Key facts and figures

  • Did you know that 19% of our Engineering undergraduate home students are female? The Engineering UK 2018 Report highlighted that the current national average of qualified female Engineers is 12%.
  • We’re proud to say that 50% of our undergraduate home School of Health Science students are BAME.
  • Across all three Faculties we have an average of 18% of undergraduate home students with a disability.

The University of Manchester is committed to widening the participation of groups who are currently under-represented in Higher Education. For further information on the groups that are included in the widening participation category please see The University’s Widening Participation page.

The University’s initiatives targeted at these widening participation groups are determined by the Access to Participation Plan (APP).

Find out more about The University’s Widening Participation initiatives in our Widening Participation Annual Report 2020.

For more information on the ways in which you can engage with these student groups please contact