The Manchester Network

The Manchester Network is The University of Manchester’s online professional networking service for alumni and students. Whether you are looking to reconnect with long-lost classmate, trying to find a mentor from areas for your interest, or interested in becoming one

Alumni directory: The searchable directory allows you to connect with others in your field of interest or track down those elusive former classmates.

Looking for a mentor?: If you are thinking about changing career or looking for some in depth career insights – search the directory of nearly 450,000 Manchester graduates to find a mentor. Alumni have indicated the level and frequency of support they are able to offer.

Interested in becoming a mentor?: As your career progresses and managerial and directorial opportunities become desirable, mentoring a student is an ideal way to hone the appropriate skills.

Once registered as a mentor, The Manchester Network enables students to pose you questions or request mentoring support, based on your industry and experience.

You can also stipulate the level and frequency of mentoring you would like to offer.

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