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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

Ed Miliband addressed a large audience of students yesterday at Manchester Metropolitan University, telling them how “the next Labour government will start ...

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

Independent Live at the RNCM

On Wednesday the 15th of April the RNCM played host to a General Election debate hosted by The Independent and The Independent ...

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Proper into business? Propercorn launches startup competition for students

The reality of owning your own business is but a pipe dream for most students, particularly in this era of austerity and ...

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

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

Independent Live at the RNCM

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Proper into business? Propercorn launches startup competition for

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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

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Proper into business? Propercorn launches startup competition for students

Popcorn company Propercorn are offering student entrepreneurs £7500 in investment

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

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

Owens Park Tower. Photo: The Mancunion

Halls 2 Home: Putting ‘Unity’ Back Into the Community

Halls 2 Home is a project which aims to support students in their transition from halls to private accommodation. It was created by Manchester Student Homes and works in partnership with the university’s Pastoral Care Team, involving a programme of awarenesseampaigns, events and resource documents which aim to improve student integration in off-campus areas

"We base our struggle on principles of equality, direct democracy, solidarity, mutual care and support." Photo: Occupy LSE

Students occupy LSE

Occupy LSE locked themselves in the Vera Anstey Suite and released a list of demands that would remove the neoliberal agenda from higher education

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UKIP chairman advocates “a UN nuclear deterrent”

A General election debate at the University of Manchester brought together representatives from the five major political parties

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Naa storms to landmark Gen Sec win

The new Executive committee has six females on it, and Acquah becomes the first black female General Secretary in the Union’s history, in an already-historical race

Harry Leslie Smith spoke to students about the importance of voting. Photo: Standup4Labour@Twitter

Harry Leslie Smith inspires students to vote for their future

In light of the dramatic drop in students registered to vote, Harry Leslie Smith a 92 year old activist spoke to students about the importance of voting and why this generation and general election could go down as the most important since 1945.

In the run up to the General Election we question the youth branches of each politcal party. Photo: The Mancunion

Political Party Profiles

Youth branches of the five main political parties active within the Students’ Union were interviewed on the policies of their parties and why they believe their party would best serve students

Paul Birch: "If people are consuming alcohol or drugs they should be doing it on an informed basis" Photo: CISTA

Interview: Paul Birch, founder of UK party for a review into cannabis law

The chair of CISTA, a party campaigning solely for a review into cannabis laws, speaks to News Editor Anna Phillips about the War On Drugs, cannabis in the media, and the vision of the UK’s future legalisation policy