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MCR Student Social

MCR Student Social is back this year and bigger than ever, offering huge discounts across four whole days. Students can make the most of over 120 unmissable offers in the Arndale and in stores throughout the city centre from 30th September – 3rd October.

Over 120 designer, high street and independent stores will be giving up to 50% off to students over the four-day period.

  • Head down to Levi’s and Claire’s for 30% off the whole range.
  • Grab 20% off a whole host of big names, including French Connection, Barbour, Ann Summers, Boux Avenue, Dr Martens, Dune, Game, Hollister, Lindt, Luke, Morphe, Monki, New Look, Pandora, Quiz, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, Urban Outfitters, Adidas and Michael Kors.
  • Even better than that…there’s big discounts of off food & drink in a range of locations, including 50% off at Wolf Italian Street Food, 33% off at Pizza Hut, 30% off at Bella Italia and 20% off at Archie’s, Auntie Anne’s and Bagel Factory.

Launch Party – Thursday 30th September

Want a little more? Then head down to the Arndale and surrounding streets on 30th September between 12-7pm to make the most of the offers and enjoy the MCR Student Social official launch party, including live entertainment, amazing food and loads more activities.

Be prepared for a party on Market Street where you’ll enjoy Spin to Win and £1 Burritos from Barburrito, get the chance to see life upside down with GFFdamian’s Aerial Playground, and have a go at the giant Printworks Pong to win exclusive freebies and vouchers from top Printworks student bands. You can also visit the pop-up Apple Repair Bar, say help to the Barclays Digital Eagles to brush up on your digital skills, or head to The Perfume Shop van to sample the latest fragrances, great discounts and win special prizes.

There’ll also be in-store fun and games throughout the Arndale and across the city centre during the launch party, with everything from live DJs, to competitions, giveaways and goody bags. And don’t forget to stop off at New Look’s Pan and Ice stall for a free ice cream or crepe when you make a purchase. Delicious!

MCR Student Social is organised by Manchester Arndale and Manchester’s Business Improvement District, the Heart of Manchester BID, in collaboration with The Manc.