University of Manchester
Manchester | North West England
Ucas code: M20
What students say about this university1323 comments (348 students)
The food and drink on campus is extremely overpriced for what it is, and I definitely wouldn't recommend going there for food....
The food and drink on campus is extremely overpriced for what it is, and I definitely wouldn't recommend going there for food. There are two mini supermarkets just opposite the university, though. (Obviously the cheapest option is just to pack a lunch but I'm very rarely that organised!)There aren't that many part time roles available in the university itself as far as I know. There are barely any additional costs for French, apart from a big dictionary if you don't already have one. (You need them to bring into exams, as you're obviously not allowed electronics.) They recommend you buy all sorts of grammar books and monolingual dictionaries and verb books, but I wouldn't bother - all the information is online.I've mentioned the amount of books to buy for English Lit in another question. Generally I put off buying texts for modules until the first seminar, and if I've found that I really need a specific edition I'll buy it, but if not I just look it up online or get a copy from the library. It's about 200 for a Stagecoach bus pass for the academic year which is, if you live further away from university than Victoria Park, invaluable. It definitely pays for itself and means you can travel anywhere in Greater Manchester.×
There is a really good and diverse night life. From edgy clubs in the northern quarter such a soup kitchen to indie clubs such...
There is a really good and diverse night life. From edgy clubs in the northern quarter such a soup kitchen to indie clubs such a 5th Avenue×
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My friends go out a lot and there's seriously a variety of clubs/pubs to choose from. I'm just not really familiar and go with...
My friends go out a lot and there's seriously a variety of clubs/pubs to choose from. I'm just not really familiar and go with wherever my friends go.×
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It is very cheap mostly which is cool!Locals are mostly friendly I've found.Northern Quarter is wonderful for bar crawls!Report
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction85%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students38,590
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate69%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time10%
of students are part-time
Male / Female53%
of students are female
Young / Mature12%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK32%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction75%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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