Set up in 1977, the North West Film Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.
This film is part of Free
Technological Education in Britain
Come to Manchester for technology training in an industrial city built for the purpose.
From the collection of:
A promotional film for the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, introducing the city to aspiring students. Reel 1 shows the city centre, the docks and Ship Canal, Alderley Edge and a distant view of Jodrell Bank. In Reel 2, we look inside and outside the university buildings - busy places over 50 years ago, and today part of the largest academic campus in Europe.
The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.