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Fail: Manchester University apologises for exam errors

Education Officer Emma Atkins encourages any students affected to contact either her or the Students’ Union advice service

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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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The Mancunion Present: Summer House Party at Black Dog Ballroom

Did we mention the first 50 people to register will get a free burger

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In this article, I am going to talk about…

Already feeling stressed over essays and exams? Never fear, Cachella Smith is here to give some tips on how to write that perfect essay, and how to keep your stress levels down in the meantime

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The Seven Study Sinners

More than anything, exams bring out our inner maniac… whether we know it or not

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University of Westminster denies student exam deferral due to lack of “proof” of father’s death

After the University of Westminster rejected Saima Haq’s request for mitigating circumstances after the death of her father, The Mancunion looks into similar cases at the University of Manchester

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Pangaea, ‘poogate’, and prangs

Despite spending time in the medical tent, our Deputy Editor-in-Chief managed to enjoy the atmosphere, decoration, and costumes at Pangaea’s tenth birthday

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Post-exam beauty hacks

Exams taken their toll on your skin? Laura Mills brings you a skincare routine to get your skin back to normal in no time

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World’s best teacher opposes standardised tests

The winner of a prestigious teaching award has spoken out against the standardised test culture often found in schools. Nancie Atwell believes that this approach limits learning by students

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Exam board’s “lack of understanding” could have dire effect on students’ prospects

“Guesstimated” exam results resulting in hundreds of thousands of lodged appeals could cause a nightmare for students dealing with the time constraints of university applications

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What to wear: Pangaea

Have exams caused you to neglect your search for the perfect Pangaea outfit? You’re not alone. Fashion editor Gráinne Morrison is here to help

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Overheard at the University of Manchester, May 2015

The funniest things you’ve been saying around campus this month