Why Manchester?

Why Manchester?

A Celebrated City

Manchester is known as the UK’s second city and provides a rich and interesting experience for international students. It is famous for being home to two of the world’s most renowned football teams: Manchester United and Manchester City. The passion for football is a big part of the city’s culture, offering fans a chance to enjoy the sport through stadium tours and watching live matches.

The city played a key role in the industrial revolution, as well as showcasing its rich history in science, politics, music, arts, and sports. Today, Manchester is known for its blend of historical significance and modern progress, making it an exciting place to live and study.

Prominent Science and Scientists

The University of Manchester, a member of the elite Russell Group, is celebrated worldwide for its research contributions, especially in science. It has been the site of groundbreaking work, including Ernest Rutherford’s atom-splitting and Alan Turing’s developments leading to artificial intelligence. 

A Student-Friendly City

Manchester is an ideal city for students, with over 80,000 students spread across four university campuses. It offers a vibrant social scene, diverse cultural experiences, and is affordable for students on a budget.

Affordable Living

Living costs in Manchester are about 25% lower than in London, covering transport, dining, and accommodation.

Food in Manchester

The city caters to all dietary preferences, from halal and vegan to all-you-can-eat buffets. There are many restaurants and takeaways, offering a variety of tasty and reasonably priced meals.

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