Students

Did you know? There are over one million students in Manchester. Actually, that’s a slight exaggeration. It just seems like there are sometimes, especially if you live in south Manchester. The huge student population is part of what makes Manchester such a special place.

Record Store Day 2017 celebrates its tenth anniversary

Record Store Day, the annual event promoting the culture of independently owned record stores, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this April. Bringing together vinyl junkies, artists, record...

Brand new app made in Manchester keeps the trolls away

Social media has made the public more likely to speak their minds than ever. But how do you sift through all the info out...

GQ magazine reckons Manchester makes the perfect city break

Next time you book a city break to Amsterdam, Paris or Dublin, lots of people will be travelling in the opposite direction and taking...

The search is on for Manchester’s best student band

Student bands from across Greater Manchester are in with a chance to win an exclusive session at a recording studio and the chance to...

Do Manchester’s universities have a freedom of speech problem?

The University of Manchester, MMU and The University of Salford all create a hostile environment for freedom of speech, according to Spiked magazine’s Free...

10 of the best places for students to study in Manchester

When the library stacks are getting less than inspiring and you need a change of scenery, there’s nothing quite like the corner of a...

Clothes donated to The Empty Shop now on sale at Manchester’s...

Kind-hearted local businesses and individuals came together over the Christmas period to donate new and pre-loved clothing to The Empty Shop in the Manchester Arndale in...

6 places to eat for under a fiver in Manchester

Knowing where to get a great value meal in the city can be tricky, but here's a selection - from fast food favourites to hearty and...

The UK’s biggest new record fair returns to Manchester

Vinyl sales in the UK have experienced 8 years of consecutive growth, overtaking digital downloads for the first time ever by the close of...

Nostalgic for Trainspotting? Five 90s style club nights in Manchester

Danny Boyle, the Radcliffe-born, award-winning director of Trainspotting and T2 Trainspotting was in town this weekend, watching his local team draw against Walsall and attending a post-screening Q&A at...

Britain’s biggest pick ‘n mix vintage clothing fair comes to Manchester

Ever bought pick ‘n mix sweets and wished you could buy your clothes the same way? Well now you can. Because The Vintage Kilo...

Eyes down: rave bingo ‘Bongo’s Bingo’ returns to Manchester

Bongo’s Bingo is back in Manchester following the festive break with a weekly residency at The Albert Hall from Tuesday 17 January. A night out...