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Yearly Archives: 2015

Aala El-Khani. Photo: The University of Manchester

Ph.D. student committed to supporting refugees graduates

Aala El-Khani has been working on her psychology Ph.D. for four years, a project that has helped thousands gain valuable parenting guidance

One half of UK duo Bicep

Preview: Warehouse Project – Feel My Bicep

This jam packed night of house and techno, curated by UK duo Bicep, looks to be one of the highlights of 2015’s Warehouse Project

Photo: Lewisham Dreamer @Flickr

Labour students plan to split into two societies

After months of divisiveness plans have been placed into motion to create another Labour students society in Manchester, explicitiy for pro-Corbyn Labour Party members

Photo Credit: Riverside Newcastle

Matt Berry & The Maypoles: Review

Toast of London star Matt Berry, and his band The Maypoles, take us through a psychedelic and hilarious journey through jazz, funk and folk-pop.

Photo: Stan Zurek, Wikimedia

Welsh universities call for tuition fee grants to be scrapped

New government proposals to allow English universities to raise their fees to more than £9000 a year will make the Welsh grants unaffordable

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

What should be done with the NME?

What’s the solution to the new and “improved” NME? Dump it—that’s what

Photo: almostbunnies @Flickr

Secret Santa gifts for £5; solving the annual painstaking struggle

As much as we love the tradition, Secret Santa gifts are a pain to buy! So here are some ideas to relieve that stress and get you on your way with your Christmas shopping

Photo: kattunk @Flick

Live: Megadeth

Megadeth falter after a stellar set from the support, but rebuild their moment with their intense musicality

Photos (L-R): Jaguar MENA @Flickr, Wikimedia Commons, Walter Jabsco @Flickr, UN Women @Flickr,

2015: Our Sporting Highlights

With 2015 drawing to a close, the Mancunion SPORT team have come together to discuss our favourite moments of this calendar year!

Photo: hockeyholic @Flickr

Naughty and Nice: A letter to Santa

Making her way onto Santa’s nice list this year, Fleur Stevens is asking for all of her guilty luxury pleasures

Photo: Pete Ashton @Flickr

NME’s enemy is my friend

Now a free music publication dished out on the streets, Dominic Bennett looks back at NME’s history of landfill indie to Justin Bieber and feels no mourning

Photo: Carine06 @Flickr

Davis Cup success!

79 years of waiting is over. Great Britain are kings of tennis again with this Davis Cup win!