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Ex-Chancellor George Osborne given honorary professorship at University of Manchester

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer and new editor of the Evening Standard George Osborne has been appointed Honorary Professor of Economics at the ...

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TEF awards: Bronze, Silver, Gold, or fraud?

It has been a year since the campaign at Manchester against the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) was set into motion, from lobbying ...

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Controversial TEF rankings shake up Higher Education hierarchies

The results of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) were released yesterday with only eight of all 24 Russell Group universities receiving the ...

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Ex-Chancellor George Osborne given honorary professorship at University

Posted on Jun 29, 2017 1
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TEF awards: Bronze, Silver, Gold, or fraud?

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 2
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Controversial TEF rankings shake up Higher Education hierarchies

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 3
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Ex-Chancellor George Osborne given honorary professorship at University of Manchester

Reaction to the news has been mixed, with the university praising Osborne’s dedication to the Northern Powerhouse and its growing economy, while critics have questioned the ex-Chancellor’s credentials

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TEF awards: Bronze, Silver, Gold, or fraud?

The University of Manchester Students’ Union’s Education Officer Emma Atkins considers the impact of the recent TEF awards, and questions the role of TEF in the intricate, diverse world of higher education

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Controversial TEF rankings shake up Higher Education hierarchies

The release of the controversial Teaching Excellence Framework’s results shocked many, with only eight Russell Group universities receiving gold, although many have questioned the rankings’ validity

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‘Hey Nancy, leave teachers alone!’

Students and staff join force in a music-led protest against the 171 impending job cuts at the University of Manchester

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Manchester entrepreneurs win £50,000 in Venture Further competition

The winners of the Venture Further competition have been announced with each winning £50,000 each to help them make their start-up ideas a reality

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Preview: Dynamic Women of Worth Programme

A social enterprise in Manchester will be running a careers and business training programme for BAME women, having also specialised in working with women from disadvantaged backgrounds

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Students and staff share shocked reactions to impending job cuts

Staff and students from across the university react to the Board’s decision to cut hundreds of staff posts, which anxious staff say could lead to a ‘student marking boycott’

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Fossil Free and BDS protest Making a Difference Awards

Students from the Fossil Free and BDS (Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions) campaigns protested the University of Manchester’s Social Responsibility Awards held on the 11th of May

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University of Manchester to cut 171 jobs

The university cites ‘bold’ ambition as the reason for proposed cuts, however the University and College Union claim the cuts are due to Brexit

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Body of missing Manchester student found on Oxford Road construction site

The body of missing University of Manchester student Charlie Bartlett has been found just off Oxford Road

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Calls for information about student missing since Saturday night

Student Charlie Bartlett was last seen at Sound Control late on the night, but has not been heard from since

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Finalists announced for Venture Further’s business catergory

Discover more about the four finalists in the business category of this year’s Venture Further competition