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Christmas Markets (Image: David Dixon @ Geograph)

Manchester Christmas markets open

The countdown to Christmas is on as Manchester opens its famous Christmas markets

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Manchester University accused of unprofessionalism and censorship

Majid Ahmed has been left scared for his future after being threatened with disciplinary action after taking his PhD tuition fee case public.

Image: Mari @ Flickr

Manchester to host postgraduate study fair

The postgraduate fair is open to all University students and graduates but is ideally placed for Manchester students given it is taking place in the city

Image: Indian Society of Manchester

The Indian Society hosts Diwali Mela 2017

ISOM hosted a Diwali Mela at the Manchester Academy, capturing the magic of the festival

Photo: Majid Ahmed @Facebook

Hundreds march in protest of Balfour celebrations

As hundreds march along Oxford Road in protest, the BDS campaign have described the Balfour 100 event as “a mockery of the suffering of Palestinian people”

Image: Billy Hicks @ Commons Wikimedia

Digital 16-25 railcard now available

Students can have their 16-26 Railcard on their mobile device, as well as the paper and plastic cards which can be bought online or at their local station

KCL Conservative Association hold up 'This is a Safe Space' posters at the event

‘Safe Space Marshals’ police Jacob Rees-Mogg lecture

Students amused and frustrated at KCL’s deployment of ‘Safe Space Marshals’

All Student Vote (Image: UoM Students' Union)

1.5 per cent turnout in All Student Vote on Exec Officer roles

Many students were unaware the vote was happening and were also confused by the options

Photo: Rosa Simonet

Fallowfield safety petition to be presented to Deputy Mayor

The creator of the petition is to meet the Deputy Mayor on Tuesday to present it

Image: CDC/ Amanda Mills, Public Health Image Library @ Free Stock Photos

New curation platform to help students organise work

Wakelet hope that students will no longer have to have “dozens of tabs open at a time” which they argue can make research “quite messy and disorganised”

Suicide with pills. Photo: Manos Bourdakis @Commons Wikimedia

Self-harm among teenage girls rising dramatically

“Very steep rise” in incidences of self-harm among teenagers in the UK has been found by University of Manchester researchers

Image: James Shuttleworth

‘Night Owl’ scheme receives widespread criticism

One student described the proposed ‘Night Owl’ scheme as “almost offensive to anyone that’s been assaulted, threatened, stabbed or mugged”