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University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Manchester , United Kingdom
Manchester , United Kingdom
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University Facts
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Rankings
Average ranking globally
# 55
Average ranking in the country
# 6
About University
University of Manchester
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University of Manchester

Overview

    Established:

    1824

    Location:

    Manchester, United Kingdom

    Type:

    Public research university

    Motto:

    "Cognitio, Scientia, Sapientia" (Knowledge, Science, Wisdom)

    Chancellor:

    Lord Peter Sutherland

    Vice-Chancellor:

    Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

    Students:

    Over 40,000

    Staff:

    Over 10,000

    Faculties:

    3 (Humanities, Medicine and Human Sciences, Science and Engineering)

    Schools:

    25

    Institutes:

    13

    Research centers:

    Over 100
  • Notable achievements:

    • Ranked among the top 20 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023)
    • Awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education five times
    • Home to the Nobel Prize-winning Manchester Institute of Biotechnology
    • A member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities

Student Life

    Extracurricular activities:

    Over 400 student-led societies and clubs, including academic, cultural, political, religious, and sports organizations

    Sports teams:

    Over 60 competitive sports teams, competing in various leagues and tournaments
  • Student support services:

    • Student Support Centre: Provides a range of services, including academic advice, counseling, and financial assistance
    • Disability Service: Supports students with disabilities and learning difficulties
    • International Student Support: Offers guidance and support to international students
  • Campus facilities:

    • Three main campuses: Oxford Road, Sackville Street, and Fallowfield
    • State-of-the-art libraries, including the John Rylands Library
    • Modern teaching and research facilities
    • Sports facilities, including a swimming pool, fitness center, and sports fields
    • Student accommodation: Over 7,000 rooms in university-owned and managed residences

Academics

  • Academic resources:

    • Extensive library system with over 10 million volumes
    • Access to online databases and journals
    • Modern teaching and research facilities
  • Faculty:

    • Over 2,500 academic staff
    • Experts in their respective fields
    • Committed to teaching and research excellence
  • Teaching methodologies:

    • A blend of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and practical sessions
    • Emphasis on critical thinking, problem-solving, and independent learning
  • Academic support services:

    • Academic Skills Centre: Provides workshops and individual support on academic writing, research, and presentation skills
    • Language Centre: Offers language classes and support for international students
    • Mathematics Help Centre: Provides assistance with mathematical concepts and problem-solving
  • Unique academic programs or initiatives:

    • Manchester Institute of Health and Society: Focuses on interdisciplinary research and teaching in health and social sciences
    • Manchester Institute of Innovation Research: Explores the role of innovation in economic and social development
    • Manchester Urban Institute: Conducts research on urban issues and policies

Top Reasons to Study Here

    World-class reputation:

    Ranked among the top universities in the world

    Excellent teaching and research:

    High-quality teaching and cutting-edge research facilities

    Wide range of courses:

    Over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate programs to choose from

    Specialized facilities:

    State-of-the-art libraries, research centers, and sports facilities

    Industry connections:

    Partnerships with leading companies and organizations

    Notable alumni:

    Includes Nobel Prize winners, politicians, and business leaders

Services

    Counseling:

    Confidential counseling services are available to all students

    Health:

    The University Health Service provides medical and dental care

    Housing:

    The University offers a wide range of on-campus and off-campus housing options

    Library resources:

    Access to over 10 million volumes, online databases, and journals

    Technology support:

    IT support is available 24/7

    Career development:

    The Careers Service provides guidance and support on career planning, job applications, and internships
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