Halls

Each Hall of Residence run by the University has its own Residents’ Association (RA) or Junior Common Room (JCR) who are responsible for organising and running activities and improving student life in your hall. All students who live in the hall are members of the RA or JCR and the membership fee is included in your rent. RAs and JCRs typically use this money to run socials, trips, events and sporting activities for all residents throughout the year.

RAs and JCRs are made up of an elected committee who the Students’ Union works to support throughout the year. The Students’ Union works to support you in running your RA/JCR. We can help you put on events in your hall, the SU, or in venues across Manchester. 

Nominations are now open to be part of the Hulme and Burkhardt JCR

So if you really want to get stuck into halls life, meet loads of new people while delevoping all kind of organisational, events management and financial skills then get involved! 

We are looking for the following positions:

  • President 
  • Secretary 
  • Treasurer
  • Social Secretary 

You can nominate yourself here! 

Voting will be open 19th March 12pm - 24th March 9pm 

If you have any questions about running your RA/JCR, please email us at halls.su@manchester.ac.uk or phone us on 0161 275 2987. Alternatively, you can pop in and see us in the Student Development Office on the first floor of the SU.

Check out our halls below: 

George Kenyon Hall
Hulme & Burkhardt
St Anselm
Owens Park
Liberty Park
Woolton Hall
Dalton-Ellis
Canterbury Court
Ashburne & Sheavyn
Whitworth Park
Oak House
Richmond Park
Unsworth Park
Weston Hall
Wright Robinson

Living At Home Students

We’re also here to support you if you are a student living at home. We run an active Living at Home Society where students who live at home can get to know each other. You can join the society online or on Facebook.

Living at home students also have the opportunity to become trip leaders via the Daytrippers programme which is a series of trips around Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire. Local students have a wealth of knowledge about the area that the Students' Union wants you to share with students coming from elsewhere!

We want to hear from you! We’re always working to support you better as a Union. If you have any ideas on how we could do more to work with students living at home, please contact our Off-Campus Student Project Co-ordinator Miriam Amies at miriam.amies@manchester.ac.uk or 0161 2752 987.

Mature Students

We run several societies available to mature students, including the Mature Students Society, OldSoc, and The Burlington Society. We want to hear from you! We’re always working to support you better as a Union. If you have any ideas on how we could do more to work with mature students, please contact our Off-Campus Student Project Co-ordinator Miriam Amies at miriam.amies@manchester.ac.uk or 0161 2752 987.

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