Manchester Live webinars

Our exciting Manchester Live webinars are for students who are thinking of applying to or studying at The University of Manchester.

Hear from our staff and current students about all things relating to Manchester and studying at university. Browse and book upcoming Manchester Live events or stream sessions to catch up on important topics at a time that suits you. 

We also have subject-specific talks so you can delve deeper into your area of interest and get a feel for what it would be like studying at Manchester. 

If you have any webinar-related questions, please email tours@manchester.ac.uk.

(All information was correct at time of recording for our on demand webinars). 

Interested in studying biology, medicine or health?

Our biology, medicine and health-related subject virtual events will help you find the right course for you and understand the application process.

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Accommodation

  • Accommodation at The University of Manchester

    Join Davina Holme from The University of Manchester's Accommodation Office for an overview of university-owned accommodation and how to apply.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students.

    No upcoming webinars. Watch a past webinar:

Applications

  • Choosing what and where to study

    Tune in to receive top tips when choosing a degree programme and university. How do you make a decision when there are nearly 40,000 courses available at more than 370 Higher Education Institutions in the UK?

    Suitable for UK, EU and International students who are thinking of applying to university.

    Book or watch a webinar:

    Book onto 'Choosing what and where to study' webinar on 17 November 2020 at 11amBook onto 'Choosing what and where to study' webinar on 2 December 2020 at 11am

    Supporting resources: Activity leaflet (PDF, 0.98MB), Choosing your course videowebinar transcript

  • The art of application

    Find out everything you need to know about applying for courses in higher education. We cover UCAS, the application form and process, the personal statement, references, and more.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students who are thinking of applying to university.

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  • The UCAS application process

    Join us to find out about how to apply to university through UCAS. Learn about the key deadlines, what universities want to see in a potential student, top tips on writing an effective personal statement and more.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students who are thinking of applying to university.

    No upcoming webinars. Watch a past webinar:

  • UK visa applications and guidance (international students)

    Learn more about the UK visa application process and guidance on arriving in the UK. 

    Suitable for international students.

    No upcoming webinars. A recording of this webinar will be made available soon.

  • Writing an effective personal statement

    Tune in to receive top tips, advice and guidance for writing an excellent personal statement.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students who are thinking of applying to university for 2020/21 entry.

    No upcoming webinars. Watch a past webinar:

    Supporting resources: Personal statement leaflet (PDF, 584KB), webinar transcript

  • What happens next? UCAS confirmation and clearing

    Join Louise Hussain from the University's Central Admissions team as she explains what happens next in the UCAS process.

    Suitable for UK/EU/international audiences.

    No upcoming webinars. A recording of this webinar will be made available soon.

Finance

  • Student finance, 2021 entry

    Find out about tuition fees, support the University can offer and advice on applying for student finance as a UK resident.

    Suitable for UK students entering in 2021.

    You can also find out more information in our dedicated student finance section.

    Book or watch a webinar:

    Book onto 'Student finance, 2021 entry' webinar on 3 November 2020 at 11am

    Supporting resources: Transcript of finance webinar

  • Student finance, 2020 entry

    Find out about tuition fees, support the University can offer and advice on applying for student finance as a UK resident.

    Suitable for UK students entering in 2020.

    You can also find out more information in our dedicated student finance section.

    No upcoming webinars. Watch a past webinar:

Student life

  • Student life

    A recent graduate will be chatting all about student life at The University of Manchester, including everything from the Students' Union and student societies to sport, accommodation, student support and the city of Manchester.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students who are thinking of applying to university.

    Book or watch a webinar:

    Book onto 'Student life' webinar on 10 November 2020 at 2pmBook onto 'Student life' webinar on 8 December 2020 at 2pm

  • The Manchester experience

    Join us for a Unibuddy live event featuring a live text chat session with current students and staff. We’ll be able to answer questions on accommodation, clubs and societies and what it's like to be a student at Manchester.

    Suitable for all students thinking of entering from September 2021. 

    No upcoming webinars. A recording of this webinar will be made available soon.

  • University buildings

    Why Manchester

    Tune in to find out everything you need to know about The University of Manchester. This webinar will explore the University's history and heritage, as well as the student experience, teaching and learning styles, and an overview of the city of Manchester itself.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students who are thinking of applying to university.

    Book or watch a webinar:

    Book onto 'Why Manchester' webinar on 26 November 2020 at 2pmBook onto 'Why Manchester' webinar on 16 December 2020 at 11am

     Supporting resources: Welcome video, webinar transcript

  • Student and alumni panel

    Join a panel of current students and alumni who will be discussing all aspects of the student experience, from societies and accommodation to student support, careers and events. There will be a special emphasis on student life here in Manchester, with the opportunity to submit your own questions to the panel throughout.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students who are thinking of applying to university.

    No upcoming webinars. A recording of this webinar will be made available soon.

  • Meet the Professionals Asia: Emotional intelligence

    We’ll explore how emotional intelligence is the key to having a successful career in the next ten years, and how to influence people through your interactions. You’ll also discover how to make the most of your alumni network and the Careers Service. Alumni professionals and employers will share their experience to answer any questions you have about your career.

    This event is open to students, graduates and prospective applicants of all degrees and nationalities.

    No upcoming webinars. A recording of this webinar will be made available soon.

  • Meet the Professionals India and South Asia: Agile working

    We’ll explore the value of agile working and understand how the world of work continues to change. You’ll also discover how to make the most out of your alumni network and the Careers Service. Alumni professionals and employers will share their experience to answer any questions you have about your career.

    This event is open to students, graduates and prospective applicants of all degrees and nationalities. 

    No upcoming webinars. A recording of this webinar will be made available soon.

  • Study skills

    The Study Skills session will provide top tips on managing your workload, taking notes effectively and referencing styles. Learn how to prepare for university by adopting learning methods that will also be useful for your current studies. Find out where you can go for further information and what study support The University of Manchester provides.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students who are thinking of applying to university.

    No upcoming webinars. Watch a past webinar:

    Supporting resources: Transcript

  • Student life panel

    Join a panel of current students who will be discussing all aspects of the student experience, from societies and accommodation to student support, careers and events. There will be a special emphasis on student life here in Manchester, with the opportunity to submit your own questions to the panel throughout.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students who are thinking of applying to university.

    No upcoming webinars. A recording of this webinar will be made available soon.

  • Student Support at Manchester (international)

    Join Jane Hardman (Student Wellbeing Manager) and Spencer Davies (Head of Advice and Response) as we explore the wide range of support services for international students studying at Manchester.

    This will be an excellent opportunity to ask questions about how we can support you to stay safe, happy and well during your studies, both during and after the COVID-19 outbreak.

    This session is suitable for international students.

    No upcoming webinars. A recording of this webinar will be made available soon.

  • Parents, guardians and counsellors Q&A session (international)

    Our panel will address your queries and concerns around the process of applying to Manchester, students’ welfare and general university life.

    This session is suitable for parents, guardian and counsellors of international students.

    No upcoming webinars. Watch a past webinar:

  • The University of Manchester

    Hear what The University of Manchester can offer for your student experience. We cover our remarkable history, approaches to teaching and learning, accommodation options, sport and social activities, as well as sharing facts about the city itself.

    Suitable for UK, EU and international students who are thinking of applying to university.

    No upcoming webinars. Watch a past webinar:

    Supporting resources: webinar transcript