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About Manchester

Manchester is a lively place to study and live. This city in England is cheap to stay in, and with over 70,000 students, and a mixed culture of population from across the world, you will never feel left out in this city.

The inexpensive lifestyle and the budget-friendly options for student accommodation in Manchester is the reason for being a top-demanded student destination.

Manchester is a city in the North West of England and the second most populated city in the United Kingdom. This is where the industrial revolution took place. You see, the canals that run through the city are a reminder of its history of trade and the textiles.

By the 19th century, the country grew in wealth fabricated by the cotton industry. Alongside this, it became the birthplace of new ideas, from Manchester school to the formation of radical politics!

Overall, living here is rewarding and a great decision. Whether you are a student, a working professional or living with family, Manchester city is ideal to live in for everyone.

Student Accommodation in Manchester

Not sure what type of student accommodation Manchester is suitable for you? Well, leave your worry to us! We understand that every student has their own type when it comes to accommodation. And the importance of comfort in home is essential. Some students prefer living alone with a private room, kitchen and living room, and some may choose shared rooms to get close to friends.

University Living has an exhaustive list of private student accommodation in Manchester. You will find one! These student accommodation Manchester are located in proximity to the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University.

The budget-friendly options for accommodation in Manchester are one of the most appealing factors in Manchester for studies. These private student homes in Manchester cater to and are specifically designed to meet all your housing needs.

They simplify your student living in Manchester by providing facilities to bring comfort and ease your stay. The best feature of this private student accommodation is the facilities and the location in student villages in Manchester.

The next question is: How to find student accommodation in Manchester?

Apart from short-term accommodations, there are also options for a cheap student accommodation in Manchester which offers flexible stays of around 51 weeks and can be customized too depending on the property. These student properties in Manchester for students are famous for their flexibility in terms of duration and need of the Manchester student.

You can search on our website based on your desired preferences like location, price, occupancy and other personal preferences. Students can benefit from the various amenities and utilities available in our best student accommodation in Manchester.

With a variety of accommodations for students, if you've stumbled upon something, give us a quick call, our accommodation experts are available 24/7 to help you discover, compare and book value-for-money accommodation based on your preferences.

You can also request a property view if you set your eye on any student home in Manchester and we will provide a physical or virtual house viewing. We don't want you to live somewhere that does not feel like home to you. Therefore, we make sure to assist you whenever and wherever possible.

When you are happy, satisfied and ready to settle in: Hit the book button and secure your affordable student accommodation in Manchester.

Top Demanded Manchester Student Accommodation

There are a few types of best student accommodation in Manchester, and before you decide to take up a place and rent it, always consider the budget, location, safety, security, amenities and your personal preferences.

Student Housing: This is an off-campus private student accommodation in Manchester located near several university of Manchester. It is low in price, fully furnished and equipped with modern facilities. The utility bills are also inclusive of the rent of your postgraduate accommodation in manchester.

You can find various types of student rooms in Manchester:

1. Studio: Student studio apartments in Manchester consists of a living space where you can find a bedroom, kitchen and open to the rest of the room. This is perfect for students who are looking forward to live alone.

2. Suites: These are single student rooms in Manchester that come with no partitions of bathroom, kitchen and common living room. Consider this as your personal apartment, where you don't have to share anything with anyone.

3. En suite: These are rooms with an attached bathroom, shared kitchen and common living room. In En suites, you are supposed to share your home with your flat mate. However,there is enough personal space for student rooms in the accommodation.

4. Private apartments: These are furnished student accommodations in Manchester that are commonly called “residential apartments” with flexible occupancy. There are variety of floor plans, and you can get the best out of the most in Manchester.

5. Sharing Accommodation: Many Manchester Student choose to take a shared room or a shared student apartment. They come with modern furnishings, are equipped with facilities and are inclusive of utility bills. From a wide range of options, choose the one you wish to call home.

6. Home Stays: It involves staying with local hosts in Manchester, offering an authentic cultural experience with the personalised touch of the student apartments in Manchester. You can find these type of student rentals in Manchester all around the city centre, and other places in Manchester.

They are quite affordable accommodation options just like student housing in Manchester. There are hundreds and thousands of Manchester accommodation options for students. All the accommodations in Manchester are affordable, comfortable and fully furnished for students.

Now that all your accommodation worries have come to an end, let's end the wait right here. Select your home away from home today, from the list of student accommodations in Manchester. There are a wide range of student flats in Manchester to choose from, so make sure you choose wisely. These student houses in Manchester are considered very cheap for its price, so make sure you steal the deal!

These are the top 10 affordable student accommodation in Manchester:

1. Moss Court Manchester

2. City Edge Manchester

3. Vita Circle Square Manchester

4. Vita Student First Street Manchester

5. First Street Residence Manchester

6. Canvas Manchester

7. The Chapel Manchester

8. IQ Manchester Gardens

9. iQ Lambert & Fairfield House Manchester

10. Victoria Point Manchester

Cost of Living in Manchester

You will have to spend around £400-£800 per month. This will include the cost of your student living in Manchester, food, travel and other extra expenses. Your tuition fee will not be part of the monthly living expenses.

Please bear in mind that the cost of expenses in Manchester will vary and depend on your lifestyle. Whether you have your meals everyday outside in restaurants, or from street vendors, or you cook at your student accommodation in Manchester.

In case you are living in short term student accommodation in Manchester then you can cook your meals at your home, then your cost of living will reduce. This is because you will majorly be buying groceries, which as very cheap. On the contrary, eating out in restaurants is expensive, especially for students on a budget.

Similarly, where you buy your clothes from, how much you spend on travel (taxis or local buses), how often you go out to party, and other such expenses depend from individual to individual. Moreover, the type of student accommodation in Manchester you choose also plays a role in your budget.

Refer to the general division of cost of living in Manchester given below.

1. Tuition Fee for the university of your choice: (UG: £18,500 – £20,000)

2. Rent of Accommodation in Manchester: £400-£800/ month

3. Cost of Food or Grocery: £260-£480/ month.

4. Cost of Gas and Electricity: £150-£250/ month

5. Cost of Internet & Mobile phone: £70-£150/ month

6. Cost of Dinner at a restaurant: £110-£230/ month

7. Cost of Laundry: £20-£30/ month

8. Cost of Travel (Buses, Trams, and Trains): £180-£280/ month

Student Lifestyle and Living in Manchester

Manchester is the student hub and home to 41,000 international students from across the globe. Many students who dream to study in the UK, choose Manchester city for their education.

This is one of the most sought-after study cities as it offers a plethora of opportunities and experiences for students. It has a young population making any newcomer feel welcome and giving you a fulfilling student experience.

With a range of most happening events and delicious cuisines, and a variety of adventures to experience, Manchester is a great destination for students.

Students love Manchester as it is vibrant, friendly, culturally diverse, offers low-cost student accommodation in United Kingdom and hosts some of the world-famous music scene.

Manchester is known for its culture, whether you are into arts, music or theatre, you can visit The Lowry, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Craft & Design Centre, Palace Theatre & Opera House Manchester. These places are perfect for anyone who is looking forward to a great night or a break from studies/work.

Two of the popular restaurants, The Gherkin and Hampton & Vouis, offer affordable and fine dining, delightful food and drinks. These restaurants are perfect for students who are on a budget, and like exploring new dishes in the city of Manchester.

Best Travel Transportation Service in Manchester

The transport system is safe, reliable, cost-effective and easily available for anyone who wants to explore the city with trams, buses or trains. Most of the student housing in Manchester is located close to the public transportation station and within walking distance.

Reaching the city centre is feasible and easy for every student, thanks to the incredible transport networks. No matter which university in Manchester you have chosen, every place is near your student residence in Manchester.

1. Bus: The buses student homestay in Manchester are available in the main station and run for 24 hours. For a single bus ride, the fare will be around £2 for and for day travel, it will cost around £5. While for unlimited bus travel in Greater Manchester, it will cost around £21 for adults.

There's the New Bee AnyBus + Tram too which is 20% cheaper than other buses. There's also a free bus that travels that begins and ends at Piccadilly train station.

2. Cycle: Many cycle routes in Manchester will take you through the city, and it's one of the best ways to explore the city.

3. Trams: There's no better way of getting around the city centre and beyond by hopping into the tram and taking the fun ride. The trams are convenient, reliable and cheap and passengers in Manchester can get access

Tourist attractions in Manchester

With over 20 million tourists visiting Manchester each year, it's no wonder it is named the most admired city in the world. No matter which age group do you belong to, there is something for everyone in Manchester. From children to young adults, professionals to elders, this city is a hub for all.

With so many enchanting attractions and innumerable things to do in Manchester, you can experience history, culture, music, natural beauty, nightlife and many more. Given below are some famous places that you must visit if you are planning to explore Manchester.

Museum of Science and Industry

This is a great place for science enthusiasts where there's an extensive range of themes displayed on all types of automobiles, computing, textiles and a few other industries.

Opened in 1969 and was purchased in 1978 by the Greater Manchester Council. Since 2007, there have been quite a lot of museum festivals organised by the museum annually.

People's History Museum

It is a museum for conservation, collection and research centre relating to the history of the working people in the United Kingdom. It was formed to create equal work for everyone and for those who want to be part of working towards it and making an impact in the world.

Knowsley Safari Park

This is one of the popular tourist attractions where you can find cheeky baboons, a pride of lions, two female tigers and many other animals that have the space to roam about freely with safe fences.

You can enjoy watching the animals as you pass through the reserve as they stand proud watching you with curiosity. It is one of the best that stands out from any other safari park in the UK.

John Rylands library

John Rylands Library was opened in 1900 and today stands as an iconic building in the United Kingdom. It is the first-class library in the world built with Neo-Gothic architecture. Even just standing outside and admiring the beauty of this building will make you feel the antiquities in it.

The library is accessible to all, students and tourists alike and is one of the famous attractions in United Kingdom. You will find over four million printed books and around 41,000 electronic journals.

Manchester Opera House

Set in 1912 and survived the Second World War, this touring theatre has hosted shows from The Phantom of the Opera to Barnum and Olive. It is the beacon for all art forms of entertainment and hosts concerts, music, ballet and other art performances. It is not free and holds a seating capacity of 1,920 people.

Top Universities in Manchester

Manchester is a student paradise home to over 99,000 in four universities. It is a welcoming city perfectly set up for university life, with energetic, lively, diverse, cutting-edge facilities and worldwide connectivity.

1. The University of Manchester

In the United Kingdom, the University of Manchester takes the 6th place and 32nd position on the QS World University Rankings. There are over 392 UG programs and 560 PG programs in the University of Manchester including business, science, engineering, humanities and subject areas.

It was founded in 2004, a young university at the forefront of cutting-edge research in science and engineering, particularly into new treatments for life-threatening diseases and home to 19074 international students.

When it comes to employment, it has a 94% employability rate. You can find many options of Manchester student accommodation available near the campus.

2. Manchester Metropolitan University

In the UK, the Manchester Metropolitan University takes the 6th place and 32nd position on the QS World University Rankings. There are over 392 UG programs and 560 PG programs in business, science, engineering, humanities and subject areas.

It was founded in 2004, a young university at the forefront of cutting-edge research in science and engineering, particularly into new treatments for life-threatening diseases and home to 19074 international students.

When it comes to employment, it has a 94% employability rate. You can find many options of student studios in Manchester available near the campus.

3. BPP University Manchester

It is a young private institution founded in 1992, yet it holds a good reputation in the UK and internationally. There's a student population of about 16,000 students. This institution is run by BPP Holdings Ltd.

They offer programs in Business, Law, Finance, Accounting, Technology, Banking, Psychology, Dentistry, Nursing, Healthcare, and Chiropractic. The business program is popular based on a unique model and provides hands-on experience to students.

Manchester believes in fairness, and equality and provides equitable access to learning facilities. Being one of the leading Law schools in United Kingdom. BPP University is a wise for students seeking a bright future in Law, and many other fields.

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Q. How early should I book Manchester student accommodation?

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You should start booking your student accommodation in Manchester 4-5 months before you start your academic journey. It is a hassle-free process, and you get the best deals on accommodation at an affordable price than last-minute booking!

Q. How to rent student accommodation in Manchester?

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It's easy to rent student accommodation in Manchester; you only have to visit University Living. Browse through a list of the types of accommodation available on our platform, contact our agents, and they will assist you in finding a home per your needs and budget.

Q. How to find fully furnished student accommodation Manchester?

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You can find fully furnished apartments in Manchester on University Living. The furnished apartments have a bedroom, shared bathroom, fully-fitted kitchen and several amenities.

Q. Where is the best student accommodation near Manchester City Centre?

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Vita Student First Street Manchester is one of the closest student housing in Manchester, close to the city centre. It is just walking distance from the Manchester Metropolitan and the University of Manchester.

Q. How to find private student accommodation in Manchester?

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There are a wide range of student apartments in Manchester that you can find on University Living. You can search and find one that meets your needs and preferences, whether single, double or triple occupancy; we will cater to all your requirements.

Q. What type of student accommodation is there in Manchester?

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There's the student housing, which is off-campus accommodation offering a wide range of fully furnished rooms. They come well-equipped with modern amenities and are inclusive of utility bills. The student apartment is another type of off-campus accommodation offering a wide range of apartments. The apartments are full-furnished and equipped with modern amenities and inclusive of bills.

Q. Where are the best apartments for students in Manchester?

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The best student apartments in Manchester are in Rusholme, Humle, Oxford Rd, Fallowfield, Didsbury and East Didsbury.

Q. What is the average cost of student accommodation in Manchester?

A.The cost of a studio will range between £100 to £417 / week. An en-suite will cost between £90 to £150 /week. A student apartment in Reading will range between £170 to £250/week.

Q. What are the most affordable student apartments in Manchester?

A.Some of the most affordable student accommodations are Vita Student First Street Manchester, starting price from £401/week; Vita Circle Square Manchester, starting price from £417/week; Victoria Point, starting price from £167/week; etc.

Q. How much do students pay for apartments in Manchester?

A.The starting price for a single occupancy apartment will be around £693 to £938 /month; a double will cost about 800 /month and a triple occupancy apartment will reach at £700/month.

Q. What is the average money spent on bills?

A.The utility bills in Manchester will come to around £150 to £200 /month. If you take them into account separately, the cost of electricity will cost £50 to £100 /month, water £10 to £15 /month, wi-fi £22 to £45 /month, gas £10 to £15 /month, garbage £12 to £15 /month, etc.

Q. Can I view my student flat in Manchester before booking?

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Yes, you can get a view of the accommodation in Manchester. If you are present in the country, you can go for a physical visit. Otherwise, it can be done online. You can request with our agents, and we will arrange for the same.

Q. How do I pay for student accommodation in Manchester?

A.When you book your accommodation with University Living, you can pay the rent in full or in four instalments. The list of our accommodation is based on per person/week. It can be paid via debit/credit card or net banking.

Q. How to get discounts for student rooms in Manchester?

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You can get discounted prices on early bookings with us at University Living. You can ask for any promotional discount with us, and if it is available, you can apply. But booking your accommodation early can get you the best deals.

Q. Can I live with my friend in student accommodation in Manchester?

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Yes, you can share student accommodation in Manchester with your friend. You can get shared accommodation when you book accommodation with us. While submitting your application with all the documents, you will need to submit their documents, too.

Q. How can I rent student rooms in Manchester for the short-term period?

A.You can get in touch with our team at University Living. We can help you find a short-term student room, whether for weeks or months.

Q. What are the amenities available in student rooms in Manchester?

A.The amenities will include a common area, lounge area, cinema, gym room, study room, housekeeping, pool table and many more. Please find more details on our website.