INTO Manchester provides an exceptional study environment in which to prepare for the challenges and rewards of a world-class university education. Successful completion of an academic preparation programme offers guaranteed progression to a number of top-ranked UK universities. For more information check the school website.
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This study Centre is located in the heart of Manchester, close to university campuses. Here you will join a diverse community of international students who share your ambition to succeed, and develop the academic study and English language skills needed to secure the job of your dreams. Students from 103 nationalities have enjoyed studying with us, with 86% saying they would reccommend us to a friend (INTO Arrival survey 2014).

About Location

Manchester is most culturally diverse city in the world for its size and is:

  • ranked the number 1 UK city to live in for three years in a row (Global Liveability Survey 2013)
  • representative of nearly every culture in the world, with 153 languages spoken
  • named in Lonely Planet’s top 10 cities in the world to visit in 2016
  • number 1 UK city for young graduate quality of life (Intergenerational Foundation Report 2015)
  • 5th most cost effective city in the UK (NatWest Student Living Index 2015).

Teaching Method

INTO teachers and support staff are there to help you every step of the way including:

  • small class sizes and high levels of one-to-one contact with personal tutors
  • teachers with extensive experience helping international students prepare for university success
  • all English language courses are accredited by the British Council
  • progress reports to ensure that you remain on track to achieve your academic ambitions
  • regular social activities, including trips to the theatre, cinema and other attractions in and around Manchester.


INTO offers

  • a guaranteed offer of a place at an NCUK university for all successful students
  • a track record of success helping more than 2,000 international students progress to higher education
  • a fantastic learning environment in the heart of Manchester's city centre
  • a Learning Resource Centre complete with free WIFI access throughout
  • a range of scholarships to assist students from all backgrounds


  • a ‘fast track’ NCUK university application process
  • one-to-one student counselling to help you select the most best course to achieve your academic goals
  • assistance with all stages of university application, including writing personal statements and interviews
  • over 60 of the UK’s leading universities have welcomed INTO Manchester students, including Manchester, Cambridge, St Andrews, Warwick, etc.


Parkway Gate residence

  • a 5-10 minute walk away from the INTO Centre
  • offers single bedrooms with en suite shower rooms, and fully-fitted communal kitchens
  • Free Wi-Fi, a common room, a games room with pool table, and courtyard with bike storage
  • Residential Tutors providing support
  • the new, luxury student residence includes a bowling alley, cinema, gym, and social study spaces.


Manchester offers a wide variety of options for socialising, and staff organise a regular social programme of local activities to help you enjoy the city. This includes visits to the theatre, cinemas, and other places of interest such as the National Football Museum and Manchester United Football Club.


INTO Manchester also organises trips further afield, including visits to the beautiful Lake District, trips to Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's birthplace), and other cultural destinations across the north west of England.