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A two-hour strike on the 6th of February lead MMU bosses to threaten to "[dock] a day's wages". Photo: @Fuse TV

MMU staff stage full-day strike over ‘unlawful’ pay dock

Strike action has had “little or no impact” at most universities and protestors should focus on negotiating better pay deals for the 2014-15 period, says UCEA

students and staff march along Oxford Road  Photo: The Mancunion

University staff walk out over pay dispute

Unions threaten further strike action if offer of one per cent pay increase not improved

Helium can be bought cheaply off the internet despite its danger

Manchester professor’s son in helium gas suicide tragedy

Student’s suicide leads to questions raised with Home Secretary

The University of Birmingham has taken strong action against protestors.

Student protestors could face prison for violent disorder

The Birmingham Guild of Students’ Officers is facing countrywide condemnation for calling themselves “disappointed” by protestors.

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

Staff member charged with voyeurism

A member of the House Services Team has been charged with two counts of voyeurism

Warwick students say they are taking action against the "negative impact" of strikes on their education.

Students stage own lectures during strikes

Third-years taught second-years using their previous year’s notes

The group got into trouble hiking in the Cambrian Mountains when two students became too tired to continue walking  Photo - Izzy @ Flickr

MMU students rescued from Welsh mountains

It took 50 rescuers 9 hours to rescue the group of university students from Manchester

Largest recruiters this year include Deloitte, PwC, and Teach First, with one thousand vacancies each   Photo: University of Manchester

Manchester graduates second most-targeted by recruiters

Employers target Manchester students ahead of Oxford and Cambridge

Photo: British Council

UCAS applications rise again as gender gap emerges

Gender gap in university intake needs ‘urgent focus’, says UCAS chief

One of the University's postgraduates may be on her way to Mars
Photo: Beacon Radio @ Flickr

PhD student may be Mars bound

Possible Mars mission for Manchester postgraduate

Hacking activist group Anonymous has targeted Queen Mary University of London

University hacked for MoD links

Queen Mary has been accused of collaborating ‘with government security services’ to ‘monitor civilians’

The University of Birmingham has been the site of several protests in the last year.

Student protestors and police clash in Birmingham

The lastest protest at the University of Birmingham caused outrage on both sides