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Oak House, likened to a prison by many students. Photo: Iris Chase @ Flickr

Warning – University will seriously damage your health!

According to a new YouGov survey, 81 per cent of students believe that their health is seriously influenced by their university accommodations. YouGov ...

The NUS voted down a motion to condemn Islamic State. Photo: Ogbodo Solution @Flickr

NUS refuse to condemn ISIS on grounds of Islamophobia

The National Union of Students (NUS), who in the past have condemned UKIP and Robin Thicke and voted to boycott Israel (all ...

The Corridor is the UK's largest academic campus and the largest clinical academic campus in Europe. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Manchester set to benefit from €24m 'smart green growth' fund

Manchester is one of three cities set to receive a share of a €24 million fund to demonstrate pioneering green technologies. Together with ...

Oak House, likened to a prison by many students. Photo: Iris Chase @ Flickr

Warning – University will seriously damage your health!

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The NUS voted down a motion to condemn Islamic State. Photo: Ogbodo Solution @Flickr

NUS refuse to condemn ISIS on grounds of

Posted on Oct 26, 2014 2
The Corridor is the UK's largest academic campus and the largest clinical academic campus in Europe. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Manchester set to benefit from €24m 'smart green

Posted on Oct 26, 2014 3
The Students' Union Executive team have described the practice as "disgraceful". Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Sunbelievable!

The Sun has contacted this publication among others across the country offering money for photographs of students in offensive fancy dress costumes this Halloween, a move that the Executive team has collectively condemned

Oak House, likened to a prison by many students. Photo: Iris Chase @ Flickr

Warning – University will seriously damage your health!

A YouGov survey has discovered that 84 per cent of students think their accommodation is harmful to health

Patrols have been increased in the Fallowfield area since the rape of a 19-year-old student. Photo: Ingy the Wingy @Flickr

Female student raped as she walked home through Fallowfield

The 19-year-old was raped in an alleyway near Whitby Road in Fallowfield at around 3:30am last Saturday, on her way home from a night out

The NUS voted down a motion to condemn Islamic State. Photo: Ogbodo Solution @Flickr

NUS refuse to condemn ISIS on grounds of “Islamophobia”

The NUS has voted down a motion to condemn Islamic state as they fear it had pro-intervention rhetoric and could be considered “Islamophobic”

The Corridor is the UK's largest academic campus and the largest clinical academic campus in Europe. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Manchester set to benefit from €24m ‘smart green growth’ fund

The money will be used to lower carbon emissions and transform the area into a ‘smart city’

Just reading six minutes a day from a good book has been shown to significantly reduce stress levels. Photo: Tim Geers @Flickr

Just six minutes a day can keep stress levels at bay

Manchester libraries have launched the ‘Just Six Minutes’ campaign following news from researchers at Mindlab International that reading just six minutes a day can significantly reduce stress levels

Friends of the Earth in 2012 lobbying a Labour party conference after the issue of fracking was considered. Photo: Manchester Friends of the Earth @Flickr

Manchester fracking plans delayed, environmental assesment deemed inadequate

Lobby group Friends of the Earth have successfully delayed Trafford Council’s plans to permit fracking as the group raised concerns that the council’s assessment had not considered environmental and health consequences

The strikes are not the first to have been staged against the coalition's proposed changes to the NHS, including, as pictured here, over the issue of privatisation. Photo: David Reece @Flickr

NHS workers strike over pay

NHS hospital staff striked last Monday and are threatening further action over outrage that a proposed one per cent increase in pay has been rejected by Government, despite plans for a 10 per cent increase for MPs

The Royal Life Saving Society have launched a new campaign 'Don't Drink and Drown'. Photo: Helen Bushe @Flickr

Student-aimed campaign ‘Don’t Drink and Drown’ launched in York

Following the death of student Megan Roberts, the Royal Life Saving Society has launched its latest student-aimed campaign ‘Don’t Drink and Drown’

The period design features of the Northern Quarter and Sackville Street set the scene for the star-studded movie. Photo: raver_mikey @Flickr

Manchester becomes Manhattan for Hollywood drama ‘Genius’

Filming for 1920s-era film Genius, starring Colin Firth and Jude Law, begins in Manchester’s Northern Quarter and around Sackville Street

The Whitworth Hall, at which honorary degrees will be awarded this Foundation Day. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Celebrate Foundation Day through philanthropy

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the University of Manchester, students are encouraged to be a part of the legacy of generosity at the university

Photo: MEN award Group 2014

Manchester success at Manchester Evening News Environment Awards

Student volunteers from the Manchester Leadership Programme helped the British Heart Foundation achieve success in their recycling scheme.