Whether you need independent advice, academic representation or a quiet place to study, The Union will support you throughout your time at Manchester Met. You’ll become a member the day you join the University, giving you access to all the opportunities and services, including an annual programme of events, a specialised student-centred advice centre, and over 100 societies.
Whether you already participate in sport or would like to try new activities, there are more than 100 sports and activity clubs to get involved with. Many of Manchester Met’s teams compete in official leagues against other UK universities and colleges. There is also a range of free drop-in sports and activities across campus, including women-only sessions. Find out more about sport at Manchester Met.
Manchester has been a renowned centre for international trade and investment for centuries. The city that was once at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution is today the UK’s largest financial and professional services centre outside of London, attracting major global businesses from around the world. It is also a major hub for the creative and digital industries and home to some of the UK’s key media organisations.
Manchester excels in a wide range of sectors, from finance and creative media to healthcare, advanced manufacturing and energy, among others. Put simply, it’s not just a great city for students. Here you’ll find the perfect setting to develop your knowledge, build experience and create connections for your future – making Manchester an ideal home for your career ambitions.
Manchester is recognised the world over for its music scene and creativity and is home to world-class sporting facilities, including the Aquatics Centre and the National Cycling Centre. The city is also famous for not one, but two celebrated football teams.
Manchester Met’s campus is a few minutes’ walk from the retail and cultural heart of the city centre and it is easy to get around with the extensive bus, tram and rail network. Manchester and the region are well served by motorways and reliable public transport, so other cities are also within easy reach.