Our Manchester campus, which hosts both our legal and business courses, is located in the heart of the city, close to leading law firms and Manchester Piccadilly Train Station. The Metrolink, which connects the whole of Manchester and surrounding areas, is just a 2 minute walk from campus. The city has a thriving nightlife with plenty of bars, theatre and live music venues to choose from. Perfect for student life, Manchester is rich in art, fashion and heritage, and is as proud of its music scene as it is of its football teams. It has a thriving and diverse economy including business, legal and professional services.
Our campus has an amazing view of Piccadilly Gardens and is close to the main shopping area in Manchester with many shops offering student discounts. The campus’ workshop rooms are where you will spend most of your time whilst studying with us. Large groups and workshops are hosted here to enable you to learn collaboratively with your fellow students, making studying with us both effective and engaging. Our library resources are extensive and library courses are offered to those who need help navigating legal and business databases when studying.
You will have many opportunities to get involved in activities and events beyond your studies at our Manchester campus and will even have the option to start a society yourself. There is also a café on-site with a games area – a great place to unwind with friends.
Our employability service has career consultants that can give you advice on CVs and application forms, and help you prepare for interviews by conducting mock interviews. Our dedicated team will support you in finding work experience and pro bono opportunities that will boost your CV. We have reserved accommodation for undergraduate students in Manchester called Park View, which is a modern student accommodation complex that is just a 20 minute bus ride from campus.
At Manchester, our lecturers and staff pride themselves on delivering the pinnacle of legal and business education and are dedicated to helping you achieve your career ambitions. Our lecturers are all industry professionals that will teach you the practical skills needed to kick start your career.
The Rice-Jones Scholarship is open to selected individuals studying postgraduate law at our Chester and Manchester campuses who can demonstrate academic promise, commitment to the legal profession and financial need.
To discover whether you're eligible, please see our scholarships and bursaries information to find more on the Rice-Jones Scholarship.
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Our Manchester campus is located in the city centre, with easy access by road and public transport. For up-to-date timetables on all of Manchester’s public transport go to the Transport for Greater Manchester website.
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Working with local accommodation providers in each of our campus cities, we give you access to great local options.
Our Accommodation team is available to help you locate suitable accommodation if you’ve accepted us as your firm choice. Please email [email protected] with any enquiry.
We will provide support to help you find suitable accommodation. Our Online accommodation portal provides helpful advice on choosing a property to rent in Manchester and provides property listings search for students who have accepted their place at our Manchester Campus.
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If you'd like to find other University of Law students to privately rent with, or you have a spare room in your house/flat, you can visit our Campus Facebook page to chat to and make living arrangements with fellow students in your area. Go to Facebook and search groups for your campus.
Manchester Student Village (Dwell Student Living) – Accommodation for Undergraduate Students
MSV is located just off Oxford Road, only a 5-minute walk from the city centre – a great location for university life!
They offer a variety of room types set within 3, 4 & 7 bed shared flats, including en-suite rooms if you prefer to have your own bathroom. For those of you that want your own space, they also offer self-contained studios. As MSV houses just under 1,000 students, there’s no doubt they’ll be able to find you the perfect room.
To help you relax after a long day studying, make use of their; free on-site gym, games area with PS4, pool, table tennis, and an outdoor space for you to bask in the glorious Mancunian weather (well, when it’s not raining ..!). They also have a Residential Life Team who hold social gatherings, competitions, and student wellbeing events.
MSV South (Dwell Student Living) – Accommodation for Undergraduate Students
MSV South is right in the heart of the lively popular student area. Supermarkets, restaurants, and coffee shops all within a 5-minute walk, the property offers great transport links, meaning that everything that the city has to offer is within easy reach.
It’s also close to the famous Curry Mile, ready for you to explore when you take time out from studying!
Their rooms are all ensuite. They have facilities like a social events calendar, onsite car parking (charges apply) onsite laundry (Charges apply), table tennis, onsite maintenance, 100MBPS internet included and onsite CCTV.
The Grafton (Dwell Student Living) - – Accommodation for Undergraduate Students
The Grafton property is located just off Oxford Road, close to shops and restaurants as well as close to Oxford Road’s great transport links to help you explore beyond the city centre.
They have facilities like an on-site gym, social events calendar, onsite laundry (charges apply), on-site management team, on-site convenience store, balcony access, onsite CCTV and 250 MBPS internet included.
If this sounds like your ideal student home, get in touch with them to book!
Whether your motivation is to meet other students, relax and unwind or burn a few calories, there is something to suit everyone.
At the beginning of each academic year students are invited to apply for positions on the Student Social Committee, supported by the Student Association and our local Student Services team. Students organise and run the societies at our campuses, meaning you have the opportunity to suggest a society you’d like to take part in at the University and we’ll help you bring it to life.
Here are some of the clubs and societies that students have started and run previously at our Manchester campus:
- Bar Society, Book Club, Debating, LGBTQ society, Networking events, Social nights, Student balls, Theatre club
- Football, Netball, Racket Sports.
- Court visits, Manchester Legal Enterprise Competition, Mentoring, Mooting Competitions
- Negotiation and Interviewing Programmes, Prize Giving, Speaker Programme.
We have an award-winning pro bono service. The opportunities may change year-to-year, however we always provide a range of options designed to enhance your employability.
Here are details of some of the programmes we have run in Manchester:
- Greater Manchester Law Centre, Judicial Shadowing,
- Legal Advice Centre (LAC), National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV),
- Personal Support Unit (PSU), Schools Consent Project, Streetlaw Programme.
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Amanda qualified as a solicitor, specialising in employment law with particular expertise in discrimination and diversity work. She joined ULaw in 2009 and has held positions as Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead for LLB/GDL before her appointment as Dean.