English Literature and Creative Writing (Undergraduate)

Welcome for undergraduate students will begin on Monday, 11 September 2023.

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    Support and advice 

    Your Student Support Hub is the place for advice, support, and guidance. We can help you with queries from registration to graduation and everything in between. Please use our SALC Interactive FAQ & Contact Form to contact us or to find the information you need.​​​​​​​

    Alternatively, please come and see us or you can call us, we’re really happy to help. 

    You can also access our dedicated Student Support and Wellbeing team who can meet with you on a one to one basis.

    Location: Lower Ground floor, Samuel Alexander Building (next to the Lime Cafe). We are number 67 on the Campus Map (which can be found on the University of Manchester webpage) or please see our virtual tour video for directions. 

    Opening hours: 9am –  5pm, Monday – Friday (10am - 4pm outside of term time)

    Telephone:  +44 161 529 3348​​​​​​​

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    For more information on the services the Student Support Hub can provide, please see your Student Handbook.

    Preparing to start your course

    Firstly, visit our Get Ready pages, where are a few practical things we need you to complete in your first few weeks to get things started.

    The city of Manchester

    The city of Manchester is steeped in culture and history, making it an ideal location for students from across the globe. You can find out more about what this city has to offer in the resources below.

    Study skills

    My Learning Essentials is the Library's award-winning skills support programme. It offers face to face and online support across a variety of topics. 

    Support for international students

    For all students planning to travel to the UK, it is important to be aware of the current rules and requirements relevant to your circumstances before travelling. The situation is changing on a regular basis, so we strongly advise you regularly check the advice available from the UK Government.

    Click on the links below to discover how the University provides support for international students.

    Support for students from under-represented backgrounds

    The University offers a range of support for students from backgrounds and communities currently under-represented in higher education.