The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Max Brimelow

I am a final year Geography student at the University of Manchester and an alumnus of the UCEAP exchange programme at UC Berkeley, California. I have run my own radio show for Fuse FM and presented my own news series for Cal TV at Berkeley. In written journalism I am a well-followed LinkedIn publisher and now write as a freelance News journalist for The Mancunion.
Photo Credit: Mark Waugh

Manchester is only UK city vying for Europe’s best Christmas market

Manchester stands alone as the only British city with a chance to be crowned Europe’s Best Christmas Market as voting for 2017 opens

Photo: Urban Myth 2008 @ Flickr

High salaries not key to retaining graduates, survey suggests

According to students and recent graduates, pay-rate is not as important as training and potential for promotion

Crime in Fallowfield, and indeed Greater Manchester, is on the up

Student gun-attack victim speaks out on Manchester Police gun amnesty

Following a recent surge in crime in Fallowfield which has led to subsequent statements from the Greater Manchester Police as well as UoM’s student union, Max Brimelow talks to a victim threatened at gun point in the area about the horrific ordeal

Image: 42nd Street Nightclub

The last straw: 42’s takes action against plastic waste

The nightclub is replacing its plastic straws with vegetable straws

Image: dirky1952 @ Flickr

Manchester International Festival enjoys record-breaking success

Biennial festival brings more money into local economy than ever before

manchesterfoe @Flickr

Thomas the Tank Engine helps campaigners unite against transport cuts

Friends of the Earth Manchester take to controversial methods to battle inequitable funding between the North and the nation’s capital