Moving in

Moving in needn't be stressful with our host of hints and tips.

Moving into university accommodation can be an exciting time, and there are many different things to remember from academic information to the day-to-day living essentials.

To ensure your move to Manchester Metropolitan University’s accommodation is as stress free as it can be, we offer a host of tips to ensure you have everything you need and know exactly what you’re supposed to do on moving-in day.

Find out how you can have a stress-free and fun moving in experience here…


When moving to university accommodation there are several tasks that you will need to complete and things you will need to with you upon your arrival and receiving the keys to your room for the academic year. You will want to know everything from what essentials to bring for your flat or town house through to the essentials for obtaining a TV license. To make this a stress free process, our team have compiled a 'to-do' list about what you need to do when moving into your Manchester Metropolitan accommodation.

See our checklist of what to bring

What To Bring

From living essentials through to anything that might support your studies, there are a range of essentials you will need to bring with you when moving into university accommodation.

See our guidelines on what to bring

Keeping Healthy

Keeping fit and healthy while at Manchester Metropolitan accommodation is our top priority – and nothing is more important than registering with a GP, a local dentist and being aware of the illnesses most common in shared university accommodation.

More information on keeping healthy

Safety & Security

Manchester Metropolitan is a very safe university, though to ensure your personal safety and the security of your room and possessions through to electrical and fire safety, we’ve host of important tips, procedures and guidelines to familiarise yourself with.

Read our safety and security tips

Moving In