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Members walked out of the UCU conference held in Manchester University. Photo: raver_mikey @Flickr

Black delegates stage walkout at UCU equalities conference in Manchester

At a University and College Union event in Manchester University last week, black members walked out in protest at the Union’s alleged ...

"Hands up if you can't live without your phone." 54 per cent of 18 – 24 year olds consider the devices an addiction. Photo: kris krüg @Flickr

Technology: the modern day student addiction

The internet, social media and mobile phones have become three of the biggest addictions among students and other 18 – 24 year ...

Police are appealing for witnesses after a brutal attack. Photo: ingythewingy @Flickr

Clubber left with fractured face and broken teeth after a brutal attack outside Sankeys

At around 4am on Sunday 26th October 2014, a man and his friend left the nightclub and walked to two separate cars to ...

Members walked out of the UCU conference held in Manchester University. Photo: raver_mikey @Flickr

Black delegates stage walkout at UCU equalities conference

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 1
"Hands up if you can't live without your phone." 54 per cent of 18 – 24 year olds consider the devices an addiction. Photo: kris krüg @Flickr

Technology: the modern day student addiction

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 2
Police are appealing for witnesses after a brutal attack. Photo: ingythewingy @Flickr

Clubber left with fractured face and broken teeth

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 3
Members walked out of the UCU conference held in Manchester University. Photo: raver_mikey @Flickr

Black delegates stage walkout at UCU equalities conference in Manchester

Delegates walked out in protest over alleged failure to tackle racism, bullying and victimisation

Photo: Charlie Spargo.

The We Get It! campaign enters its next phase

The We Get It! campaign, the Students’ Union’s zero tolerance to sexual harassment incentive, has moved into its next stage with a “report and support” button on My Manchester and the appointment of at least two sexual harassment advisers

Photo: jackhynes @Flickr

Marking boycott suspended until further talks

The marking boycott is over until January, as the UCU and Universities UK agree to try and come to a settlement.

The poster designed in collaboration with Manchester Sudent Unions and GMP to be place around campus and licensed premises. Photo: Greater Manchester Police.

“Drinking is not a crime, rape is”

Greater Manchester Police have announced that the number of rapes amongst Manchester students in the first three months of term have doubled since last year with over 30 reported cases in 2014.

A man has been jailed for a 'crash for cash' scam involving a No. 42 bus and a Mercedes. Photo: eastleighbusman @Flickr

Bus inspector jailed over ‘crash for cash’ scam

A bus inspector from Longsight is jailed over a ‘crash for cash’ scam which saw a number 42 bus in Rusholme smash into his friend’s Mercedes

Photo: jackhynes @Flickr

Universities enter marking boycott against pension reductions

Since the 6th of November the University and College Union has engaged in an industrial dispute with UK universities concerning changes to lecturers’ pensions

"Hands up if you can't live without your phone." 54 per cent of 18 – 24 year olds consider the devices an addiction. Photo: kris krüg @Flickr

Technology: the modern day student addiction

A survey has revealed the biggest addictions that students and other young people succumb to

Police are appealing for witnesses after a brutal attack. Photo: ingythewingy @Flickr

Clubber left with fractured face and broken teeth after a brutal attack outside Sankeys

Police are appealing for witnesses to a vicious assault outside Sankeys nightclub in Ancoats to come forward and assist in the investigation

International Women's Day is celebrated every year around the world with each major city determining its own theme for the event. Photo: Mike Atherton @ Flickr.

Who runs the world: International Women’s Day Award

Manchester City Council have opened up nominations for the annual International Women’s Day Award with this year’s theme focusing on “breaking through”.

Dave Haslam (left) and Dr Ashley Burgoyne (right). Photo: Museum of Science and Industry

#HookedOnMusic – Manchester Science Festival 2014

Andy van den Bent-Kelly headed over to the Museum of Science and Industry to attend an interesting talk about why certain songs are catchy as part of this year’s Science Festival

Bez presents his views to the audience. Photo: Discuss

“The Future is Fracking. Discuss” – Manchester Science Festival 2014

Andy van den Bent-Kelly headed over to the Museum of Science and Industry to attend a lively debate about fracking as part of this year’s Science Festival

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Mind the Crack

Imperial College students suspended from rugby team after stripping on the London underground last week