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Safety ‘Night Owl’ scheme to launch in new year

Amidst a reported climate of fear in Fallowfield, the ‘Night Owl’ scheme will aim to make streets feel safer for students

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Lack of living wage makes young people poorer

Under-25s are losing out on thousands of pounds a year without the National Living Wage, new study finds

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Manchester University questioned over Brexit teaching

Students’ Union Education Officer suggested that “government interfering with academic autonomy is dangerous” as letter is sent to MPs about Brexit teaching

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Campaign launched to tackle hate crime on campus

The University of Manchester receives new funding to tackle hate crime and harassment on campus

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WE’RE ON STRIKE: staff to protest job cuts

With many seminars and lectures cancelled, University of Manchester students are set to join striking staff and demonstrate against the proposed staff cuts

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Love for the Streets: Halloween soundclash

Love for the Streets CEO believes that the event is an opportunity to “take something that previously had no social value and make it socially impactful”

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New bus pass not possible until April 2018

Controversy surrounds the creation of an affordable “pass accepted by First and Stagecoach”, a stated priority of the General Secretary

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Free IFS talk on whether rich pay enough tax

“If you care about who’s paying for our public services, you should come to our public talk on the 24th” said IFS Associate Director ahead of free public talk

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University launches interactive tree trail

“People have a very personal relationship with the trees that they see each day” said Urban Green Managing Director as University launches tree trail

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Rude bus drivers or difficult students?

The Mancunion has investigated student experience with bus drivers after a Manchester Metropolitan University student allegedly faced harassment and discrimination

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Last chance to stand in the student officer elections

Voting opens on the 24th October

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Music event to raise money for anti-trafficking society

“Help us fight exploitation while having a good night!” said president of the Students Against Human Trafficking society ahead of upcoming musical fundraiser