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Striking lecturers host ‘teach-outs’

Over the four weeks of strikes, some staff and students have taken it upon themselves to fill the gap in engagement

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Exec results night live blog

We find out who will be leading the Students’ Union next year

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Student campaigners demand divestment

One protester said she was glad that prospective students touring the University got to see that students are politically aware and holding the University to account

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The widening gap between SU Exec officers and students

They represent a 40,000-strong student body, yet many struggle to recall their names or what they do

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Last week to stand in the SU Exec Elections

The roles are paid £19,000 a year

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Food waste from Biko Street to be donated to homeless

Rough sleeping in Greater Manchester rose by 41 per cent in the last year according to latest figures

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February Senate: liveblog

The Mancunion reports live on the forth Students’ Union Senate of the academic year

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Investigation: are bill splitting companies taking you for a ride?

We spoke to students and bill spilling company Glide to understand this development in the market

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Students outraged at Ofsted for schoolgirl hijab proposal

“This is England, for pity’s sake!” a student told The Mancunion criticising the proposal

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Manchester University under pressure to divest from fossil fuels

Students’ Union Campaigns Officer described the University’s current action as “plain contemptuous” amidst pressure to divest from fossil fuels

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Hundreds march in protest of Balfour celebrations

As hundreds march along Oxford Road in protest, the BDS campaign have described the Balfour 100 event as “a mockery of the suffering of Palestinian people”

Balfour celebrations on campus protest. Photo: Hana Jafar

Balfour ‘Celebrations’ on campus enrage students and staff

The organisation of independent groups celebrating the centenary of the Balfour Declaration on the University campus has sparked outrage amongst some members of the university