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Two arrested in Manchester connected to London attack

The Metropolitan police have so far made two arrests, a man and a woman, in the North West in relation to the Westminster terror attack

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Manchester Labour Students co-chair against decision to back BDS

MLS have voted to support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, causing controversy among some members of the society

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Preview: Staff and students against blood cancer

DKMS are organising a raffle and bake-sale at the Students’ Union on Tuesday 21st March to register staff and students to be blood donors

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UK’s first LGBTQ+ retirement community opening in Manchester

Manchester city council is opening a majority LGBTQ retirement home to combat fear and loneliness in older LGBTQ people

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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