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Daily Archives: 19th March 2013

The Bhangra Society on stage. Photo: Rajkumar Khera

Manchester Bhangra Society

Rajkumar Khera talks about dancing, culture, Pangaea and The Bhangra Showdown

The women's rugby team will make history later this month. Photo: Jonny Whiting.

Women’s Rugby look forward to first Trophy final

UMWRFC make history by partaking in a BUCS final for the first time.

The women's football team have had an incredible season, suffering only one defeat. Photo: Cil Barnett-Neefs.

Glory and disappointment on busy cup final day

Victories for women’s Netball and Football cap exceptional seasons, whilst Volleyball and Table Tennis fall at the final hurdle.

Historian Michael Wood will become Professor of Public History at the University in September. Photo: The University of Manchester

Manchester’s got Wood: University hires TV historian

World renowned historian, Michael Wood, has made over a hundred documentaries and will teach at The University of Manchester from September

All of the candidates for the UMSU executive elections, 2013.

Should Students’ Union executive candidates be allowed to campaign with iPads?

With increased accusations of voter intimidation and the inequity to allowing a tool to be used that costs hundreds, we ask whether iPads should be allowed

‘Bike-gang’ target student smartphones

11 students in a month have been the victim of thieves on bikes on the Oxford Road

Students planting apple trees around halls of residence. Photo: University of Manchester

Trees planted in first campus orchard

The University of Manchester has planted its first orchard on campus. Forty students have helped to plant over eighty fruit trees around halls of residence…

Mournful Mancunians rue the day they first sparked up. Photo: Ferran Jordà @ Flickr

Smoker’s regret

Taking up smoking ‘biggest regret’ for Mancunians

Students in Manchester face the highest number of robberies outside of London, says The Complete University Guide  Photo: Martin Klefas Stennett

Classic university ‘had its day’

Universities have to adapt and embrace technology such as online courses, says report

Women join the'Reclaim the Night' march earlier this month. Luchia Houghton-Lloyd

NUS calls to end ‘laddism’ on campus

‘That’s what she said’ report draws attenion to the ‘lad culture’ invading all aspects of university life

An artist's impression of the National Graphene Institute. Photo: The University of Manchester

£23 million graphene funding boost

The European funding will be used alongside UK money to build the £61 million National Graphene Institute

The Oxford Road site now offers car parking from £2. Photo: Anthony Organ

Iconic BBC site now a car park

The Oxford Road site formerly occupied by the BBC New Broadcasting House now offers car parking for £2