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Students protest about UKAB's decision to revoke London Met's status as a sponsor of international students. Photo: Patrycja Marczewska

NUS welcome High Court London Met decision

London Met students granted permission to study in the UK for a year

The Greater Manchester Police's 'Student Safe' campaign launches next week, focusing on making freshers "safety savvy". Photo: Jonny Whiting

Freshers focus of police safety campaign

Students new to Manchester are the focus of a police safety campaign launching next week

Muslims gather to protest for new laws banning offensive material. Photo: Richard Crook

1,000 march on Oxford Road demanding new blasphemy laws

– Far right counter protest contained at Piccadilly Gardens
– 3,000 strong petition calling for new laws

Poorly supported languages are in danger of extinction. Photo: Gwenaël Piaser

Majority of European languages at risk of extinction

A study has found that most European languages lack the technological support required to survive in the digital age

Photo: University of Manchester

‘Professional impersonators’ sit exams in place of students

Stressed students pay thousands to cheat – “this goes all the way up to the Ivy League”

Former Tory councilor David Stephenson

Tory councillor sacked after ‘joke’ about murdered policewomen

Councillor made off-colour remark to the wife of a serving officer

The Little Court complex in the Fallowfield campus has been left empty after a drop in the number of students choosing to take up university accommodation. Photo: University of Manchester

Fallowfield hall empty after drop in student numbers

Little Court in Owens Park is empty this year because of low student numbers

Students enjoying the Manchester greenery. Photo: The University of Manchester

Manchester up in green league table

The University of Manchester is up thirty places in a national university ‘green’ league table

Postgraduate graduation at the University of Manchester
Photo credit- University of Manchester

Lib Dems call for public postgraduate loans

Policy calls also for increased public investment in science and research and for an immigration system that encourges “bona fide students” to come to the UK with the most talented to stay.

The award-winning stucture's facilities are "miles ahead" of other universities in the area. Photo: Manchester Metropolitan University

New MMU Business School “miles ahead” of competition

Business people from around the North-West praise the new MMU Business School

Manchester Central Library. Photo: Jonny Whiting

News in brief – 1st October

A library lottery win, app-ordering drinks in Deansgate and a vigil held in memory of police officers

Philosopher A C Grayling's private college opened last week with only 60 students. Photo: Atheist Foundation of Australia Inc

Freshers face egg-throwing protestors

Demonstrators against A C Grayling’s new private college called for its closure on the first day of term