Umass Advice
University Life


Moving to university can seem like a daunting task. With so many different things to think about, such as adapting to different learning styles, navigating your way around a new city, and learning to live independently, you may wonder where to start!

…But fear not! UMASS has a range of practical hints and tips from our current students who have been through the process of preparing for university life. With over 38,000 students from over 200 countries at The University of Manchester, studying on more than 400 different degree programmes, there is always someone new to meet and interact with!   On the following pages, we have put together advice and guidance about student life that will help you to make the most of your university experience. The links on the left will provide you with helpful tips on choosing your accommodation, finding out about the different forms of university study and how to get involved with all of the activities that take place across campus.