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Interview: JAWS

Brummy Connor Schofield of JAWS exhibits his views on the music industry, the importance of mental health and plans for the band’s future

Photo: Stéphanie Kilgast @ Flickr

A guide to art over the Christmas break

Laura Joyce gives the breakdown to what’s on nationwide this Christmas

Liam Byrne MP has said that the system of student fees "is going bust." Photo: RNIB @Flickr

£6000 fees threaten economy and education, say English Vice-Chancellors

Bosses from universities including Birmingham and Reading have harshly criticised suggestions from the Labour Party of cutting the cap on tuition fees to £6000

"Manchester: Britain's Second City?" presented by the Politics Society

Liveblog: ‘Manchester: Britain’s Second City?’

Marcus Johns and Charlie Spargo report live on the Politics Society’s Debate. Speaking today are: Luke Raikes, Researcher at IPPR North; John Holden, Acting Director of Economic Strategy at New Economy; and Francesca Gains, Professor of Public Policy at the University of Manchester.

Photo: Defend Education (Birmingham) Facebook page

We should all be Defending Education

In light of the arrests of students at the University of Birmingham, Jenny Sterne argues that universities should be fostering protest, not criminalising it

Photo Credit: REUTERS/Chris Helgren

To veil or not to veil?

In the wake of national controversy over the veil, Alice Rigby discusses the issues surrounding the headdress worn by Muslim women…

Manchester's Morgan Hibberd (left) takes on Oliver Mapp. Photo: Cil Barnett-Neefs

A step too far for Manchester’s squash team

Manchester men’s 1st team bow out of the BUCS trophy with a 5-0 semi-final defeat to Birmingham

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”