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University shortlisted for three prestigious communications awards
(21 Jul 2017)
Marked out for our outstanding communications and engagement work in a strongly competitive region

University scores top marks for sustainable procurement
(21 Jul 2017)
We are first university in the country to have its self-assessment independently verified

University celebrates silver – twice!
(20 Jul 2017)
Research beacons campaign and Stellify honoured in education marketing awards

Alliance Manchester Business School celebrate redevelopment progress
(19 Jul 2017)
Guests gathered on site to celebrate a significant step forward with a topping out ceremony on Tuesday, 18 July

President visits Student Lifecycle Project
(18 Jul 2017)
Nancy sees the start of a large, very exciting transition – and we can all get involved

WATCH: Leading the way for electric vehicles
(18 Jul 2017)
Manchester City Council is launching a short film to show the innovative ways electric vehicles (EVs) can deliver economic and environmental benefits

WATCH: University’s first Community Festival
(17 Jul 2017)
How we entertained and amazed 2,000 of our neighbours here on campus

The University and BP launch multimillion pound collaborative research project
(17 Jul 2017)
New research aims to combat corrosion in demanding environments

Oarsome Peter sculls his way to academic success
(17 Jul 2017)
How our international rower combined sport with study to graduate

WATCH: University honours Skyscanner duo
(14 Jul 2017)
Travel search site founders Gareth Williams and Bonamy Grimes receive Outstanding Alumni Awards - and advise our "optimistic and ambitious" graduands

Director for the Student Experience
(13 Jul 2017)
Simon Merrywest appointed to the role from 1 October 2017

Alliance Manchester Business School awarded £9.7 million funding boost
(12 Jul 2017)
Alliance Manchester Business School has been awarded £9.7 million by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)

WATCH: Measuring the difference
(12 Jul 2017)
See exactly how our goal of social responsibility changes lives

University launches £4.8m materials partnership
(11 Jul 2017)
Five-year multidisciplinary project to provide enabling science to help UK industry achieve step-change in performance

The Industrial Strategy Commission launches new report
(10 Jul 2017)
The Commission is a partnership between Policy@Manchester and Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute

Celebrating Graduation 2017!
(10 Jul 2017)
Wishing all our graduands the very best for a bright and exciting future

Big numbers, real lives
(10 Jul 2017)
Read all about our commitment to social responsibility in issue 6 of The University of Manchester Magazine

Response to UCU for all staff
(07 Jul 2017)
The University has been and remains committed to effective consultation with the Trade Unions

Director of Work and Equalities Institute
(07 Jul 2017)
Professor Jill Rubery to lead new institute at Alliance Manchester Business School

Congratulations to our Teaching Excellence Awards winners for 2017
(07 Jul 2017)
Meet our three inspiring winners

Game, set, graphene
(05 Jul 2017)
World number 1 and 2 seeds Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic use wonder material racquets

Centre of excellence on ethnic inequalities and severe mental illness
(05 Jul 2017)
Five-year national programme to focus on transforming health services for ethnic minority people with severe mental illness

University gives helping hand to previously homeless local people
(04 Jul 2017)
How The Works has honoured our pledge to the city’s Homelessness Charter – and changed lives

Distinguished Achievement Awards 2017
(03 Jul 2017)
The Distinguished Achievement Awards Ceremony has been held to recognise outstanding performance across the University

A ‘Metrolink Mayor’?
(03 Jul 2017)
Read about the challenges facing Andy Burnham in issue 6 of The University of Manchester Magazine

Fire safety review
(29 Jun 2017)
Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower a priority review of the University’s fire safety arrangements is currently taking place and is due to be complete by Friday, 30 June 2017

George Osborne appointed as Honorary Professor of Economics
(29 Jun 2017)
Northern Powerhouse Partnership chairman and former Chancellor of the Exchequer to share unparalleled experience of economics

The Great Science Share 2017 will inspire hundreds of children this July!
(29 Jun 2017)
Hundreds of primary school children are set to gather with the next generation of scientists at the Greater Manchester Great Science Share

Appointment of Director of Planning
(28 Jun 2017)
Alliance MBS alumnus Matt Atkin to help deliver the University’s strategic vision

Allan Matthews, Director of BP-ICAM
(27 Jun 2017)
Professor Allan Matthews has been appointed Director of the BP International Centre for Advanced Materials (BP-ICAM)

Graphene dress lights up energy expo
(27 Jun 2017)
University delegation is ‘frocking’ the international stage to showcase great British innovation

Mobike, China’s largest bike-share scheme, is coming to Manchester!
(26 Jun 2017)
App the ready for accessible and affordable transport to tackle congestion and pollution

Graphene put under spotlight for Shell boss
(26 Jun 2017)
Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, updated development led by the University at international showcase

What could be bigger than the Higgs boson?
(26 Jun 2017)
Find out in issue 6 of The University of Manchester Magazine

FSE Faculty Review
(22 Jun 2017)
In December 2016 Professor Martin Schröder initiated a review of current structures within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

University achieves Silver status in Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
(22 Jun 2017)
Result acknowledges our tremendous progress in recent years to bring about significant improvements in the student experience

New Director of University of Manchester Worldwide
(21 Jun 2017)
Professor Elaine Ferneley to lead ambitious expansion of our distance and blended learning activities