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We offer a comprehensive programme of orientation events to help international students settle in following their arrival in Manchester.

Our Orientation programme will provide you with valuable information about starting your life and studies at Manchester, as well as giving you the opportunity to meet other students.

The programme will give you practical advice and introduce you to the University and the city of Manchester. You will get the opportunity to meet other new students as well as students who have been here for some time.

Organised by staff from our International Office, Orientation also involves student helpers from the University – our student ambassadors – who will be available to support you and answer any questions you may have.

Some sessions are mandatory for students coming to us through one of our International Programmes Office schemes – Erasmus+, Study Abroad, Worldwide Exchange and Science Without Borders – and there are some events for which you will need to pick up a ticket in advance.

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