Manchester University is at the heart of the city's reputation as a forward thinking, cosmopolitan location, but is also the legacy of an interesting past. The centre of learning is one of the UK's original 'red-brick' universities – a fact which is clear from the physical makeup of many of the main buildings in the central campus.
Many important and interesting events and conferences take place in Manchester University. If you are taking part in one, or you are visiting because you or someone in your family is thinking of studying at the institution, then you will find Thistle Manchester City Centre hotel, The Portland will put you very near Manchester University. Here are some of the big upcoming events being held at the centre of study:
Collecting Trees, 22 June – 6 October
This on-going exhibition at the Manchester University is designed to promote ecology awareness – and is part of the British Ecological Society's Festival of Ecology.
Sigur Ros, 30 August
Manchester University's Jodrell Bank facility will be the location of a great music festival, which will be headlined by the Icelandic electronica specialists.