The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Archives

Photo: PracticalCures @Flickr

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

Photo: UMSU

Senate roundup: Academy venue to honour Malcolm X

The second Student Union Senate of the Council Chambers was delivered last Thursday

People and Planet - University of Manchester @Facebook

Manchester University under pressure to divest from fossil fuels

Students’ Union Campaigns Officer described the University’s current action as “plain contemptuous” amidst pressure to divest from fossil fuels

Photo: Majid Ahmed @Facebook

Hundreds march in protest of Balfour celebrations

As hundreds march along Oxford Road in protest, the BDS campaign have described the Balfour 100 event as “a mockery of the suffering of Palestinian people”

Photo: pinomoscato @ Flickr

Universities are not businesses

Nor are they “bastions of academic integrity”. The way we think about universities is outdated

Photo: Temi Adedeji

The Manchester Tyrants: who are they?

Taking a look at the university’s team in an ever-growing sport

Photo: Cirt @ Wikimedia Commons

Free speech needs to be protected at universities

Freedom of speech is under threat on university campuses, as students we should be defending it

Photo: Wikipedia

Ignored Histories: Empire in Education with Anindita Ghosh

As we continue our theme of black history month, this week Ellie Tivey talks to UoM senior lecturer Anindita Ghosh to discuss why history classrooms around the country are severely lacking in education on colonialism and how this is affecting our understandings of the world

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

In solidarity with university staff over job cuts

Stand against cruel and unnecessary staff redundancies

Photo: Wokandapix @ Pixabay

Let’s talk about mental health

As World Mental Health Day approaches us on the 10th of October, Megan Ritchie discusses the simple ways to manage your mental health

Uni Lifehacks

A Student Life: David Jacob, co-author of ‘Uni Lifehacks’

David Jacob owns two companies and has recently had his first book ‘Uni Lifehacks’ published. Kizzy Bray talks to the UoM third year at the very start of his newfound career to find out how his new release was made possible

Photo: Sophia Macpherson

At Home with Sex Blogger, Eliza Lawrence

Sophia Macpherson chats with the founder of sex blog ‘wasitgoodforyou’ about the controversial world of sex