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Foreign student numbers should be capped, says poll

“There shouldn’t be any cap on recruiting international students,” says Education VP at London Met

Manchester has fallen to a five-year low according to one ranking system  Photo: University of Manchester

Manchester falls in QS and Shanghai rankings

The university is now 32nd in the QS World University Rankings, down three places from last year.

Credit- Joe Sandler Clarke

Manchester has highest number of hate crimes

Greater Manchester has the highest ratio of hate crimes in England and Wales, Home office data has shown. 17.09 out of every 1000 crimes are…

PC Fiona Bone (left) and PC Nicola Hughes (right) were murdered on Tuesday 18th September. Photo: GMP

Two officers killed as police arrest most wanted criminal

Two female Greater Manchester Police officers killed in incident leading to arrest of Manchester’s most wanted fugitive, Dale Cregan

Student campaigners have criticised the University of Manchester's decision to accept investment from BP. Photo: Paul Campbell

£64 million BP investment condemned by student campaigners

Students’ Union Executive and Manchester Young Greens crticise decision to accept investment from the multi-billion pound firm

Owens Park Tower, a University of Manchester hall of residence. Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

Manchester named piracy capital of UK

In-depth study of the digital music industry shows that MCR has more illegal downloads per person than any other city

Police investigate the brutal assault last year

Trio who left student for dead sent down for 43 years

Two men sentenced with attempted murder and robbery, woman with GBH and robbery for attack on UoM student

Police have started collection of DNA data from ex-convicts in the Greater Manchester area. Photo: Matty Major

News in brief – 24th September

Proposed Manchester City academy Manchester City football club have unveiled plans to build a new academy for training potential talent. The planned academy facility would…

Nightclub operators in Manchester are dependent on student custom. Photo: Jonny Whiting

Clubs depend on students for both work and play

Nightclub operators are dependent on students

jobless not hopeless

Greater Manchester Jobseeker’s claimant count rises again

Statistics indicate a rise in claims for Jobseeker’s Allowance in Greater Manchester despite a fall in unemployment

Nicolas Colsaerts (left) is the sole Ryder Cup debutant in an experienced European team (Photo: Keith Allinson)

Experienced Europe all set for Medinah

Olazabal’s men prepare for their Ryder Cup defence

Photo: Jonny Whiting

New promoters duping freshers and threatening halls’ security

• 100s set to flock halls for fake parties
• ‘Official’ Freshers’ groups set up to promote clubnight
• Activities Officer condemns practice