The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Features

Photo: Terry Bain @Flickr

Why are Christmas adverts so effective?

You’ve all seen and know them well; John Lewis’ 'The Long Wait', 'The Journey', 'Monty the Penguin', and 'The Man on the ...

Photo: alyssa @Flickr

Festive season shopping got you frazzled?

As the first long semester of university begins to wind down and deadlines become a thing of the past, lots of us ...

Photo: dullhunk @Flickr

Five free things to do on a rainy day

The weeks are getting wetter and your loan is vanishing quicker, but don't let this dampen your mood. We are here to ...

Photo: Terry Bain @Flickr

Why are Christmas adverts so effective?

Posted on Dec 5, 2016 1
Photo: alyssa @Flickr

Festive season shopping got you frazzled?

Posted on Dec 5, 2016 2
Photo: dullhunk @Flickr

Five free things to do on a rainy

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 3
Photo: Terry Bain @Flickr

Why are Christmas adverts so effective?

Everyone loves Christmas adverts and can’t wait to watch them when they air on TV. Here’s Araddhna Patel on the potential reasons behind their success

Photo: alyssa @Flickr

Festive season shopping got you frazzled?

If Christmas shopping fills you with dread and you’re left wanting to curl up under a blanket at the mere thought of braving the Arndale in December, we have the ultimate guide to avoiding shopping list related stress this year

Photo: dullhunk @Flickr

Five free things to do on a rainy day

With the weather getting worse and worse, read on for our tips on how to beat the rainy day blues and get out and about in Manchester

Photo: Ryan Ordoñez

An outsider’s view of Manchester

Ever wondered what an Aussie thinks of Manchester? Look no further than this article: we get his opinions on the Curry Mile, the Northern Quarter, and more

Photo: smemon @Flickr

Take a break from social media over Christmas

Think about putting your phone down this Christmas and taking a break from social media — we promise it will make your festive season so much better

Photo: smabssputzer @Flickr

The return of the Christmas markets

Hold onto your Santa hats, the Manchester Christmas markets are back and we have got the low-down on the best bits of the festive celebrations

Photo: Tristan Martin @Flickr

We really don’t need three months of Christmas

With Christmas seeming to come earlier every year, we ask: is there actually any need for all this holiday hype?

Photo: Rachel Docherty @Flickr

A merry student Christmas

Christmas on a student budget can certainly be tough, but here are a few ideas to get you going

Photo: Manchester Swing Dance Society

Societies spotlight: Swing Dance Society

Verity Longley, Chair of University of Manchester Swing Dance Society, talks to Rachel Oelbaum about t-shirts, being queen and — of course — dancing

Photo: divya_ @Flickr

Things I wish I knew in first year

First year is the perfect time to enjoy all aspects of University life, and it is a shame to waste it by doing nothing

Photo: Relentless Energy

I went to Warehouse Project sober, and loved it

Head Lifestyle Editor Rachel Adams proves that you don’t have to drink to have a good time on a night out—here’s her review of a sober night out at Warehouse Project

Photo: xlarger @Flickr

Becoming a Vegan, Part 1: what’s it all about?

Veganism has hit the UK, rising by 360% in the past 10 years. But why all the fuss?