The University of Manchester is a member of the Russell Group, which represents 24 leading UK universities that are committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.
The University is the largest single-site university in the UK with nearly 40,000 students and is ranked 40th in the world, seventh in Europe and fifth in the UK in the 2012 Shanghai Jiao Tong World Ranking. Almost two-thirds of their research is ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent and no less than twenty-five Nobel Prize winners work, have worked or studied at the University. Graduate recruiters actively target graduates and more than 92% of graduates go straight into employment or continued studies.
The University is organised into four faculties (Humanities, Engineering & Physical Sciences, Medical & Human Sciences and Social Sciences).
The Faculty of Humanities boasts the largest campus-based business school in the UK – Manchester Business School, which in addition to the UK campus also has centres in Brazil, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai and Miami.
The University of Manchester is contact with nearly 270,000 alumni (former students) who are now living in over 200 countries worldwide, many of whom are working in globally significant companies and industries.