The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Student

Photo: FrontierEnviro @ Wikimedia Commons

Voluntourism harms communities: make a difference, stay at home

It’s enticing, I know, to be a holiday humanitarian. Helping villagers in Third World countries seems charitable enough to counteract the hedonism ...

Photo: Alicia Love

A local guide for international students

I’ve always been somewhat of a foreigner. Though I have Chinese ethnicity, I went to an international high school — the teachers ...

Photo: Ed Everett @ Flickr

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

On the face of it, Britain’s older generations have set ours on an increasingly likely downward spiral. It was largely them who, ...

Photo: FrontierEnviro @ Wikimedia Commons

Voluntourism harms communities: make a difference, stay at

Posted on Sep 19, 2017 1
Photo: Alicia Love

A local guide for international students

Posted on Sep 19, 2017 2
Photo: Ed Everett @ Flickr

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

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 3
Photo: FrontierEnviro @ Wikimedia Commons

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

Photo: Alicia Love

A local guide for international students

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

Photo: Ed Everett @ Flickr

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

Photo: State Farm @ Flickr

Millennials face real problems

Those who defend millennials are failing to recognise the real problems that face our generation

Photo: Manchester Labour Students

The toxicity of student politics

Ex-Co Chair of Manchester Labour Students, Ally Routledge, details the scenery of her journey through student politics

Photo: Elise Gallagher

A culture of objectification, not rape

We must be more accurate with our definitions of the threats that women face if we are to tackle misogynistic behaviour in public and in private

Photo: amanda wood @Flickr

Student elections and ongoing contradictions

Elliott Mills illustrates how continued low voter turnout in Student Union elections is widening the gap between students and those representing them

Photo: Dai O'Nysius @ Wikimedia Commons

The infrastructure and politics of the Curry Mile

The Reclaim the Night march and Wilsmlow Road’s new cycle lanes expose the subtle tensions that exist between the Rusholme and student communities

Photo: Elliott Mills

The ‘Before I Die’ blackboard: Iterations and implications

Elliott Mills illustrates how the ‘Before I Die’ blackboard, as well as other everyday features of Oxford Road, is a symbol for the cycle of life and death

Photo: Elise Gallagher

Men must listen to feminists

In the wake of the recent Reclaim the Night protest, David Moseley illustrates a role for men in feminist movements

Photo: Alicia Love

Why I’ve dropped out of the University of Manchester

Recent University of Manchester drop out, Edie Walwyn, discusses the possibilities that exist outside our society’s obsession with university education