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Concerns raised over potential loss of EU funding for Manchester University

Official figures released by Universities UK have sparked fears that The University of Manchester will lose out on millions of pounds of funding for ...

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Manchester University uncertain two-year degrees will benefit disadvantaged

The University of Manchester has told The Mancunion that it is "uncertain" two-year degrees will improve student experience or help to attract disadvantaged students. Several Manchester University students ...

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Students' Union General Secretary defends manifesto

The General Secretary of the Students' Union, Alex Tayler, has defended his ambitious manifesto despite having yet to realise many of his ...

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Concerns raised over potential loss of EU funding

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 1
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Manchester University uncertain two-year degrees will benefit disadvantaged

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 2
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Students' Union General Secretary defends manifesto

Posted on Dec 5, 2017 3
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Concerns raised over potential loss of EU funding for Manchester University

Fears have been shared over the future of funding for scientific research in a post-Brexit Britain

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Manchester University “uncertain” two-year degrees will benefit disadvantaged

Several students have voiced concerns over whether students would get the same holistic all-round University experience during a two-year course

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Students’ Union General Secretary defends manifesto

Alex Tayler was elected on a manifesto promising cheaper food, an increased bursary fund for masters students and an affordable ‘Stagecoach-First’ bus pass

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High salaries not key to retaining graduates, survey suggests

According to students and recent graduates, pay-rate is not as important as training and potential for promotion

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University of Manchester wins environment award

The University of Manchester has recently been awarded for two projects by a prestigious award

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Students welcome first investigation of staff sexual misconduct at universities

NUS are to give students the chance to share experiences in the first ever survey of sexual misconduct from higher education staff

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Manchester University students defend Vice-Chancellor’s pay

Amidst ongoing debates over the pay of University leaders, students have defended Nancy Rothwell’s pay packet

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Russell Group graduates earn 40 per cent more after graduation

Study finds Russell Group graduates earn 40 per cent more than other university graduates, and male graduates earn 14 per cent more than female graduates

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The Faculty of Science and Engineering invite students to a special faculty forum meeting

The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) is hosting a forum for students to discuss their views on the likely restructuring of the nine schools

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Over 35,000 students did not vote in NUS delegate elections

Elected NUS delegates will represent the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, the UK’s largest Students’ Union, at the upcoming NUS conferences

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Wellbeing Week at the University of Manchester

Bouncy castles, free massages, and a visit from Manchester Dogs’ Home are all on the agenda for the University of Manchester’s Wellbeing Week

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Senate roundup: Academy venue to honour Malcolm X

The second Student Union Senate of the Council Chambers was delivered last Thursday