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Student Accommodation in Manchester

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Student Accommodation in Manchester

Manchester Etymology - What does the word Manchester mean?

Awkwardly, from a Brittonic (British Celtic) origin, Manchester means “breast-like hill” and we will leave it at that, with no further detailing. 

What Is Manchester famous for? 

Manchester Location - How far is Manchester from London?

Manchester is almost four hours away from London by car and around two and a half hours by underground from Manchester Piccadilly station to Euston station. 

Why Book Student Accommodation in Manchester?

There is no doubt that Manchester is among the most popular destinations for students worldwide. The student population in the city is one of the highest in Europe and the world, currently around 100,000 students. The vibrant city, which is known for celebrating many different cultures, has the best of both modern and ancient entertainment venues. It has a great selection of restaurants, museums, art galleries, shops, entertainment venues, and so much more, making life in the city full of excitement. There are a lot of activities to fill your student nights in Manchester, for sure. As a university student, the city of Manchester offers everything you will need from world-class education to the very high quality of life.

Manchester Climate

Weather and Temperature

When searching for this detail specifically, you’ll find the infamous CLIMATE-DATA.ORG giving you a simple brief about the city’s climate stating that it’s warm and temperate, and yes, from the perspective of the people familiar with the cold weather, Manchester will be quite normal for them, but for Asian, middles eastern, or African people, Manchester is cold! 8-ish °C isn’t exactly common in these areas and some of them haven’t even experienced any temperature degrees below 20 °C. Annual average temperature is 10.5 °C. Heavy rainfall continues throughout the year, with November being the heaviest and April being the driest. July is the warmest month with an average temperature of 17.8 °C and the coldest is January with an average temperature of 4.3 °C.

What to Pack and Manchester Local Timing

Manchester is cold like any other UK city, so coming from somewhere warm and humid, you will probably need a complete wardrobe makeover. Rain boots, jackets, thermals, scarfs, wool padded gloves, thermal socks, slim fit undershirts, and heat preserving shoes will be essential for day to day wear. GMT is Manchester’s local timing which is a good-to-know detail when booking your travels and student accommodation in Manchester. 

Is Manchester Rural or Urban? - Is Manchester an urban area?

Manchester is considered to be urban despite having a 630.3 km2 (243.4 sq mi) of land laid under the rural definition; the urban part is only 115.6 km2 (44.6 sq mi). They say that Manchester is the English version of Manhattan, New York. 

Manchester Lifestyle 

Is it expensive to live in Manchester?

Manchester is 32% lower in the cost of living than London; however, compared to a city like Loughborough, it’s definitely on the expensive side. As an international student, having your student accommodation in Manchester won’t really ruin your budget- based lifestyle and you still get to enjoy your school years. 

Is Manchester better than London?

When you type the word Manchester in Google search bar, you’ll find the first thing to appear is Manchester Football Club which indicates the international infamously the city has. London without a doubt is THE city, everyone knows London; however, it’s more expensive to be living in- housing wise, food, facilities, personal care, medical, and entertainment. Both are in the north, both are cold, like any other area in the UK, both are great cities with great history, the only huge difference to be considered is the cost of living and how far you can afford it.   

What are Some Must-Visit Places in Manchester?

Visiting the National Football Museum is a must for fans. Manchester has a unique history that dates 2000 years back. The one thing that should be on top of every student’s list of things to do in Manchester is John Rylands Library, which is currently part of the University of Manchester. The epic library gives off a unique, gothic Hogwarts-like vibe that should be seen first-hand. It is a very short walk from Manchester Town Hall, which is another architectural gem in the city.

Manchester Traditional Food 

  1. Black Pudding

Commonly known as blood pudding, it is a form of sausage made of pig’s blood and other stuffing like barley, oats, and suet. It can be found at any local supermarket, boiled or doused with vinegar.  


  1. Manchester Tart

Traditional English baked tart with some flakes of coconut spread on top to give the mixture of raspberry jam topping and custard filling an extra “umm”. It’s not special, but you will love the experience. 


  1. Eccles Cake

Currants, sugar, and a spice mixture covered with a flaky pastry layer in a round shape with a demerara sugar topping. A good, on the way snack for an energy boost. 


  1. Pasty Barm

It’s a Bolton native - a town in Greater Manchester. Barm cake is a floured bread roll filled with a potato and meat paste.

Universities in Manchester 

  1. University of Manchester

  2. Manchester Metropolitan University

  3. Abbey College Manchester

  4. Community Revival

  5. Excel College Manchester

  6. INTO Manchester

  7. University of Bolton

  8. University of Salford

  9. BPP University, Manchester

  10. The University of Law - Manchester

  11. UCFB Etihad Campus

  12. Arden University Manchester

Transportation In Manchester 

Manchester is the second largest city in the UK after the capital. The city hosts a major train station and an international airport with quick, easy, and convenient local and international flights. Students in Manchester have the benefit of reaching London via an easy two-hour train ride. 

Railway Stations in Manchester - What train line is Manchester on?

West Coast Main Line is the train line on which Manchester is. Here are some of Manchester train stations with the exact postal code for each one: 

  1. Manchester Piccadilly - M60 7RA

  2. Manchester Oxford Road - M1 6FU

  3. East Didsbury - M20 5WP

  4. Deansgate - M15 4GB

  5. Ardwick - M12 6JH

  6. Levenshulme - M19 2DS

  7. Burnage - M20 6FH

  8. Gorton - M18 8GN

  9. Trafford Park - M32 0AP

  10. Moston - M40 0JA

Nearest Airport to Manchester

Here is a list of the nearest airports to Manchester in a descending order: 

  1. Liverpool airport (39km) - (24.2mi)

  2. Chester airport (47km) - (29.2mi)

  3. Blackpool airport (68km) - (42.2mi)

  4. Leeds Bradford airport (70km) - (43.4mi)

  5. Doncaster Sheffield airport (85km) - (52.8mi)

Famous Neighbourhoods For Student Accommodation in Manchester 

Anson Road, Road Rusholme, Heald Grove, Moss Lane East, Chester St, Wilmott Street, Princess Street, Hanging Ditch, Berry Street.           

Other Student Accommodation In UK

Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Manchester, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities: 

London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Aberystwyth, Aberdeen, Bangor, Belfast, Bradford, Bath, Brighton, Bedford, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cambridge, Carlisle, Colchester, Canterbury, Cheltenham, Coventry, Cardiff, Chester, Derby, Dundee, Durham, Egham, Exeter, Falmouth, Gloucester, Guildford, Hatfield, Huddersfield, Hull, Ipswich, Kingston, Lancaster, Lincoln, Loughborough, Leeds, Luton, Leicester, Medway, Newcastle, Norwich, Newcastle under Lyme, Nottingham, Newport, Oxford, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Preston, Reading, Salford, Stirling, Sunderland, Sheffield, Stockton on tees, Swansea, Southampton, Stoke, Winchester, Wrexham, Wolverhampton, Worcester, York.  

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What is the average rent for student accommodation in Manchester?


In 2020, the average rent for a student room came to was £126. in Casita the lowest rent you will find is £99 for a single room in New Medlock House.  

2. How long can you stay in student accommodation in Manchester?


You can stay as long as you need in a student accommodation in Manchester. If you need short-term accommodation the city has plenty. Typically for a student who wishes to stay the full-year abroad, it is better to book your tenancy for 40 weeks or more. 

3. What are the facilities I can find in my accommodation?


Manchester student accommodation have all you need, including Wi-Fi, fitness centres, laundry facilities, communal areas and games areas. You can ask your accommodation expert for a recommendation if you have a certain preference. 

4. Can I pay in instalments for student accommodation in Manchester?

Read the payment policies at the end of the building page to know if your accommodation will allow you to pay in installments. Don't forget to ask your accommodation expert to confirm with the property as well. 

5. When should I book a Manchester student accommodation?

Start your research way before septmember to make sure you are ready with your preferred options before the rush in July.

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