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14 May 2008

The Chinese Earthquake

MMU International assistance

MMU is offering assistance to students affected by the earthquake in China’s Sichuan province.

Communications infrastructure has been badly affected in the South West region since it was struck by the 7.9 level quake on Monday.

MMU International is offering assistance in making contact with family and friends back home. To access this, please call into the International Office, on the 6th floor of the All Saints Building or telephone 0161 247 1022.

To provide updated information, a Chinese news channel (CCTV 4) is available on the All Saints Campus in the Department of Languages. CCTV 4 will be aired between 8.45 and 16.30.

This can be accessed at the Language Resource Centre, 1st Floor, Mabel Tylecote Building, All Saints Campus. News bulletins are broadcast at 08.00, 12.00, 14.00 and 15.00. Directions to the department can be found here:

Welfare & Counselling Service

If you need to speak to someone in confidence, please contact the International Office and we can put you in touch with the International Welfare Officer or our Counselling service. Please call into the International Office or call 0161 247 1022.

For more about student counselling, please go to: