Tips for raising spirits in the rain….and you don’t need Gin / Whiskey/ Vodka

Manchester Student Houses witch all our tenants & students a very Happy Halloween!

Manchester calling all graduates….

  • Manchester calling all graduates….
    • Destination Manchester for top graduate jobs You may be at the beginning of your university life, without a clue as to what you’ll be doing in a few years’ time when you go out into the big wide world to earn a crust. Well, here’s some good news, whatever stage your education is at. For … Continue reading “Manchester calling all graduates….”

Manchester’s bid for a Chelsea gold

  • Manchester’s bid for a Chelsea gold
    •   Manchester’s bid for a Chelsea gold Calling all budding horticulturalists, arborists, tree surgeons, park keepers or topiarists, as well as anybody with a yen for landscape gardening, hydroponics or vertical gardening. There are several universities that could persuade you to follow one or more of these career paths, in preference to the old favourites … Continue reading “Manchester’s bid for a Chelsea gold”

Fancy climbing Everest?

  • Fancy climbing Everest?
    • Two bold students to brave Everest Base Camp If you fancy a challenge, it’s always a good idea to throw a needy charity into the grand scheme of things, just to make it all worthwhile. That way it’s easier to raise money and it gives you far more credibility to go off and do some … Continue reading “Fancy climbing Everest?”

New hub for creative talent opens in Manchester

  • New hub for creative talent opens in Manchester
    • You may not be familiar with the Cheetham Hill area of Manchester just north of Deansgate. On the surface it appears to be just another average suburb, but it’s rapidly becoming a fascinating area of diverse cultural activities. Ostensibly it is renowned for its wholesale businesses and fabric shops, owing their success no doubt to … Continue reading “New hub for creative talent opens in Manchester”

More good reasons to choose Manchester for studying

  • More good reasons to choose Manchester for studying
    • Calling all students living in Manchester or thinking of heading there. Which is the most popular city for studying in the UK? Yep. London of course. You might have expected that to be the case, but just give it some rational thought and you’ll probably be a lot better off heading to the ever-popular second … Continue reading “More good reasons to choose Manchester for studying”

Alright lad, are you up to owt?

  • Alright lad, are you up to owt?
    • Studying English? Why not learn to speak Manc? If you’re an overseas student and you’ve chosen Manchester as your preferred city for studying, it’ll come as no surprise that you’ll stand more chance of gainful employment after you graduate if you have a good command of the English language. And there’s no better place than … Continue reading “Alright lad, are you up to owt?”

Calling all aspirational high flyers

  • Calling all aspirational high flyers
    •   You may have noticed that Manchester is booming. When you drew the curtains this morning, were you met with a sea of tower cranes hovering over the start of yet another building site, destined to be Manchester’s equivalent of London’ s Gherkin, Walkie Talkie or Shard? Yes, the Northern Powerhouse is powering its way … Continue reading “Calling all aspirational high flyers”

Singing the praises of life in Manchester

  • Singing the praises of life in Manchester
    • Singing the praises of life in Manchester Living as a student can be amongst the most exciting and exhilarating days of your life. But if you’re not careful, it can also become an intensely lonely chapter in your career. Choice of location can play a big part in coping with the debilitating effects of loneliness. … Continue reading “Singing the praises of life in Manchester”

UoM inspires philanthropic ventures in Africa

  • UoM inspires philanthropic ventures in Africa
    •   What’s your ultimate aim when you graduate and leave your Manchester Student Houses home? A top job with a bulging pay packet? A profession to satisfy your killer instinct? Making sure you look out for number one? Or have you considered that, after the educational establishment has invested so much time and effort into … Continue reading “UoM inspires philanthropic ventures in Africa”

House Partaaaay

  • House Partaaaay
    •  Time to put the ‘Full House’ sign in the window? Dry January is over and we’re well on our way into a new year and, before you know it, it’ll be exam time. And then? Wild celebrations? If you are planning a party then, or even sooner through the cold weather, just be warned by … Continue reading “House Partaaaay”

Time to put down the pint and pursue politics

  • Time to put down the pint and pursue politics
    • Time to put down the pint and pursue politics Student ideals have often been associated historically with radical views and lifestyles. Anyone who was a student in London during the last century will readily recall events that attracted the attention of not only the local media, but the whole of the rest of the country. … Continue reading “Time to put down the pint and pursue politics”

Coping with the stresses of university life

  • Coping with the stresses of university life
    • Coping with the stresses of university life After you have passed through the initial euphoric stage of achieving your place in your further education college of choice, you may well by now be asking yourself some searching questions on how you can cope with this major upheaval in your life. You may find it exciting … Continue reading “Coping with the stresses of university life”

Winter Warmer

  • Winter Warmer
    • Try this for a winter warmer With all those much-anticipated Christmas food sensations a fast-fading memory as you start your new term, why not try this recipe for a truly delicious meal that doesn’t cost the earth? If you’re sharing a Manchester Student Houses home and a group of you are feeling sociable enough to … Continue reading “Winter Warmer”

Haus – New Eatery in Fallowfield for Students

  • Haus – New Eatery in Fallowfield for Students
    • While Fallow Café lies fallow, is HAUS here to stay? Little-known eateries and night-time hotspots tend to spring up unexpectedly, become hugely popular and then disappear slowly over the horizon. The sun set recently on favourite student venue, Fallow Café which was opened in 2013 as a coffee house with brunch and late-night drinks on … Continue reading “Haus – New Eatery in Fallowfield for Students”

Student Rat Rat Ratty Race

  • Student Rat Rat Ratty Race
    • Top Tips for surviving the student rat race Who better is there for advising how to make the most of student life than a real live student (best not to ask him or her too early in the morning eh?) We’ve just found this lovely little piece in Cosmopolitan magazine, entitled ‘42 tips for students, … Continue reading “Student Rat Rat Ratty Race”

Timely advice on staying safe in Fallowfield

  • Timely advice on staying safe in Fallowfield
    • At Manchester Student Houses we take your domestic safety and security very seriously. We go to great lengths to make sure that the property you are renting from us is as safe and secure as possible. But, as you’ve probably heard, there are some unsavoury characters around Fallowfield who seemingly will stop at nothing to … Continue reading “Timely advice on staying safe in Fallowfield”

New take on ‘passing the HP Sauce’

  • New take on ‘passing the HP Sauce’
    • New take on ‘passing the HP Sauce’ Time was, when you moved into a new house, you would call upon your adopted neighbours with an empty cup and ask politely for some sugar, ostensibly as a way of getting to know them and showing your friendliness. But the advent of social media has changed all … Continue reading “New take on ‘passing the HP Sauce’”