First Street

Vita Student First Street 13 Jack Rosenthal Street, Manchester, M15 4RB

First Street

Vita Student First Street 13 Jack Rosenthal Street, Manchester, M15 4RB
Manchester’s original and award-winning Vita Student residence, Vita Student First Street is a short stroll from all the city's universities, and has a thriving community in the building who are ready to welcome you.

Building what’s included

  • Spacious Hub
  • Private Study Room
  • Coffee Lounge
  • Gym
  • Movie Room
  • Laundry Room
  • Pool & Table Tennis Tables
  • CCTV
  • Secure Key Fob Access
  • Free Weekday Breakfast
  • Free Bi-weekly Housekeeping
  • Free Tea & Coffee
  • Free Daily Events
  • 24/7 On-site Team
  • Superfast Wifi
  • VIP discounts

Standard features you get in every room type

  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Ensuite bathroom – shower, mirror, sink, toilet
  • Kitchen – microwave oven, hob, sink, fridge freezer
  • Mirror
  • Non-opening window
  • Pinboard
  • Smart TV
  • Three quarter bed
  • Underbed storage
  • Wardrobe
  • Bin
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Room types

Choose between two room types at First Street, across 11 floors. All studios include a kitchen, ensuite bathroom, study space and storage space.

Academic year 2024 / 25
Looking for 2023 / 24
The classic Vita Student studio, fitted with all the standard features covering everything you need.
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Easy access studios which can be adapted to suit individual requirements including all the standard features.
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Images are indicative of the quality and style of room types across our Vita Student buildings, and may not be exact representation of design, layout, fixtures and fittings.

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  1. Can I choose my room?

    Yes, but provided the room is available. You can book the exact room you want when you book directly through our website or speaking to our Lettings Team.

  2. Can I book a viewing?

    Yes! Contact our team to book a viewing.

  3. Is there a bike store? Is it included in the fee?

    Yes! All of our buildings have bike stores, and they’re included in your fee. We also have Vita Student bikes that you can use whenever you want.

  4. Do you offer printing facilities?

    Yes, all of our buildings have on-site printing facilities. When you arrive, you will receive an email to set up your printing account – once you have confirmed you can add credit to your account and start printing.

  5. What kitchen appliances are included?

    Rooms at Vita Student already include kitchen appliances like a fridge, microwave, oven and hob. Please do not bring any additional appliances when you move in.

  6. Is there a laundry room?

    Yes – we have a laundry room in the building. When using the laundry rooms, all you need to do is top up your account to start using the machines.

  7. What do I need to bring when I move in?

    While Vita Student rooms include all main kitchen appliances and furniture, you’ll need to bring your own utensils and kitchenware, kettle and toaster, bedroom furnishings, such as towels, duvets, and pillows. However, if you’ve booked a room with us you can order one of our Vita Student kitchen and bedding packs, which delivers all the essentials to your room before you arrive.

  8. Is contents insurance included?

    Yes, you can get free contents insurance with our partner Endsleigh. When you move in, you will receive an email to confirm your cover.

  9. Is there a car park? Is it included in the fee?

    Unfortunately we don’t have on-site parking at this building. However, all of our buildings are centrally located, with quick access to university and public transport.

  10. How do I receive mail and packages?

    Each resident has their own mailbox. However, any parcels will be delivered to Reception, where our team will securely look after them until you’re able to collect them.

  11. What’s included at Vita Student First Street?

    Vita Student First Street is all-in. Free breakfast, utility bills, private bookable spaces, on-site gym, housekeeping, daily events, and much more are all included when you move in.

  12. What size bed do I get at Vita Student First Street?

    The standard size bed is a three-quarter bed.

  13. How close is Vita Student First Street from university?

    Vita Student First Street is just a 10-minute walk to the University of Manchester and less than 10 minutes away from Manchester Metropolitan University.

  14. Where’s the nearest public transport to Vita Student First Street?

    Vita Student First Street is less than a 10-minute walk to both Manchester Oxford Road Station, Deansgate Train Station, and the Deansgate-Castlefield tram stop. There are also regular buses near the building that make exploring the city easy.

  15. What shops are close to Vita Student First Street?

    The nearest supermarket is just a two-minute walk from Vita Student First Street. The building is located within the centre of the city so there are hundreds of shops, bars and restaurants on your doorstep.