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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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Life after Fabric: What’s next for the future of British clubbing?

When it comes to clubbing and drug culture in post-Fabric Britain, many questions have been left without reply. Miranda Bunnis searches for answers

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Cruel Britannia: ABBA, Churchill and the new fiver

Jack Ashworth looks at what Churchill’s face on the new five pound note says about Britain

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Passport to paradise

Embarking on a year abroad can be so much more than staying in Europe; six French students who travelled far and wide give their deux cents on choosing a far-flung location

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53% of students at University of Manchester in favour of monarchy

With a recent survey showing the University of Manchester students’ overall support for the monarchy, Stevie Grieves asks why our Queen continues to be such a popular figure in Britain

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How Europe tackles tuition fees

With tuition fees on the rise in the UK, how are other European countries managing university costs for their students?

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Mental health at Manchester: Is the university doing enough?

As mental health services are becoming increasingly more important to the student population, what is the university doing to improve the support that they offer?

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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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TEDxUniversityofManchester – Infinite Possibilities

TEDxUniversity of Manchester returned with the theme of Infinite Possibilities on Saturday, with a host of inspirational and lauded speakers and live performers

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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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