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Living at INTO Manchester in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University

An energetic, multicultural city

Manchester is perfect for students looking to live in a large dynamic city, but who also want a diverse, welcoming atmosphere.

As an INTO student you'll have access to modern, secure accommodation close to everything that this fantastic city has to offer.

World-class sporting facilities, a variety of English and international cuisine, and numerous places of art and culture to visit – it's all right on your doorstep!

Affordable, student-friendly living

Manchester is welcoming to international students, and offers more cost-effective living than other big cities. It's been named the best UK city in which to live, and for good reason.

Whatever your tastes, you'll find plenty to enjoy. From listening to the freshest live music, to visiting over 50 museums and galleries, and browsing more than 250 stores at the Trafford Centre mall.

And when people think of Manchester, they naturally think of sport.

Home to two of the UK's most famous football clubs, the city also boasts the Manchester Aquatics Centre and the Manchester Velodrome – both of which were built for the 2002 Commonwealth Games. And the renowned Sportcity complex is less than 2 miles from the INTO Manchester Study Centre.

Get a head start in your career

Manchester Metropolitan University's (MMU) careers and employability service staff are on-hand to help you get ahead in your chosen career. You can get one-to-one help from expert advisers, take workshops to develop careers skills, and attend career fairs to network with industry professionals.

Many of MMU's courses include placement years in industry. These often include multi-national companies such as IBM, Mercedes, Sony, Intel, and Disney.

Enjoy the region's widest range of activities

As an INTO Manchester in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University student, you'll have full access to MMU's outstanding range of library, sports and social facilities.

The Students' Union has one of the widest ranges of sports and activities in the region. Your brand new £10 million Students' Union building is located in the middle of the Manchester campus, and offers you over 130 sports clubs and societies to try.

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A safe, secure environment

You can choose to live in one of our fantastic halls of residence, or experience a 'home from home' with a British family homestay.

Whichever option you go for, we'll make your Manchester living experience as safe and as relaxing as possible.

As well as providing assistance 24/7, INTO Resident Advisors will help you settle in to your new home. Each accommodation has it's own security and manned reception desks.

You can also pre-purchase bedding packs so that it's waiting for when you arrive.

Foods from around the world

Manchester's diverse population is reflected in its food. With over 300 restaurants and specialist food shops to choose from, you'll always be sure of a good meal – whether it's trying something new, or revisiting that old favourite from home.