Victoria University of Manchester
| Victoria University of Manchester |
|Successor||University of Manchester|
|Extinction||1 October 2004|
|English university. Merged in 2004 with the University of Manchester.|
The Victoria University of Manchester, usually referred to as simply the University of Manchester, was a university in Manchester, England. It was founded in 1851 as Owens College. In 1880, the college joined the federal Victoria University. After the demerger of the Victoria University, it gained an independent university charter in 1904 as the Victoria University of Manchester.
On 1 October 2004, the Victoria University of Manchester merged with the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) to form a new, larger entity named the University of Manchester.
Alumni on Wikispooks
|David Clark||19 October 1939||Politician||Senior fellow and project director at the Institute for Statecraft. UK MP.|
|Stella Kyriakides||10 March 1956||Cyprus||Politician|
|As European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety she was responsible for buying rushed vaccines for tens of billions. At the same time, payments of 4 million euros were put into a family account, allegedly by her husband.|
|Phil Woolas||11 December 1959||UK||Politician|