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Freshers’ Guide 2013 Articles

Going one better: restaurants

Marcus Kelly offers alternatives to the chains, helping you get more for your money
Kukoos is a new and delicious alternative to Oxford Road’s usual suspects, with everything on the menu at £5 or less

Top tips: the Northern Quarter

Ben Walker reveals the gems of the NQ – tea, cake, espressos and beer houses
Maddy Hubbard reviews The Mark Addy, a beautiful riverside ‘true gem’
Wälhbar is a beacon of hope amongst the bars of Fallowfield

National Football Museum: rekindle your love for the beautiful game

Sport Editor Matthew Barber visits Manchester’s latest footballing attraction
We sent Alexandra Williams to check out Gorilla, a brand spanking new gin parlour

Getting around

Tips for getting around Manchester from The Mancunion

The Manchester Art Group

Alice Marshall and Francesca Reid report on the growing popularity of the Manchester undergraduate arts collective


Your essential guide to Fallowfield
Manchester’s greener than you think, so why not enjoy one of it’s parks?
Just outside the student-dominated Fallowfield, Withington is a great place to escape the university bubble

The City for free

Run out of money after Freshers’ Week? Well here’s some ideas for you

The best night spots in Manchester

Fancy a good night out in Manchester? Then Tom Glasser can help, via an extended river metaphor

A postgraduate’s guide to Manchester

Too old for a typical student night-out? Stevie Spiegl is here to help

Seeing through the Oxford Road bubble

Islington Mill: something worth veering off the beaten track for?

Manchester: Venue Guide

As one of the world’s great music cities, Manchester is packed with great venues. Here’s five of our favourites…

Theatre City

Manchester can make an honest claim to be the theatre capital of the North of England and as a student you are in a great opportunity to take advantage of this. From fantastic new writing to sell-out musicals, Manchester’s theatre scene is flourishing. Here is a very short guide to what is on offer. The […]