The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

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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

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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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Andy Burnham to crack down on private landlords

Caps on rent and strict regulations are in order because student housing is “way below standard,” Andy Burnham tells The Mancunion