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Press officers were worried about an association with fox hunting

Don’t show us making fun of Salford on TV, say police

PR staff split hairs and ‘cringe’ over content of police documentaries


Editor’s Note, Issue 10 (Christmas Issue)

Well, that went fast didn’t it? The first semester is almost at an end. Many of you will be studying abroad next year, beginning a…

MBA graduates of MBS can expect a 116 percent salary increase after completing the programme, according to the Financial Times

Manchester Business School’s MBA ranked 31st in World

The MBA is recognised by the Financial Times as both intellectually stimulating and financially rewarding

Plans to expand Christie Hospital, the largest cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe, have been halted by local residents

Local campaign stalls plans for new cancer research facility

A new multi-million pound cancer research facility in Withington is held up over concerns about a staff car park

Reports show that university applications have decreased more in more advantaged groups than in the disadvantaged groups

“Poorer students are not discouraged by higher fees,” says Ucas

Ucas report that rising university fees have not had a disproportionate effect on the applications of more disadvantaged groups

Cardiff University offers free lifetime tuition for applicant who wins live head-to-head challenge

Free lifetime tuition for competition winner

Cardiff University are offering an ‘Ultimate Scholarship’ to an applicant who completes rounds of tough challenges culminating in a live head-to-head final

Manchester Museum's grant will increase access to more of its collections

University museums win £2 million grant

Manchester Museums receive grant to expand their volunteer programs while others lose government support

Gayle O'Donovan speaking at Manchester University prior to the general election

Death of Manchester’s powerful Green activist

Green campaigner Gayle O’Donovan’s untimely death shocks the environmental movement

100 ft tunnel from underneath Fallowfield Blockbuster car park to directly beneath the cash machine

Thieves dig 100ft tunnel to rob cash machine

Criminals spent six months digging a tunnel to a cash machine in Fallowfield to find only £6,000

Photo: Jonathan Taphouse

Lack of faith in police was “sole trigger” for further riots

Report blames police inaction for spread of riots and warns they will happen again


Tributes to Manchester student and friend Rob McCormick

Tributes to student Rob McCormick, beloved brother, son, friend and housemate who tragically passed away on the morning of Sunday 4th December after being struck by a taxi.

Leeds University is considering providing a service to walk people home after a series of violent attacks on students

Spate of violent attacks on Leeds students

A series of violent attacks by masked men in Leeds have left ten hospitalized.