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NEWS 16th January 2017

World’s lightest mechanical watch revealed thanks to graphene

An ultralight high-performance mechanical watch made with graphene is unveiled today in Geneva at the Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie thanks to a unique collaboration. The University of Manchester has collaborated with watchmaking brand Richard Mille and McLaren F1 to create world’s lightest mechanical chronograph by pairing leading graphene research with precision engineering. The…

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With an impressive network of universities and colleges, and a vast choice of educational options for the under 16’s, Manchester has something to offer every kind of student. Whether a school leaver looking to extend their education or an adult learner wanting to increase and improve their skills and expertise, there will be a course to suit your needs in Manchester.

Situated in the heart of Manchester is the Royal Northern College of Music. Formed in 1973, RNCM has been for many years the first choice institution for aspiring professional musicians from the UK and overseas, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses.

In terms of Further Education Manchester city region has more than 20 colleges and institutions all of which have varied specialities. The total student population for the city region is almost 400,000; over 100,000 of which are studying across the regions’ five universities, Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan, Salford, Bolton and University Campus Oldham.

For further information on Manchester’s vast labour pool please visit our recruitment and training page.

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