Choose Manchester and you’ll put yourself ahead of the competition when the time comes to begin your career. With an award-winning careers service and courses built with your employability in mind, it’s no surprise that 94% of Manchester’s graduates go straight into jobs or further study.
Manchester is part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities and its research and teaching quality is recognised across the globe, but its support for international students is just as important. Manchester will help you at all stages, from before you apply to when you arrive – and you’ll be supported at all times while you’re here.
Manchester also encourages you to become the best you can be by participating in Stellify – a journey through Manchester’s most transformational experiences, giving you a unique opportunity to experience true personal and professional growth during your time with Manchester.
Manchester will give you an experience that will prepare you for a lifetime of achievement.
The University of Manchester is a truly global institution, with a reputation for education and innovation that resonates across the world.
International businesses, charities, governments and universities turn to Manchester for its expertise. Whether it’s leading the European renaissance in industrial biotechnology or helping to train midwives in developing countries, Manchester provides the spark for positive change.
Manchester’s research engages with the world’s biggest questions – that’s why it brings together the best people in these fields to help it to find the answers. Manchester has a history of attracting world-leading minds to work with it, from Niels Bohr and Arthur Lewis to its latest Nobel laureates Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov, whose pioneering work with the one-atom thick wonder material graphene has established Manchester not just as the centre of research into its application.
More international students study with Manchester than at any other UK university, with 160 nationalities coming together on campus, making it one of the world’s most international universities. Manchester works closely with overseas agents and foundation course providers, and tour the world to meet prospective students face to face. Offering outstanding English language support and orientation programmes, as well as courses and careers advice designed with employability in mind, Manchester is a springboard for tomorrow’s leaders. And Manchester’s teaching goes beyond its campus – its range of postgraduate distance-learning courses and MOOCs enable a global audience to benefit from a Manchester education.
Manchester’s graduates are highly sought after by top graduate employers all over the world, able to offer work-ready knowledge and experience as well as a high quality academic qualification, thanks to skills development built into its degree programmes and further personal and professional development opportunities offered to all students through Stellify.
The University of Manchester is at the heart of Manchester, a world-class city that shares its pioneering, boundless spirit – indeed, Manchester was the 2016 European City of Science, and hosted the EuroScience Open Forum in the summer of that year.
Manchester’s industrial and cultural heritage is mirrored by the achievements of some of the University’s most celebrated names: Rutherford, Turing and Burgess to name but a few. Today, Manchester is among the world’s most innovative universities, and is making one of the largest investments in facilities ever seen at a UK university, with £750 million spent so far and a further £1 billion to follow by 2022.
Source: University of Manchester’s website