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Yearly Archives: 2017

The Lovell Telescope. Photo: Kieran O'Brien @The Mancunion

University of Manchester-owned radio telescope given Grade I listed status

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Lovell Telescope’s ‘first light’ — the point at which the famous radio telescope was first used to collect…

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Is university sport a viable alternative to the Premier League?

With ticket prices continuing to rise in the Premier League, more students are finding it difficult to follow their favourite club

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Rewind: This week in music history

Hannah Brierley takes you back to look through some of the music worlds highs and lows of the past in this week in music history

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De Bruyne excels in convincing 5-0 City win

Sadio Mané’s 37th minute dismissal put the game in City’s hands

Photo: Missguided

Missguided’s Manchester sample sale

The biggest Missguided sample sale is coming to Manchester this Freshers’ Week

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

Gemma Spall at the Manchester Craft and Design Centre Photo: Cicely Ryder-Belson

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