The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

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Law firm encourages students to take legal action against UoM

Solicitors at Asserson believe that students have a case against the university, and that it’s the only viable way to get compensation for missed lectures

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Manchester’s sex toy spend hard to beat

Ann Summers reveals students from the University of Manchester “know exactly what they’re looking for when they’re shopping for toys”

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Brian Cox: abolish first-year exams

The professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester said he doesn’t care if his first-year students pass their exams

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Mansplainers are intellectually crippled

Mansplainers shouldn’t be punished — they punish themselves enough already

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In conversation with: Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox reveals why he supports the UCU strikes and believes science is the antidote to authoritarianism

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Our love for dogs has become cruel and inhumane

When did our love for man’s best friend become a bid to genetically mutilate them?

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UCU strike sparks student outrage

Petitions and open letters have been sent to Manchester University demanding refunds for potential lost lectures

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Five Manchester professors make Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Staff at the University have told The Mancunion that they are “utterly floored” and “incredibly honoured” to be recognised by the Queen for their hard work

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Higher Education leadership shaken up by Theresa May

Jo Johnson was removed from his 32-month term as Universities Minister in the most recent cabinet reshuffle, and was replaced by Sam Gyimah

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‘Brilliant’ firefighters quickly temper blaze in Northern Quarter

The inferno blazed across several floors of an apartment block in Northern Quarter via wooden balconies

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Weeknight curfew for Fallowfield bars

Manchester City Council planners are enforcing a 2am curfew on bars in Fallowfield popular with students, forcing Fallow Cafe to close early on weeknights

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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