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Malia Bouattia defeated in NUS president election by Shakira Martin

Current NUS VP Further Education and black working-class single mother Shakira Martin has defeated the incumbent Malia Bouattia in the NUS President elections with 56 per cent of the vote

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NUS presidential candidate aims to engage students with ‘anti-establishment’ agenda

Controversial right-wing candidate Tom Harwood has accused student politics of being ‘too serious’ in his campaign for a more ‘democratic’ NUS

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Report rules NUS President should not be punished for anti-Semitism

An internal report found NUS President Malia Bouattia guilty of making anti-Semitic comments — but no further action will be taken, a move the Union of Jewish Students has called ‘deeply troubling’

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Interview: Ilyas Nagdee – Diversity Officer

We talked to Diversity Officer Ilyas about if the NUS can continue in its current form, representation of Jewish students, and how intensive his role has turned out to be

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Thousands march against Trump

On Monday 30th of January, thousands of people took to the streets of Manchester to protest against Trump’s executive orders

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Access All Areas Conference on Widening Participation

On Thursday the 16th of March, at the University of Manchester Students’ Union, a Widening Participation Conference will be held for all students

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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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University of Manchester Students’ Union backs BDS

After the Students’ Union voted to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, The Mancunion looks into the debates surrounding the movement

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An NUS Women’s Officer is unnecessary

The newly elected NUS Women’s Officer stands for nothing but criticising imaginary problems

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NUS President Malia Boutattia condemned as ‘racist’

The Home Affairs Select Committee have found Malia Boutattia to be “racist” in their cross-party investigation into allegedly anti-Semitic comments and incidents

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Research shows 10 per cent increase in student rent on last year

New research shows that student rents are continuing to rise despite controversy, with Manchester averaging a 7 per cent increase over the past year

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Outcry over new government Higher Education regulations

UK Higher Education institutions are criticising the government’s newly proposed regulatory legislation