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Living at INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester

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.

"100 out of 100 for employer reputation"

Students at The University of Manchester are among the most valued by employers. In the 2014 QS World Rankings, the University scored a maximum 100/100 for 'employer reputation'.

From the day you arrive, you can access the University's award-winning careers service. You can browse 75,000 job vacancies, get one-to-one professional career guidance, take part in e-mentoring programmes, and more.

World-class facilities for international students

Your university experience should go beyond just study. The University of Manchester is renowned for both its social life and for its range of world-class facilities. You can enjoy top 20 sports facilities (as rated by the British Universities and Colleges Sport League 2014-15), and join over 45 sports clubs through the fantastic Students' Union.

Faith rooms are available for all major religions, including Muslim, Christian, Roman Catholic, Anglican, Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed.

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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.