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A student life: chair of the Polo society

When I meet Jade, I get the impression straight away that she certainly bucks the trend for the usual ‘lazy student’ stereotype, ...

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A student life: treasurer of the cheese and wine society

Before we start, Ollie Carr — treasurer of the University of Manchester Cheese and Wine Society — wants to get straight to ...

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A student life: the student journalist

Eliza Slawther is softly spoken, but this belies intelligence and determination. She’s hard working — not content to let The Mancunion be like ...

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A student life: chair of the Polo society

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A student life: treasurer of the cheese and

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A student life: the student journalist

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A student life: chair of the Polo society

We chat to Jade Fox, the chair of Polo Society, about the group going from strength to strength and her impossible work-life balance

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A student life: treasurer of the cheese and wine society

Stevie Grieves meets the Cheese and Wine society’s treasurer Ollie Carr

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A student life: the student journalist

We spoke to Eliza Slawther about being a student journalist

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A student life: the prince of Panto Society

Emma Shanks caught up with Bradley Pascall, this year’s Social Secretary of UOM’s Panto Society

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A student life: the quidditch player

We spoke to Livi Dickinson about being a quidditch player at university

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A student life: the free speech advocate

Jo Mitchison a member of the University of Manchester’s Free Speech and Secular Society, claims the culture of not engaging with controversial opinions is to blame for the success of Trump and Brexit

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“We need to counter the rubbish that poetry is only for a chosen few”

Books editor Roma Havers interviews the poet Lemn Sissay on his new book Gold from the Stone and his role as Chancellor of the University of Manchester

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Profile: Qaisra Shahraz Lifetime Achiever Award at the National Diversity Awards

Charlotte Smith praises Qaisra Shahraz for her work as an author and humanitarian and shares thoughts on her Lifetime Achiever Award from the National Diversity Awards

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Interview: Dame Nancy Rothwell

Head Features Editor Jacob Nicholas sat down with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, to talk about everything from Brexit to building a hotel on campus

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“There are a lot of grey walls in this world: Why not paint them?”

The Mancunion sat down for a surprisingly philosophical and introspective journey through the life, work, city, and inspiration of Manchester-based graffiti artist kELzO

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Interview with an astronaut: Don Thomas

Former NASA astronaut Don Thomas has been to space four times. In an interview with Science Editor Andy van den Bent-Kelly, he talks about his experiences, the political scene away from Earth, and what the future holds for the space industry

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Lunch with The Mancunion: David Aaronovitch

William Brown talks to University of Manchester alumnus and The Times columnist David Aaronovitch on politics, the student body and freedom of speech