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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 ...

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

A female student has been raped as she walked home through Fallowfield from a night out. The 19-year-old was walking down Ladybarn Lane ...

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 ...

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

Warning – University will seriously damage your health!

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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

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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

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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”

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 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 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.

Photo: secretlondon @Flickr

Decisive student vote could swing 200 seats

197 parliamentary seats have only a 10 per cent majority and a student population large enough to swing the balance of votes

Baa Bar in Fallowfield outside which a large drunken brawl erupted between two large groups. Photo: raver_mikey @Flickr.

Fallowfield Baa Bar brawl leads to road closure

In the early hours of Sunday morning riot police vans arrived on the scene of a violet fist-fight between two large groups of drinkers outside of the Fallowfield Baa Bar

Daria Radionova posing beside the diamond-encrusted Mercedes set to sell for £150, 000. Photo: Daria Radionova – Facebook

Dog loving millionaire to donate to dogs’ shelter

Millionaire LSE student Daria Radionova is set to give 10 per cent of the profit raised from selling her hand encrusted diamond Mercedes to Manchester’s dog shelter, following the fire last month.

Photo: missy-and-the-universe @Flickr

Where will your degree land you?

Computer scientists emerge as top-earning graduates in the UK according to figures