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Last chance to stand in the student officer elections

Voting opens on the 24th October

Photo: Rosa Simonet

Manchester University political scene highly-rated

Which? University 2017 Student Survey ranked Manchester University highly for its “varied union activities”, “political scene” and “diverse local nightlife”

Image: EU2017EE @ Flickr

Tuition fee reform announced at Manchester conference

Despite rumours that tuition frees were set to be cut at the Conservative Party conference, Theresa May instead announced a freeze

Photo: Wikimedia Commons @ PeterEastern

An obvious solution to a big problem

Could empty properties provide a solution to the housing crisis?

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Brexit panel finds that young people hold huge stake in negotiations

While the specific nature of Brexit remains unclear, questions about the future are addressed at the University of Manchester, hosted by the Students’ Union

Photo: Wikimedia Commons, GeorgeOsborne2015, hm-treasury.gov.uk

Osborne at Stanford: the power of privilege and celebrity

Why George Osborne’s seven jobs are a disgrace to Manchester

Photo: Garry Knight @ Flickr

McDonnell calls for imminent action on student debt

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell reveals his vision to tackle student debt at the 2017 Labour Party Conference, with the party also outlining its post-Brexit vision

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Failures of the West’s counter-terrorism strategy

The UK could do much more to win the hearts and minds of British Muslims

Photo: Liz Castro @ Wikimedia Commons

The defiance of secession – Catalan independence

A fight for self-determination in the face of insurmountable odds

Photo: altogetherfool @ Flickr

In it together? A welcome to Professor Osborne

How will students receive the ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer’s appointment?

Photo: Sally Carr

Interview: Women’s Equality Party – Sally Carr

As part of our series of interviews with local candidates before June 8th, we sit down with Sally Carr the Women’s Equality party candidate for Withington

Afzal Khan, currently an MEP, will stand for Labour at the Gorton by-election [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Interview: Labour candidate Afzal Khan

In the first of a series of interviews with candidates standing in to be elected on June 8th, we speak with Gorton’s Labour candidate Afzal Khan about his campaign, his background, and why so few young people engage with politics