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FoodInAdvance

FoodInAdvance allows staff and students to top up their ID Cards with money to spend in the catering outlets located across campus and Source Cafe in Fallowfield.

It's the cheapest way to buy food and drink on campus as users receive a 10% discount on purchases in all outlets except Starbucks on Sackville Street where users receive 5% (Excludes offers).

Benefits of FoodInAdvance

  • Cheapest way to buy food and drink across campus
  • Safer than cash*
  • Can help with budgeting
  • Quick, easy and convenient
  • Parents/Guardians can top up the card

*Cards can only be used by the card holder, there will be a £50 maximum spend per day on the card, once notification has been received that the card has been lost or stolen the card will be blocked and money protected until a new card has been issued.

Ways to top up

Cards can either be topped up in any outlet or online at The University of Manchester eStore.

Please note:

Funds added in an outlet are automatically available but funds added online can take up to 2 working days to register.

Staff and students need to e-mail the address below including there eight or nine digit card number, or top up on the e-store for the first time to register their card.

food-in-advance@manchester.ac.uk

FoodInAdvance explained...

For further information and an explanation of FoodInadvance and how it works, please download the PDF below.

FoodInAdvance Explained (PDF)

Contact us

If you have any questions or want to find out more about FoodInAdvance please e-mail

food-in-advance@manchester.ac.uk.

It’s the cheapest way to buy food and drink on campus as users receive a 10% discount on purchases

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