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Victims of sexual assault must provide proof of their extenuating circumstances [Photo: track42 on Flickr]

Only four UK universities see sexual assault as ‘mitigating circumstances’

The majority of universities in the UK do not explicitly state that being the victim of a sexual assault is an extenuating circumstance for exams

Photo: Strictly Come Manchester

Preview: Strictly Come Manchester 2017

Strictly Come Manchester takes to the Students’ Union’s floor all in aid of Manchester Rape Crisis and Sign Health

Photo: gloucester2gaza @ Wikimedia Commons

Why Manchester Students’ Union supports BDS

Sara Khan defends the SU’s support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign, and challenges claims that the movement is anti-Semitic

Photo: Wall in Palestine @Flickr

Three reasons to oppose the Boycott Israel movement

In light of the SU’s decision to endorse the BDS campaign, Sam Glover asks whether the global boycott movement is the best route to progress

Photo: Lydia Ransome

Inter-Faith event at Manchester Students’ Union

An evening of dialogue at Manchester Students’ Union to celebrate and encourage integration between religious communities

Photo: Chris Beckett @ Flickr

Our University has turned into a creche

The student body, and our generation as a whole, has become over-sensitive

Photo: Bas Vermolen @Flickr

Please fix the bike pump

The bike pump outside the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons looks helpful, but is actually a danger to all cyclists

Photo: Rosa Gane

Women’s campaign: Sticks and Stones launch

Roma Havers introduces the newest Women’s Campaign, ‘Sticks and Stones’ and reviews the launch event

Photo: The Mancunion

Racial slur written on student’s campaign poster

A prospective BME officer’s posters were discovered with racial slurs written on them in the run up to the student officer elections

Photo: The Adventures of Margaret Thatcher's Head

The double standards of the student left

The actions and ideologies of some of the student left are shutting down important debates

Michael on the evening of the 2016 Exec elections. Photo: The Mancunion

Emma Atkins replaces Michael Spence as Education Officer

After a “period of reflection” the 2015/16 officer stepped down and has been replaced by the second place candidate

"He is a Tory and therefore must have lied". Photo: Conservatives @Flickr

Motion to ban Prime Minister from SU to be debated at Senate

The motion questions the democratic legitimacy of the current government, since “zero students voted Tory”