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Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Universities announce fees of over £9,000 before government approval

Students about to begin their applications to go to university in 2017 may be faced with fees of more than the current £9,000 cap

Photo: Daniel Austin

‘Running for their lives’: A Manchester student on the horrors of the Nice attack

University of Manchester student Daniel Austin, on his year abroad in Nice, tells the horror of his experience of the attack on the Promenade des Anglais on Bastille Day, which left 85 dead and hundreds injured

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The Conservatives need a new Iron Lady

Theresa May will be our next PM but must be more assertive and direct, like Thatcher, if she is to succeed at the country’s helm

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Apply to join the 2016/17 Editorial Team

Apply before the 30th of July to join our Editorial Team!

Photo: Harry Newton

Pep Guardiola’s First City Press Conference

Pep Guardiola had his first City press conference on Friday—and it was magical

Protesters march in May in protest of unfair accommodation fees. Photo: Oscar Webb

UCL Cut The Rent achieves £1 million concession

Following a five-month rent strike in protest of extortionate student accommodation, UCL students have secured promises of bursaries and rent freezes

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Assessing Manchester United’s transfer window so far

Signings are coming and going, but how have Manchester United fared and what are the next steps?

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Brexit begins to take its toll on British research

The uncertainty surrounding Britain’s status within the EU has led to research at British universities reportedly taking a hit only a fortnight after the referendum

Michael on the evening of the 2016 Exec elections. Photo: The Mancunion

Emma Atkins replaces Michael Spence as Education Officer

After a “period of reflection” the 2015/16 officer stepped down and has been replaced by the second place candidate

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What is Anthony Martial’s best position?

The Frenchman is surely part of Jose Mourinho’s plans – but where should he play on the pitch?