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

Parliament held an emergency debate on the 26th of October, regarding the continued roll out of Universal Credit across the country. Perhaps the ...

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Universities are not businesses

On Monday and Tuesday the 23rd and 24th of October, the staff and students of Manchester will demonstrate against the staff cuts ...

photo, Mildred Street

Squatter hell for Salford students

A group of students in Salford have been forced to share their home with a squatter in a nightmare housing dilemma. The close-knit ...

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Universal Credit - the flagship Tory welfare timebomb

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 1
Photo: pinomoscato @ Flickr

Universities are not businesses

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 2
photo, Mildred Street

Squatter hell for Salford students

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 3
Image: UK Government @ Wikimedia Commons

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 The way we think about universities is outdated

photo, Mildred Street

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

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Britain needs to appreciate the contribution of its international students

After funding outrages and bogus figures, Britain’s international students deserve to have their potential acknowledged and encouraged

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Voluntourism harms communities: make a difference, stay at home

Student volunteering expeditions will be furiously promoted at our university this week, but it’s our responsibility to ignore them

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A local guide for international students

Observations about the British, and how to make most out of your first year

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It’s down to students to show the UK’s positive future

In the eyes of many Europeans, Britain has become the closeted land of King Farage – and no-one has as much power to change that as we do

UoM Monopoly (Image: The University of Manchester)

Manchester University version of Monopoly now on sale

Fear not – you can still be the tiny silver dog, though halls in Fallowfield are where Old Kent Road would usually be