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Brand toolkit

Brand toolkit

Whether you’re representing the University overseas or welcoming visitors to our campus, you’ll need the most up-to-date, on-brand materials to help you describe what makes Manchester bigger, better and different.

Filter, browse and download any of the key tools below to use when promoting our University. If you need printed copies or video downloads, please contact helen.leah@manchester.ac.uk.

University slide catalogue

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University slide catalogue

(Powerpoint — 21.6MB)

A catalogue of slides covering our history, achievements, research excellence, outstanding learning and student experience, and social responsibility.

Examples of usage: Any presentation that requires content that introduces the University.

University facts and script

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University facts and script

(PDF file — 186KB)

A reference guide on key messages, including vision, history, key people, size and global influence and script to support with presentations. 

 

Examples of usage: A comprehensive aide-memoire on key messages about the University.

Knowledge, Wisdom and Humanity

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Knowledge, Wisdom and Humanity

(PDF file — 11MB)

A look at the people, places and events that have defined our pioneering institution. Order hard copies from helen.leah@manchester.ac.uk.

Examples of usage: An in-depth primer on the history of the University, a handout at visits or presentations.

Research beacons brochure picture

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Research beacons brochure

(PDF file — 8MB)

A brochure on our research beacons: five areas of high-quality, distinctive research activity. Order hard copies from helen.leah@manchester.ac.uk

Examples of usage: Background reading on the research beacons, a handout at visits or presentations.

Manchester: research with impact

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Manchester: research with impact

(Video — 2:08)

An inspirational film that tells the story of the University’s positive impact on our local community and beyond.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

In our own words (short version)

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In our own words (short version)

(Video — 1:51)

An inspirational film in which our staff, students and wider stakeholders reveal what the University means to them.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

In our own words (full version)

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In our own words (full version)

(Video — 7:09)

An inspirational film in which our staff, students and wider stakeholders reveal what the University means to them.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

Lemn Sissay: Chancellor of The University of Manchester

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Lemn Sissay: Chancellor of The University of Manchester

(Video — 3:40)

Our Chancellor Lemn Sissay takes a tour of our campus, explaining how the University inspires him and how he hopes to inspire the University in turn.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

Making a difference

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Making a difference

(Video — 1:45)

A poem by Lemn Sissay, Chancellor of the University

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

Inspire and be inspired – a poem from Lemn Sissay

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Inspire and be inspired – a poem from Lemn Sissay

(Video — 2:05)

An inspirational poem from Lemn Sissay to commemorate his installation as the University’s Chancellor.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University.

Research beacons at The University of Manchester

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Research beacons at The University of Manchester

(Video — 1:38)

A short introduction to the University’s research beacons.

Examples of usage: Any presentation or communication that requires content that introduces the University, presentations that showcase our research.

Campus flyover

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Campus flyover

(Video — 2:08)

An airborne tour of our amazing campus, providing unique views of the University.

Examples of usage: Showcasing our campus to audiences outside of Manchester, background/ambient film content for reception areas or breakout rooms.

ID Manchester

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ID Manchester

(Video — 1:35)

The University of Manchester's bold ambition to be the innovation capital of Europe

Examples of usage: Showcasing our ambitions for North Campus to internal/external audiences.