Name: Bee Inspired
Designed and decorated by: Kate Eggleston-Wirtz
Sponsor: The University of Manchester
The Bee in this design represents The University of Manchester. Its primary colour scheme is purple, gold and grey, the University colours. The world in its eyes focuses on global links, international investment in people, pulling together and working towards a sustainable future. The cog, depicted in yellow around the eyes, symbolises that this is a worker Bee.
The University of Manchester is part of the prestigious and globally respected Russell Group of universities, with outstanding facilities, teaching excellence and the widest range of courses. It has a history of world firsts and brilliant discoveries, from splitting the atom to graphene. It also plays a key role in Manchester’s cultural life through the Whitworth gallery, John Rylands Library, Manchester Museum and Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre.