The University of Manchester is part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, with outstanding facilities and the widest range of courses. We are highly respected across the globe as a centre of teaching excellence and innovative research.
With 25 Nobel Prize winners among our current and former staff and students, we have a history of world firsts and brilliant discoveries, from splitting the atom to giving the world graphene.
We’re committed to world-class research, an outstanding learning and student experience, and social responsibility in everything we do.
Hear what The University of Manchester means to our former Chancellor, the award-winning writer and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE:
From sustainable practices on campus to outreach activities in the local area, we take our social responsibilities seriously.
We’re proud of our history of innovation and work hard to preserve our past.
From public lectures to family days out, there is always something happening at the University.
Find out more about our world rankings and international reputation.
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We are one of the top employers in the north-west with a commitment to equality and diversity – explore the opportunities available.
Awards and accreditations
The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers
The University has been named as one of the top 50 UK employers for inclusion, equality and diversity.
We're proud to have been awarded a CASE grand gold award in the short informational films category for our 'inspire and be inspired' video featuring former Chancellor Lemn Sissay.
Race Equality Charter
We’re one of only four Higher Education Institutes to successful renew its Race Equality Charter Bronze Award through AdvanceHE for excellence in advancing racial equality in higher education.
Investors in People
We've achieved the Investors in People standard by investing time and resources in our staff and students, improving the Manchester experience for everyone.
Our Athena SWAN award recognises our commitment to developing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
Disability Confident Employer
We have been awarded the Disability Confident Employer symbol in recognition of our commitment to the recruitment, retention and career development of disabled people.
We have joined Britain’s good practice employers’ forum on sexual orientation, run by Stonewall, the charity that works for equality for LGBTQ+ people everywhere.