University of Manchester

The University of Manchester holds a special place in history. Our origins as England’s first civic university are closely linked to Manchester’s development as the world’s first industrial city. You can find more information here.

University events take place throughout the year, from educational showpieces, such as our Star Lectures, to public lectures, national tours and one-off exhibitions. You can find more information here.

About the libraries of the university, you can find more information here.

Our maps and travel advice will help you make your way to and around The University of Manchester. The University is located on the south side of Manchester city centre and comprises two main areas: (1) The Oxford Road area – formerly The Victoria University of Manchester campus (2) The Sackville Street area – formerly the UMIST campus. You can find more information here.