Manchester University

Discover a world of academic excellence, innovation, and diversity at Manchester University. With a rich history spanning centuries, our institution is dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment where every student can thrive.

MANCHESTER, UK - 21 APRIL : The Alan Gilbert Learning Commons of University of Manchester is a state of the art study and learning centre in the heart of the Oxford Road campus.

At Manchester University, our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion extends beyond mere rhetoric—it’s woven into the fabric of our institution. We strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential, regardless of their background or identity.

Our ambition is clear: to cultivate an inclusive place to work and study, where equity, diversity, and a sense of belonging permeate every aspect of campus life. We recognise that diversity is not just a buzzword—it’s the cornerstone of innovation, creativity, and excellence. By embracing diversity in all its forms, we enrich our community and propel ourselves forward as global leaders in education and research.

At Manchester University, we are proud to champion equality and diversity in all its dimensions. We celebrate the unique contributions of each member of our community and strive to create a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. Regardless of sex, gender identity, disability, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or transgender status, age, or nationality, every individual is valued and supported.

Our commitment to inclusivity extends to our trans and non-binary community members. We are dedicated to providing a trans-inclusive environment that respects and affirms the identities of all individuals. Through ongoing policy reviews, comprehensive guidance, and tailored training programmes, we ensure that our campus remains a safe and supportive space for everyone.

From the moment you apply to join Manchester University, you’ll experience our commitment to inclusivity firsthand. Our application process allows you to select your preferred gender marker, including the gender-neutral title ‘Mx’. Once you become part of our community, you have the flexibility to amend your forename(s) and previous surname to align with your identity, ensuring that you feel valued and respected from day one.

Join us at Manchester University, where diversity is not just embraced—it’s celebrated. Together, let’s build a future where every voice is heard, every identity is affirmed, and every individual can prosper.

University awarded Silver REC award

Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI)