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1 in 5 UK GPs trained abroad, Manchester study finds

A study by the Medical eResearch Centre at the University of Manchester has found 5% of UK GPs come from the EU, with a further 17% coming from elsewhere overseas

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The creative space: Hilda with Rishi Pelham and Megan Purvis

This month’s Creative Space winners were Rishi Pelham and Megan Purvis, University of Manchester graduates whose new film, ‘Hilda’, is soon to be set for release. Ellie Tivey chats to the pair about their “passion project” and the importance of telling it like it is

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How British are you? Take the test

The current application for British citizenship sees prospective citizens studying to answer exam questions that read more like novelty Christmas cracker factoids than a test of cultural understanding

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Manchester University questioned over Brexit teaching

Students’ Union Education Officer suggested that “government interfering with academic autonomy is dangerous” as letter is sent to MPs about Brexit teaching

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week

This week marks the start of UK’s ‘National Hate Crime Awareness Week’ here in Manchester

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Migration researchers team up with theatre group

The multi-media theatre production is part of the University of Manchester’s first-ever Manchester Migration Month spanning across October

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EU: Friend or Foe?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer condemns the EU “the enemy” as Manchester benefits from its kindness

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Review: Malika Booker at the Manchester Literature Festival

Poet Malika Booker talks politics at the Manchester Literature Festival

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Health Secretary announces more places for student nurses

Plans to tackle NHS staff shortages continue as Jeremy Hunt reveals plans to increase the number of nurses being trained and lifting the 1% pay cap on nurses in the workforce

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America vs. North Korea: who really misses out?

Two men and a lot of weapons of mass destruction.

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Soubry: We need “intelligent discussion” on international students post-Brexit

Anna Soubry insists the UK needs to open up its borders to international students after Brexit to avoid losing EU students

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Brexit panel finds that young people hold huge stake in negotiations

While the specific nature of Brexit remains unclear, questions about the future are addressed at the University of Manchester, hosted by the Students’ Union