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Postgraduate students feel unrepresented by Students’ Union

Students’ Union Education Officer “gutted” by the decision to not introduce a Postgraduate Students’ Union Officer

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Manchester University “uncertain” two-year degrees will benefit disadvantaged

Several students have voiced concerns over whether students would get the same holistic all-round University experience during a two-year course

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Student launches petition for halls to house homeless

Creator encourages students to sign the petition “because it’s the right thing to do”

Alex Tayler (Image: University of Manchester Students' Union)

Students’ Union General Secretary defends manifesto

Alex Tayler was elected on a manifesto promising cheaper food, an increased bursary fund for masters students and an affordable ‘Stagecoach-First’ bus pass

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‘NUS failed us’ at National Education Demo

“There are certain people within the NUS who are ideologically opposed to free and liberated education” claims NEC Parents and Carers representative

University of Manchester Vice-Chancellor (Image: EuroScience Open Forum @ Flickr)

Manchester University students defend Vice-Chancellor’s pay

Amidst ongoing debates over the pay of University leaders, students have defended Nancy Rothwell’s pay packet

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Students launch ‘boycott First’ campaign

First bus drivers at the Rusholme Depot are paid up to £5000 a year less than colleagues working at the First’s Queen’s Road base just five miles away

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Millennial railcard good but not enough, say students

The “millennial railcard” revealed ahead of the 2017 Autumn Budget and will give 26-30 year olds a one-third discount on rail tickets as of Spring 2018

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Students’ Union General Secretary to go “on tour”

The event follows the ‘All Student Vote’ which 1.3 per cent of students voted in due to lack of “face-to-face engagement”, according to SU General Secretary

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Over 35,000 students did not vote in NUS delegate elections

Elected NUS delegates will represent the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, the UK’s largest Students’ Union, at the upcoming NUS conferences

The University of Manchester Students Union (Image: Vita Student @ Flickr)

All Student Vote lacked face-to-face engagement

Described by the General Secretary as a chance “to reform and represent our students as best we can”, less than 500 students voted in the ‘All Student Vote’

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Exclusive: landlord blacklist group closes due to legal threat

Students were able to use the group to give landlords a one to five star rating and contained a ‘landlord blacklist’ with a list of those who received bad reviews