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The banner announcing the occupation has been displayed on the side of MBS. Photo: Peet Earnshaw @Twitter

Occupation begins in Harold Hankins building

A group of around 30 protesters representing the Free Education Mcr campaign have begun an occupation of the Harold Hankins building in ...

Manchester Central Library. Photo: steveacek @ Flickr

‘Manchester Wakes’ as Central Library presents one-off event in collaboration with university

Manchester Central Library is this week unveiling an exciting exhibition and bringing Manchester residents a free, one-night-only event inspired by the city’s ...

Is a sit down in a major celebrity's kitchen the new way to reach the disenfranchised? Photo: Screencap @YouTube

Re-Brand-ing politics

As I drag my aching feet towards the end of the university calendar, the ease of creating another inventive headline, or relevant ...

The banner announcing the occupation has been displayed on the side of MBS. Photo: Peet Earnshaw @Twitter

Occupation begins in Harold Hankins building

Posted on May 14, 2015 1
Manchester Central Library. Photo: steveacek @ Flickr

‘Manchester Wakes’ as Central Library presents one-off event

Posted on May 11, 2015 2
Is a sit down in a major celebrity's kitchen the new way to reach the disenfranchised? Photo: Screencap @YouTube

Re-Brand-ing politics

Posted on May 4, 2015 3
The banner announcing the occupation has been displayed on the side of MBS. Photo: Peet Earnshaw @Twitter

Occupation begins in Harold Hankins building

Free Education protesters have begun occupation of the University of Manchester in protest of further cuts to higher education and bursaries

Manchester Central Library. Photo: steveacek @ Flickr

‘Manchester Wakes’ as Central Library presents one-off event in collaboration with university

Enjoy a unique and experimental cultural experience at Manchester Central Library this May, bringing together inspiration and innovation in the name of the city’s past and present

"We are going to be increasing the maintenance grant from £3400 to £3800, which should benefit around half of students." Photo: uklabourparty @Flickr

Graduate tax still a long-term option, says Chuka Umunna

News Editor Jenny Sterne spoke to the shadow Secretary of State for Business, Chuka Umunna, about HE policy, the skills gap, zero-hours contracts and the BME attainment gap

The Stop TTIP Manchester protestors dropped warning signs in the Arndale Centre following the zombie flashmob. Photo: Stop TTIP MCR @Facebook.

Zombie protestors plague Arndale Centre over TTIP negotiations

Protestors from across Manchester took part in an anti-TTIP zombie flashmob in the Arndale Centre as part of a global day of action against the EU-US trade deal

The leader of the opposition poses for a photograph with University of Manchester students. Photo: Ben Farren

“The next Labour government will start by saving the NHS,” says Miliband

Miliband addressed students, lecturers, and healthcare professionals yesterday, to announce Labour’s plans for the immediate rescue of the NHS from the threats of privatisation, fragmentation, and competition

"If you don’t agree with anything you’ve heard, set up your own party!" Photo: @TheMancunion @Twitter

Independent Live at the RNCM

The #IndyLive General Election debate took place on Wednesday and fielded questions about the EU, healthcare, and nationalism

Propercorn Platform Photo credit @ propercorn.com

Proper into business? Propercorn launches startup competition for students

Popcorn company Propercorn are offering student entrepreneurs £7500 in investment

The Parliamentary Candidate hustings for Manchester Withington were hosted by the University of Manchester's Students' Union. Photo: @iatw4l @Twitter.

UKIP policy to “treat the weak humanely”

UKIP candidate for Manchester Withington, Mark Davies, has referred to disabled people as ‘weak’ and has said that women who ‘go away’ deserve to be paid less

Photo: Merseyside Skeptics Society Photos @Flickr

Interview: Simon Singh

Andy van den Bent-Kelly chats to the popular science writer about his forthcoming talk, the wonderful world of maths and the role of the modern-day science communicator

Cities from Belfast to Bedford will host the studio over the next four weeks. Photo: Sky News

Sky News election campaign comes to Manchester

Stand Up Be Counted is a national campaign to hear the voices and ideas of young people across the country who may be disillusioned by politics

Graphene oxide flakes interacting with cell membranes. Photo: University of Manchester

Breaking the tumour-sphere: Graphene shows anti-cancer properties

Research by a team from the University of Manchester has shown that graphene can be used to target and neutralise cancer stem cells

Is free speech really dead at Manchester? Photo: Free Speech and Secular Society UoM

Charlie Hebdo cover revealed at debate on campus

In a debate over free speech on campus, the controversial front cover of the memorial edition of Charlie Hebdo, depicting the prophet Muhammad, was revealed unannounced