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All Student Vote (Image: UoM Students' Union)

1.5 per cent turnout in All Student Vote on Exec Officer roles

Many students were unaware the vote was happening and were also confused by the options

Image: CDC/ Amanda Mills, Public Health Image Library @ Free Stock Photos

New curation platform to help students organise work

Wakelet hope that students will no longer have to have “dozens of tabs open at a time” which they argue can make research “quite messy and disorganised”

Suicide with pills. Photo: Manos Bourdakis @Commons Wikimedia

Self-harm among teenage girls rising dramatically

“Very steep rise” in incidences of self-harm among teenagers in the UK has been found by University of Manchester researchers

Image: James Shuttleworth

‘Night Owl’ scheme receives widespread criticism

One student described the proposed ‘Night Owl’ scheme as “almost offensive to anyone that’s been assaulted, threatened, stabbed or mugged”

Image: James Shuttleworth

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

Photo: Mike Peel @ Wikimedia Commons

University of Manchester professor in ‘sexist’ twitter row

As well as tweeting about waking up next to a Students’ Union Women Officer, it appears the professor has been ‘liking’ other controversial content on Twitter

Photo: Mike Turner @ Flickr

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

Balfour celebrations on campus protest. Photo: Hana Jafar

Balfour ‘Celebrations’ on campus enrage students and staff

The organisation of independent groups celebrating the centenary of the Balfour Declaration on the University campus has sparked outrage amongst some members of the university

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Migration researchers team up with theatre group

The multi-media theatre production is part of the University of Manchester’s first-ever Manchester Migration Month spanning across October

Photo: Mike Turner @ Flickr

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

Image: Divy @ Commons Wikimedia

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