Manchester’s Biggest Student Shopping Night

Manchester’s biggest student shopping night returns on Thursday 26th April, with more than 150 designer, high street and independent stores across Manchester city centre offering up to 50% off exclusively for students.

MCR Student Social will see the city come alive with a range of entertainment featuring Capital FM DJs, pop-up stalls and lots of freebies and giveaways from 4pm-8pm.

Helping students freshen up their wardrobes for Spring:
H&M, Topshop, Topman, Urban Outfitters, Office, Fossil, All Saints, Diesel, Radley, Lipsy, Victoria’s Secret, Boux Avenue, Footasylum, Vans, Dorothy Perkins, New Look, Miss Selfridge, River Island, Accessorize, Timberland, Burton, G-Star Raw, Clarks, Dune, Adidas, Schuh, Simply Be, Thomas Sabo, Jacamo, Sockshop and French Connection are all offering 20% off while Levi’s will be offering 30% off. For those who love a freebie, the first 100 students can bag a gift with any purchase in Oliver Bonas and DKNY is offering 15% off purchases with a gift.

Students can bag a beauty bargain in The Perfume Shop, Superdrug, The Body Shop, The Fragrance Shop and Boots and enjoy skin consultations, offers and free samples from the Kiehl’s on Wheels pop-up beauty store in Exchange Square. For Instagram-worthy stationery, Smiggle and Ryman are offering 20% off, Paperchase has 15% off and The Works is offering 10% off.

For exclusive discounts on some of the world’s best brands, complimentary gifts and a host of pop up activities, students should head to Selfridges Exchange Square. Beauty junkies will enjoy a range of offers on their favourite products from the likes of Tom Ford, Jo Malone, NARS, Clarins and much more – plus activities such as summer/festival beauty makeovers by Charlotte Tilbury and a complimentary make up station by MAC. Shop discounts across a range of menswear and womenswear brands and indulge in some sweet treats, including a delicious gourmet cookie station by Cookie Doh MCR – all to the soundtrack of a live DJ set by Ibiza-style house venue Lazy Lizard.

On Market Street, Capital Manchester will be spinning the hottest hits from the DJ truck while Virgin Money Lounge will be challenging students to pack a suitcase in the fastest time to win £200. For those who are looking for the dream summer job, Mint Staffing Solutions are giving students the opportunity to work at the UK’s biggest festivals and NYX Professional Makeup will be on hand to create the ultimate festival looks. The winner takes it all at the Spin to Win challenge with Barburrito, test your boxing skills against Pure Gym’s expert personal trainers and eat a Manchester Tart in 60 seconds.

Manchester Arndale is also giving away 2 VIP Parklife Festival tickets. For a chance to win, head to the Manchester Arndale Facebook page. Entrants must ‘join’ the Student Social 2018 event page and tag the friend that they would bring with them in the competition post (terms and conditions apply)

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