Top 20 for sport
The University of Manchester was ranked in the top 20 for sport by the British Universities and Colleges Sport League, 2018-19 so it's a hive sporting activities.
You can get involved in over 45 Athletic Union sports clubs, including football, basketball, cricket and the martial arts, as well as more unusual activities such as korfball.
You'll get a discounted student rate for a range of sporting facilities in and around The University of Manchester, including for more than 80 fitness classes a week.
- The Armitage Sports Centre offers an indoor sports hall, fitness suite with free-weights area and squash courts, outdoor courts, floodlit 3G five-a-side football pitches, full-size floodlit artificial turf pitches, and six grass pitches.
- The Sugden Sports Centre includes a large air-conditioned fitness suite and free-weights area, six squash courts, two double-sized sports halls, and an outdoor 3G five-a-side pitch.
- Built for the 2002 Commonwealth Games, the Manchester Aquatics Centre gives you access to two 50-metre swimming pools, a diving pool, fitness suite, sauna, and steam room with spa.
- The Wythenshawe Sports Ground provides an additional 26 full-sized football pitches.