The Mancunion

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Disadvantaged teens four times less likely to apply to university

Teenagers from socially disadvantaged backgrounds and poorer areas are significantly less likely to win a place at university, or even apply, compared to their advantaged peers

The Manchester Arndale Centre. Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

Woman found ‘bleeding heavily’ in Manchester’s Arndale Centre

The area surrounding Topshop in Manchester’s Arndale Centre was cordoned off on the morning of 17th of February after a woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries

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‘Zero’ Black academics employed in top roles at British universities

Recent statistics show that there are no black managers, directors, or senior officials at any UK universities

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Baroness Deech’s claims that UoM is a ‘no-go’ for Jewish Students criticised

UJS and Manchester J-Soc have dismissed Baroness Deech’s claims that Jewish Students are unlikely to attend Manchester University due to anti-Semitism within the student body

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City AM Newspaper criticised for auctioning internship for £650

As debates about the problem of unpaid internships continue, one work experience position has gone on offer at a cost, stirring concerns about inclusivity

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Preview: Interfaith Evening – ‘We Stand Together’

The Students’ Union is hosting an interfaith evening, ‘We Stand Together’, to showcase and promote community cohesion between various faiths in Manchester

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UoM Feminist Collective puts on ground-breaking ‘BAME voices’ poetry night

UoM Feminist Collective hosted an event intended to empower through poetry readings centred around Black and Minority Ethnic voices

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Majority of British students want a second Brexit referendum

A survey has revealed that the majority of UK students are in favour of a second referendum, over concerns about their future and the future of higher education

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SU will not boycott NSS despite NUS decision

The University of Manchester’s Students’ Union have stated that they will not yet be boycotting the NSS in reaction to an impending decision on controversial higher education legislation, TEF, despite the NUS’ position

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Manchester Media Group presents: Check Your Exec

Taking place on the 7th of November, Academy 2 welcomes the Manchester Media Group’s first live event: Check your Exec which will give students the opportunity to question their exec

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Racial slur written on student’s campaign poster

A prospective BME officer’s posters were discovered with racial slurs written on them in the run up to the student officer elections

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NUS President Malia Boutattia condemned as ‘racist’

The Home Affairs Select Committee have found Malia Boutattia to be “racist” in their cross-party investigation into allegedly anti-Semitic comments and incidents