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Antony Jenkins appointed as the new Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University

Antony Jenkins appointed as the new Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University’s (MMU) new Chancellor, Antony Jenkins, will assume the ceremonial and ambassadorial role from January 2025
UoM’s Chancellor finds institutional discrimination in new London Fire Brigade report

UoM’s Chancellor finds institutional discrimination in new London Fire Brigade report

In a leaked report, The University of Manchester’s Chancellor, Nazir Afzal OBE, has found the London Fire Brigade to be institutionally racist and misogynistic
University Watch November: What’s going on around the UK?

University Watch November: What’s going on around the UK?

A round-up of some of the big news from other Universities in the UK this November
Get to know the university’s new Chancellor: Nazir Afzal

Get to know the university’s new Chancellor: Nazir Afzal

Find out more about the life, career and background of our university’s new Chancellor.
Nazir Afzal to be University of Manchester’s new Chancellor

Nazir Afzal to be University of Manchester’s new Chancellor

The former Chief Crown Prosecutor for North West England, Nazir Afzal will be replacing Lemn Sissay as Chancellor of UoM in August 2022.
In conversation with: Lemn Sissay

In conversation with: Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay, the Chancellor of UoM, tells us his thoughts on Black History Month, his job as Chancellor and writing his memoir

Chancellor announces extra £400m investment in the ‘Northern Powerhouse’

Chancellor announces an extra £400m for the Northern Powerhouse aims to invigorate the Northern economy and improve infrastructure and transport links

Mandelson officially takes up MMU Chancellorship

“Lord of Darkness” Peter Mandelson began his term as the official figurehead of the university at the beginning of April this year

Mandelson loves Manchester: Reasons not to be cheerful about the new MMU chancellor

Richard Heller—journalist, author, and former Chief of Staff to Denis Healey when he was leader of the Labour Party—on the questionable ‘qualities’ of MMU’s new chancellor, the ‘Prince of Darkness’, Peter Mandelson

Lemn Sissay installed as Chancellor

Lancashire-born poet Lemn Sissay has been officially inaugurated into his position as figurehead of the university