The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

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Students don’t regret Corbyn’s leadership

On Thursday evening, the Manchester Debating Union questioned the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. The House voted in favour of Corbyn

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World’s best teacher opposes standardised tests

The winner of a prestigious teaching award has spoken out against the standardised test culture often found in schools. Nancie Atwell believes that this approach limits learning by students

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UK universities divest from Fossil Fuels

Ten UK institutions have divested funds from fossil fuel companies ahead of UN climate talks. The move has been praised by other members of the divestment movement

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Medical Students Left Out of Contract Negotiations

Medical students feel their voices are not being heard in the attempt to reject changes to the contracts of junior doctors, but it isn’t stopping them from trying to make a change

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Residents oppose Owens Park plans

£200 million plans to revamp the Fallowfield accommodation are to be opposed by local residents due to concerns over noise and anti-social behaviour

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Universities face fines if disadvantaged students don’t pass

The Sunday Times has revealed plans to encourage universities to take on & pass more disadvantaged students and help them find graduate jobs, or be fined and prevented from raising tuition fees

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Banned Oxford magazine may “cause offence”

Satirical magazine ‘No Offence’ was banned from the Oxford Freshers’ Fair due to it controversial content