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Known issues with My Manchester

We are aware of an issue with My Manchester that is affecting access to Confirm Attendance, Registration, Blackboard and Course Unit Selection.

Essential support and resources

It can be overwhelming coming to a new city to study, so we've highlighted some key resources that will help you settle into life at Manchester.

Thinking ahead

The University College: it’s time to take your pick

Is there something you want to know more about? Perhaps a topic that is outside of the traditional boundaries of your degree programme? Or something you want to learn, simply for the love of learning?


Your student life

No vote, no voice - make sure you register

To make sure you have your say and can vote at future elections, you must fill in an Electoral Registration form - these have recently been sent out to all Manchester households.

Get the most from living in halls

Moving into halls brings about a lot of changes, so we've gathered together some really useful advice and resources, plus highlighted some of best opportunities available to you.

Thinking ahead

Have you downloaded the new iManchester app?

Find your way round campus easily, locate services (including computer clusters) and see what is open and when - make use of our great new iManchester App.

Your student life

Events for postgraduate and mature students

There are many different types of event in Welcome Week - and if you are a postgraduate or mature student then there is plenty of opportunity to meet other students, socialise, or just start to get to know your new campus.

Get involved

Student Summer Success

Even though lecture theatres may have been a little quieter over the summer, Manchester students have still been busy achieving great things.



Your student life

Staying healthy : essential services and information

Sign up for a GP quickly and easily in Welcome Week; make sure you find your nearest GP, dentist and sexual health clinic

Offers and advice to keep you safe

Don't allow crime to ruin your time at University, stay safe and keep one step ahead with these exclusive offers and advice, tailored specifically for Manchester students.

A welcome message from the President

The University's President and Vice Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell has extended a warm welcome to students in a special video message.

Collecting your student card

Once you have registered and are officially a member of the University, the next step is to pick up your student card - find out how!

Hot topic

Welcome back!

You might have noticed a few changes around here, well here’s a quick guide to the improvements that have taken place over the summer.

Your student life

Top tips for living in a house share

Here's a guide to all of things you should take into consideration when moving into a new house, including tips, advice and useful links.

If you've moved,, you may need a new GP

Are you returning to Manchester after a nice summer break? Don’t wait until you’re feeling under the weather to find out if your GP can still treat you.



Pass it on - your tips and advice for new starters

No one is better placed to give advice on thriving during those early days at University than those who've been there and done it... you!

Your Blackboard courses in Semester 1

Once you have enrolled on a course in the Student System, you should start to see relevant content in your My Blackboard tab in My Manchester.

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