About the institution
The University of Manchester is a member of the Russell Group and is the largest single-site university in the UK. The university is the birthplace of nuclear physics, where Ernest Rutherford first split the atom. It is renowned for its research, with 25 Nobel Prize winners among its current and former staff and students. Manchester Academy is based on the university’s campus. It has welcomed artists such as the Foo Fighters and Rita Ora and hosts Pangaea, Europe’s largest student-led festival.