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Manchester University students fined £29k by library last year

Manchester Metropolitan University’s book fines’ income last year was £66,772, more than double Manchester University’s

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Crackdown on ‘contract cheating’ launched by British universities

The University of Manchester has warned cases of academic malpractice will be treated seriously by the university

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Greater Manchester Police denies they have ‘lost control’

The force has admitted they are not able to respond to every crime

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How to apply for mitigating circumstances

Thinking you might need to apply for mitigating circumstances but not sure what to do? Senior advisor, Rebekah Ollerenshaw, advises how it should be done

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High salaries not key to retaining graduates, survey suggests

According to students and recent graduates, pay-rate is not as important as training and potential for promotion

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We need to stop neglecting student housing

We can stand by the sad state of student accommodation no longer

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Interview: Greater Manchester Nightline

The Mancunion talks to Greater Manchester Nightline, the confidential phone service, to find out how they help students and how you can get involved

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Students welcome first investigation of staff sexual misconduct at universities

NUS are to give students the chance to share experiences in the first ever survey of sexual misconduct from higher education staff

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Manchester University students defend Vice-Chancellor’s pay

Amidst ongoing debates over the pay of University leaders, students have defended Nancy Rothwell’s pay packet

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Russell Group graduates earn 40 per cent more after graduation

Study finds Russell Group graduates earn 40 per cent more than other university graduates, and male graduates earn 14 per cent more than female graduates

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Man Met rank number one green university in UK

People & Planet University League sees Manchester Metropolitan University ranked first in sustainability practices

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Dealing with anxiety at university


Joe Whitfield speaks bravely about how he manages his anxiety and why it’s important that everyone expresses their feelings