Manchester is the fastest growing city in the UK, it is situated in North West England. Manchester is a city of many firsts - the first industrialised city in the world, the site of the world’s first railway station, the site where the atom was first split, etc. making it an invigorating city to study and live in. Manchester has a huge network of educational facilities, around 20 colleges and universities, each with their own specialisation. In fact, Manchester has the biggest student population in the country.