University of Manchester

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The Old Quadrangle
The University of Manchester is a university in the city of Manchester.

Owens College, founded in 1851, became in 1880 part of the Victoria University, joined later by colleges in Liverpool and Leeds. Liverpool University became independent in 1903 and Leeds University in 1904, when the Manchester campus became the Victoria University of Manchester. It merged in 2004 with the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) to form the University of Manchester.

LGBT societies

Manchester University Homophile Society is the first University Gay Society listed in Scott-Presland's history of the CHE. It is listed as existing in 1969 and was an active group in the 1970s.

Alumni and staff

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