Best Locations for Student Accommodation:
- City Centre – depends on the experience you want
Fallowfield - £70.00-£85.00
Withington - £60.00-£75.00
City Centre- £75.00-£110.00
However, these averages do not include bills.
There is an excellent network of transport services for travel around the City and to the University.
The University has a range of campuses across Manchester and in Cheshire. However, All Saints is the main campus located close to the city centre. The majority of travel is covered by excellent bus services through Oxford Road and Wilsmlow Road. Alongside this there is a shuttle service that runs through the city centre providing links from bus stops and railway stations.
There are two train stations in Manchester; Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road. The Manchester Piccadilly station tends to be for further train destinations where as the Manchester Oxford Road tends to be more for local destinations.
Parking and Permit Information:
If you live in halls you can obtain a car permit for £160.00 for the year. However, most people who live in private accomodation tend to be able to park for free but there can be limited spaces. Furthermore, people tend not to commute to university as there is not much availability for parking and buses, walking is more convenient.
Living in Manchester
Manchester is one of the largest cities in the UK and has a lot to offer to students. Home to two famous football teams and the facilities for the Commonwealth Games, Manchester is a sports driven northern city.
Fallowfield is the most popular area in Manchester for students to live therefore this area is also popular for socialising and nightlife. The most popular bars here are Baa Baa, Revolution and Bar 43. Popular pubs in Fallowfield include the Friendship Inn, Orange Grove and Cheshire cat. Lastly, the Queen of Hearts is a bar/club in the evening and tends to be very popular with students on Fridays.
Students also tend to socialise in the city centre, which has endless clubs and bars!! The majority of students tend to gravitate to Printsworks, which is one of the main areas in the city where a variety of clubs are located including tiger tiger, pure and birdcage.
Secondly, Deansgate Locks is another popular night out with revolution and Sakura. Obviously, there are endless clubs in Manchester and it will depend on your taste but nights change throughout the year so there is always something new to experience.
There are endless streets and locations across Manchester to go to for visiting whether you want to buy something from Primark to expensive designer shops There are a number of high street stores located across Market Street and The Triangle. But, if you want to visit unique boutiques or have a mooch around designer stores the best locations in Manchester include Exchange Square and Kings Street. In the centre of town the Arndale shopping centre is a large indoor shopping venue with plenty of choice.
Although, do not forget the famous Trafford Centre which has everything that you need in one location.