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Where do students live in Manchester?

So you’ve decided to make the move to Manchester - great choice! You will join one of the largest and most vibrant student communities in the UK. But here comes the important question you find yourself asking “where do student live in Manchester?” Not to worry, we have put together a list of a few of the most popular student areas in Manchester to help you decide where best for you.

Fallowfield A great place to start is with Fallowfield. Due to the high number of University of Manchester halls of residence here, the place is absolutely filled with student life. Because of this high number, everything around here caters perfectly for the student crowds, and everything you could need for a good (and late) night out are at hand. That being it’s one massive positive - as long as that’s what you are after. This is definitely a freshers vibe - so if you can handle the party, you are definitely on for a good time.

Withington Heading a little further south and you will find yourself in Withington. Although typically a little quieter than the it’s neighbour Fallowfield - it remains a popular area. It offers good access to all the amenities you need, while travelling to Manchester University remains an easy task. Perhaps best if you are looking for a bit more of a productive year.

Rusholme Not far away, and to the north of Fallowfield is the well known Rusholme. Home to The Curry Mile, people will travel far and wide to enjoy some of the amazing and numerous curry houses on offer here. Not only rich in food options, the area is home to a number of parks and is positioned nicely between Fallowfield and the city centre, making it ideal for studying and a night out.

Hulme Hulme has changed a lot in the last 15 years. Nowadays this fantastically located area remains full of charm despite its wealth of new development. The city-centre and Universities are close by. In fact you can walk in to the centre in about 20 minutes. The area itself is not particularly known for a world class nightlife - but it does have some nice bars and cafes on offer.

Let us know in the comments below if you agree and if you have any tips on the best places to live as a student in Manchester.


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