small meetings to large dinners. Taste Manchester are also the main provider of graduation catering on campus.

UrBars

Operate student bars in residences, supporting the Resident Associations in delivering event for residents in Halls.

Renold building
Burger
hotel room
Whitworth Hall Event