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Stonewall event to be held at North Campus

LGBT+ charity Stonewall will hold a panel discussion with the support of the University of Manchester’s LGBT+ staff network All Out this ...

Using the Dark Web and untraceable bitcoin, the gang were able to order illicit substances by post. Photo: mattza @Flickr

Student drug kingpin jailed

A Leeds student has been jailed for four years after running a lucrative drug ring using the Dark Web. Liam Reynolds and a ...

Efforts to address poor representation at university may, in fact, be leading to the unfair gap. Photo: paullew @Flickr

BME applicants unfairly rejected by Russell Group universities

University applicants from black and minority ethnic backgrounds are significantly less likely to be offered a place than equally-qualified white counterparts, according ...

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Stonewall event to be held at North Campus

Posted on Aug 26, 2015 1
Using the Dark Web and untraceable bitcoin, the gang were able to order illicit substances by post. Photo: mattza @Flickr

Student drug kingpin jailed

Posted on Aug 24, 2015 2
Efforts to address poor representation at university may, in fact, be leading to the unfair gap. Photo: paullew @Flickr

BME applicants unfairly rejected by Russell Group universities

Posted on Aug 24, 2015 3
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Stonewall event to be held at North Campus

An LGBT+ panel discussion hosted as a collaboration between charity Stonewall, the Albert Kennedy Trust, and Sparkle, will be hosted by the University of Manchester this Sunday

Using the Dark Web and untraceable bitcoin, the gang were able to order illicit substances by post. Photo: mattza @Flickr

Student drug kingpin jailed

Liam Reynolds and a gang of Leeds students ordered drugs from abroad using the Silk Road marketplace and sold them on to students

Efforts to address poor representation at university may, in fact, be leading to the unfair gap. Photo: paullew @Flickr

BME applicants “unfairly rejected” by Russell Group universities

Researchers found that data indicates BME university applicants are disproportionately rejected a place at university in comparison to similarly-qualified white peers

Is it finally time to trust the internet in terms of its use in academia? Photo: The Mancunion

Internet not responsible for plagiarism, says report

Researchers found the reputation the internet has for encouraging cheating might just be down to hyperbolic news stories and anecdotal evidence

The A-level student's family fled Baghdad in 2006, where daily killings occurred. Photo: nromagna @Flickr

Straight-A* student denied student loan due to immigration status

Iraqi-born Hassan al-Sherbaz has lived in the UK half his life, attended both primary and secondary school in this country, but has been told he must pay full international fees if he wants to study Chemical Engineering at Imperial College

The androgynous star was an eclectic pioneer in his industry. Photo: summer1978 @Flickr

Bowie professor to live artist’s lifestyle for whole year

From Aladdin Sane to Ziggy Stardust, Will Brooker will spread different personas throughout the year to better understand the 70s artist

Since the lifting of the intake cap, more and more private accommodation will be depended upon. Photo: fire_up_the_quattro @Flickr

Student accommodation reaches breaking point as half of students struggle with rent

In the three years between 2010 and 2013, student rent prices rose at almost double the rate of the wider rental market. The NUS is calling for rent controls to combat the “crisis”

“Inspiring a strategic approach to making cultural and systemic changes that will make a real difference to minority ethnic staff and students.” Photo: raver_mikey @Flickr

Manchester claims racial equality charter mark

Eight UK universities have been given the award by the Equality Challenge Unit, which also honours institutions for gender equality

One in three employees will be let go, whether voluntarily or not. Photo: mydigitalslrcamera @Flickr

250 IT jobs ‘at risk’ due to structural shake-up by university

At least 68 staff will be made redundant as the University of Manchester outsources some of its IT Services. Staff will be laid off if not enough choose to leave voluntarily

Maude's skin lay in storage for more than half a century. Photo: P. Ligget, Manchester Museum

Octogenerian tigon returns to Manchester

Maude, a popular zoological attraction in the 1930s and 40s, is the result of the breeding of a male tiger and female lion

The disparity between successful female and male applicants has continued to rise. Photo: Scottish Government @Flickr

UK university admissions hit all-time high

Rising numbers of successful EU applicants and the lifting of the cap on intake has seen more than 400000 successful applicants this A-level results day

The UK Parliament legalised same-sex marriage in early 2014. Photo: Cabinet Office @Flickr

De Montfort University’s decision to honour PM for gay marriage comes under fire

The De Montfort University Vice-Chancellor has been criticised for not consulting students and ignoring the PM’s voting record before making him a Companion of the university