The Mancunion

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NUS conference closes after students storm stage

It is currently uncertain when the protest will end

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Shakira Martin re-elected as NUS President

Upon her win, the FE veteran states it’s now time to “get real” about education

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University strike sees a week of u-turns

An eventful third week of industrial action saw twitter disputes, student refunds, and breaks with UUK policy

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Universities to be challenged over spiralling salaries

The new watchdog will also scrutinise academic grading

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Students criticise May’s higher education proposals

Sweeping review of higher education funding branded a “superficial, and politically motivated retaliation” by students

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University refuses to compensate students for strikes

Student petitions for reimbursements have amounted to over 3,000 signatures

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Crackdown on ‘contract cheating’ launched by British universities

The University of Manchester has warned cases of academic malpractice will be treated seriously by the university

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‘Youthquake’ more anecdotal than fact, survey suggests

Critics warn not to dismiss the youth-vote after data released from the British Election Study renders ‘youthquake’ a myth

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Concerns raised over potential loss of EU funding for Manchester University

Fears have been shared over the future of funding for scientific research in a post-Brexit Britain

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Texts from student who took her own life released as part of domestic violence campaign

Campaign against domestic violence in higher education facilities launched following the publication of abusive text messages received by Aberdeen student, Emily Drouet

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Students welcome first investigation of staff sexual misconduct at universities

NUS are to give students the chance to share experiences in the first ever survey of sexual misconduct from higher education staff

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Russell Group universities face potential action over wealth screening alumni

The University of Manchester one of 24 universities under pending investigation over claims they ‘wealth-screened’ alumni without their consent in a push for further donations