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Manchester’s huge range of university accommodation means we’ve got something for everyone.

Whether you prefer traditional or modern, catered or self-catered, one thing you can be certain of is that wherever you choose to live, Manchester will quickly become a home from home.

Our accommodation guarantee

The University of Manchester guarantees a place in University accommodation to:

all new full-time undergraduate students who:

  • are coming to the University alone;
  • are applying for a full academic session (September to June);
  • are studying for their first degree;
  • have submitted an application for accommodation by 31 August;
  • have met all the conditions of their offer by 31 August. (This applies even if you live locally).

visiting and exchange students who:

  • are coming to the University alone;
  • are studying for a full academic session (September to June);
  • have submitted an application form by 31 July.

In addition to the guarantee of accommodation for the first year of their course, international undergraduate students paying the overseas rate of tuition fees are guaranteed University-managed accommodation for the duration of their studies, provided that their reapplication is for a full academic session and is received before the deadline in February for present student applications.

Accommodation search

You may view all accommodation, perform an advanced search or search using the criteria below:


Our Accommodation Office administers and allocates 7,500 University-owned bedrooms, helping to support the student experience by providing comprehensive, efficient and effective accommodation services and facilities.

Visit the Accommodation Office website for more details, or get in touch at:

The Accommodation Office
Grove House
316 Oxford Road
M13 9WJ

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 2888