Campus life

Our friendly campus offers everything you need to get the most from both your studies and your leisure time.

We have around 40,000 students from 160 countries, creating a mini metropolis where a multicultural community comes together to study and relax. Our campus is packed with excellent facilities and reaches into the heart of one of the UK’s best student cities.

We’re sure you’ll settle in quickly, and to help you get your bearings and start to make new friends, you can take part in events and activities as part of our Welcome programme.

Original and modern

We’ve completed the biggest investment in buildings and facilities ever seen at a British university, to create the best learning environment for you.

Our iconic Victorian buildings are now joined by contemporary lecture theatres, laboratories, studios, computer labs and a host of student support services. But things don’t stand still at Manchester; we invested a further £1 billion in our campus in 2022.

The University’s main focus is along the bustling Oxford Road and we’ll also be spending several million pounds on making this a better place to be for the whole Manchester community.

Travelling around campus

Getting around campus is easy; everything is within walking distance or connected via a free bus service. Think of it as a village within a city.