The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


Photo: Chris McAndrew @Wikimedia Commons

Higher Education leadership shaken up by Theresa May

Jo Johnson was removed from his 32-month term as Universities Minister in the most recent cabinet reshuffle, and was replaced by Sam Gyimah

Image: Alex Whitcomb

Tuition fees an ‘extraordinary policy success’ says minister

Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, and’s founder, Martin Lewis, criticise language used during student debt debates

Photo: Images Money @Flickr

Universities to charge fees over £9,500

Despite the fee cap promise of £9,000 in 2012, universities are set to increase their fees to above £9,500 due to a new government framework

Photo: Dave Kellam @flickr

Brexit could cost UK £3.7 billion generated from EU students

According to a report by UUK, students studying in the UK from the European Union bring £3.7 billion to the UK and help create jobs

Ed Miliband has postponed his talk at OULC. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Hard left Labour students accused of anti-Semitism

Following the resignation Oxford Labour students’ co-chair over claims of anti-semitism within the club, figures have shown the issue is due to hard left

MP Jo Johnson. Photo: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills @ Flickr

Government to crack down on loan repayments

New measures will be introduced to target student debtors who have left the UK

Photo: Elmira College @ Flickr

British science will be hindered by EU exit, says Universities and Science Minister

Jo Johnson, the Universities Minister, has voiced his opinion that a British exit from the European Union could damage the future progress of UK Science

Photo: The Boar, Warwick Globalist

Leaked letter shows Warwick supports scrapping Freedom of Information

Student journalists at Warwick have called upon the university to retract their opposition to FOI, after seeing a leaked letter by management which states their belief universities should be exempt from this landmark transparency regulation

Photo: dahlstroms @Flickr

Universities shocked as government allege they welcome “hate speakers”

As new counter-terrorism legislation Prevent is implemented in universities, the government name and shame institutions that have allegedly welcomed ‘hate speakers’ with views “contrary to British values”

Students have been protesting against cuts under this government since 2010. Photo: lewishamdreamer @Flickr

NUS begins legal action against scrapping of maintenance grants

The National Union of Students has begun legal action against the government’s plans to scrap maintenance grants on the basis of the implications for equality