University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) was a university based in the centre of the city of Manchester in England. It specialised in technical and scientific subjects and was a major centre for research. On 1 October 2004, it amalgamated with the Victoria University of Manchester (commonly called the University of Manchester) to produce a new entity called the University of Manchester.
|Manchester Mechanics' Institute; Manchester Municipal School of Technology; Manchester College of Science and Technology|
|Motto||Latin: Scientia et Labore|
Motto in English
|By Knowledge and Work|
|Active||1824–2004 (merged into newly formed University of Manchester in 2004)|
UMIST gained its royal charter in 1956 and became a fully autonomous university in 1994. Previously its degrees were awarded by the Victoria University of Manchester. The UMIST motto was Scientia et Labore (By Knowledge and Work).