The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


Photo: Free-Photos @ Pixabay

Manchester’s Hinterland: Christmas in a hot-tub

A 10-minute journey to the arctic! Sophia Macpherson unveils Hinterland’s world of Christmas adventure


Enactus to host social hackathon

Manchester Entrepreneurs have collaborated with Enactus, the University of Manchester’s Computer Science society, to host a one-day social hackathon event, sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Photo: @EnterpriseatManchester, Facebook - Manchester Enterprise Centre

Finalists announced for Venture Further’s social catergory

Discover more about the four finalists in the social category of this year’s Venture Further competition

Josh MacAlister, Lord Adonis and Isabelle Trowler, with the 2015 Frontline intake. Photo: Frontline

Manchester graduates on the Frontline

One Manchester alumnus is changing the face of social work in Britain, and revolutionising the graduate job market in the process

Stevie Spiers @Flickr

How to get away with murder

With us humans–us feeble, naïve, easily swayed humans–using the right language can really change everything. The case hasn’t changed much since the beginning of time:…

Photo: infofarmer @Flickr

How to avoid people when you don’t want to speak to them

Lifestyle editor and suspect misanthropist Robert Firth has some top tips for anyone who just can’t be dealing with people today.

The Turner Prize will be held at Tate Britain in London on December 1st. photo: ugardener @Flickr

Turner Prize 2014 Artists: Duncan Campbell

In the run up to the Turner Prize being announced on December 1st, The Mancunion Arts & Culture brings you introductions to the four 2014 nominees

Facebook is already known to be addictive. But will we be using it for more and more? Photo: 2wenty @Flickr

Facebook may soon promote extremism

Lauren Wills: Facebook is an egotistical façade perfect for extremism, and it’s going to get worse.

Jimmy Savile

Students disciplined for Savile social

Fines and community service for students that dressed as young girls and Jimmy Savile

When do promoters become a nuisance? Photo: Julian Wakefield

Student 101: the truth about club promoters

Love or loathe them, you can’t escape promoters at university

Gamers now head to places such as Kyoto Lounge to play. Photo: GGvogue @Flickr

Gamers get social

Robert Muirhead looks at the phenomenon of social gaming.