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University wins gold and bronze awards for Estates excellence
(23 Apr 2024)
Our University celebrates double win at AUDE Awards for The Christmas Dinner and Zero Without a Net

Times Higher Education Awards open for entries
(22 Apr 2024)
The Times Higher Education Awards are now open for entries and our University is seeking nominations in several categories to showcase our excellent projects, people and teams.

Celebrating our people: ‘Bicentenary Way’ installation begins
(22 Apr 2024)
A first look at ‘Bicentenary Way’ - our commemorative, legacy installation featuring our people from across the decades, as it starts to be laid in Brunswick Park.

Final push for our National Student Survey (NSS) campaign
(19 Apr 2024)
We’re almost there! NSS 2024 closes on Tuesday 30 April – so please keep promoting the survey to our final year students to help us reach our target response rate.

Book now: Open meeting with the Senior Leadership Team - April 2024
(18 Apr 2024)
The SLT open meeting will take place on Tuesday 30 April, 2024 and include updates from Nancy Rothwell and April McMahon.

Fostering wellbeing at our University - have your say
(17 Apr 2024)
Our wellbeing commitment launches today alongside our staff wellbeing survey

Duncan Ivison familiarisation, reflections and contractual details - Spring update
(15 Apr 2024)
An update from Philippa Hird, Chair of the Board of Governors, on the arrival of new President and Vice-Chancellor, Duncan Ivison

Viewpoint: Duncan Ivison
(15 Apr 2024)
Duncan Ivison, incoming President and Vice-Chancellor, reflects on his visit to our University and meeting our community in March

Universally Manchester Festival: 200 years, four remarkable days
(11 Apr 2024)
Join us at a birthday celebration like no other as we mark our bicentenary with 150+ events

University named Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research
(10 Apr 2024)
We are one of 21 universities recognised by UK's lead technical authority on cyber security

Professor Colette Fagan Appointed to UKRI Research England Council
(09 Apr 2024)
Professor Colette Fagan, Vice-President for Research, has been appointed to the UK Research and Innovation Research England Council.

Election of staff to our University's General Assembly 2024
(08 Apr 2024)
A message from Mark Rollinson, Deputy Secretary

Have your say: The Student Experience Programme (SEP) evaluation survey is now live
(04 Apr 2024)
The SEP evaluation committee want to hear from a wide variety of colleagues and students as part of their assessment of the ‘people and structures’ element of SEP.

Innovation Space - Booth Street East launch event
(03 Apr 2024)
Launching our new teaching Innovation Space building on Booth Street East.

Explore 200 years of innovation with our self-guided campus tours
(02 Apr 2024)
Take the brand-new tour of the University’s history – in person and on campus, or remotely from anywhere in the world, through a self-guided app.

Our University Pay Gap Report 2023
(28 Mar 2024)
Gender, Ethnicity, Disability, Sexual Orientation and Religion Pay Gaps Report 2023 is now available

Real Living Wage increase
(27 Mar 2024)
The Real Living Wage hourly rate will increase to £12.00 from Monday, 1 April

New funding to support research technical professionals
(25 Mar 2024)
University senior technical specialists lead three projects of 11 in a £16 million investment by funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Viewpoint: April McMahon
(14 Mar 2024)
Replacing Blackboard Learn with Canvas by Instructure: How we will improve teaching and learning experiences for students and staff

UK National Commission for UNESCO patronage for Great Science Share for Schools
(13 Mar 2024)
The Great Science Share for Schools granted patronage of the United Kingdom National Commission for UNESCO in 2024

Medals of Honour for charity leaders and philanthropist
(12 Mar 2024)
University bestows the Medal of Honour on Nick Bent and Abigail Shapiro, Justin Watson and Andrew Brode

Pro-Life Society: a joint statement from the University and Students' Union
(11 Mar 2024)
A statement provided to our students earlier today, Monday 11 March

Student Experience Programme's (SEP) 'people and structures' evaluation
(11 Mar 2024)
Professor Allan Pacey, Deputy Dean and Deputy Vice-President, FBMH and Dr Sandra Crosbie, Senior Business Change Manager, will lead an evaluation of the delivery of the ‘people and structures’ element of SEP to review how the changes were planned and implemented.

Zero tolerance to discrimination: joint statement from the University and SU
(08 Mar 2024)
A statement provided to our students earlier today, Friday 8 March

Opening of the Innovation Space at Booth Street East
(07 Mar 2024)
Three floors of new facilities to help us provide blended, flexible and accessible learning to our communities

WATCH: Recording of open meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team
(06 Mar 2024)
An open meeting with the Professional Services Leadership Team took place on Monday 4 March.

Director of EDI, Banji Adewumi to leave for new role
(04 Mar 2024)
Banji Adewumi will be leaving the University this June.

£1.5m gift from Simon Sadler to provide new bursary for care leavers
(04 Mar 2024)
A generous £1.5m gift from British businessman and University of Manchester alumnus Simon Sadler has enabled our University to launch a new bursary for students leaving care

WATCH: Talk 200 launched by Professor Sir Chris Whitty
(22 Feb 2024)
Inaugural bicentenary lecture sheds light on health inequalities

ID Manchester - Renold building to become new innovation hub
(22 Feb 2024)
Renold building will be a focal point for science, technology, and innovation related activities