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Modern Languages and Cultures

Student societies

Be part of a strong network of over 30 international and language related student societies, offering cultural activities and experiences specific to your course.

Manchester is so diverse and exciting that you never find yourself bored. On top of that, the University offers a variety of societies and clubs to bolster your degree - you can always study what you’re most passionate about.

Mercedes Antrobus / BA (Hons) European Studies and Spanish

As a languages student at The University of Manchester, you'll be involved in a wide range of extracurricular activities that enrich the life of the School.

This includes student-run language societies where you'll learn more about colloquialisms in language through native speakers and take part in discussion groups and socials.

Some of our societies also coordinate trips abroad to language-specific destinations.

International societies and groups

The International Society, located on Oxford Road, is a busy centre for international students based in the Manchester area.

The society has over 3,000 members from over 150 different countries, making it a great place to meet friends and make contacts during your stay.

Students' Union groups

You'll also find a number of international societies and groups through the Students' Union website:

Join us, and meet the world

Social media groups

Many of our student-led language societies stay in touch through social media groups. Here's some examples: