The Top Manchester Student Influencers to Follow in 2024

In this blog,  we’re thrilled to present the leading  Manchester student influencers who are shaping Manchester’s social landscape in 2024. From fitness enthusiasts to foodies, these dynamic individuals are not only dominating social media but also motivating and supporting fellow students citywide.

Whether you’re in search of student tips, event insights, or a community of kindred spirits, our carefully curated list of Manchester’s student influencers has something for everyone.

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What exactly does the term “influencer” mean?

An influencer is an individual with a dedicated following on social media platforms or within a specific niche. They regularly create content, including posts, videos, or blogs, that deeply connects with their audience. Their content spans various topics such as fashion, beauty, travel, fitness, lifestyle, and more.

This blog will explore not only influencers who are currently students but also individuals from various life stages who can serve as sources of inspiration for students.

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Top Manchester Student Influencers 


Eloise is the blogger who runs the Life in Manchester account which is an absolute gem for students living in Manchester.

She shares everything from the best restaurants in Manchester to the best places to visit.

She is always on the lookout for the new and exciting things that open up in Manchester and we believe there is no other page that does justice to Manchester’s thriving social scene more than Elosie. 

Whether you are a student in Manchester or someone looking to visit the city, be sure to follow her TikTok and Instagram page!


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Rachel Joy 

Rachel Joy is a final-year business student at the University of Manchester who makes videos surrounding her experience as an international student.

If you are a student who just moved to the UK, or would just like some tips and tricks on how you can level up your academic skills, her page is perfect for that!

From the day in the life of vlogs, that give a candid insight into the university experience in Manchester to tips for time management, her page has everything that a Manchester student would want.

Make sure to follow her on Instagram and YouTube and support this talented Manchester student influencer.


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Hiba is a doctor based in Manchester who graduated from the University of Manchester and is the perfect content creator to follow if you are currently in medical school or want to get into the field in the future.

She shares a lot of valuable information from her personal experience like the best websites for medical students, and mistakes she made in medical school amongst many things that current or perspective medical students can benefit from. 

With 6.25k subscribers on YouTube which is quickly growing, she is a really talented content creator who you should check out. 


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Sophie is a TikTok creator with 12.1k followers who makes content around thrifting and her life in Manchester. If you are looking for the motivation to start buying second-hand but don’t think you can find the right things, her videos will definitely change your mind about it.

We always recommend students to start buying things second-hand, as not only does it produce less waste, but it also saves you so much money! 

She also gives great recommendations for restaurants that you can visit in Manchester, making her account perfect for students looking to try out new things around the city. 

Be sure to check out her TikTok and Instagram profiles, we are sure you won’t regret it!


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If you are a student in Manchester who is looking to break into the tech industry then you should definitely be following Maz.

She candidly shares her experience as a software engineer in Manchester while providing invaluable tips on networking, coding, programming tips and so much more!

You will be able to get a great idea of how you can level up your skills and advice from industry professionals too!

Make sure to follow her TikTok account, we are sure you will learn a lot from it. 

@mazzilio Replying to @1iiamii1 some of my favourite free courses for those wanting how to learn to code, or pick up new languages for their role!! im a big believer of starting free courses and resources first before fully committing to a specific pathway or language 🙂 #softwareengineer #engineer #codingtips #codingresources #softwareengineering #softwaredeveloper #codingadvice #codingcourses ♬ bounce (i just wanna dance) – фрози & joyful

Charlie Phillips

If you have been looking for motivation to start being active, then Charlie’s profile has everything that you are looking for. 

She makes videos on her fitness journey as a runner who also lifts. From healthy meals to training plans, she has all the right content for people who want to get more active. 

If you feel like as students, you dont have enough time to spend at the gym, her account is perfect because she shows that it is possible to balance working out even while working a full-time job!

Make sure to check out her TikTok account, we are certain it will give you the push you need to focus on your health and wellbeing!

@charliephillips55 My 6 min ab circuit 💅🏼 #fyp #gymtok #gym #workout #fitness #gymrat #abs #abworkout ♬ IT GIRL (Sped up Version) – Aliyah’s Interlude


How to become an influencer?

If you’ve drawn inspiration from these impressive content creators and are eager to begin your own journey, here are key steps to kick-start your venture:

  1. Define Your Focus: Pinpoint a niche aligned with your passions, whether it’s lifestyle, food, university experiences, or another area that ignites your interest.
  1. Craft Compelling Content: Produce engaging posts showcasing your expertise, creativity, or unique perspective, integrating visually captivating elements and compelling captions.
  1. Select Your Platforms Strategically: Start with 1 or 2 platforms, gradually expanding as you gain momentum, ensuring consistent presence and engagement with your audience.
  1. Embrace Authenticity: Stay true to your values to cultivate an authentic personal brand that sets you apart.
  1. Cultivate Engagement: Interact with your followers, respond to comments, and explore collaboration opportunities within your niche to expand your reach.
  1. Track Your Progress: Utilise analytics tools to evaluate your content’s performance, refine your strategy, and adapt to evolving trends.
  1. Exercise Patience and Perseverance: Building a following requires dedication and time, so remain patient, adaptable, and committed to your craft, knowing that success comes with persistence.

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We hope that our list of top Manchester Student Influencers helps you find your next favourite content creator to follow.

 As we navigate through 2024, let’s continue to celebrate and support these remarkable individuals who inspire, empower, and uplift others.

 Whether you’re seeking inspiration, academic guidance, or simply a dose of motivation, these top Manchester student influencers are sure to leave a lasting impression on your student journey. 

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