University of Manchester: 0161 306 6000

You can phone the University of Manchester general enquiries number 0161 306 6000 if you are calling from the UK, but should dial the international dialling code +44 161 306 6000 if you would like to contact a student advisor from overseas.

Both the UK and international numbers are useful for callers who would like further information about entrance requirements, term dates, to book a place at an upcoming Open Day and for directions to the main university library.


General Enquiries – 0161 306 6000

The University of Manchester is a ‘red brick’ university, and is the second largest higher education institution in the UK, with approximately 39700 students and 10400 members of staff. You can call Manchester University on their switchboard telephone number 0161 306 6000 for both general enquiries or to be directed to a specific academic department. Callers will be able to ask any questions about the undergraduate and postgraduate admissions process, the entrance requirements for a specific course or can ask to rescind a UCAS application. Alternatively, you may wish to contact the University of Manchester to ask for a course prospectus or to book a place at an upcoming open day to help inform your decision to apply. Similarly, if you are set to visit the university callers can get in touch for directions to the main campus, to a specific academic faculty or to the main library. Notably, both alumni and members of the public are eligible to use one of the university’s libraries with a day-visitor pass. Moreover, you may wish to use this number to check the status of a job application made to the university if you are unable to find the specific department’s contact details online. If you are making your own way to the University of Manchester then you should input the below address and postcode in your car’s SatNav device:

The University of Manchester,
Oxford Road,
M13 9PL,
United Kingdom.

Calls to Manchester University charge the same standard rate of any other geographical UK call but will be free if your mobile tariff is bundled with inclusive minutes or if your landline deal provides free local calls. However, calls to the international student helpline +44 161 306 6000 will be charged at a significantly higher rate than when when making a UK telephone call.

Accommodation Enquiries – 0161 275 2888

You can also call the University of Manchester accommodation office on the following contact number 0161 275 2888 for enquiries about the student housing facilities available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. It should be noted that the rate you will be charged for your university accommodation will depend on whether you are allocated a place at fully-catered or self-catered student halls.

University of Manchester Phone Numbers

University of Manchester Helpline UK Contact Number
General Enquiries 0161 306 6000
Careers Service 0161 275 2828
Accommodation Office 0161 275 2888