Vision for the future

The President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester, Professor Alan Gilbert, is leading a bold and exciting plan - the Manchester 2015 Agenda, which aims to make The University of Manchester one of the top 25 universities in the world.

The merger of UMIST and The Victoria University of Manchester in October 2004 presented a unique opportunity to rethink the very idea of a modern university and formulate a blueprint for the future.

The plan identifies goals for all the university's principal activities:

The vision for the university's future is an ambitious one. Its realisation will demand energy and commitment and superb execution.

For more information about the President or Manchester 2015, follow the links on the left hand menu.

Professor Alan Gilbert
Professor Alan Gilbert

To contact the President:

Professor Alan Gilbert
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
M13 9PL


Telephone: 0161 306 6010