The Mancunion

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Are the British really more fashion-conscious than the French?

Can us Brits learn something from French fashion values?

Photo: Jon Candy @flickr

Has money taken the love out of football?

For every pound added to the latest transfer fee, football takes one small step further away from its roots

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Bitcoin: Flop or future?

Fiona Batchelor explains what Bitcoin really is and considers whether its bubble might be about to burst


Work experience bursaries available to students

Students can apply for bursaries to help finance work experience placement costs

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High salaries not key to retaining graduates, survey suggests

According to students and recent graduates, pay-rate is not as important as training and potential for promotion

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Playlists: Money vs. Love

Two longtime rivals of lyricism are pitted against one another: it’s time to find the winner once and for all

Feminism Photo: Jay Morrison @ Flickr

Stop trying to sell me feminism

The corporate commercialisation of female empowerment is degrading

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University pensions deficit skyrockets to £17.5bn

Tuition fee increases are being tabled as one possible solution

Photo: Megan Harvey

The Mancunion does TEDxManchester

Here are the 10 most important ‘less is more’ lessons The Mancunion learnt at this February’s TedxManchester conference

Photo: Policy@Manchester

Preview: Budget ‘Hack’ Day

As we prepare for our first Budget since Brexit was decided, Policy@Manchester are holding a Budget ‘Hack’ Day with a live stream and expert speakers to advise us on what’s coming next

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High student debt is leading to stress and poor mental health

A recent study has concluded that the cost of living for many students is having a negative impact upon mental health and academic success

Photo: Morten Oddvik @ Flickr

Proofreading companies: right words, wrong idea

T. S. Eliot examines proof-reading companies: are they killing the skill of writing a good essay?