The University of Manchester
past, present and future
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From 22 to 26 April, visit us from wherever you are for sessions on student life, funding and finance at Manchester.
Manchester named a UNESCO City of Lifelong Learning
Manchester has been recognised for its outstanding efforts to make lifelong learning a reality for all, with the University acting as a key partner.
University awarded United Nations Environment Programme accreditation
Manchester has been awarded accreditation status by the UNEP – one of only twenty universities worldwide to have been given this accolade.
£7.6 million granted for transformation of neo-gothic icon
Manchester City Council has granted £7.6 million to transform the University's John Rylands Research Institute and Library.
Jodrell Bank welcomes Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal
The Princess Royal's visit marked the occasion of Jodrell Bank Observatory being awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status in 2019.
Universally Manchester Festival
The University of Manchester will host Universally Manchester, a four-day festival in June to celebrate its 200th anniversary.
University lights up purple for 200-year anniversary celebration
The University ‘painted the town purple’ on Wednesday, 17 January with a pathway of light illuminating Oxford Road, to mark the start of its bicentenary.
Fallowfield campus redevelopment plans approved
The University proposal to redevelop the Fallowfield Campus to provide more high quality, modern student accommodation has been approved by Manchester City Council.
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Awards and accreditationsAll awards
This award recognises our excellence in delivering and supporting public engagement.
Race Equality Charter
We have a Race Equality Charter Silver Award through AdvanceHE for excellence in advancing racial equality in higher education.
Living Wage Foundation
We are proud to be accredited for our commitment to paying our people a real living wage.
Athena Swan Charter
We're committed to developing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
Stonewall Top 100 Employer
We are proud to rank 30th in the charity's ranking of LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace.
Disability Confident Leader
This symbol recognises our commitment to the recruitment, retention and career development of disabled people.
University of Sanctuary
We're committed to creating a welcoming and safe place for refugees and asylum seekers.