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Safety scheme officially launched despite criticism

Volunteers will work alongside Greater Manchester Police in an attempt to make the streets of Fallowfield and Withington safer

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Free talk to discuss “the price of free trade”

The talk seeks to help help students understand what trade means and why it matters

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Bin to be named after Sir Nick Clegg

Also proposed for the March Senate is a restructure of The Mancunion

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University of Manchester not ruling out exam disruption

The official strike timetable for the new wave of industrial action is set to be announced on the week commencing Monday the 19th of March

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Student to bring global anti-poverty campaign to Manchester

The student hopes to engage the local community in the fight against poverty

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Voter turnout still below 20 per cent in Exec elections

Incoming Welfare Officer says, “I don’t think people can talk about apathy anymore…students have been excited, they’ve been engaged”

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Thousands sign petition for barriers along Manchester canals

A body of a man believed to be a University of Manchester student was found in Rochdale Canal, sparking heartfelt tributes and an online campaign

Jack Houghton (Image: University of Manchester Students' Union)

Long-read interview: Jack Houghton, SU Communities Officer

“I don’t see why you would want to be a politician. Politicians maintain the system, they don’t change the system”

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Universities threaten to cut pay of striking staff

UCU have warned that threatening big pay reductions could prolong strike action

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Refund students for lost teaching, says Universities Minister

The University of Manchester has said that it cannot compensate students

Image: Nicole Wootton-Cane

Storm Emma disrupts University teaching

Gusts of 77mph were recorded in Manchester on Thursday the 1st of March, with the snow showers and icy conditions affecting University teaching

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University performs well in world subject rankings

QS ranked the University of Manchester alongside 1,129 universities worldwide