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

Celebrate Foundation Day through philanthropy

The 22nd October marks the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the University of Manchester. To celebrate the historical generosity of graduates ...

Photo: MEN award Group 2014

Manchester success at Manchester Evening News Environment Awards

A joint campaign encouraging students to donate their unwanted items to charities won the Environmental Services Waste Prevention award at the Manchester ...

Photo: secretlondon @Flickr

Decisive student vote could swing 200 seats

The student vote could swing the results of 200 seats at the next general election in 2015, according to a new report ...

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

Celebrate Foundation Day through philanthropy

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 1
Photo: MEN award Group 2014

Manchester success at Manchester Evening News Environment Awards

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 2
Photo: secretlondon @Flickr

Decisive student vote could swing 200 seats

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 3
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

Plans to transform the RBS building get underway Photo: Jenny Sterne

Transformation of RBS building gets under way.

The Students’ Union is converting the former RBS space next to Academy 1 into a pop-up shop and flexible events space run by student volunteers

The three students were attacked along Carhill Drive in Fallowfield by two men. Photo: Gene Hunt @Flickr.

Three students attacked in unprovoked incident in Fallowfield

Three students, one currently in a serious condition in hospital, have been attacked in Fallowfield on their way home from a night out in Manchester.

Green Party memberships surge in Manchester and nationally. Photo: Pete Birkinshaw@Flickr

Green party membership surge in Manchester

The Manchester Green Party receives a surge in new members, mirroring the national picture. The Young Greens see a 100 per cent increase in members.

According to the latest survey the Manchester Universities rank as the second cheapest round in the UK. Photo: MDMA @ Flickr.

Manchester Universities are second cheapest in the UK for a round of drinks

The Manchester Universities have been ranked as having the second cheapest round in the UK, having just been beaten by the Leeds Universities.

Police made door-to-door visits and carried out a raid on a house in Fallowfield. Photo: Greater Manchester Police

120 arrested in Fallowfield crime initiative

A series of unannounced door-to-door visits in Fallowfield at the beginning of October saw over 100 known criminals located and arrested and £90000 worth of cannabis plants seized

Giving what we can: Manchester host in association with RAG this years first charity event. Photo: Giving What We Can: Manchester @ Facebook

The Giving Game: may the audience be in your favour

The Giving What We Can: Manchester Society in association with RAG kick off this year’ series of charity events.