Student support

Whatever the issue - financial, academic, personal or administrative - we have experienced and sympathetic people, support groups, counsellors and advice centres to help you.

My Manchester - Personalised online space for current students

International Masters students

A range of facilities and services are available to make your move to Manchester go smoothly:

  • In-depth arrival guide
  • Free airport collection service
  • Orientation programme

Information for international students


A number of residences are reserved exclusively for postgraduates; in others, undergraduate and postgraduate students are grouped together.

If you come to Manchester unaccompanied and pay the overseas rate of fees, we guarantee you a place in University-managed accommodation, with free Internet access in most residences.

Visit the University's Accommodation Office website for more details

Manchester Student Homes website

Disability Support Office

If you have additional needs arising from a medical condition, a physical or sensory disability, or a specific learning difficulty, feel free to contact the University’s Disability Support Office.
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 7512
Minicom: +44 (0)161 275 2794

Religious support

There are two chaplaincy centres for the major Christian churches. St Peter’s House provides chaplains for the Anglican, Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches, while the Roman Catholic Chaplaincy is at Avila House. There are prayer facilities on campus for Muslim students and student societies for many religions.


We offer support for students who are also parents.

Further information for students with children