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.

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...

Heart for Art: not your ordinary tattoo parlour

By all accounts, Danny Birch is something of a visionary. “The trick is to use hazelnut milk if you want to get the flavour...

Manchester music student supports ex-Sex Pistol at Deaf Institute gig

The Sex Pistols’ connections with Manchester have been well documented over the years. Their legendary Lesser Free Trade Hall gig in 1976 was attended by Morrissey, Peter Hook, Bernard Sumner, Mick...

This isn’t Milan – this is Manchester Fashion Weekender

Forget about London, Paris and Milan. The fashion spotlight will be focused on Manchester when the first ever Fashion Weekender launches in the city...

Manchester’s biggest student shopping event is back for one day only!

A date for your diary. Manchester’s biggest student shopping event is here for one night only on Tuesday 27 September with a massive selection of...