Alumna’s gift in will provides lasting support for Teachers of the Deaf

Alumna Jennifer Gough (Geography BSc Hons, 1976) kindly remembered the work of the University’s Deaf Education team with a gift in her will. Now, 11 Jennifer Gough Bursaries are available for Teachers of the Deaf. A vital programme of support which will ensure that more people facing hearing impairments get the support they need to Read More…


Alumni interviews: Steven Msowoya

In the bustling city of Bristol, Steven Msowoya, a first-class Architecture graduate from The University of Manchester is in professional practice at Building Design Partnership. Reflecting on his educational and professional journey, Steven’s commitment to fostering connections between academia and practice shines through his dedication to volunteering. Steven speaks on his experience volunteering for Meet Read More…


Inspiring Manchester People: Jean McFarlane

2024 is a special year for The University of Manchester as we celebrate our 200th anniversary! This amazing milestone gives us an opportunity to reflect on all of the amazing and inspiring individuals who have made Manchester what we are today. That’s why we’re delighted to share this series of blog posts written by our Read More…


Meet our student fundraisers

It’s coming up to a very exciting time! Over the next few weeks, our amazing student fundraising team will be taking to the phones to chat to Manchester alumni across the UK and USA. This month, our amazing team of student fundraisers will be taking to the phones to chat to Manchester alumni just like Read More…


Inspiring Manchester People: Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw

2024 is a special year for The University of Manchester as we celebrate our 200th anniversary! This amazing milestone gives us an opportunity to reflect on all of the amazing and inspiring individuals who have made Manchester what we are today. That’s why we’re delighted to share this series of blog posts written by our Read More…


Memorable Moments of 2023

2023 has given us lots to celebrate at The University of Manchester. The year has been filled with exciting discoveries, memorable moments, and Manchester firsts. Just a handful of these highlights are featured on our 2023 Christmas card. More details can be found below about each item featured. Every highlight, including many which we weren’t Read More…


Meet the Aline Egan Scholars

Earlier this year, we shared the fantastic news that the number of Manchester Master’s Bursaries available each year has increased from 75 to 100, for the next four academic years. The Manchester Master’s Bursary is a vital programme, aimed at helping students from underrepresented groups access postgraduate education. This increase in the support available is Read More…


Alumni interviews: Rita Otu

Meet Rita, University of Manchester Volunteer of the Year Awards winner from Nigeria, whose passion for volunteering and empowering her community has not only transformed lives but earned her recognition. We delve into her inspiring story and the remarkable impact of her volunteering work. Rita Robert Otu studied a master’s in International Development (Economics and Read More…


Alumni interviews: Mike Omoniyi

In the second of our conversations with University of Manchester alumni volunteers, we sat down with to Mike Omoniyi to find out what he gets out of being a volunteer, and how he can inspire others to do the same. Mike is an MA Political Science – Democracy and Elections and BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics Read More…