What not to pack for university (Izzy)

Packing for university is hard. I had no idea what I would and wouldn’t need when I moved out, and although I’d read so many articles about what to take, I was still clueless. I didn’t bring too many unnecessary things to uni but a lot of my friends did, so here’s my list of…

Reflections on my first year (Sophie)

To be completely honest before university I was in a rut, my boyfriend dumped me, I’d fallen out of love with acting and I worked over forty hours a week at a mind-numbing job. Sound familiar? I was desperate for the fresh start and creative focus that university gave me. Coming from a small town…

Choosing where to live at uni (Izzy)

Once you’ve decided which uni you want to go to, you need to decide where you actually want to live. MMU has a huge range of accommodation, some on the campus itself, and some a little further out. I chose to live in Liberty Central, which are halls just across the road from the Students’…

Choosing somewhere to live at university (Georgie)

Starting at Manchester Metropolitan University in September? Have no clue where to start when it comes to choosing which student accommodation you want to live in? Then here is my run-down of a selection of Halls available that I know about personally or have had friends live in. Hopefully this can give you a bit more of an inside perspective of what it is really like to live in these places.

What you can expect from a Manchester Met Visit Day (Latifa)

Speaking from experience, I would recommend coming to a Visit Day, so you can avoid any stress on the first day of term, as you will already have a clear picture of where things are on campus and what your course entails. Here is what you can expect from a Manchester Met Visit Day…

What to expect in your first year at uni (Izzy)

Your first year at uni will be full of ups and downs, but trust me when I say that it will be one of the most exciting and influential years of your life. You learn to cook for yourself, find a routine that works for you, and vacuum super noodles off the kitchen floor at…

Choosing to live at home whilst you’re at university (Toby)

Living at home whilst you’re at university isn’t as daunting as it may seem. Actually, I don’t know if anyone sees it as daunting? I don’t know what the general opinion on whether to live at home or university is. Living in student accommodation isn’t for everyone. Some people opt to live at home due…

My student accommodation (Elijah)

For my first year of university, I chose to live in private student halls.  There are loads of private providers of student accommodation in Manchester, as well as lots of accommodation provided by the University.