Researching our history
The University of Manchester has an immensely rich and diverse history that includes discoveries, research and ideas of global significance. We can also look back upon our social, cultural and architectural past.
To better understand our history, we have an ongoing programme of activities.
Research Group on University History
Promoting research and learning on the history and heritage of our University.
Study inspired by our history and heritage
The University's history and heritage feeds into teaching and learning on many courses and programmes.
Books, articles and papers
Read more about the history of the University in a range of publications.
University history projects
Find out about the projects around the University that are shedding light on our past.
University history seminars and symposiums
The Research Group on University History organises regular seminars and symposiums.
University History Prizes
We encourage original student work on the history of the University.