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Press and PR

From handling media enquiries to helping with press releases and events, the Press Office supports the delivery of the University’s communications activities including PR, lobbying/public affairs and internal communications.

If you have a press enquiry, or would like to contribute a news item or an event, please contact the Press Office on +44 (0)161 247 2169.

Members of staff looking for advice about speaking to the media can find guidance on our intranet.


Ian Christon
Head of Media and Corporate Communications
+44 (0)161 247 2169
07976 967545

Chris Morris
Press & Communications Officer
+44 (0)161 247 2184
07734 689 358

Maryam Ahmed
Press & Communications Assistant
+44 (0)161 247 2181