Our mission is simple: we transform lives.
We provide people from all backgrounds with the opportunity to acquire the skills, knowledge and experience to succeed at whatever they choose to do.
As one of the UK’s largest and most progressive universities, our teaching, research and partnerships are characterised by a focus on real world impact – addressing the health, economic and social challenges facing society today.
We are ambitious for our university, our students, our colleagues, our partners, our city and our region. Our vision is to be the world’s leading applied university; showing what a university genuinely focused on transforming lives can achieve.
Experience great teaching in an amazing student city.
Our applied learning approach blends theory and practice. Whatever you study, you’ll be able to take on real-world problems and do industry-relevant work experience in every year of your course.
We have been named University of the Year at the 2022 Educate North Awards, in recognition of the number of graduates going on to gain quality jobs, widening access to higher education, and the positive impact the University has on the region.