Reaction to the news has been mixed, with the university praising Osborne’s dedication to the Northern Powerhouse and its growing economy, while critics have questioned the ex-Chancellor’s credentials
The British people keep calling the government’s bluff, so why are they still going all-in?
Renowned left-winger George Galloway is running as an independent candidate for Manchester Gorton this election. As part of our series of interviews with local candidates, we sat down with him
Voters will decide on the first ever elected Mayor of Greater Manchester
Refusing to take part in TV debates without Theresa May was a bad idea from Jeremy Corbyn
Admist the rapidity of political events in the last several weeks, we must step back and use the results of the 2015 general election to reopen the debate about our voting system
The actions and ideologies of some of the student left are shutting down important debates
Would the opening up of new grammar schools really help create the meritocratic society envisaged by Mrs May?
The ‘Remainers’ of the Rock need to make a strong case in EU negotiations
The summer has been dramatic, and has dropped most of the UK into uncertainty, universities and students included
If current trends continue the government is expected to miss its 2020 target for widening participation in Higher Education
Following the Mancunion’s investigation into racism within the party, Jessica Chow-Lau argues there is more work to be done