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“It’s not over yet” — Manchester’s absence from NSS rankings marks huge success for boycott campaign

A week after the NSS rankings were released, The Mancunion talks to Education Officer Emma Atkins who is adamant the work cannot stop here

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Controversial TEF rankings shake up Higher Education hierarchies

The release of the controversial Teaching Excellence Framework’s results shocked many, with only eight Russell Group universities receiving gold, although many have questioned the rankings’ validity

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Why I’ve dropped out of the University of Manchester

Recent University of Manchester drop out, Edie Walwyn, discusses the possibilities that exist outside our society’s obsession with university education

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Lecturers divided on the NSS boycott

The NSS boycott has brought conflicting statements across departments at the University of Manchester

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NSS boycott threatens student economics society campaign

The Students’ Union’s boycott of the National Student Survey is causing issues for the campaign tactics of the ever-growing Post-Crash Economics Society

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NSS boycott launched as university opts into TEF

The University of Manchester will enter the Teaching Excellence Framework, which will allow better-performing universities to raise fees above the £9,000 cap

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NUS react to Ipsos MORI’s early release of the NSS

The NUS claim the early release of the National Student Survey shows “IPSOS MORI is bricking it”, over the NUS’s boycott of the survey

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Manchester drops out of top 30 in Guardian rankings

The Guardian’s 2017 league tables saw all three satisfaction rankings rise for Manchester, though it dropped two places to number 31

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The Student Survey misses the point

Elliott Mills examines what the questionnaire tells us about university life

Manchester has fallen to a five-year low according to one ranking system  Photo: University of Manchester

Manchester drops in world rankings

University falls in two world ranking systems, hitting five-year low in one

Students rated University of Manchester Students' Union in the National Student Survey  Photo: Jonny Whiting

Average rating for Students’ Union in NSS

Students rated Manchester students’ union in an annual national student satisfaction survey, the first time a union question was included

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University of Manchester students happiest since 2005, says NSS

83% of students at University of Manchester ‘satisfied’ – up 4% from last year