In the local area
Food and drink
There are many cafes, restaurants, coffee shops, delis, takeaways, supermarkets and bars within a short distance, catering for a wide range of tastes and budgets.
Spinningfields and King Street are just a short walk and offer a range of up-market clothing boutiques. Deansgate and Market Street have many of your high-street favourites. Or, venture into the Northern Quarter for vintage and second-hand stores.
You will have lots of fun and exciting things to do when you are not in class. There are music venues, cinemas, comedy stores, theatres and sports venues close by.
Manchester ranks among the world’s best student cities. There’s more than 21,000 international students from more than 160 countries living and studying in Manchester.
Arts & Culture
There are countless attractions across the city including museums, art galleries, parks and gardens. Introduce yourself to Manchester’s history and heritage by joining a free walking tour of the city.
Business and industry
Manchester is one of the UK’s fastest growing cities and home to a diverse range of business and financial organisations. It’s just a short walk to Spinningfields, the heart of the city’s financial, professional and business services industry. It is home firms such as Barclays, Deloitte and Brewin Dolphin.