The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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The half-empty promise of Dry January

Elliott Mills takes a stern look into the pint glass with a precise analysis of the merits, difficulties, and confusions of Dry January

Photo: Jade Fox

A student life: chair of the Polo society

We chat to Jade Fox, the chair of Polo Society, about the group going from strength to strength and her impossible work-life balance

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The festive deadlines fear

A few tips on how to create a balance between work and play as a busy student over the Christmas period

Photo from @duncan on Flickr.

The cost of learning: Students turn to escorting, drug dealing and gambling to afford university

A recent survey has revealed the shocking proportion of students resorting to controversial methods to earn money in the current financial climate

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University of Manchester launch new Finance facilities

Finance facilities available for all university of Manchester students


The Student Nucleus: Get involved in the centre of student life

A website set up by Manchester students has everything you need for a successful year at university

We all know how this feels. Photo: CollegeDegrees360 @Flickr

The student trump card

Perisha Kudhail explores the many aspects that characterise student life which are unacceptable in the real world

Fallowfield Bus Stop. Screenshot: Google Maps

Overheard at the University of Manchester, April 2015

The funniest things you’ve been saying around campus this month

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The Manchester Bucket List

Whether you’re in your final year or your first, it’s time to start making the most of the best city in the country. Sarah Heaton gives you a guide to the things you have to do before you leave

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Top tips for living harmoniously with the opposite sex

Just moved in with the opposite sex? Kitty Treverton Jones has some advice to avoid arguments

Photo: marcus_jb1973 @Flickr

Manchester Metamorphosis

Gráinne Morrison on the sartorial influence of student life in Manchester.

Photo: Channel 4

How Accurate is Fresh Meat’s Portrayal of Student Life?

2011 brought us a comedy-drama focusing on a group of people entering their first year of university. But how close does Fresh Meat play to the true student experience?