The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

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Manchester Labour Students introduce anti-Semitism training

SU Wellbeing Officer Saqib Mahmood welcomed the move and encouraged other societies to follow suit

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University to avoid 140 compulsory redundancies

The Vice-Chancellor announced that staff were no longer “‘at risk’ of redundancy”

Anna Soubry official portrait Photo: Chris McAndrew @Wikimedia Commons

Soubry: We need “intelligent discussion” on international students post-Brexit

Anna Soubry insists the UK needs to open up its borders to international students after Brexit to avoid losing EU students

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Prime Minister receives P45 during speech at Conservative conference

Conservative Party conference ending makes headlines but not in the way Theresa May would have hoped

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Tuition fees an ‘extraordinary policy success’ says minister

Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, and MoneySavingExpert.com’s founder, Martin Lewis, criticise language used during student debt debates

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Current student loan structure is “wrong” says Tory policy head

“We are driving a generation against aspiration, because we are punishing aspiration. That is about the most un-Tory thing I can think of.”

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Burnham announces Graduate Retention Plan

The Labour Mayoral election candidate announced the key student policy at his manifesto launch

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Interview: Andy Burnham MP

After announcing his manifesto for Greater Manchester Mayor, Fuse TV and The Mancunion sat down with the Labour candidate to ask how his administration will impact students and graduates in Manchester

Sir Alex Ferguson, Photo: Alex Whitcomb

Alex Ferguson presents leadership awards in Manchester

The Launching Leaders programme gave its first awards at the Catholic Chaplaincy on Friday

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Manchester refute claim that Vice-Chancellor is highest expenses claimant

The Sunday Times reported that Dame Nancy Rothwell’s expenses are the highest among UK university chiefs, as well as revealing that Vice-Chancellors had claimed expenses for bottles of water and slices of cake

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University of Manchester Students’ Union backs BDS

After the Students’ Union voted to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, The Mancunion looks into the debates surrounding the movement

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University of Manchester’s Students’ Union Senate Liveblog

Keep up to date with what’s happening at tonight’s Senate meeting