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Exec Elections Hustings Live

We're live at the Students' Union, covering this year's unofficial hustings run by: Fossil Free University of Manchester, Free Education MCR, UoM Living ...

Photo: LOST 2015 @Facebook.

Lost or found? RAG to put students into the wild

The description of LOST is the exact opposite of the commonly-performed charity fundraiser ‘Breakout’, where teams of two individuals aim to get ...

Free Speech University Rankings have ranked The University of Manchester as having an amber free speech policy. Photo: waltjabsco @Flickr

80 per cent of UK Universities restrict free speech

The Free Speech University Rankings (FSUR) is the UK’s first university rankings for free speech. The survey was launched by Spiked, a ...

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Exec Elections Hustings Live

Posted on Mar 5, 2015 1
Photo: LOST 2015 @Facebook.

Lost or found? RAG to put students into

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Free Speech University Rankings have ranked The University of Manchester as having an amber free speech policy. Photo: waltjabsco @Flickr

80 per cent of UK Universities restrict free

Posted on Mar 5, 2015 3
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Exec Elections Hustings Live

The Mancunion liveblogs the unofficial hustings for this year’s Exec Team elections

Photo: LOST 2015 @ Facebook.

Lost or found? RAG to put students into the wild

The committee from Manchester RAG have launched a new way of fundraising for charity through their event LOST; though they are hoping to not actually lose any students in the process

Free Speech University Rankings have ranked The University of Manchester as having an amber free speech policy. Photo: waltjabsco @Flickr

80 per cent of UK Universities restrict free speech

Spiked’s Free Speech University Rankings ranked universities on the level of free expression allowed on campus. The University of Manchester was ranked amber; the university itself received green, but the Students’ Union’s amber ranking pulled it down.

Sackville Street, which has had to close after emergency services were called to the Pariser building. Photo: raver_mikey @Flickr

North Campus building evacuated in explosive scare

Three buildings in the University of Manchester’s North Campus have had to be evacuated, and Sackville Street cordoned off, after the highly explosive chemical acetone peroxide was reported to have crystallised

Late nights passing bills at parliament are part of the job. Photo: Alberto Garcia @Flickr

How much are our MPs really worth?

The latest ‘cash for influence’ scandal highlights more than just nefarious MPs exploiting their positions, it raises fundamental questions about how we pay our lawmakers

The University of Manchester's Alan Turing building, named after the pioneering computer scientist. Photo: shaundon

Alan Turing’s family present petition to David Cameron

A petition created by journalist Matthew Breen demanding that all 49000 men convicted under the infamous UK homosexuality laws be pardoned has been presented by the family of Alan Turing to David Cameron

Academy IPA is available at all Academy venues and the Union Bar in bottles, cask and keg. Photo: University of Manchester Students' Union

A Blend on the Brightside

Andy van den Bent-Kelly attended the launch event of the new Academy IPA in the Union Bar and spoke to a brewery representative about the inspiration behind the ale

The University of York is the only university among those analysed said to offer best consumer practice. Photo: Xerones@Flickr

Students face ‘unlawful’ conduct at universities

A consumer watchdog has revealed that at least 40 UK universities offer unlawful terms to students

The largest Reclaim the Night saw 2000 protesters join together to fill Manchester's streets with noise. Photo: The Mancunion

Reclaim the Night 2015

Reclaim the Night 2015 proved a huge success, with a record number of over 2000 protesters attending

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Student delegates travel to Bosnian region to remember Srebrenica

University of Manchester students travel as delegates to Bosnia, as the 20th anniversary of the end of the war nears

19 per cent of students believe they will not earn enough in their life to cover their debts. Photo: Bob Bob @Flickr

University degree not worth £9000, say 81 per cent of students

Survey results are released as Labour’s shadow universities minister advocates free tertiary education

Proposals have been made to turn The Orange Grove into flats Photo: raver_mikey@Flickr

The Orange Grove to be converted into flats

Concerns have been raised by Fallowfield locals over the proposal to turn The Orange Grove into flats