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Huaxia Supplementary School’s 20th Anniversary

Tom Patterson reports on this month’s 20th anniversary celebrations of Huaxia Supplementary School

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The TEF: a Trojan Horse into Higher Education

Manchester Students’ Union’s Education Officer argues that the Teaching Excellence Framework threatens to inject further elitism into Higher Education

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Enter the student philanthropy survey

The University of Manchester are running a survey to to capture students’ attitudes to charitable giving, all students who complete the survey are also entered into a prize draw

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Response to SU apology

A reaction to the SU’s apology over a previous Opinion article to Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

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Highest ever ranking for the University of Manchester

The University of Manchester has been ranked 29th in the QS World University Rankings, despite uncertainties around Brexit causing most UK universities to drop in the league table

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Manchester takes in £47m as universities announce record £1.8 billion surplus

The £6,000 hike in tuition fees in 2012 is seen as a key contributor to the vast institutional profits

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UoM supports campaign to save endangered amphibian

In support of World Wildlife Day 2016, the university is investing into saving endangered species

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Mandelson loves Manchester: Reasons not to be cheerful about the new MMU chancellor

Richard Heller—journalist, author, and former Chief of Staff to Denis Healey when he was leader of the Labour Party—on the questionable ‘qualities’ of MMU’s new chancellor, the ‘Prince of Darkness’, Peter Mandelson

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Universities look to address medicine degree bias

Lack of medicine students from underprivileged backgrounds is seen as a sign limited support and guidance throughout A-levels and university applications

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Manchester to provide free education to over a million in warzones

Free education is to be provided to more than one million young people in conflict zones across the globe by the university

The Women's Lacrosse Second Team. Photo: Fabienne Johnson

SPORTLIGHT: The University of Manchester’s Lacrosse

Sportlight is a weekly feature, highlighting one sport available at the university, and showing how you can get involved at different levels of the sport. This week, the spotlight is on lacrosse

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Preview: Action Palestine Event

University of Manchester’s Action Palestine are hosting a Palestinian cultural evening in aid of Interpal, a charity providing relief for Palestinians in need