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Daily Archives: 27th January 2017

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Access All Areas Conference on Widening Participation

On Thursday the 16th of March, at the University of Manchester Students’ Union, a Widening Participation Conference will be held for all students

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New drug cocktail provides hope for Leukaemia therapy

A recent study conducted by scientists at the University of Manchester has revealed a potentially more effective treatment for leukaemia

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NSS boycott threatens student economics society campaign

The Students’ Union’s boycott of the National Student Survey is causing issues for the campaign tactics of the ever-growing Post-Crash Economics Society

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Vince Cable: universities in danger of being “main casualties” of Brexit

Former business secretary claims that loss of access to Horizon 2020 and Erasmus schemes could have damaging effects

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Preview: LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month returns to Manchester this February with a plethora of events across the city

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British people should learn community languages

Changes to the languages we are taught at school may be made in a bid to improve the UK’s economic standing and the social integration of immigrants

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Northumbria University fined for caffeine test

Two students were hospitalised after given a caffeine dose equivalent to 300 cups of coffee in a non-risk assessed test

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King’s College London admits to email monitoring

The university insists that email monitoring is within its rights, and is important to monitor potential radicalisation of students

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‘City of Trees’ launched in Manchester

New research by the University demonstrates the many benefits of a project aiming to plant 3 million trees, one for every man, woman, and child in Greater Manchester

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Inspired by the Women’s March? Get involved in Manchester

There is a myriad of events happening in 2017 in Manchester to fight for gender equality and women’s rights, so if the Women’s March inspired you to get involved, here’s a short round-up of how you can