History of The University Of Manchester
History, Affiliations and Rankings The University of Manchester dates back to 1824 when the Mechanics' Institute (later UMIST) was founded, and its history is intertwined with Manchester's pride in being the world's first industrial metropolis. The college relocated to new facilities on Oxford Road, Chorlton-on-Medlock, in 1873, and became a constituent college of Victoria University in 1880. In 1880, the university was founded and awarded a Royal Charter, making it England's first civic university. In 1903, the university changed its name to Victoria University of Manchester. In March 2003, the Victoria University of Manchester and the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology decided to unite to become a single university. When Queen Elizabeth II conferred its Royal Charter on the modern University of Manchester on October 1, 2004, it was formally inaugurated in the UK, Manchester. The University of Manchester is a member of the Russell Group, the N8 Group, and the worldwide Universities Research Association. Apart from this, the university is also affiliated with Sutton 30, EUA, ACU and Universities UK. The University of Manchester is backed by world-class international and national rankings. The QS World University Rankings 2022, THE World University Rankings 2022 and US News' Best Global University Rankings 2022 rank the university at #=27, #50 and #53 respectively. As per the Complete University Guide's University League Tables 2022 and the Guardian's the best UK universities 2022 – rankings, the university ranks at #=13 and #28 respectively.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses The University of Manchester has two campuses that are spread across 667 acres. The university campus is spread out across a broad region in the city centre. It is dominated by magnificent Victorian and modern structures, but there are also peaceful places, planted gardens, cafés, and common spaces where you may rest and socialise with friends. Furthermore, there are places of worship for the majority of faiths on campus. With over 8,000 rooms in 19 halls, the University of Manchester also offers a variety of accommodation options to its international students. The University of Manchester is divided into three faculties namely, the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, Faculty of Science and Engineering and Faculty of Humanities. These faculties are further subdivided into schools teaching various courses. Having said that, the University of Manchester offers over 460+ undergraduate and graduate programmes. More than 30 University of Manchester disciplines are ranked among the top 100 in the world. Nursing, Mechanical Engineering, Business & Management Studies, and Chemistry are among these subjects.
Currently, the university offers 5 merit-based undergraduate scholarships of £5,000 to international students domiciled in the following countries in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Applicants must be applying for direct first year entry in 2022 and have, or be working towards A-levels (including international and Sri Lankan A-levels); IB Diploma and Indian Standard XII (CBSE, CISCE, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Gujarat boards only).
The application form will be emailed to all relevant offer-holders.
This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree, PhD, Masters Diploma, Masters Certificate. Students are given a one-time payment which can be used for tuition fees, living expenses, and travel expenses.
Must be an Indian citizen who has a minimum academic grade of 65% or CGPA 6.8 or GPA 2.6 from a recognized university/institution in India.
Application for the scholarship has to be made online on the portal which is accessible from the website. No physical application forms will be accepted.
This partially funded scholarship offered by the Mobility Seeker is awarded to international students pursuing masters or bachelors courses.
Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.2 (or equivalent).
To participate, students must write an essay between 800 and 1,000 words based on the theme of ‘a personal challenge you have overcome’.
- Register on the official site and you will be provided with your username details
- Sign in and fill in all the details
- Select the desired university and degree
- Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
- Fill in the details of your employment history
- Fill in your personal statement
- Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees