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Christmas markets: La Cuisine Provençale

“If you ever feel like the German part of the Markets has got a little bit too much, get yourself to the calmer part on King Street”

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William and Kate will visit campus

The Royal couple will attend official visits to the National Graphene Institute and future Engineering Campus next week

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NUS Vice-Presidents sign letter criticising NUS leadership over anti-Semitism

68 SU Presidents, NUS Reps and even three NUS VPs sign an open letter criticising the leadership of the NUS for how it deals with anti-Semitism

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Oxford Vice-Chancellor expresses Brexit worries

Prof Louise Richardson said “the fabric of the institution would be undermined” if uncertainty following the referendum caused numbers of EU students to fall

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Survey shows student loan £250 too little to cover living costs

The Student Money Survey 2016 showed that most students feel university is not worth it, and revealed some extraordinary ways that students are earning money when times get tough

A Streetcar Named Desire

Review: A Streetcar Named Desire

Marking the opening of the Royal Exchange’s 40th anniversary season, this stripped-back version of Williams’ much-adapted story failed to make an impression

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Universities announce fees of over £9,000 before government approval

Students about to begin their applications to go to university in 2017 may be faced with fees of more than the current £9,000 cap

Protesters march in May in protest of unfair accommodation fees. Photo: Oscar Webb

UCL Cut The Rent achieves £1 million concession

Following a five-month rent strike in protest of extortionate student accommodation, UCL students have secured promises of bursaries and rent freezes

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Brexit begins to take its toll on British research

The uncertainty surrounding Britain’s status within the EU has led to research at British universities reportedly taking a hit only a fortnight after the referendum

Michael on the evening of the 2016 Exec elections. Photo: The Mancunion

Emma Atkins replaces Michael Spence as Education Officer

After a “period of reflection” the 2015/16 officer stepped down and has been replaced by the second place candidate

Oikonomou's company hopes to revolutionise energy system efficiency. Photo: National Graphene Institute

Manchester graphene start-up wins Royal Society prize

Former Manchester Ph.D. student Antonios Oikonomou has already won £50,000 through the Eli & Britt Harari competition to develop Eksagon

Photo: Manchester Metropolitan University

Mandelson officially takes up MMU Chancellorship

“Lord of Darkness” Peter Mandelson began his term as the official figurehead of the university at the beginning of April this year