Find your student accommodation in Manchester
With almost 100,000 students across three high quality universities, Manchester has a well-deserved reputation as a great student city.
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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.
University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates. A great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Located close to campus.
Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.
A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.
A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.
Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.
A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.
A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.
A room available in a house share, where a group of existing housemates want to fill an empty room. A good way of getting the benefits of a house share without an established group of friends.
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Living in Manchester
Home to one of Europe's largest student populations, there's a lot to recommend Manchester as a destination for students. It's the UK's third largest city and it's also a popular destination for tourists so there is a lot to do including a renowned music scene, lots of culture and there's also lots of science, engineering and commerce opportunities.
Located in the north-west of England, Manchester is a good base for exploring the beautiful areas such as the Lake District and the Pennines and other cities. Manchester also claims to be the first for many world firsts and has an enviable reputation for science and industry.
Today Manchester offers students from around the world excellent opportunities at Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University and also the Royal Northern College of Music. With so many students there’s a thriving nightlife with lots of cafes, bars and pubs as well as excellent shopping facilities. It's also home to some of the world's best-known football teams, Manchester United and Manchester City, and there are world-class sporting facilities available for a wide range of sports. Students heading to Manchester will find an excellent local transport infrastructure including trams and buses but also a great train network to reach other towns and cities.
Here you will find details of private rented accommodation offered by private landlords/letting agents in Manchester including: student houses, student flats/apartments in Manchester, bed-sits in Manchester and private halls in Manchester.