Be part of Team 200
We want our global community to come together as one for our 200th year.
Being part of Team 200 means being part of our bicentenary, in whatever form that takes. See how you can get involved with our events, activities and content below.
Universally Manchester Festival
Discover more about our free, four-day festival in June, celebrating our 200th year.
Universally Manchester Festival applications
Apply to deliver an event or activity at Universally Manchester Festival.
Celebrating Lunar New Year
Learn about the University's Lunar New Year celebrations in our bicentenary year.
THE World Academic Summit
Learn more about the prestigious event we'll be hosting on campus in October.
Watch Professor Sir Chris Whitty’s lecture ‘Health inequalities past, present and future’ as he helps to launch Talk 200, our bicentenary lecture and podcast series.
The Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture 2024
Watch the live stream as Professor Sir Andre Geim is in conversation with Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell.
Lighting up for our 200th celebration
Read and watch highlights from our spectacular Light Up event, in Manchester and around the world.
Made in Manchester competition
Enter our student competition – what does "Made in Manchester" mean to you?
We will be adding much more to our programme throughout the year
If you are associated with the University and would like to advertise a bicentenary-related event or activity on this website, please fill out our request form.
Sign up for updates
We're planning an exciting programme of events throughout the year. Sign up to hear about event updates, features and opportunities to get involved.
How we use your information
Information you provide will be used to contact you about the upcoming bicentenary programme, including potential opportunities to help co-create activities linked to the University's bicentenary. Any data collected for this purpose will not be shared* and will not be held after 31 January 2025. You can opt out of these communications at any point by contacting us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about data protection at the University can be found in our privacy terms.
*If you tell us that you studied with the University your email address will be updated on your alumni record to communicate with you, as outlined in the DDAR privacy notice.
Bicentenary identity guidelines
Join in the celebrations and create your own communications and marketing materials using our bicentenary identity guidelines.