Applications are open for multiple Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses
The University of Manchester, U.K. is now inviting applications from international students for the September 2022 intake.
The University of Manchester is one of the most prestigious universities in the U.K and is consistently one of the most targeted universities by the UK’s leading employers as per High Fliers. Ranked 1st in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings, it is known for its innovative research and technological advancements. With an unprecedented £1 billion investment into outstanding research and teaching facilities, it is home to more than 10,000 international students across 180 countries.
Students from India have recently shown increasing interest is pursuing programmes at Manchester in less traditional areas such as Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, Development Studies and Law. However, the University is known for programmes in Business, Computer Science and Data Science; and these courses continue to be highly sought after.
The university has also been ranked first in the world by the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings in 2021 for the quality and scale of impact against the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The university is tackling the SDGs in four inter-related ways: through research, the learning and students, and public engagement activity and operations.
The country manager for India, Dan Herman, adds “Manchester’s engagement with India increases year on year with ongoing research collaboration and partnerships with leading institutes, including IIT Kharagpur, and our recent investment in an office in Gurgaon. I’m happy to report that many Indian students are currently on campus studying with us and we expect all other students to return to full on-campus study from 2022, unless there is a major change in UK government guidance. We know there continue to be some uncertainties, but we are confident that our campus is a safe environment. We will continue to act in line with any UK government guidance and regulations, as we have always done with the safety of our students and staff our priority. Most of our programmes are designed primarily for in-person on-campus teaching and interaction with lecturers and other students, though increasingly with additional enrichment through digital resources. We believe that being on campus is important for students to get the most out of their university experience and have worked hard to ensure the wellbeing of our students. We are committed to providing world-class opportunities to our students with our blended approach helping students study in a way that works for them and allowing the University to respond as quickly as possible to any changes. The vast majority of our students and staff are now vaccinated with new students able to access free vaccinations post arrival.”
The University has a long history of welcoming students from India with more than 900 Indian students currently on campus.
Speaking about the popularity of The University of Manchester amongst Indian Students, Mr. Suneet Singh Kochar, Co- founder and CEO of Fateh Education, an international higher education consultancy specialising in the UK and Ireland, said; “University of Manchester has the highest level of interest amongst Indian students as the university provides the best of everything and since it is located in the second largest UK city it is accessible, affordable and has a large Indian community. The city is also famous for its culture and sports especially soccer, enabling a great student experience. Since the applications are many and students would like to stand out to get accepted, it is important that they spend time on their application so that their strengths are highlighted adequately.”
Applications for September 2022 are open with a number of partial scholarships available for students with strong academic credentials.