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Girls scared away from science by gender stereotyping

A new report by the Institute of Physics suggests schools should do more to tackle ‘sexist banter’ that can discourage girls from pursuing careers in science


Visa restrictions for international students is ‘racial discrimination’

Students are being denied a visa to enter the UK based on the level of immigration offences in their country, with Nigeria, Pakistan and India most likely to receive rejections

Photo: UoM Action Palestine

Preview: Action Palestine Event

University of Manchester’s Action Palestine are hosting a Palestinian cultural evening in aid of Interpal, a charity providing relief for Palestinians in need

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One in four Manchester homes are workless

A new report shows that households in Manchester have some of the highest rates of ‘joblessness’ anywhere in the country