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Daily Archives: 19th September 2017

Ford Madox Brown, Wetherspoon's (Image: Adam Bruderer @ Flickr)

Tim Martin: lower VAT in pubs is good for students, economy and government

“Pubs are an important part of the social fabric of the UK”, Tim Martin told The Mancunion ahead of Wetherspoon’s ‘Tax Equality Day’ on the 20th of September

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10 alternative gallery spaces in Manchester

Ten unconventional gallery spaces in central Manchester to find art and inspiration

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Ninety-seven per cent of international students leave the UK after university

Government exit checks state that overall net migration is much lower than expected

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Lemn Sissay launches university scheme to boost number of black males in legal sector

“These are radical times”, The University of Manchester is a “radical university” and “radical is about access”, argues University Chancellor as he launches the Lemn Sissay Bursaries

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Angela Rayner: hard Brexit cannot be allowed to undercut universities

Shadow Education Secretary argues that “Labour respects the result of the referendum but rejects the view of many hard-line Tories of a Brexit at any cost”

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Freshers defy stereotypes and target academic success over partying

Freshers excited to move out and achieve academic success, and these Mumsnet reactions suggest that their parents can’t wait either

Photo: Richard Davenport

Review: Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Jade Fox reviews Octagon Theatre Bolton’s revival of Andrea Dunbar’s seminal classic

Photo: FrontierEnviro @ Wikimedia Commons

Voluntourism harms communities: make a difference, stay at home

Student volunteering expeditions will be furiously promoted at our university this week, but it’s our responsibility to ignore them

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Fashion player of the week: Gosha Rubchinkskiy

The Russian designer takes inspiration from a variety of post-soviet aesthetics

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Running is horrible but I couldn’t have graduated without it

As the semester approaches, Fiona Hallett discusses how running can help to maintain a clear mind during your studies

Photo: UoM Students' Union

What do I wear to Pangaea?

Deciding on an outfit after securing your golden ticket

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Remembering Roald Dahl – Author and Innovator

So many have have found joy in his work