Student life in Manchester
Manchester offers a student life that can be tailored to your own tastes. It’s easy to immerse yourself in exciting opportunities and experiences both at University and across the city.
You’ll find a vast number of ways to enjoy yourself, keep busy and make friends on campus and in halls. Meanwhile, the cosmopolitan attractions of one of UK’s most famous cities are never more than a short bus ride away.
A welcoming campus, endless extracurricular activities and a solid support structure ensure you’ll quickly feel at home.
Manchester’s social, cultural and sporting scenes are the envy of other UK cities.
Get involved or take a well-earned break – at the Students’ Union, you choose how to make the most of your spare time.
Cost of living
Manchester is a great place in which to live on a student budget.
Find out what's happening on campus straight from our students.
Visit the Manchester student news website
Read Cara's letter to her first-year self.