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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 ...

"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

The Mancunion interviewed Chuka Umunna ahead of the General Election this coming Thursday. Before Parliament dissolved, Mr Umunna was a Labour MP for ...

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

Occupation begins in Harold Hankins building

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Manchester Central Library. Photo: steveacek @ Flickr

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

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"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

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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

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

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

Photo: The Mancunion

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