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Manchester Metropolitan University Union hosts second GM Mayor election hustings

Barney Weston reports on the second hustings in the build-up to the Greater Manchester Mayoral Election

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Danny Boyle to help set up MMU’s brand new media school

MMU are set to launch the International Screen School Manchester, with the help of local visionary Danny Boyle

Photo: Eve Chaplin

Women’s Rugby dominate Varsity

MMU were well and truly battered 72-12. Here’s what team member Eve Chaplin thought of the game

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Manchester Metropolitan University secures Erasmus+ and gains European funding

Manchester Metropolitan University has secured European funding for three major projects which promise to secure its international links

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Manchester lose Varsity: as it happened

FT: UoM 5 MMU 10

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G4S to patrol Fallowfield during Welcome Week

Concerns have been raised over new security measures implemented by Manchester City Council and funded by the city’s universities to tackle anti-social behaviour in popular student area Fallowfield

Photo: Manchester Metropolitan University

Mandelson officially takes up MMU Chancellorship

“Lord of Darkness” Peter Mandelson began his term as the official figurehead of the university at the beginning of April this year

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Vigilance encouraged amid reports of ‘art student’ voyeur

The man, apparently claiming to be an art student, has asked female students to go into an alley to in order take indecent images of them

Ark Eviction. Photo: Rosa Methol

Bailiffs move in on The Ark

Around a dozen are evicted from ‘The Ark’ homeless refuge as MMU gains legal permission to forcibly remove shelter for second time

Photo: The Mancunion

Council fails in Ark court bid

A case brought by the Council against the homeless residents of the Ark for breaching an injunction against pitching tents in protest has been thrown out of court

MMU protest homeless eviction: Photo: Hannah McCarthy

Scores of students protest homeless evictions

Scores of students gathered to protest MMU’s controversial ‘social cleansing’ eviction of the homeless under the Mancunian Way

The burglary rate at the University of Manchester is the fourth highest outside London. Photo: Tim Samoff @Flickr

Manchester has highest student-related crime rate outside London

Data shows how much higher the crime rate at London universities is, but places all four of Manchester’s universities at the top of the non-London list