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A typical student kitchen sink. Photo: Alejandro Gordo @Flickr

Freshers to spend £200 on alcohol in first week alone

New research has found that incoming first year students at universities across the country will spend well over £200 each on alcohol ...

Hitting the books and getting results the top worry for Manchester students. Photo: Steve McFarland @Flickr

Survey reveals Manchester students' biggest fears

University of Manchester students find achieving academic success to be their number one cause of stress, according to a recent study released ...

Manchester ranked one of the most expensive students for cities
Photo: GluseppeMoscato@ Flickr.

Manchester among most expensive cities for first year students

A study by HSBC has revealed the cheapest and most expensive British universities to attend. The study looked at the 20 towns and ...

A typical student kitchen sink. Photo: Alejandro Gordo @Flickr

Freshers to spend £200 on alcohol in first

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Hitting the books and getting results the top worry for Manchester students. Photo: Steve McFarland @Flickr

Survey reveals Manchester students' biggest fears

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 2
Manchester ranked one of the most expensive students for cities
Photo: GluseppeMoscato@ Flickr.

Manchester among most expensive cities for first year

Posted on Sep 10, 2014 3
A typical student kitchen sink. Photo: Alejandro Gordo @Flickr

Freshers to spend £200 on alcohol in first week alone

Freshers at universities across the country are to spend over £200 in their first week on alcohol alone.

Hitting the books and getting results the top worry for Manchester students. Photo: Steve McFarland @Flickr

Survey reveals Manchester students’ biggest fears

Endsleigh Student Survey reveals that 89 per cent of University of Manchester students worry most about achieving academic success at University.

Manchester ranked one of the most expensive students for cities Photo: GluseppeMoscato@ Flickr.

Manchester among most expensive cities for first year students

Research by HSBC has revealed the most affordable student destinations

Sudanese woman Mariam Ibrahim faces death by hanging and 100 lashes for apostasy and adultery. Photo - Amnesty International

Manchester student petitions for pregnant Sudanese woman on death row

The petition has managed to attract over 240,000 signatures in the space of a few weeks

The UCAS Media website reads: 'We help them reach uni - we help you reach them'.

UCAS sells access to students’ personal details to advertisers

Company reportedly makes millions for selling access to the personal details of university applicants

Photo: Delvapp

Angry Birds publisher backs Manchester students’ new ‘hype’ app

App tells people ‘most hyped’ places to be on a night out

Prospectuses need more information on employment, income prospects and quality of teaching, according to the OFT. Photo: Balazs H @Flickr

University prospectuses sub par says OFT

The Office of Fair Trading finds no evidence of non-competitive practices at universities, but says they urgently need to improve the quality of information that applicants receive.

University of Sussex' students occupying the university's conference centre in a stand against privatisation. (Photo: DanielJPHadley @flickr)

Four of the Sussex five let off with cautionary letter

Despite the large total cost of £32,044 claimed by the university, four of the sussex five will receive an official University of Sussex warning letter and no further reprimand

Students and non-students can now take open-source courses run by universities worldwide. Photo: University of Salford @Flickr

MOOCs’ popularity on the rise

More UK universities are starting their own Massive Open Online Courses to help more than their student body learn degree-level material.

Four females and three males attacked a female student near the University of Manchester on Oxford Road   Photo: Gene Hunt @Flickr

Gang stalk and assault student on Oxford Road

The 20-year-old female student was followed for over a mile and assaulted by a gang ‘like animals stalking their prey’

All nine attacks have taken place in the Withington area.

Serial Withington sex attacker assaults four more women

Most of the women attacked have been students

Police have released these three pictures in the hope that someone will come forward with information. Photo: Greater Manchester Police

Student witnesses may be key to assault investigation

Appeal for student witnesses after incident outside South nightclub, hosting a Murkage night, linked to man’s death