The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Brian Cox: abolish first-year exams

The professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester said he doesn’t care if his first-year students pass their exams

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A Stray Sumerian Tablet

Cambridge University Library published their findings on a Sumerian Tablet, their oldest written document, dating back 4,200 years

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Union budget cuts threaten future of The Cambridge Student

Despite bringing revenue to CUSU, trustees have told The Cambridge Student their resources will be cut, forcing the publication online only

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Festival Preview: Cambridge Folk Festival

As part of our Festival Preview season, we present an enchanting festival situated in one of Britain’s most famous cities

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Looted Cockerel to be ‘permanently removed’ from Jesus College, Cambridge

The Benin Bronze Appreciation Committee has succeeded in repatriating the cockerel to its rightful home in Nigeria

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Cambridge remove fundraising video containing “aggressive racist” alumnus

Students and staff of the University of Cambridge have protested a recent video made by the University that contains an alumni with a history of racially insensitive comments

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Cambridge dons call for more female professors

Emphasis on “different types of success” would help promote gender equality in academia, say proposals