What to do for your dissertation (Toby)

Ah, third year. Isn’t it fun? If you keep up to date with my blogs, which personally, I think you should. You would know that I was planning on studying abroad for a year but left after three weeks. So, I came back to Man Met with not a single clue as to what I…

My guide to student discounts (Hannah)

After the fun of freshers the first term is now drawing to an end and finances can be in need of a good check (eek)! This is when those student discounts come in handy more than ever! Here are my suggestions for some great deals you guys need to keep an eye out for! Save…

Completing my UCAS application. My top tips (Izzy)

Around this time of year, many students will be completing their UCAS applications and apprehensively waiting to hear back from universities across the UK. The UCAS application process appears to be a lengthy and quite complicated exercise, but with a few simple tricks, your UCAS application doesn’t have to be. My first tip would be…

Why I left my study abroad (Toby)

RIGHT KIDS, LETS GET DOWN TO BUSINESS! I left America. And here’s why. All in all, there was nothing wrong with America. I was actually enjoying myself! My roommates were kind, generous and even supportive after I decided to leave. I loved all the new food I got to try, and I was looking forward…

My favourite places in Manchester (Latifa)

Manchester is a really big city, but these are my personal faves and if you have not been or tried any of these places, I would definitely recommend. I love the artwork and taking pictures in Manchester Art Gallery; it’s perfect for people who love to learn about art and history and is easy to…

My open day experience (Hannah)

Hello! In this post, I will be sharing some moments from my open day experience. It has suddenly occurred to me that I have been a student for nearly five ENTIRE years (how did that happen?) and I have been getting all nostalgic thinking about the first moments when I began my uni journey ❤️…

What to see in Manchester after an open day (Georgie)

Although the primary reason to go to a university open day is to see the campus and hear all about the course you’re interested, it is also so important to get a feel for the surrounding area. Manchester Metropolitan University is quite obviously based in Manchester, but where exactly? The campus is right in the…

My first month abroad (Toby)

I’ve actually only been abroad for two weeks so far so let’s rename this My First Two Weeks Abroad. I didn’t want to make it the true title because it’s not as catchy. So, let’s begin. Travelling is a NIGHTMARE! The first half actually went quite smoothly. I had to catch three flights. THREE! The…

My 5 tips for your first term at university (Latifa)

I know starting university can be a very stressful time especially if you had to go through clearing and find last minute accommodation, here are five tips I wish I had known before starting my course. Don’t buy books if you don’t have to. I’m an English student so there was a lot of reading…