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Five Manchester professors make Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Staff at the University have told The Mancunion that they are “utterly floored” and “incredibly honoured” to be recognised by the Queen for their hard work

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Free plants for postgraduate students

Research has indicated that having certain plants in an office environment can be beneficial

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Higher Education leadership shaken up by Theresa May

Jo Johnson was removed from his 32-month term as Universities Minister in the most recent cabinet reshuffle, and was replaced by Sam Gyimah

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Internship opportunities for second year students

The summer internships offer paid work experience opportunities based in Manchester

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MMU University student found dead in halls

Police discovered the body of a man on Friday morning

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Manchester University praise continuation of Erasmus+ until 2020

Erasmus+ supports students who wish to study across the EU for up to twelve months and the UK’s participation in the scheme post 2019 was unclear

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Postgraduate students feel unrepresented by Students’ Union

Students’ Union Education Officer “gutted” by the decision to not introduce a Postgraduate Students’ Union Officer

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University runners light up the Etihad stadium at Run in the Dark

Runners from University of Manchester running society Run Wild have tremendous success at national event Run in the Dark

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University of Manchester students tackle female genital mutilation

In a campaign to educate and eradicate the practice of Female Genital Mutilation, speakers from NESTAC conducted a talk at the University of Manchester

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Manchester welcomes UK’s first Buddhist Scout group

A Manchester University researcher has helped to establish the first Buddhist Scouting group in the UK

Photo Credit: Mark Waugh

Manchester is only UK city vying for Europe’s best Christmas market

Manchester stands alone as the only British city with a chance to be crowned Europe’s Best Christmas Market as voting for 2017 opens

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Concerns raised over potential loss of EU funding for Manchester University

Fears have been shared over the future of funding for scientific research in a post-Brexit Britain