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Manchester

Manchester is a vibrant and multicultural city with a big population of international students. In spite of its industrial background, the city is considered a capital of culture for its vibrant media, arts and music scene. Manchester is a great place for finding work during and after your studies, since its economy is the second most successful in the UK, after London

Manchester

Study in the city that made David Beckham a legend

Manchester is a vibrant and multicultural city with a big population of international students. In spite of its industrial background, the city is considered a capital of culture for its vibrant media, arts and music scene.

The city is a great place for finding work during and after your studies, since its economy is the second most successful in the UK, after London. Moreover, Manchester received the title of “Beta World City”, being the highest ranked British city after the capital. This makes it a great place for kick-starting your career.

Manchester is a special place for sports lovers, being home to well-known football clubs such as Manchester United. One of the best spots to keep yourself in shape is the Heaton, an award winning park which is one of the largest in Europe. 

The music scenes in Manchester is one of the best in Europe. Manchester is the home of “madchester” movement, a current of music, fashion and lifestyle. The city was the starting place for many famous bands, such as The Smiths, Oasis, Take That and The Chemical Brothers. Concert lovers will be thrived to experience the atmosphere of live shows on Manchester Arena, the largest of its kind in Europe

The nearest airport is Manchester International Airport with a good range of flights across UK and Europe. The airport is only 16 km away from the city centre. It takes a little more than 2 hours to reach Manchester from London by train (National Railway).

Getting around is easy as the city is served by tram, bus and train. You can use the Metroshuttle bus free of charge. Biking is also possible for short distances, as the city is flat.

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