student accommodation in manchester

about manchester

As the biggest city in the UK’s North West, Manchester is home to over 100,000 students. With award-winning parks, a world-famous clubbing scene and the UK’s largest single-site university campus, this city is expanding daily.

Both The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University have a culturally diverse student population, offering great opportunities to make friends from a variety of backgrounds. It is this cosmopolitan culture that has helped Manchester to become the third most visited city in the UK


  • Charles Dickens is reputed to have written his novel ‘Hard Times’ in Manchester
  • Author of a Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess, was from Manchester, as is filmmaker Danny Boyle and famous artist L S Lowry.
  • The nation’s first free public library was open in Manchester in 1653 with money donated from wealthy Mancunian Humphrey Chetham
  • Manchester is the city where Rolls met Royce, Henry Royce made his first car in his Manchester factory in 1904 and was introduced to Charles Royce at the Midland Hotel on 4 May that same year.
  • Over 20 Nobel Prize winners have studied or worked at a Manchester university. Melvin Calvin (for his research on carbon dioxide assimilation in plants in, 1961) James Chadwick for the discovery of the neutron, 1935) and Sir Arthur Lewis (for his pioneering research into economic development with the particular consideration of the problems of developing countries, 1979)

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Rusholme Place

Rusholme place is fifteen minutes’ walk from Manchester city centre. It is situated just off Oxford Road, with the famous Curry Mile right on the doorstep. Regular buses can take you into or out of the city and all amenities are just a stones throw away. It’s also just minutes away from both Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester campuses.

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