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Museum of the Year Awards
(11 Jul 2024)
Manchester Museum has been named as a runner-up in Art Fund Museum of the Year 2024.

Civic Reception for President and Vice-Chancellor
(11 Jul 2024)
Nancy celebrated for her huge contribution to the City of Manchester in a special ceremony at Manchester Art Gallery

NSS: Outcome of 2024 survey announced
(10 Jul 2024)
The 2024 National Student Survey (NSS) results, managed by the Office for Students (OfS), were released today (Wednesday, July 10).

Viewpoint: Chris Taylor, Associate Vice-President (Digital Strategy and Innovation)
(10 Jul 2024)
Grasping the opportunities of AI

Our Distinguished Achievement Award winners for 2024
(09 Jul 2024)
Announcing the winners of the 2024 Distinguished Achievement Awards

Summer graduation ceremonies 2024 get underway
(08 Jul 2024)
Students, their friends, families and supporters have arrived for the start of our 2024 Summer graduation ceremonies.

ID Manchester opens its doors in September
(04 Jul 2024)
ID Manchester, a partnership between our University and Bruntwood SciTech, is opening the doors to its first building – The Renold Innovation Hub – in late September.

Recent Protest – Publication of Questions and Answers
(03 Jul 2024)
Joint communication from Students’ Union and the University

University joins consortium to improve doctoral supervision
(01 Jul 2024)
Major collaboration to support PGR supervisors to transform culture and practice with the support of 20 universities and all UKRI research councils.

University Named UK’s Most Sustainable, Winning Sustainability Champions Award
(28 Jun 2024)
The University has been named as the UK’s most sustainable University, placing top 3 on a global scale, and received ‘Sustainability Champion’ award in recognition of our strong track record and commitment to sustainability.

Viewpoint: Dawn Edge, Jackie Carter and Rachel Cowen
(27 Jun 2024)
Advancing equality for all – why our charter marks and awards matter

Research beacons website refresh
(25 Jun 2024)
Five pillars of excellence to promote our interdisciplinary collaboration and showcase key research

Universally Manchester Festival – a spectacular success! 
(24 Jun 2024)
Highlights from our bicentenary festival – four unforgettable days celebrating 200 years of our remarkable history, inspirational people, life-changing discoveries and world firsts...

Regenerated Old Quad reopens to celebrate 200 years of education
(21 Jun 2024)
As part our bicentenary celebrations, the remodelled Old Quad section on campus has reopened on Friday, 21 June 2024. The enhancement maintains the historic fabric of the space and showcases our dedication to sustainability, whilst continuing to act as an area to accommodate a wide range of events and activities.

Undergraduate Open Days - Saturday, 22 June and Saturday, 29 June
(20 Jun 2024)
Potential students will visit Manchester as they consider their university choices for 2025

Making a difference with jobs and skills for local communities
(19 Jun 2024)
Four colleagues share their experience of working at our University

WATCH: Recording of open meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team
(18 Jun 2024)
An open meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team took place on Monday 17 June

Update on protest
(17 Jun 2024)
An update from Patrick Hackett

Launch event for new partnership with Association of Higher Education Professionals
(13 Jun 2024)
The University has announced investment into a three-year institutional partnership with the Association of Higher Education Professionals (AHEP); as part of this partnership colleagues can receive a 20% discount on their AHEP membership. A launch event hosted by Patrick Hackett, Registrar and Chief Operating Officer, is being held on Thursday, 20th June 2024 for any colleagues interested in finding out more.

Manchester retains top in UK and Europe and 2nd in the world in THE Impact Rankings
(12 Jun 2024)
We are the only institution in the world to rank in the top ten for social and environmental impact in every year of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

Upcoming travel strategy to promote sustainable travel
(11 Jun 2024)
Process ongoing to assess impact of any changes

University shares its Information Security Strategy
(05 Jun 2024)
Transforming our security to simplify, rationalise and enable us to meet our strategic ambitions with confidence

Book now: Open meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team
(04 Jun 2024)
Taking place on Monday 17 June, 10-11am, 2024

Get ready for Universally Manchester!
(03 Jun 2024)
200 years of The University of Manchester, four days of celebration – starting today (6 June).

£1.5m gift from Sir Terry Leahy for regional inequality research
(31 May 2024)
Former Chancellor funds work to unlock the growth potential of the regions and boost UK’s economic prospects

Board Strategy Day 2024 and Board Meeting Review
(29 May 2024)
Every year the Board has the opportunity to come together with the executive team and spend a day considering a range of strategically important topics and challenges, followed by a scheduled Board Meeting.

Updated: Exam contingency plans following occupation of the Whitworth Hall
(27 May 2024)
Well-established contingency plans now activated following attempted disruption to exams. (updated Tuesday 28 May)

University to invest £1.76 million into research tackling health inequalities
(24 May 2024)
This investment will support research to better understand and reduce health inequalities across Greater Manchester and beyond.

Colleague Wellbeing Month: Wellbeing for All this June
(23 May 2024)
Discover the full programme of events and activities

Guidance during the period of a General Election
(23 May 2024)
As you will now be aware, a General Election has now been called and a vote will take place on Thursday 4th July 2024.