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Paul Birch: "If people are consuming alcohol or drugs they should be doing it on an informed basis" Photo: CISTA

Interview: Paul Birch, founder of UK party for a review into cannabis law

The chair of CISTA, a party campaigning solely for a review into cannabis laws, speaks to News Editor Anna Phillips about the War On Drugs, cannabis in the media, and the vision of the UK’s future legalisation policy

The University of Westminster. Photo: Matt Brown @Flickr

Islamic speaker’s event cancelled after “security concerns” at university

Thousands sign petition to prevent Islamic scholar Haitham Al-Haddad from speaking at the University of Westminster

The University of York is the only university among those analysed said to offer best consumer practice. Photo: Xerones@Flickr

Students face ‘unlawful’ conduct at universities

A consumer watchdog has revealed that at least 40 UK universities offer unlawful terms to students

Congratulations Toby Parkes! Photo: The Mancunion @ Facebook.

Pangaea Space Odyssey victor!

Just stealing first place, ‘Princess Leia’ a.k.a. Toby Parkes has been crowned the Pangaea: Space Odyssey fancy dress victor

Photo: Ben Daines@Flickr

Three quarters of students turn to porn for sex education

The NUS has found that young people are inadequately informed about sex and calls for a government commitment to SRE lessons

Photo: ukhomeoffice @Flickr

Muslim students campaign against Theresa May’s proposed counter-terrorism bill

The bill, which will see universities compelled to monitor rising “extremism” among students, is said to restrict free speech

The Brian Cox horde arrived at this year's Space Odyssey Pangaea. Photo: The Mancunion

Pangaea Space Odyssey Fancy Dress Competition

Vote here to decide the winner of this Pangaea’s fancy dress competition!

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SU presents: The Vagina Monologues

Women’s Campaign and the SU will stage the witty, outrageous play which gives voice to the female experience

Photo: PFTP@Facebook

Pangaea teams up with Party For The People to help fund Meningitis Research

Non-profit organisation Party For The People will be selling Pangaea tickets to raise money for Meningitis Research and Nightline

Rachael Melhuish, Chair of Cardiff Women's Association speaking at the AGM. Photo@Facebook

Cardiff University vote against being officially pro-choice

A motion which would make Cardiff University officially pro-choice has been defeated in an annual meeting

Photo: IngytheWingy @Flickr

GMP investigating another rape in Fallowfield

A 22-year-old was raped as she walked home from a friend’s house around 11:30pm on Friday the 5th of December

Photo: Esther Simpson@ Flickr

University of East Anglia protests against tax on sanitary products

The University of East Anglia is to sell tampons for no profit in protest to VAT