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‘Not a Bystander’: Gender violence panel sheds light on sexual abuse

Organised by the Manchester Global Health Society Ambassadors, the event aimed to raise awareness for physical and gender-based violence

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Student to bring global anti-poverty campaign to Manchester

The student hopes to engage the local community in the fight against poverty

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Voter turnout still below 20 per cent in Exec elections

Incoming Welfare Officer says, “I don’t think people can talk about apathy anymore…students have been excited, they’ve been engaged”

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Love for the Streets at the Whitworth

A programme of events including conferences, art, and live music, as part of Manchester Homelessness Awareness Week

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University strike sees a week of u-turns

An eventful third week of industrial action saw twitter disputes, student refunds, and breaks with UUK policy

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Thousands sign petition for barriers along Manchester canals

A body of a man believed to be a University of Manchester student was found in Rochdale Canal, sparking heartfelt tributes and an online campaign

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Universities threaten to cut pay of striking staff

UCU have warned that threatening big pay reductions could prolong strike action

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Refund students for lost teaching, says Universities Minister

The University of Manchester has said that it cannot compensate students

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Storm Emma disrupts University teaching

Gusts of 77mph were recorded in Manchester on Thursday the 1st of March, with the snow showers and icy conditions affecting University teaching

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Students’ Union Exec elections open for 2018/19

Students have until 5PM on the 8th of March to vote for their preferred candidates

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Universities to be challenged over spiralling salaries

The new watchdog will also scrutinise academic grading

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Disadvantaged students three times more likely to live at home

New report shows that just one in ten students attend a university over 150 miles from home