The best study spots on campus (Hannah)

Finding a good study spot to do your work is key, but it can be a tricky thing to find especially when the library is packed. Here are a few spots that have come in handy for me that I’m sure you’ll find helpful. Students’ Union If working in a coffee shop atmosphere is your…

My plans for 2020 (Georgie)

Happy New year to everyone, it’s 2020!  The beginning of a new year, not only that but a new decade, ‘the twenties’, which makes it feel like a new chapter in a whole different way. Is it going to be ‘roaring’, we will have to wait and see. What’s 2020 looking like? Well for me,…

How my first term has gone so far (Heather)

Let’s be real – I didn’t think studying a MSc programme would necessarily be a walk in the park. However challenging at times the first term of my course has been, it’s also been fun, enlightening, and successful. Here’s a lil play-by-play of how I’ve found my first term studying at Manchester Met. Freshers Week: Like almost…

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…