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Liquid nitrogen is used in cocktails to create a dramatic vapour cloud. Photo: Flickr star5112

Teenager has stomach removed after 18th birthday celebrations

A liquid nitrogen laced cocktail has left an 18 year in hospital with her stomach removed

Shisha bars along in Rusholme, the area being targeted by a new shisha awareness campaign  Photo: Rebekah Akingbala

Shisha as dangerous as cigarettes, say NHS

Manchester City Council and NHS launch shisha health awareness campaign in effort to publicise dangers of smoking shisha

University of Manchester unveiled a plaque dedicated to Anthony Burgess outside the Samuel Alexander Building last week  Photo: Jonathan Breen

Manchester unveils first British memorial for ‘A Clockwork Orange’ author

A blue plaque is unveiled outside Samuel Alexander for the Manchester graduate

Police are linking two sexual assaults in student areas, The latest incident took place on Egerton Road, Fallowfield  Photo: Alice Jordan

Police link sex attacks in student area

Police increase patrols in Fallowfield and Withington after two sexual assaults in the area

'New clothes' and 'beauty treatments'  feature in the average student's top ten monthly spends, the survey says. Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

Student loan spent in a month by one in six students

‘Beer, cider and spirits’ labeled one of the biggest expenditures


Book Club cross-sections: Emily Clark, Food and Drink editor

We asked fellow Mancunion editor, Emily Clark, what she has been reading (and drinking) this week

The mark of promoters. Photo: Jonny Whiting

Students secretly ‘rated’ on campus for attractiveness

– Social Junkies filtered potential reps by looks and banter
– Packs sold by halls of residence

Greater Manchester Police blamed the shooting on an "ongoing dispute between two rival groups". Photo: Dave Conner

Gang injunctions introduced after shootings in Salford

Six shootings over September have led police to pass gang injunctions for the first time

Students rated University of Manchester Students' Union in the National Student Survey  Photo: Jonny Whiting

Average rating for Students’ Union in NSS

Students rated Manchester students’ union in an annual national student satisfaction survey, the first time a union question was included

The University of Manchester

University of Manchester students happiest since 2005, says NSS

83% of students at University of Manchester ‘satisfied’ – up 4% from last year

Agnew: "This is building upon many years of activity; it takes a long time, in a sense, to foster that culture."

Student satisfaction rises but ‘Manchester must try harder,’ says Prof Agnew

– “83 is good but it’s not good enough”
– University targeting improvements to feedback and academic support

First Class Honours: the current system of classification could become a thing of the past

Manchester to consider changes to degree classification

Russell Group universities set to discuss a move towards America-style GPA