Travel Passes and PayPoint

Fed up with heading into town and queuing up for your travel pass? Now you can buy it on campus from the Union Finance Office in University House. We sell passes for Stagecoach Bus, First Bus, as well as System One for use on all bus operators, and Metrolink passes.

You can also buy mobile top ups here and pay your bills!

Stagecoach Bus Passes

We sell discounted Unirider passes valid for all Stagecoach bus services across Greater Manchester.

We sell tickets for each semester, as well as for the year. Annual passes for the 2016/17 academic year are £220.

Full Price Details:

All Term                              1 Sept 16 – 30 June 17                   £225.00

Term 1                                1 Sept – 31 Dec 16                         £105.00

Term 2                                1 Jan – 30 June 17                         £90.00

Term 3                                1 April – 30 June 17                        £55.00

Term 2 & 3                          1 Jan – 30 June 17                         £140.00

Summer Pass                     1 July – 31 August                          £69.00

A student ID is required to purchase a Stagecoach Unirider pass.

First Bus Passes

We sell student passes valid for the semester for all First bus services across Greater Manchester, as well as monthly passes.

Student passes for the semester are now just £95, which works out at just over £1 a day!

Full Price Details:

All Term                                1 Sept 16 – 15 July 17                   £240

Term 1                                  1 Sept -31 December 16                £115

Term 2                                  1 Jan – 31 March 17                      £115

Term 3                                  1 April – 15 July 17                        £115

Monthly                                                                                     £44

A passport sized photograph and a student ID card is required to purchase a First Bus Pass.

System One Passes

System One offers DaySavers and Bus Savers for unlimited use on any bus run by any operator in Greater Manchester. System One also offers a selection of travelcards that can be used for unlimited travel on buses, Metrolink trams and National Rail train services within the Greater Manchester area.

A student bus saver would cost just £14.90 for seven days, or £53.50 for 28 days.

Metrolink Passes

Metrolink is Greater Manchester's tram service, with lines from the heart of Manchester city centre out to MediaCityUK, Eccles, Oldham, Rochdale, Chorlton, Droylsden and MediaCityUK.

We sell all the available Metrolink passes, which you can find the latest details for on the Metrolink website.

PayPoint - Paying Bills and Topping Up

You can pay your bills quickly, easily, conveniently and safely at the Finance Office through our PayPoint service.

Any bill you have with the PayPoint logo on can be paid for here, including Council Tax, your TV license and most electric, water and gas bills. Just bring your bill to us along. If you have an electric meter key we can also top this up.

You can also buy mobile phone top up vouchers for most mobile phone networks, as well as digital vouchers for game consoles stores (Xbox, Sony PlayStation and Nintendo) and Spotify.