10 great places to have fun in Manchester (Heather)

Chill Factore The UK’s longest indoor real snow slope???  Perfect for learners and lifelong skiers, Chill Factore is bound to satisfy your winter sport needs. The Comedy Store Located not far from Manchester Met on Deansgate Locks, the Comedy Store never fails to brighten a night with side-splitting laughs. With new nightly comedians and student…

How my final year is going so far (Izzy)

Final year is a bit stressful. The jump from second to third (final) year is huge, and it’s difficult to describe if you’re not in that position. The workload has increased massively and it’s all a bit demanding – however the end is in sight. As a Combined Honours student, I’m not doing a dissertation,…

Meet some of our new student bloggers

We would like to introduce you to some of our new student bloggers. All of our bloggers are current students sharing their experiences of studying with us. Keep up to date with our blog to get some great tips and a real insight into student life at Manchester Met. Name: Amber Age: 20 Course: BA…

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 Manchester bucket list, what I have and haven’t done yet. (Izzy)

Living in Manchester is amazing, it unlocks so many new experiences for students who choose to study here. I am from Herefordshire, which is a really rural area where – if I’m honest – nothing much happens. Don’t get me wrong, I love my rural background just as much as I love living in Manchester…

Meet some of our social media coordinators

We know that starting university can seem a bit scary and you probably have a lot of questions that you want to ask. To help you settle in, we’d like to invite Manchester Met undergraduate applicants that are starting university this September to join our Facebook communities. Here you can chat to fellow students starting…

The things I love about Manchester (Latifa)

I might be biased, but I love being in Manchester. One reason why Manchester is such a nice place to live, it is very easy to get around. Public transport consists of the easy tram, train and bus routes, so it is very easy to make your way around Manchester. If you have a car…

The BEST Veggie/ Vegan Eats in Manchester (Sophie)

As a vegetarian and a wannabe-vegan-who-can’t-resist-cheese, I can honestly say I have never struggled to eat out in Manchester with so many amazing independent plant-based restaurants and larger chains coming out with meat alternative options. This list is not in order of ranking but is roughly ordered by the proximity of the restaurant to the…