The University of Manchester
Manchester | North West England
Ucas code: M20
What students say about this university1326 comments (348 students)
Student accommodation is fantastic at Manchester. The halls of residence has a strong family feel to it and is very social. It...
Student accommodation is fantastic at Manchester. The halls of residence has a strong family feel to it and is very social. It was fairly clean too when we arrived. The maid service however is a bit annoying. They don't really do their jobs properly. In terms of local private accommodation, the estate agents were very misleading. A guide in terms of what students should look out for would be great. Things that we don't necessarily think about, like is the shower decent, does the boiler work etc.×
Lectures could be more interactiveReport
Teaching isn't always up to standardReport
Halls aren't great, exams not very well organised all the timeReport
Courses have a very varied timetable.Enough time to do extra work/ extra activities.Report
If you own a bike you don't have to pay for transport obviously, there plenty of places to store your bike on campus. However,...
If you own a bike you don't have to pay for transport obviously, there plenty of places to store your bike on campus. However, pretty much everyone has the unirider annual bus pass, its 205 and it lets you use any stagecoach and magic bus. These are the best buses as the run pretty much all the time - i think they only don't run something like between 4-6am. This is the best value as bus fares go up after 12am or something. Therefore, as its a one off fee you don't have to worry about transport fees during the year. The food value on campus is not that cheap, but you can always bring your own lunch etc.×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction85%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students39,700
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate70%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time9%
of students are part-time
Male / Female53%
of students are female
Young / Mature11%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK33%
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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