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    The University of Manchester is a public research university based in the north of England, formed in 2004. The main campus of the university is located on Oxford Road, south of Manchester city centre. It is amongst the largest universities in the UK, with around 40,000 students (almost 10,000 international) currently enrolled alongside 11,000 staff. The University is known for its academic and research superiority and is also a member of the Russell Group. It owns and administers major cultural assets like the Manchester Museum, Whitworth Art Gallery, John Rylands Library and Jodrell Bank Observatory, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The University of Manchester currently has 25 Nobel laureates among its past and current students and staff, the 4th-highest number of any single university in the UK. The University of Manchester has a vibrant and dynamic environment with more clubs and societies than any other university (480+). It is ranked as the most targeted university by graduate recruiting companies more frequently than any other university (High Fliers 2006 – 2019).

    Accommodations near University of Manchester
    The University of Manchester offers a wide range of accommodation options in the form of halls of residence which guarantees a place in University-managed housing for international students and first-year undergraduates only. For example- Whitworth Park Halls of Residence is a University of Manchester owned property and houses 1,085 students, located next to Whitworth Park.

    There are also other student accommodation available near the university which are known as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA). These are well-furnished student housing that are specifically designed to accommodate both domestic and international students. They are located either within walking or cycling distance from the university which makes it quite for easy students. For example, Weston Court is a fully-furnished accommodation located just 15-minutes away from the University of Manchester.

    Types of Student Room
    There are en-suite rooms, studios, one and two-bedroom apartments offering shared living spaces with individual beds available for each occupant. The studios are self-contained rooms in which you get a private bathroom and bedroom, the living area and kitchen are also not shared with other residents. However, in en-suite rooms, you get your own private bathroom and bed whereas the living room and kitchen are common and shared among residents. The properties also come with plenty of onsite amenities like a common room with TV, fully-fitted kitchen, wardrobe, laundry room, Wi-Fi access, games room, outdoor courtyard, and more.

    Where are the student accommodations located?
    Students opting to study at the University of Manchester can find student-specific properties in areas that are within close proximity to the university campus. Theses student rooms are available in student-friendly neighbourhoods and also near the city centre so you can easily balance both your academic and social life. For example- iQ Wilmslow Park House is located in Rusholme, within walking distance from both the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University. They are also located at close proximity to various bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants so students can enjoy during their free time.

    How are the student housings connected to the city?
    Most of the student residences are located in the heart of the city offering a good connectivity by public transport. These properties are strategically located just a short distance away for bus stations and tram stops. The train station is also located at a walking distance from some properties which makes it quite easy to travel beyond the city limits.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the different types of accommodation?
    University Living offers private accommodation close to universities with fewer restrictions and more options. Take your pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also offer short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programs.

    What are the different types of rooms?
    The major room types are:

    Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces.

    Ensuite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared.

    Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

    How do I know my accommodation is safe?
    All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has foolproof safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.

    Does my accommodation offer meals?
    Most accommodations are self-catered, but you can always ask the reception to connect you with local food delivery vendors!

    Will I get cleaning and laundry services?
    Most properties have on-site, coin-operated washing machines that make laundry a breeze. Students are expected to keep their rooms clean while common areas are looked after by maintenance staff at regular intervals. If you’re unwilling to get your hands dirty, contact the reception for professional cleaning services at an extra fee.

    Is there Wi-Fi?
    Yes, all our accommodation have strong internet connectivity.

    Does my accommodation offer parking facilities?
    Most properties have bike storage available. Please contact your Servicing Manager to request car parking facility.

    What items should I bring while moving in?
    Students are expected to bring their own bedding, kitchen utensils, cutlery, and bathroom essentials. If that’s too much, our good friends at UniKitOut will deliver all these and more to your UK accommodation even before you move in!

    What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
    We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

    Where do I report any issues with my accommodation?
    Please contact the on-site maintenance office or reception to report any issues.

    Do I have to vacate my room during holidays?
    Never. Your room belongs to you for the entirety of your tenancy period!