Social responsibility

Making a difference to the social and environmental wellbeing of our communities.


Our priorities

Our work is organised under five strategic priorities for social responsibility.

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Public engagement

Inclusively involving the public in our work.

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Civic engagement

Advancing wellbeing and prosperity in Manchester.

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Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

The University of Manchester is first in the UK, first in Europe and second in the world for our commitment to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. We are the only university in the world to feature in the top 10 for social and environmental impact for each of the five years since this ranking was created.





We’re playing a leading role in tackling the sustainable development goals.

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