People news: Farewells and congratulations


Janet Moore will be retiring from the Manchester Metropolitan University after 30 years here. There will be a retirement party held for Jan on Thursday 15 December in the Benzie Building. If you wish to attend, please RSVP to



Lisa McDonagh, Student Support Officer (Faculty of Business and Law), will be leaving the University at the end of November to take up a new position elsewhere. She said: “I’ve really enjoyed working with you all over the last four years, and have met some fantastic people; I will be sorry to say goodbye, and wish everyone the very best for the future.”



Neil Crimes has joined the Faculty of Business and Law Student Support Services team. Moving forward, Neil will initially support students in STEHM as well as apprentices.

Damian Fleming, Facilities Team Leader, has been appointed to the role of Facilities Assistant Manager at All Saints South. Team Leaders, Andy Cloake, Colin Woodward, Anthony McLaughlin and Gillian Hurst, will continue to support the Faculty.