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Manchester is a truly multicultural university, welcoming students from 154 countries.

To meet the specific needs of our international students the University has a dedicated team providing a wide range of services.

Support and guidance begins in your home country with services including pre-departure briefings and an arrival guide.

On your arrival our airport collection service provides a warm welcome and our orientation courses help you quickly settle into life in a new country.

Ongoing support is provided throughout your time at Manchester whether you're seeking advice about immigration, looking to further develop your academic English, or you want spend some free time exploring the UK.

Use the left-hand menu for further details about the services we offer our international students.

Advice from the British Council

The British Council has created a number of publications that give good advice on keeping yourself and your belongings safe (PDF document, 1.25MB) and keeping your family and visitors safe (PDF document, 1.17KB), and offer some recommendations as to how to safely enjoy a night out in the UK (PDF document, 758KB).