The Mancunion

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Daily Archives: 18th October 2012

The University has announced a £1 billion investment to create a single campus on Oxford Road, the pictured Sackville Street Building will be vacated  Photo: quantum bunny @Flickr

University to invest £1 billion into ‘single campus’

– University to create single Oxford Road Campus
– Union building extension part of re-development

The burglar has botched three robberies, including two at the same shop. Photo: GMP

Police hunt ‘bungling’ burglar

Police are searching for a burglar who botched three robberies in Gorton

Manchester students prepare for the real world at a graduation ceremony. Photo: University of Manchester

15% of graduates in low-skilled jobs, says study

The Mancunion talks to recent graduates about their early experiences in the world of work

european union building

Is the European Union the only bad Nobel Peace Prize winner?

The reception has been mixed, but this year’s winner typifies the award for all the wrong reasons

Source: Wikimedia Commons

Debate: should we care where our clothes come from?

High Street shops engage in numerous unethical practices – but should we care?

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Photo: Get Baked

Dream Job: Entrepreneur

Follow in the footsteps of ‘Get Baked’ creator Richard Myers

Amanda Walters celebrating her first election victory.
Photo- Joe Sheffer

The importance of being accountable

After last week’s dramatic front page, Emma Bean discusses the importance of holding elected officials to account


Salford hosts the Play Expo

Sam Dumitriu plays the latest games at Britain’s newest gaming convention


Dishonored – Review

Toby Edwards reviews Dishonored, a first person steampunk action RPG

Bog snorkelling

Bizarre Sports #6 – Bog snorkelling

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week: bog snorkelling


XCOM: Enemy Unknown – Review

Robin Wyn looks at XCOM: Enemy Unknown and questions whether it lives up to the original


Pokemon Black and White 2 – Review

Eleanor Jayawant looks at the latest entry in the Pokemon series