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MCR Student Social

MCR Student Social is back this year and bigger than ever, offering huge discounts and amazing experiences. Make the most of over 120 unmissable offers in the Arndale and stores across the city centre on Thursday 29 September between 12pm and 7pm, as well as live entertainment, competitions, games and more!

Enjoy up to 30% off in over 120 stores including; Levi’s, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, River Island, Monki, Pretty Green, Mango, Superdry, Kick Game, Jack & Jones, Office and Schuh. Plus, up to 50% off food, drink and leisure, including; The Cube and Putters at Urban Playground, Döner Shack, Archie’s, Pizza Hut, Pan-n-Ice, Wolf Italian Street Food and Slim Chickens.

On top of incredible deals, there’ll be plenty of free entertainment to enjoy throughout the Arndale and city centre too.

Head inside Manchester Arndale and spin the wheel at the ‘Student Digs’ for a chance to win big and small prizes that are perfect for your new home, with everything from toilet roll to gift cards. Next, challenge your mates to a nerves-of steel ‘Giant Human Buzzer’ game – loser gets to put the bin out for a month! Keep your eye out for the ‘Roaming Roulette’ team too, where you’ll need to stick your hand in the roulette box and guess what the weird and wonderful textures are to take home more prizes.

Visit Market Street where you will find Urban Playground’s The Cube, chillout area, DJ truck and FREE samples from Nordic Spirit, plus aerial performers, dancers and games in the Party Zone. Head to the Food zone to enjoy free pizza from Franco Manca, giveaways from Döner Shack, prizes from Barburrito and more!

Take on challenges from King Street Gym and Canal River Trust, sign up with MINT Hospitality & Events people, hear from the Science Festival and chat to the team from Nationwide in the Info Zone. Try your hand at Foam Axe Throwing, Pong, Crazy Golf and Virtual Bowling with Printworks, plus table football tournament, giant games and more from Manchester BID in Exchange Square’s Play Zone.

Plus, The Manc DJ Truck, playing the finest hip-hop, funk and party anthems throughout the day.

There’ll be loads happening inside stores too. Find live DJs in Schuh, Decent Cut, Urban Playground, Morphe and more. Win prizes or get goody bags in the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Victoria’s Secret PINK, Decent Cut, Lush, Ryman and Supercuts.