Engaging our communities
By engaging and partnering with a range of people and organisations we are harnessing our knowledge, resources and visitor attractions to make a difference in our local communities and wider society.
Our University is located in a city region of more than 2.7 million residents and the biggest city economy outside London. As a key 'anchor institution' in Greater Manchester we are committed to improving the lives of people across our region.
Strategy & Data
Our Inspiring Communities plan aims to address the mutual priorities for the benefit of both the University and our local community.
Our research is committed to ensuring that it is making a positive difference to society and improving lives.
Our teaching is making a significant contribution to our local communities.
Schools & Colleges
We work closely with local schools and colleges to enhance educational opportunities, develop teachers and undertake educational research.
Culture & Visitor Attractions
We have a range of inspiring public spaces and visitor attractions that are open to our local communities.
Students and the community
Our students make an active contribution to the community, culture and economy of Greater Manchester.
Our students, staff and alumni give their time to support a wide range of activities in the local community.
Work & Employment
We are a major regional employer with significant job opportunities for people in our local communities.
Third Sector & social enterprise
We are engaging with third sector organisations and supporting social enterprises across our city region.
We carry out research that carries a global importance, aim to attract the best students from around the world and our students volunteer their time to support communities across the globe.