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Amongst the equipment seized from the students is a Playstation 3 which was being used by the students for excessively loud gaming sessions after nights out. Photo: Wesley Lelieveld @ Flickr.

Manchester students have Playstation 3 seized

Following a series of noise complaints by neighbours dating back to October, Manchester students have had their Playstation 3, amongst other equipment, ...

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. Created in February ...

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

In coalition with the Greater Manchester universities and student unions, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) have launched a new anti-rape campaign aimed at ...

Amongst the equipment seized from the students is a Playstation 3 which was being used by the students for excessively loud gaming sessions after nights out. Photo: Wesley Lelieveld @ Flickr.

Manchester students have Playstation 3 seized

Posted on Nov 22, 2014 1
Photo: Charlie Spargo.

The We Get It! campaign enters its next

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 2
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

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 3
Amongst the equipment seized from the students is a Playstation 3 which was being used by the students for excessively loud gaming sessions after nights out. Photo: Wesley Lelieveld @ Flickr.

Manchester students have Playstation 3 seized

Manchester students have had their Playstation 3 and other equipment seized following various noise complaints from neighbours over excessively loud 4am gaming sessions. The story, which has received national attention, is however one of many reported lately, which students fear are depicted to demonise the Manchester student community collectively.

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

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.

"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

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Mind the Crack

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

University of Manchester Duke of Edinburgh's Award Society President Sean Ruane collected the license. Photo: University of Manchester Students' Union

Manchester Students’ Union becomes a licensed Duke of Edinburgh Award centre

The Students’ Union has become a licensed Duke of Edinburgh’s Award centre. The Union is only the second in the country to be certified.

Three Leeds students' campaign against Victoria's Secret's 'Perfect Body' advertisement has gone global. Steve Rhodes @Flickr

Students campaign against Victoria’s Secret’s ‘Perfect Body’ goes global.

Three University of Leeds students have created a social media firestorm after starting a petition under the hashtag #iamperfect against Victoria’s Secret’s new ‘Perfect Body’ advertising campaign

Beginning next week, academics will refuse to set or mark coursework, and any planned exams will be cancelled until the dispute is settled. Photo: __olga__ @Flickr

UCU marking boycott to go ahead

Academics at universities nationwide have voted in favour of refusing to set or mark work in the dispute regarding pension cuts, starting from 6th November

On Thursday 24th the annual RAG event jailbreak took place for University of Manchester Students. Photo: Manchester Rag @ Facebook

Jailbreak victors reach Croatia

Manchester student volunteers compete once again in the annual RAG event Jailbreak to raise money for the children’s cancer charity Kidscan

Teygan Sugrue was found seriously ill in his room by a flatmate. Photo: Facebook

Students and staff pay tribute to student who died of meningitis

Teygan Sugrue, a first year Russian with Economics student, died suddenly of Meningitis a week ago

Photo: Moriori @Wikimedia Commons

To wear or not to wear, that is the question

Last week, Manchester’s Debating Union posed the controversial and divisive question: should
we wear the poppy?

State school educated students learn six per cent less per year despite graduating with the same degree Photo: NTU Graduation Week @Flickr

State school graduates will earn less than private school counterparts

There is a pay gap between state school and private school graduates who achieve the same degree in the same subject, and go into the same profession