Info for staff

The Manchester Network is The University of Manchester’s online professional networking service.

It lets:

  • students connect with alumni professionals;
  • alumni connect with fellow alumni;
  • alumni change their address and personal details.

Connecting and getting advice

Ask Me About

The Manchester Network features Ask Me About, which students and alumni can use to connect with 2,500 alumni who want to:

  • offer careers advice;
  • review CVs and applications;
  • offer work experience, internships and jobs.

Manchester Gold

* Manchester Gold is currently on pause. Look out for the relaunched programme later in 2020 *

Students can also use the Manchester Network to apply to join the Manchester Gold – a more formal mentoring programme that takes place over six months.

Read more about Manchester Gold on the Careers Service website:

Changing addresses and personal details

The Manchester Network is also used by alumni to change their address and personal details.

How to

Logging in

Current students can use their normal University login details to access the Manchester Network.

Alumni must register separately but can do so with their LinkedIn login details.

Communication queries

If you have any questions or ideas about how to communicate the Manchester Network and its services to students, staff or alumni, please contact Tom Fern, Senior Communications Officer (Development and Alumni Relations):

Tel: 63527

Technical help

For technical questions about the Manchester Network, please contact:

How we use your information

The University of Manchester Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DDAR) processes personal information in accordance with all relevant data protection legislation. Our Privacy Notice is available here; and further information about data protection at the University is available here. Please tell us how you want to hear from DDAR by contacting us on or +44 (0)161 306 3066; if you are a graduate you can also manage your personal information online at