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The University of Manchester has now helped 1000 long-term unemployed people into work, as Chris Livingston from Whalley Range took the tally into four figures.
A thousand people have been helped into employment through the University's unique leadership of The Works, an employment and skills centre established by the University two years ago to equip unemployed local people with the skills which make them attractive to employers.
The University of Manchester will create at least 50 Apprenticeship opportunities during the next 12 months to support its local communities, adding £5m to the regional economy.
The apprentices will be recruited into a range of roles across the University and will be integral in ensuring the University continues to excel nationally and internationally.
Fifteen students have 'graduated' from The University of Manchester today - but this latest crop of talent are all unemployed Manchester residents destined for the hospitality and catering industry.
The University has launched its first ever 'Skills Academy' aimed at helping unemployed youngsters in Manchester to find their feet in this growing industry.
The Works marked the landmark of supporting our 1000th local person into work with a visit from the President & Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell.
Working Together to Change Lives
20 unemployed local residents have been successful in finding employment as Building Attendants at the University of Manchester thanks to the help they received at The Works in Moss Side. The Works is a one-stop-shop supporting local people in south Manchester to find jobs, develop their skills, access training courses and financial advice and services.