The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Jenny Sterne

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Exec elections: Low candidate turnout

48 students have put themselves forward in this year’s Exec elections, significantly lower than the 105 that stood last year

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Interview: Ilyas Nagdee – Diversity Officer

We talked to Diversity Officer Ilyas about if the NUS can continue in its current form, representation of Jewish students, and how intensive his role has turned out to be

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Interview: Tamara O’Neill – Activities and Development Officer

Tamara O’Neill sat down to talk about Pangaea’s future, societies’ new way to secure funding, and the Union’s relationship with student media

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Interview: Jenni Smyth – Women’s Officer

Our Editor-in-chief sits down with Women’s Officer Jenni Smyth to talk about Reclaim the Night, Trump, and talking to the other side

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Review: Bundobust

This new Indian street food and craft beer bar transforms even popcorn into something worth writing about

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Was the Women’s March a waste of energy?

No matter how many millions of women marched, Donald Trump was always going to hold onto power, pushing ahead with his policies. But that does not mean the march was in vain

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90% of Manchester students are victims of crime

A student safety study has revealed that the majority of Manchester university students are victims of crime, with the most likely victims being women, non-binary, and LGBTQ students

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Interview: Naa Acquah — General Secretary

Our Editor-in-Chief chats to Naa Acquah before her final semester working as General Secretary in the Students’ Union, discussing recent controversies within the NUS, the changes she has overseen on campus, and her hopes for the future of the Union

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NUS react to Ipsos MORI’s early release of the NSS

The NUS claim the early release of the National Student Survey shows “IPSOS MORI is bricking it”, over the NUS’s boycott of the survey

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NUS Vice-President caught on film planning to oust President

An NUS Vice-President was filmed by an undercover Al Jazeera reporter admitting that he was involved in organising groups working against the NUS President Malia Bouattia

Standing open in the Exec elections. Photo: University of Manchester Students' Union

Standing opens for the 2017 Exec elections

Standing in the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union Exec elections is now open to students until the 17th of February

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Project invites people to submit the strangest gift ideas

A Northern Quarter creative agency are asking people to submit their strangest gift ideas,to raise awareness for children’s charity Wood Street Mission