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1 CROMWELL RANGE, MANCHESTER, M14 6FQ

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30 Ardwick Green South, Manchester, M13 9XE

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About Manchester

According to the University of Manchester’s 2022–2023 Student Statistics report, Manchester is one of the most popular destinations among students. Here is a breakdown of the proportion of international students by level of study in Manchester:

  • Undergraduate: 44.7%

  • Postgraduate: 33.1%

  • Research: 22.2%

Manchester has 31.5% international students, the largest percentage of international students in the UK outside of London. Three world-class universities, the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, and the University of Salford, are located in the city, contributing to its excellent higher education reputation.

Popular Student Accommodation Areas in Manchester

Fallowfield, Rusholme, and Hulme are popular Manchester areas among university students. While searching for the perfect student area to stay in, consider transportation, cost, and amenities.

1. Students living in Manchester’s Fallowfield will be near the University of Manchester,

and purpose-built accommodation would cost around £120–£240/week.

  • Travel time from Fallowfield to the City Centre by different modes of transportation:

  • Tram- 15-20 minutes

  • Bus - 20-30 minutes

  • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

  • Walking - 40-50 minutes

2. Students living in Rusholme would pay approximately £130–£260/week.

Nearby universities include the University of Manchester and the University of Arden.

  • Travel time from Rusholme to the City Centre by different modes of transportation:

  • Tram- 15-20 minutes

  • Bus - 20-30 minutes

  • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

  • Walking - 40-50 minutes

3. Students living in Hulme purpose-built accommodation would pay around £125–£150/week. This area includes Manchester Metropolitan University and Edge Hill University.

  • Travel time from Hulme to the City Centre by different modes of transportation:

  • Tram- 15-20 minutes

  • Bus - 15-25 minutes

  • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

  • Walking - 30-40 minutes

Best Student Accommodation in Manchester

Manchester has various student room options, and students can explore different areas in Manchester near their universities and budgets.

1) Top Reated student Housing in Manchester among students with USPs given below why these are popular. 

  • Anchorage Quay (Pet-friendly rooms, Furnished Rooms available, Shared Flats Available and a few Minutes away from University of Salford and the City Centre.

  • Circle Square (Dual occupancy in studios is for an extra charge, Free weekday breakfast, Early Access Available, Couple Friendly Rooms and Furnished En-Suite Rooms Available, Near University of Manchester and Manchester met).

  • Finchley Road (Shared Rooms Available, Furnished Rooms available and Near EF International Language School Manchester)

  • First Street (It Provides 1 bedroom student apartments Manchester, and the en-suite room is within a 3-5 bed apartment with a Few Minutes away from Manchester Met).

  • Vita First Street (Studio Available, Free weekday breakfast, Early Access Available, Free bi-weekly housekeeping Near University of Manchester and Manchester met).

  • Wilmslow Rd (Single Rooms within a Shared Apartment, Deposit Free available and Near EF International Language School Manchester and Manchester met )

  • St Peter's Square Manchester (Luxury 1-bed student apartment, furnished apartment, a Few minutes Away from Manchester Met and University of Manchester).

2) Cheap and best student accommodations with benefits students mostly prefer to have in their housing.

  • Moss Court (Shared flats and furnished rooms available. 14 Days cooling off period and close to both the University of Manchester and MMU)

  • City Edge (Shared four-bed flats and Fully-Furnished, 14-day cooling-off period and close to both the University of Manchester and MMU).

  • Anchorage Quay (Pet-friendly rooms, Furnished Rooms available, Shared Flats Available and a few Minutes away from University of Salford and the City Centre.

  • Unite Students New Medlock House (Short-Stay available, shared flats, a Few Minutes away from MMU and University of Manchester).

  • First Street (Provide 1 bedroom student apartments Manchester, and the en-suite room is within a 3-5 bed apartment within a Few Minutes away from Manchester met).

  • Wilmslow Rd (Single Rooms within a Shared Apartment, Deposit Free available and Near EF International Language School Manchester and Manchester met )

     

Discover Student Room Types in Manchester (Approx. £300 - £750/ month)

The purpose-built student accommodation in Manchester typically includes a variety of amenities included in the bills; it varies according to the provider's terms and conditions. But broadly, we suggest a student should consider budget, needs, and preferences while making decisions. 

We have categorised the room types given below based on preference and budget to help you make your decision.

Type 1: Affordable student rooms in Manchester: 

These properties typically cost around £200–£240 per week on average and are recommended for students who are comfortable sharing space. They are houses or apartments. 

  • Shared room

    • Amenities: Self-contained apartment with multiple bedrooms, shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    • Fallowfield avg. Rent: £425 / month

    • Rusholme avg. Rent: £520 / month

    • Hulme avg. Rent: £420/ month

    • Recommended Manchester student accommodation for shared rooms is a Stylish 2-bedroom flat near the Deansgate train station.

  • Triple/ Quadruple rooms

    • Amenities: Private bedroom, Shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    • Fallowfield avg. Rent: £350 / month

    • Rusholme avg. Rent: £325 / month

    • Hulme avg. Rent: £300/ month

  • Entire place

    • Amenities: Private bedroom, Shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    • Fallowfield avg. Rent: £750 / month

    • Rusholme avg. Rent: £700 / month

    • Hulme avg. Rent: £650/ month

Type 2: Affordable student rooms in Manchester with privacy: These rooms cost around £400–£600 per month. 

  1. Student Single Room

  2. Student Shared Flats

    1. Amenities: Private Bedroom in a shared house or flat, shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    2. Fallowfield avg. Rent: £450 / month

    3. Rusholme avg. Rent: £400 / month

    4. Hulme avg. Rent: £350/ month

    5. Recommended student-shared flats include iQ Hollingworth House.

  3. Student Twin Rooms

    • Amenities: One room with 2 single beds, Shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    • Fallowfield avg. Rent: £375 / month

    • Rusholme avg. Rent: £350 / month

    • Hulme avg. Rent: £325/ month

  4. Student Double Room

Room Type 3: Manchester student housing with privacy, quiet space, and near the City Centre cost around  £550- £700 per month. 

  1. Manchester Student Flats 

  2. Manchester Student En-Suite Rooms 

  3. Manchester Student Studios

Room Type 4: Students who prefer amenities over budget

Student Penthouse in Manchester costs around  £650–£750 per month.

These are suitable for students who prefer to have private bedrooms, a private balcony, a terrace, privacy, spacious rooms, and a top floor that is more expensive.

International students in Manchester, UK, also search for:

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Charming one bedroom flat in ManchesterPremium 2 Bedroom serviced Apartment with Balcony & Secure Parking - Central ManchesterModern 3 Bedroom Serviced Accommodation

Cost of Living in Manchester for Students (Approx. £240 - £810)

It varies depending on students’ lifestyle choices, but overall, apart from your Manchester student accommodation rent, other expenses cannot be ignored. We have suggestions to help you save money while living in Manchester as a student:

  • Food: £200–£300/month on average.
    • We suggest buying groceries that cost around £150/month and cooking your own meals. 

    • Shop from grocery stores such as Co-op, Asda, Iceland, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Aldi, and Lidl. They have some specific days for students' discounts.

  • Transportation: £40-£50/month on average

    • Get a Young Persons Railcard and get around 1/3 discount on train travel to anywhere in the UK.

    • University bike schemes: Some universities, such as the University of Manchester, offer their students discounted bikes.

    • Buy a new bike for £200, easily available for students. Which is equal to one month's rent, and will benefit you for the entire year.

  • Kitchen Essentials: Market worth around £200-£300. 

    • Some properties do not provide utensils in that case, student can check online where some websites provide student at discounted prices from market prices.

    • Former students generally leave their kitchen essentials on the property while leaving the city due to Airport luggage weight restrictions. You can find someone in your friends circle and reuse the stuff.

  • Bedding Essentials: Market worth around £80. 

    • Only a few providers provide bedding packs to their tenants included in bills or as an offer. Otherwise, after move-in, students have to buy on their own.

    • Former students generally leave their bedding essentials on the property while leaving the city due to Airport luggage weight restrictions. You can find someone in your friends circle and reuse the stuff.

  • Bathroom Essentials: Market worth around £50

    • Some properties do not provide bathroom essentials in that case, student can check online where some websites provide student at discounted prices from market prices.

  • Cleaning Essentials: Market worth around £30

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

Can you suggest any Manchester student residences which are pet-friendly?

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Some providers in Manchester offer pet-friendly room options for students, but the policy varies by location. We suggest speaking with our accommodation experts to check with pet policy before you sign a lease.

Here is the list of some properties that are pet-friendly:-

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Are pet-friendly student accommodations more expensive than non-pet-friendly accommodations?


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Manchester Exchange allow pets in some of their properties, but the policy varies by location. We suggest speaking with our accommodation experts to check with pet policy before you sign a lease.

Yes, there are some monthly additional charges called:

  • Pet deposit: Refundable fees that cover any damage caused by the pet.

  • Pet Rent: Non-refundable monthly charges for cleaning, maintenance, and pet-related amenities.


Can you suggest Manchester student accommodation options for couples?

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There are 2 options couples suitable and private student rooms can choose from:

  1. University accommodations such as UOM and MMU.

  2. Apartments and Studios are a good option for couples who want their own space like:-  Studio apartment in the heart of Manchester, One Bedroom Service Apartment in Manchester, Stylish flat in Manchester, Charming one bedroom flat in Manchester, and many more.


Can you suggest girls' or boys' only shared student rooms in Manchester?

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Providers like Urbanest, IQ Student Accommodation, and Scape may arrange only girls' or boys' accommodations. Speaking with Casita’s student expert can help you better arrange one.

When should I book my accommodation for the September intake?

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If you are selected for the September intake, you may begin your search for accommodation between January and March or preferably around six months before your intake. 

Booking early comes with a range of benefits. You can:

  • Gain access to an extensive range of options
  • Find affordable rooms in prime locations
  • Get a chance to enjoy the perks of early bird offer

As the intake date approaches, the demand rises and property prices skyrocket. Therefore, it is highly recommended to book early to secure your preferred accommodation at a reasonable price