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Gary Neville plans to open a university

The former footballer, alongside brother, Ryan, and Paul Scholes, are in talks with Lancaster University to open new sites across Manchester

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Northumbria University fined for caffeine test

Two students were hospitalised after given a caffeine dose equivalent to 300 cups of coffee in a non-risk assessed test

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Brexit Britain: lessons from the 2016 Olympics

From the Olympics to the Tour De France, 2016 was a year full of British sporting success stories. But what can they teach us about national identity, immigration and Brexit?

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A student life: the quidditch player

We spoke to Livi Dickinson about being a quidditch player at university

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Pro-Wrestling from a Different Angle

Reporter Joe Murphy had a VIP ticket to part of the National British Wrestling Festival, and this is how get got on

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Should doping be legalised?

With many modern athletes gaining an advantage from doping, James Blower discusses whether legalising doping should be an option

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What is Sporticipate?

There is no excuse to not get involved with sport at university anymore: Sporticipate offers variety, equipment, and it all costs you nothing

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A quick guide to the Armitage Centre

If you’re looking to get fit this semester, here are some of the things you can enjoy at the Armitage, including classes and team sports

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Get Involved: Manchester Shotokan Karate Club

David Brierley talks about the positives of getting involved with karate at the university

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Get Involved: University of Manchester Gaelic Athletic Club

Here’s your chance to hear more about the Irish tradition of Gaelic football, and how you can get involved with it at university

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A United Perspective: Everton in the FA Cup

Louis van Gaal managed to pull a great result out the bag for Manchester United, as they saw off Everton in the semi-finals of the FA Cup

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Sport in the City: Manchester Thunder

There’s more to sport in Manchester than City and United: this week we highlight Manchester Thunder Netball