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Crime in Fallowfield, and indeed Greater Manchester, is on the up

Student gun-attack victim speaks out on Manchester Police gun amnesty

Following a recent surge in crime in Fallowfield which has led to subsequent statements from the Greater Manchester Police as well as UoM’s student union, Max Brimelow talks to a victim threatened at gun point in the area about the horrific ordeal

Photo: Matt Harvison

Safety petition to be reviewed by Manchester Council

Matt Harvison presented the infamous petition to the Deputy Mayor

Photo: Matt Harvison

A Student Life: Matt Harvison, creator of the Fallowfield safety petition

After a recent surge in violent crime with students in Manchester being the prime target, Kizzy Bray meets the UoM student petitioning for the police and mayor Andy Burnham to take action for safety in Fallowfield

photo, Rosa Simonet

Petition calls for a safer Fallowfield

Nearly 6000 have signed the petition calling upon Greater Manchester Police and Andy Burnham to make Fallowfield safer for students

Photo: Junaid Ali Bokhari

Students and staff share shocked reactions to impending job cuts

Staff and students from across the university react to the Board’s decision to cut hundreds of staff posts, which anxious staff say could lead to a ‘student marking boycott’

Photo: Bas Vermolen @Flickr

Please fix the bike pump

The bike pump outside the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons looks helpful, but is actually a danger to all cyclists

Photo: The Mancunion

Manchester Students’ Union calls upon university to reverse its plans to cut bursaries

In a petition, they demand the university acknowledge its commitment to social responsibility and widening participation

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Petition made for Piccadilly Gardens revamp

Piccadilly gardens has become an unattractive, high crime area—a petition has been made to turn it back into a safe and appealing place for everyone to use

Photo: STAR

Student Action for Refugees

Yasmin Mannan gives an insight into the ways you can stand up for and help refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester and beyond

Photo: Where is Giulio Regeni campaign

Academics demand justice after death of Italian student in Egypt

Thousands of academics from across the world, including some from the University of Manchester, have signed an open letter condemning the torture and death of an Italian Ph.D. student in Cairo, demanding a impartial investigation be allowed

Support the petition for an increased police presence on campus. Photo: The Mancunion

Support the petition to get more police on Fallowfield’s streets

A petition has been started by The Tab calling for Greater Manchester Police to ‘Get more police on Fallowfield’s streets’. Sign it here: http://chn.ge/1M3QL9F

The University of Manchester's Alan Turing building, named after the pioneering computer scientist. Photo: shaundon

Alan Turing’s family present petition to David Cameron

A petition created by journalist Matthew Breen demanding that all 49000 men convicted under the infamous UK homosexuality laws be pardoned has been presented by the family of Alan Turing to David Cameron