Established in 2004, with the coming together of Victoria University of Manchester and University Of Manchester Institute Of Science and Technology (UMIST), the University of Manchester is located on Oxford Road in England. It is a public research red brick university, fashioned after the civic university movement that took place at the end of the 19th century. The university is also a member of the elite Russell Group University.
The university offers courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels along with diplomas and certification programs. As per the academic year 2018-19, the university recorded 40,250 student enrolments and more than 10,400 staff members on its premises.
The University of Manchester is divided into three faculties that are further subdivided into schools teaching various courses. The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health is divided into the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Medical Sciences, and the School of Health Sciences. The Faculty of Science and Engineering is divided into the School of Engineering and the School of Natural Sciences. The Faculty of Humanities includes the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, and the Schools of Combined Studies; Education; Environment and Development; Architecture; Law; Social Sciences, and the Manchester Business School.
Also known for having the country's largest students' union, The University of Manchester Students' Union is the main student body at the university. The student union came into existence with the merger of the University of Manchester Union and the UMIST Students' Association. One of the unique features of the Union is thatit is not led by a president but has an executive team of 8 members who work for the betterment of the university.
Students are encouraged to actively participate in sports and well-being facilities are extensive, including the Armitage Sports Centre in Fallowfield with outdoor pitches, indoor halls, and fitness suite, the Manchester Aquatics Centre, and Sugden Sports Centre in the city, and the Wellbeing Rooms on campus.
The University of Manchester delivers holistic development by providing students with a great support network, counseling services, free sports, and well-being activities, and workshops for academic and personal skills such as time management, essay writing, or referencing. Social responsibility is taken very seriously at the University of Manchester, and there are many volunteering opportunities across the city, as well as the Ethical Grand Challenge, where students can come together to tackle problems facing the world today.
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