Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based and government-owned investment company, has announced it will invest around £175 million in the redevelopment of the Fallowfield campus to create a 3000-room student village.
- » The Students’ Union will become a Living Wage Accredited employer
— Manchester Students’ Union has become a Living Wage Accredited employer. Campaigners continue to urge the University of Manchester to follow the same example
- » Pangaea teams up with Party For The People to help fund Meningitis Research
— Non-profit organisation Party For The People will be selling Pangaea tickets to raise money for Meningitis Research and Nightline
- » Student vote on renewed link with Al-Najah University reopens
— The All Student Vote 'Peace through Education' has reopened. It proposes to renew links with Al-Najah University and to provide an annual scholarship for a student from there.
- » 27-year-old arrested on suspicion of Fallowfield rape
— A man is being held in custody in connection with the rape of a 22-year-old student on Ladybarn Lane on the 5th of December
- » Students petition for more police patrols in Fallowfield
— Students "find it ridiculous that MPs will be debating 'loud student parties' in parliament this week, whilst next to nothing is being done to protect women that are being raped”.
- » University of Manchester shows solidarity with Warwick Free Education Protestors
— On Wednesday the 3rd of December West Midlands police violently broke up a peaceful free education sit-in by Warwick students using force and CS spray. Warwick Students' Union has responded with a move of solidarity organising further protests against the alleged police brutality, now supported by Manchester's Students' Union.
Andrew and Tom discuss the future of Football's most famous competition
- » Galacti-bores
— The Galacticos in Manchester proved to be nothing more than a financial honey-trap
- » Ice hockey bound for first-ever North West Varsity
— Manchester Universities' Ice Hockey Club is set to take on newcomers Liverpool John Moores University in a winner-take-all Varsity at Silverblades Widnes on 4th December.
- » The Imitation Game
— Despite popular opinion, more fans dosen't equate to greater success
- » Football Manager: More than just a game
— With the upcoming release of Football Manager 15, Andrew Georgeson discusses life as a keyboard manager
- » Interview: Mike Catt
— England’s 2003 World Cup winning legend, and current attacking coach, Mike Catt spoke to The Mancunion's Liam Kelly.
- » Watch out! Fifa fail ethically yet again
— The latest corruption scandal involving Fifa shows how endemic a problem it is.
Thomas McEvilly and Lauren Wills debate the issue of press regulation, weighing up the need for freedom of expression, a transparent media, and ethical journalism
- » Does Christmas change as we age?
- » An Ode to Christmas 2014
- » Santa is real
- » Off-campus but on the record
Watchshop conducted a Christmas survey, asking 2000 adults different things, all Christmassy related. The North West was specifically targeted and this survey revealed a lot of interesting data.
- » My time in a psychiatric hospital
- » Eco Machines: Designing the cars of the future
- » Interview: Owen Jones
- » How beneficial can study drugs be to your education?
Is it the ultimate betrayal or can it make you deal with things more maturely? Perisha Kudhail talks to Ben and Bella, who have very different views on the issue
- » Should you get a job whilst at university?
- » Humans of UoM: Ashamarina Uchida
- » The 5 Worst Things about Christmas
Despite the critcised length of the game, Alien Isolation is another success for Alien franchise fans
- » When you go down to the woods today, you’re in for an axe wound to the face
- » New computer games could lower risk of OAPs falling
- » Assassins Creed Rogue: The Sainsbury’s Basics of Video Games
A quirky café/bar in the Northern Quarter opens its doors to a new galactic exhibition by Manchester artist, himHallows
- » Turner Prize 2014 Artists: Tris Vonna-Michell
- » What You Didn’t Know About Andy Warhol
- » Turner Prize 2014 Artists: James Richards
Books Editor Leonie Dunn looks over the Christmas Amazon boycott and focuses on why it is both a positive and negative action to take
- » Nobel Prize for Literature Winner 2014: Patrick Modiano
- » Chaos to Order: Manchester’s Central Library
- » Top 5 Books to Buy this Christmas