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Ex-Chancellor George Osborne given honorary professorship at University of Manchester

Reaction to the news has been mixed, with the university praising Osborne’s dedication to the Northern Powerhouse and its growing economy, while critics have questioned the ex-Chancellor’s credentials

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A Southerner’s Guide to the Mancunian Rain

How to adapt to the Northern climate when starting at the University of Manchester

Northern Quarter. Photo: The Mancunion.

The Northern Quarter: Manchester’s Treasure Trove

For the freshers joining the University of Manchester this year, a new city awaits discovery. Amongst the new sights and smells lies the Northern Quarter, a haven of vintage treasures…

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Festival Preview: Slam Dunk North

Part of our Festival Preview season, we present pop-punk takeover Slam Dunk North

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Preview: Manchester City vs Manchester United

The biggest game of the season is upon us fans, as Manchester City come up against Mancunian rivals Manchester United

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Review: Chris Ramsey’s All Growed Up

The Geordie comedian delivered a blockbuster show on the stage at The Lowry

The great divide? Photo: Elliott Brown

Student 101: Northern Monkeys and Southern Fairies

Zara examines the great divide.