The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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How to make a complaint – the right way

Thinking of making a complaint, but unsure of the process?

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What to do if you are dissatisfied with your university home

Living in private accommodation, and unhappy with your living conditions? You aren’t alone! Here are some general tips on how you can better your situation

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Have you been a victim of hate crime?

In consideration of last week’s discussion of hate crime, Victoria Payton details what to do and who can help you in these situations

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It’s time we talked about LGBT hate crime more

James Huyton speak candidly to The Mancunion about LGBTQ hate crime, how we can recognise it, and what you can do to combat it

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How to apply for mitigating circumstances

Thinking you might need to apply for mitigating circumstances but not sure what to do? Senior advisor, Rebekah Ollerenshaw, advises how it should be done

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Why you should be a student representative

Sorcha Kenway-Jennings explains why being a student rep is better than you would expect

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Considering renting?

Advice Service Manager, Victoria Payton, clues you in on how you could get a free and easy check-up of your tenancy agreement before you sign

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Dealing with anxiety at university

Joe Whitfield speaks bravely about how he manages his anxiety and why it’s important that everyone expresses their feelings

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Top tips for taking care of your well-being

With ‘Wellbeing Week’ here, student advisor, Vicki Greenwood, offers some simple steps to feeling good

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Wise Words from the Whitworth: Paul Smith

The Whitworth welcomes renowned British designer Paul Smith for an exclusive insight into his early formative career, and now global brand

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Embrace Turmeric – the Queen of spices

Not only does turmeric give curries a beautiful yellow hue, the nutritional benefits are endless.

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Do I have to pay council tax?

Senior Advisor Rebekah Ollerenshaw explains what council tax is and how you can avoid it