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Professor Peter Higgs among those to receive Honorary Degree from the University of Manchester  Photo: Marc Buehler@Flickr

Nobel Prize winning scientist to receive Honorary Degree

Four to receive Honorary Degrees as part of the University’s Foundation Day celebrations

Concern has been raised over discrimination in the NHS and GP exams

Photo: Jinan @Flickr

Concerns raised over discrimination in GP exam

University of Manchester report raises concerns over discrimination against ethnic minority doctors

Dr. Innocent Orora helped to save lives Photo: University of Manchester

Hero Doctor helps victims of Kenyan mall massacre

University of Manchester PhD reveals his experience helping victims of Kenyan mall massacre

The new food-bank is open at the Universities' Catholic Chaplaincy.

UK first as Manchester students open food bank

University of Manchester volunteers have been heavily involved

The university has ranked in the top 10 in a survey of students' quality of life.

University of Manchester ranked 8th for students’ quality of life

Manchester also ranked the highest for the number of pubs and bars in a student city

Takeaways are one of the main reasons for students gaining weight.

Average student gains two stone in first year

The weight gain has been linked to study stress, unhealthy eating and binge drinking

Robin Thicke's hit song 'Blurred Lines' has stirred worldwide controversy

Should we hate those ‘Blurred Lines’?

Manchester Students’ Union is yet to join the ban on Robin Thicke’s hit song

MMU Didsbury campus makes way for residential homes

17 acre estate in Didsbury to undergo regeneration to accommodate the housing needs of the City

IT issues leave students stresses Photo:Reid Rosenberg@flickr

MyManchester crash causes chaos

Students were left flustered last Monday after the Manchester Student Portal crashed

Hearing voices not necessarily negative?

Hearing voices potentially helpful?

University scientists are planning to investigate the possibility hearing voices may help people to achieve life goals. Dr. Filippo Varese and Dr. Sara Tai, from the…

Free textbooks for freshers

The days of dog-eared textbooks arriving from Amazon marketplace may soon be a thing of the past, with the first ‘#TextbookRescue’ event in Freshers’ Week….

Gambling on your education Picture: Zdenko Zivkovic @ Flickr

Ladbrokes: How to really profit off a University Education

A new gambling scheme allows you to place a £10 on your final degree grade