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Freshers abroad: what to expect from your next big adventure

As freshers descend onto Manchester once more, Kizzy talks to three third year University of Manchester students who are starting their new lives on their year abroad, discussing what freshers is like across the pond

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Angela Rayner: hard Brexit cannot be allowed to undercut universities

Shadow Education Secretary argues that “Labour respects the result of the referendum but rejects the view of many hard-line Tories of a Brexit at any cost”

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A-level results day sees fewer students going to university this year than in 2016

The University of Manchester though is not adhering to the national trend, with admissions of home and EU students up since this time last year

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Top universities discriminate against A-Level subjects typically chosen by poorer students

On the eve of A-level results day, a study finds that some A-Level choices are keeping poorer students out of elite universities

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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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Manchester attacks: “I am writing this as a Muslim, a woman, a mother”

Dalal Abbasi, a Muslim mother who studied at the University of Manchester and lived in the city for six years reflects on the Manchester attacks

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‘Hey Nancy, leave teachers alone!’

Students and staff join force in a music-led protest against the 171 impending job cuts at the University of Manchester

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Only four UK universities see sexual assault as ‘mitigating circumstances’

The majority of universities in the UK do not explicitly state that being the victim of a sexual assault is an extenuating circumstance for exams

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Academics plea for the government to protect EU citizen’s rights

The heads of thirty-five Oxford University colleges issue a letter warning of the huge impact on academia if thousands of EU staff leave UK universities

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University of Manchester student premieres film at HOME

Christopher Murray sits down with The Mancunion to unpack his second feature length film, El Cristo Ciego (The Blind Christ)

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Become a master of memory within weeks

A new memorising technique has revealed that we may all have the capability to become a ‘genius’

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