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Why was there no official LGBT+ bloc at Reclaim The Night?

It was my third 'Reclaim the Night.' It was supposed to be the crowning jewel in my university life, so that when ...

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An ode to Antwerp

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you will almost certainly have been made aware of a shocking announcement in the Manchester ...

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Don’t demand your money back!

In a wave of growing frustration, university lecturers have taken to protesting the proposed changes to future USS pensions, another ripple in ...

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Why was there no official LGBT+ bloc at

Posted on Mar 9, 2018 1
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An ode to Antwerp

Posted on Mar 9, 2018 2
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Don’t demand your money back!

Posted on Feb 28, 2018 3
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Why was there no official LGBT+ bloc at Reclaim The Night?

Because the Student’s Union forgot about us

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An ode to Antwerp

Why we should mourn the decline of UK nightlife

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Don’t demand your money back!

Petitions for compensation add to the problem rather than resolve it

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We need to stop neglecting student housing

We can stand by the sad state of student accommodation no longer

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Here’s the big problem with young people volunteering abroad

Alex Hope argues that there is a serious problem with the way that young people raise funds to volunteer abroad

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Universal Credit – the flagship Tory welfare timebomb that students need to get clued up on

Final year students need to look now at their circumstances and understand what hardship could lie in wait for them if the Tories don’t halt and fix this cruelly designed replacement of Jobseekers Allowance.

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Universities are not businesses

Nor are they “bastions of academic integrity”. The way we think about universities is outdated

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Squatter hell for Salford students

Refusal of previous tenant to leave the property has split up a group of five friends

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Free speech needs to be protected at universities

Freedom of speech is under threat on university campuses, as students we should be defending it

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Post-graduation blues need a place on the mental health agenda

Whilst it is encouraging to see more focus on the importance of addressing student mental health, the issue of post-graduate depression is often overlooked

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In solidarity with university staff over job cuts

Stand against cruel and unnecessary staff redundancies

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Tories set to whip beyond party lines

Conservatives release a new agenda to terminate all ties to student led Conservative movements in a bid to quell the chaos of the youth wing