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Final year students asked to boycott NSS

It is the second year running that the SU have endorsed the boycott of the survey

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UCU strike sparks student outrage

Petitions and open letters have been sent to Manchester University demanding refunds for potential lost lectures

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Many students receive ‘paltry returns’ for their studies 

UoM spokesperson said “we have an enviable reputation of producing excellent graduates that are targeted by leading employers in the UK and worldwide”

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Manchester to take part at the Free Education Demo

Frustrated students can take to the streets at the National Free Education Demo

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Manchester University accused of unprofessionalism and censorship

Majid Ahmed has been left scared for his future after being threatened with disciplinary action after taking his PhD tuition fee case public.

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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

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Tuition fees an ‘extraordinary policy success’ says minister

Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, and MoneySavingExpert.com’s founder, Martin Lewis, criticise language used during student debt debates

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Current student loan structure is “wrong” says Tory policy head

“We are driving a generation against aspiration, because we are punishing aspiration. That is about the most un-Tory thing I can think of.”

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Government plans to cut tuition fees revealed

Rumours that fees could be slashed to £7,500 per year surface as cost debate intensifies ahead of Autumn Budget

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Britain needs to appreciate the contribution of its international students

After funding outrages and bogus figures, Britain’s international students deserve to have their potential acknowledged and encouraged

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University pensions deficit skyrockets to £17.5bn

Tuition fee increases are being tabled as one possible solution

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Brexit and Indyref2 leaves the future of EU students in Scotland unclear

Leaving the EU could put huge financial pressure on Scotland to continue providing free education to non-UK EU students after Brexit