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Research shows 10 per cent increase in student rent on last year

New statistics show that student rents have risen by as much as 10 per cent in some areas, as the controversy surrounding ...

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Uninsured students left vulnerable

Almost 50 per cent of students do not have any home contents insurance, according to Back Me Up, even though student households ...

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University of Manchester launch new Finance facilities

The University of Manchester has launched a free new service on the My Finances tab of MyManchester. Also accessible through Student Support and ...

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Research shows 10 per cent increase in student

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Uninsured students left vulnerable

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University of Manchester launch new Finance facilities

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Research shows 10 per cent increase in student rent on last year

New research shows that student rents are continuing to rise despite controversy, with Manchester averaging a 7 per cent increase over the past year

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Uninsured students left vulnerable

Students have been found to be twice as likely as other groups of adults to be burgled by Back Me Up

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University of Manchester launch new Finance facilities

Finance facilities available for all university of Manchester students

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University redevelopments up since tuition fee rise

Universities across the UK have released dramatic campus overhaul plans since the tuition fee rise in 2012

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Pornographic material blocked in halls

A block has been placed on students’ access to pornographic material in halls, however according to many students the block is censoring beyond this

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Survey shows student loan £250 too little to cover living costs

The Student Money Survey 2016 showed that most students feel university is not worth it, and revealed some extraordinary ways that students are earning money when times get tough

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Margaret Thatcher decapitated at Welcome Fair

Thatcher was beheaded by revolutionary socialists at today’s Welcome Fair

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Legal deals ‘cover up’ scale of sexual harassment problem at universities

Confidentiality clauses have according to campaigners stifled the scale of the sexual harassment issue at UK universities, leaving many afraid to speak out

The exec team Left to right: Tamara, Emma, Saffa, Jenni, Ilyas, Naa, Izzy, Sorcha. Photo: University of Manchester Students' Union.

Meet the Exec

Have a look at the line up for this year’s Students’ Union Exec Team, the representatives of the student body at the university

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Theresa May criticises the culture of ‘Safe Spaces’

After Theresa May claimed the culture of ‘safe spaces’ was undermining free speech, we spoke to the Free Speech and Secular Society, the Exec team and Dame Nancy Rothwell about their positions on the controversial topic

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G4S to patrol Fallowfield during Welcome Week

Concerns have been raised over new security measures implemented by Manchester City Council and funded by the city’s universities to tackle anti-social behaviour in popular student area Fallowfield

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Students lose £32 million in rental deposits

New research reveals that four in ten students had their deposit retained at the end of last term, losing in total £32 million this year in rental deposits