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£20 million to be spent improving the student experience

University to recruit 100 academics in ‘£20m strategic investment’

Manchester University’s student experience to be increased by investing in new staff

Police appeal to witnesses of a taxi driver being racially abused and attacked

Costumed men beat and racially abuse taxi driver

Three men in Halloween costumes surrounded and attacked a taxi driver, after refusing to pay their fare

Greater Manchester Police have launched a new phone number ‘101’ for non-emergency calls.

Police launch non-emergency number, 101

Greater Manchester Police attempt to reduce pressure on the 999 system

Universities offer merit-based scholarships

Universities offer cash for good grades

Middle-ranking institutions will offer merit-based scholarships to all AAB plus students.

A Macaque monkey, the species used in experiments by Newcastle professors. Photo: Taylor Dundee

Publish monkey tests, says judge

Newcastle University is forced to reveal details of controversial animal experiments that they have conducted

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Seized vodka contains chemicals unfit for human consumption

Counterfeit vodka bottles seized in Salford claim to be Smirnoff but could cause serious poisoning

Tennis

Stringing together a business

‘Restringing rackets, Dan is able to undercut many of the big sports clubs’

jobless not hopeless

Unemployed Youth, Unemployed Graduates.

“Why are such young people of a fit working age finding it so difficult?”

Living Wage

University pays staff ‘poverty wages’

Full-time University of Manchester employees paid below the “living wage”

Matt Rose prepares to crash and burn on Countdown

Can’t find a graduate job? It’s ten times easier to get on TV 



A first-class graduate is putting the job hunt on the back burner to try his hand on the game show circuit, reports Solomon Radley

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Commentary: It will never be easy to find a graduate job again

A growing number of graduates are leaving university to find that the glittering professional career they were promised simply is not available

Chris Seaton, now a PhD student at the University of Manchester, served in the army for four years, including a seven-month tour of Afghanistan

PHD student creates life saving app

Former Royal Army Medical Corps officer has developed an iPhone and iPad app for burns victims