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University of Manchester Students’ Union backs BDS

After the Students’ Union voted to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, The Mancunion looks into the debates surrounding the movement

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Preview: Interfaith Evening – ‘We Stand Together’

The Students’ Union is hosting an interfaith evening, ‘We Stand Together’, to showcase and promote community cohesion between various faiths in Manchester

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SU will not boycott NSS despite NUS decision

The University of Manchester’s Students’ Union have stated that they will not yet be boycotting the NSS in reaction to an impending decision on controversial higher education legislation, TEF, despite the NUS’ position

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Manchester Students’ Union calls upon university to reverse its plans to cut bursaries

In a petition, they demand the university acknowledge its commitment to social responsibility and widening participation

The defaced banner. Photo: The Mancunion

Swastika defaces Manchester Exec candidate’s banner

A candidate in the Exec elections at the University of Manchester Students’ Union has had several posters defaced and removed, including one defaced with Nazi imagery

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Pangaea, ‘poogate’, and prangs

Despite spending time in the medical tent, our Deputy Editor-in-Chief managed to enjoy the atmosphere, decoration, and costumes at Pangaea’s tenth birthday

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Manchester Students’ Union adopts the Living Wage

Following an extensive student-led campaign, the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union is to implement the National Living Wage

George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer today announced the scrapping of support for poorer students. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Chancellor scraps maintenance grants

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced today that students from households with less than £25000 income will be forced to borrow all of their maintenance financing in loans, replacing the current grant system

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Live: Students’ Union Exec election results

The Mancunion is covering the announcements results of the Exec elections live from Club Academy

Academy IPA is available at all Academy venues and the Union Bar in bottles, cask and keg. Photo: University of Manchester Students' Union

A Blend on the Brightside

Andy van den Bent-Kelly attended the launch event of the new Academy IPA in the Union Bar and spoke to a brewery representative about the inspiration behind the ale

'Skills for Change' launches Tuesday 30th September.

Students’ Union launches workshops to teach the Skills for Change

‘Skills For Change’, a series of workshops on the art of campaigning, launches on the 30th September.

The Students' Union's "Why Not Wednesdays" night launches this week. Photo: Charlie Spargo

It’s Wednesday, Why Not!

The Students’ Union launch a new Student night on the 17th September—Why Not Wednesdays.