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Last chance to stand in the student officer elections

Students at the University of Manchester have until Wednesday 18th October to stand to be representatives of their Union. The Students' Union has ...

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'Terrified' students rely on Facebook for safety advice

Students are relying on Facebook groups for information on muggings, burglaries and attacks that are happening across campus, an investigation by The Mancunion has suggested. The revelation comes ...

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Manchester University political scene highly-rated

The University of Manchester is one of the UK's top-rated universities for its political scene, the Which? University 2017 Student Survey has suggested. The ...

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Last chance to stand in the student officer

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'Terrified' students rely on Facebook for safety advice

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Manchester University political scene highly-rated

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The University of Manchester Students Union (Image: Vita Student @ Flickr)

Last chance to stand in the student officer elections

Voting opens on the 24th October

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‘Terrified’ students rely on Facebook for safety advice

Students feel there is not enough done to protect them in and around South Manchester, an investigation by The Mancunion has revealed

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Manchester University political scene highly-rated

Which? University 2017 Student Survey ranked Manchester University highly for its “varied union activities”, “political scene” and “diverse local nightlife”

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Legal action threatened by Socialist Workers Party over NUS ban

A motion was passed by the NUS to stop organisation with The Socialist Workers Party but the SWP threatened legal action should the motion be accepted

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Role Referendum: Exec-ly who should represent students?

A motion was passed at Senate to hold a referendum on the roles of the Union’s sabbatical officers, which could lead to some roles being combined or even completely dropped

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Some students find counselling service to be inadequate

Students report unprofessionalism and poor advice from the University of Manchester’s counselling service

Riddi Viswanathan, Diversity Officer. Photo: Manchester Students' Union

Language badges introduced to welcome international students

Students and staff have found the badges to be useful so far

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Voting in Student Rep Elections now closed

Results due to be announced in the near future

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Union Senate: how it works and latest policies

A summary of Manchester Students’ Union Senate and the motions debated at its most recent meeting

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First Senate session of the academic year – live updates

The Mancunion will be giving you live updates of motions debated and passed in Senate

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Faculty of Science and Engineering criticised over merger

Students and Exec team criticise the FSE for failing ‘to do their job’ in relation to the review and likely merger

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Manchester alumnus sparks outrage at Student Leaders Conference

Comments about dating geeky girls and making friends with suffers of OCD to ‘get ahead at uni’ left some students aghast