The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


Pangaea: Level 10 – Costume Competition

Pangaea: Level 10 – Costume Competition

Pangaea Festival celebrated its 10th birthday with a gaming-themed night held on the 30th of January. You all came out dressed in ...

Photo: Twitter

Cambridge student found murdered in Cairo

A Cambridge student was found murdered in Cairo last week after a widespread international search. The body of Italian Ph.D. student Giulio Regeni ...

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Pro-rape group meeting in Manchester cancelled

Pro-rape groups that were set to meet up in many locations around the world and the United Kingdom including Manchester, Newcastle and ...

Pangaea: Level 10 – Costume Competition

Pangaea: Level 10 – Costume Competition

Posted on Feb 9, 2016 1
Photo: Twitter

Cambridge student found murdered in Cairo

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 2
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Pro-rape group meeting in Manchester cancelled

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 3
Junior doctors Kate and Alex. Photo: The Mancunion

85 per cent of Manchester medics likely to move abroad

The government’s plans to impose the new junior doctors contracts has led to many Manchester medics making plans to move abroad. Devolution campaigners have also questioned whether Manchester’s devolved NHS will have to impose the contract

Photo: Gage Skidmore @Flickr

Senate will debate banning of Donald Trump

The proposal will be debated at the next Senate meeting on February 18th

secretlondon123 @ Flickr

Students urged to register to vote after electoral registration shake up

A recent study by the Labour party has revealed that nearly 80,000 voters will be lost due to the new voting sign up rules, with many of them expected to be Labour or left-leaning students

The effectiveness of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership was debated in Manchester Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Students don’t regret Corbyn’s leadership

On Thursday evening, the Manchester Debating Union questioned the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. The House voted in favour of Corbyn

Photo: salford_ian @Flickr

Student found murdered in University of Salford halls

Murder investigation opened after body of student was found in university halls at the University of Salford

Photo: Mike P @Flickr

New study reveals the importance of being in tune with the Earth

A recent study working on mutated mice has implicated the importance of having an internal clock that is synced with the 24 hour cycle seen on Earth

Photo: Arash Razzagh Karimi @ Flickr

End of sanctions will have little effect on Iranian Higher Education

There will be no “sea change” in Iranian students studying abroad now that sanctions are lifted, claims The Times Higher Education

The junior doctors's strikes are set to continue on Wednesday 10th February. Emergency backup will not be put into place for this strikePhoto: The Mancunion

Junior doctors to walk out again

The junior doctors’ strikes will continue on Wednesday 10th February while negotiations between the BMA and the government have not come to a conclusion

Photo: Barn Images @ Flickr

NHS Foundation Trust “requires improvement”

In a continuing mental health inspection programme, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) concludes that the safety and leadership of the North West’s Five Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust is inadequate

Photo: Elmira College @ Flickr

British science will be hindered by EU exit, says Universities and Science Minister

Jo Johnson, the Universities Minister, has voiced his opinion that a British exit from the European Union could damage the future progress of UK Science


Pangaea: Level 10 – Costume Competition

Who will be crowned champion and make it to the next level?

Photo: Where is Giulio Regeni campaign

Academics demand justice after death of Italian student in Egypt

Thousands of academics from across the world, including some from the University of Manchester, have signed an open letter condemning the torture and death of an Italian Ph.D. student in Cairo, demanding a impartial investigation be allowed