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Manchester students drink an average of 22.7 units a week, according to the University Drinking League. Photo: Martin Klefas-Stennett

Manchester students named ‘second biggest drinkers’ in Russell Group

University Drinking League places Manchester in 10th place, well above Oxbridge and MMU

Questions from staff were posed to Dame Nancy Rothwell. Photo: Joe Sandler Clark

Staff members pose questions to Dame Nancy

“We will miss the target that’s for certain,” admits Dame Rothwell in Question and Answer session

Participants were given access to council data to create a beneficial application. Photo: Hannah Reiss

MMU first-year wins prize at Manchester Hackathon

Computer Science student Bilawal Hameed won “Best Under 21s Creation” category and £600 for his “Bus Tracker” app

A demonstrator outside the Conservative Party conference in Manchester last year. Photo: Michael Jimenez

BACKLASH: Union rewards societies supporting #Demo2012

Activities and Development Officer, Tommy Fish, says sorry for telling societies they ‘needed’ to buy tickets to get more funding

The winning photograph, taken at Lviv, Ukraine. Photo: Benjamin Tallis

Public vote for best research photos

University of Manchester researchers were asked to enter photos which help to explain their research

Shisha bosses hoped that they would be able to use large extractor fans to bypass the indoor smoking ban. Photo: Rebekah Akingbala

Shisha bosses walk out of council meeting

Unimpressed with the council’s refusal to bend the law shisha bar owners leave meeting

Tehseen Mirza (left) presented the manifesto to MEPs. Photo: Tehseen Mirza

MMU student presents manifesto at Brussels

Tehseen Mirza presented the bill to MEPs, which will be voted on in the European Parliament

Weatherley is escorted off campus in a police van.

Tory MP stoned off campus

Mike Weatherley recieved police escort out of mob scene

Students pay £100 'contribution' to take a test to prove they have learning difficulties  Photo: University of Manchester

Students charged to take learning difficulties test

Manchester students pay ‘contribution’ in order to take exam to prove they have learning difficulties

John Christensen, Director of Tax Justice Network, says students should boycott tax-dodging companies like Starbucks  Photo: Cil Barnett-Neefs

Tax evasion campaigner urges Starbucks boycott

John Christensen, Director of Tax Justice Network supports direct action against tax-dodging companies

Radio 1Xtra's Sarah-Jane Crawford presents Fuse FM's Hattie Pearson with her award for Best Female at the Student Radio Awards

Fuse FM star wins Best Female at Student Radio Awards

Hattie Pearson set for stardom after bagging prestigious prize

Photo: Images_of_Money on @Flickr

Tuition fees ‘biggest contributing factor to inflation’

Savings from fee increases “mostly taken up” by extra annual spending created by inflation