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Manchester’s sex toy spend hard to beat

Ann Summers reveals students from the University of Manchester “know exactly what they’re looking for when they’re shopping for toys”

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Lecturer admits to false cancer and MS claims for PhD extensions

The University of Manchester did not wish to comment on the revelation

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New wave of strikes to affect Manchester students

Industrial action is set to affect University of Manchester students when they return from the Easter break, and could extend into the summer assessment period

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Students demand voice in debate over strike mitigation and compensation

Take Action! UoM, a student-led campaign demanding mitigation and compensation for students affected by UCU strike action, held their first public meeting in Squirrel’s Bar

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NUS conference closes after students storm stage

It is currently uncertain when the protest will end

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Shakira Martin re-elected as NUS President

Upon her win, the FE veteran states it’s now time to “get real” about education

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Brian Cox: abolish first-year exams

The professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester said he doesn’t care if his first-year students pass their exams

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UoM students jailed for running dark web drug empire

£800,000 worth of drugs were sold on the dark web

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Free talk to discuss “the price of free trade”

The talk seeks to help help students understand what trade means and why it matters

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Degrees to be rated in new government scheme

“You can’t measure education like this”, says outgoing Education Officer Emma Atkins

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Striking lecturers host ‘teach-outs’

Over the four weeks of strikes, some staff and students have taken it upon themselves to fill the gap in engagement

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Sir John Sulston

On Friday 9th March, we were saddened by the news of the Nobel Laureate and key figure of the Human Genome Project passing away