Manchester Arena attack: we stand united

We share the deep shock around the tragic events at the Manchester Arena and our thoughts remain with the family and friends of all those lost their lives as well as everyone who was injured or affected in other ways.

We will continue doing all that we can to assist and support students, staff and those impacted. We stand united against attacks that seek to undermine our way of life and our values.

Anyone affected by the events who needs help and support can contact the University’s counselling services on 0161 2473493 or visit

Any students whose attendance at, or performance in, an examination or assessment that took place on or after Tuesday 23 May was adversely affected by the events at Manchester Arena or the consequences of those events, can make an application under the Exceptional Factors Process. Students should contact their Student Hub, Student Support Officer or Students’ Union Advice Centre.

Please remain vigilant and report anything that causes concern or suspicion by calling University security on 0161 247 2222 or the police directly by dialling 999.

You can read our Vice-Chancellor’s views on the incident here