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KCL lecturer calls LGBT+ campaigners the ‘Gaystapo’

A KCL lecturer has likened LGBT students to Nazis following a long campaign to remove a portrait of KCL alumnus Lord Carey of Clifton, following his comments opposing same-sex marriage and advocating conversion therapy

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Black students in NUS walkout over ‘institutional racism’

Protesting against the ‘institutional racism’ within the Union, NUS Black Students’ Officer Aadam Muuse led a walkout by people of colour at a major annual NUS meeting

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Happy holidays – where to get away this winter

Dashing through the snow? Here’s some top travel tips to ensure you have the happiest holidays this Christmas

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Review: Ghosts

Henrik Ibsen’s play Ghosts is revitalised in an enthralling and thought-provoking new production at HOME Manchester

Photo: Junaid Ali Bokhari

Preview: money.co.uk founder speaks to Manchester entrepreneurs

Interested in starting your own business? Manchester alumni Chris Morling comes to university this week to inspire students to take their first steps into entrepreneurship

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Over half of University of Manchester teaching staff on ‘precarious’ contracts

New figures released by The Guardian reveal the proportion of academic staff who are in ‘insecure and precarious’ employment, according to the University and College Union

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Venture Out, and achieve success

Manchester Enterprise Centre’s renowned Venture Out competition is back for another year of finding the best and brightest future business stars

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Preview: Ladyfest MCR’s Body Positivity Workshop

Heard of Ladyfest? Join them and share your ideas and aspirations for the body positivity movement, and help create change in the way women are viewed in Manchester and beyond

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Homeless people’s belongings ‘binned’ before royal visit

It has been claimed that council workers and police officers were removing the possessions of homeless people from city centre streets as part of a ‘royal clean up’

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Passport to paradise

Embarking on a year abroad can be so much more than staying in Europe; six French students who travelled far and wide give their deux cents on choosing a far-flung location

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Foreign academics banned from contributing to Brexit negotiations

Non-British academics have been told by the Foreign Office to hold back their input on Brexit government policy

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#GetSust: Welcome to the Sustainability Challenge, the biggest ever event on campus

On Tuesday 20th September 2016, the university is running a landmark collaborative event to engage all 8000 new first year students in University of Manchester’s Ethical Grand Challenges Programme