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Almost 500 animals killed a day by University of Manchester research

The University admits to approving the use of 174,120 animals in 2016 as subjects of research

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Self-harm among teenage girls rising dramatically

“Very steep rise” in incidences of self-harm among teenagers in the UK has been found by University of Manchester researchers

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Green jobs suffer slow growth in Manchester

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority is determined to correct slow but steady job growth in green sectors

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Mental Health First Aid course now available for students

The mental health support course is initiated as Andy Burnham tells The Mancunion “support often isn’t there for people in crisis moments”

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Andy Burnham to make Manchester green capital of Europe

Andy Burnham and Alex Ganotis tell The Mancunion that Manchester’s student population have “a major contribution to play” in lead-up to landmark Green Summit, which aims to move up Labour’s 2050 carbon neutrality goal by up to 20 years

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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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G4S security return to patrol Manchester’s student suburbs

Manchester City Council is implementing security in Fallowfield and Withington to control antisocial behaviour for the second year in a row

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Manchester second most entrepreneurial UK city

Mayor Andy Burnham tells The Mancunion that Manchester “doesn’t like being second-best at anything”

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University of Manchester ranks 54th in the world

The University of Manchester continues to climb up the Times Higher Education’s global university ranking

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Imperial War Museum North invites student artists to join scratch event

Student artists are being called to perform scratch acts at the Wyndham Lewis exhibition in November

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Review: Game of Thrones — Beyond the Wall

Empty but breathtaking bombast produces the most divisive episode in the show’s history

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Top universities discriminate against A-Level subjects typically chosen by poorer students

On the eve of A-level results day, a study finds that some A-Level choices are keeping poorer students out of elite universities