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Students pay £100 'contribution' to take a test to prove they have learning difficulties  Photo: University of Manchester

Students charged to take learning difficulties test

Manchester students pay ‘contribution’ in order to take exam to prove they have learning difficulties

The Union will remain affiliated with the NUS. Photo: Jonny Whiting

Students’ Union sticks with NUS

A potential referendum on whether to remain part of the NUS was voted against

UniValet services will be available across car parks on campus to staff members, prices starting from £10. Photo: University of Manchester

Car wash company launched on campus

The University teams up with charity to help boost employment among locals

Learning Commons closed for several weeks for structural work after glass panel smashes.  Photo: Jonathan Breen

New multi-million pound Learning Commons closed until January?

Structural work carried out after glass panel smashes

Babs Williams is the President of the Queen Mary Students' Union in London. Photo: Matt From London@Flickr

‘All student journalists are dickheads,’ blasts Union President

Queen Mary Student’s Union President lashes out at students declaring them ‘morons’ and ‘liars’

The counter-protest team with their banner to cover Abort67's images. Photo: Cat Gray

Notorious anti-abortion group chanted off campus

Women’s rights campaigners create counter-protest in response to graphic images on display

An artist's impression of the University's new cancer research building. Photo: University of Manchester

£12.8m University funding boost for cancer research

The money will part-fund a £38 million partnership to improve cancer research in Manchester

Burns: 'You want public sympathy on your side; violence is not going to engender public sympathy.'

NUS President fears repeat of 2010 violence

– Liam Burns concerned that violence may hamper #Demo2012
– Millbank protest left ‘a cloud over the organisation’

The iconic building has been part of Manchester's landscape for 52 years. Photo: Anthony Wilkins

End in sight for ‘Toast Rack’

MMU’s famous Hollings Faculty will cease to be used from next year

Almost every position was filled in the student rep elections. Photo: Hafsah Saadiqah

Thousands vote to elect new student reps

4,215 students voted to elect 21 new student representatives

Ben McNeely in blackface

University Christian Union leader resigns after ‘blacking up’

“Foolish mistake” costs leader his position and causes “damage to anti-racism movements”

Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell admits that Manchester University is below its target  this year for home students. Photo: Martin Klefas Stennett

Russell Group could see £80 million loss

Low numbers of undergraduates could cause universities to lose up to £80 million