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George Osborne makes a quiet first trip to Manchester

Former Chancellor George Osborne made his inaugural guest economics lecture to postgraduate students the day before the Tory conference started, however no ...

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Soubry: We need intelligent discussion on international students post-Brexit

Anna Soubry has made an impassioned plea for the government to take a lenient approach towards immigration post-Brexit. At a conference fringe debate ...

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Manchester University political scene highly-rated

The University of Manchester is one of the UK's top-rated universities for its political scene, the Which? University 2017 Student Survey has suggested. The ...

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George Osborne makes a quiet first trip to

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Anna Soubry. Photo: Chris McAndrew @Wikimedia Commons

Soubry: We need intelligent discussion on international students

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Manchester University political scene highly-rated

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George Osborne makes a quiet first trip to Manchester

Mr Osborne’s first lecture was a thing of secrecy until a video of himself was posted immediately afterwards

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Soubry: We need “intelligent discussion” on international students post-Brexit

Anna Soubry insists the UK needs to open up its borders to international students after Brexit to avoid losing EU students

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Manchester University political scene highly-rated

Which? University 2017 Student Survey ranked Manchester University highly for its “varied union activities”, “political scene” and “diverse local nightlife”

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Tuition fee reform announced at Manchester conference

Despite rumours that tuition frees were set to be cut at the Conservative Party conference, Theresa May instead announced a freeze

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Some students find counselling service to be inadequate

Students report unprofessionalism and poor advice from the University of Manchester’s counselling service

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University staff vote ‘yes’ to strike action

Students have told The Mancunion that the university is “totally disregarding the livelihoods of their employees”

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Tuition fees an ‘extraordinary policy success’ says minister

Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, and MoneySavingExpert.com’s founder, Martin Lewis, criticise language used during student debt debates

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Current student loan structure is “wrong” says Tory policy head

“We are driving a generation against aspiration, because we are punishing aspiration. That is about the most un-Tory thing I can think of.”

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Government plans to cut tuition fees revealed

Rumours that fees could be slashed to £7,500 per year surface as cost debate intensifies ahead of Autumn Budget

35-ton-capacity Prototype cryostat for LBNF / DUNE, Anode Plane Assemblies - Construction of the DUNE 35-ton prototype detector.

The UK invests £65 million in particle physics

UK partners with US, committing a big investment for research of neutrinos

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McDonnell calls for imminent action on student debt

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell reveals his vision to tackle student debt at the 2017 Labour Party Conference, with the party also outlining its post-Brexit vision

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Thousands attend ‘Stop Brexit’ Manchester march

Despite competition from the People’s Assembly march, thousands took to the streets during the ‘Stop Brexit’ march, including many students and young people