Our week in the News


Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus
5th October 2022
A motion severely limiting police presence on campus was passed by a large majority at the first Union Assembly
23rd September 2022

Leeds Festival 2022: Women rule most diverse line-up to date

Leeds Festival 2022: Women rule most diverse line-up to date
Leeds Festival invited six headliners: Arctic Monkeys, The 1975, Dave, Megan Thee Stallion, Halsey, and Bring Me The Horizon to perform to sold out crowds over the August bank holiday weekend.
23rd September 2022

Jeremy Corbyn speaks to students at the Right to Clothing Campaign launch

Jeremy Corbyn speaks to students at the Right to Clothing Campaign launch
Jeremy Corbyn announces the Right to Clothing Campaign at The University of Manchester, in a bid to make clothing more sustainable and affordable.

Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus

A motion severely limiting police presence on campus was passed by a large majority at the first Union Assembly

The ultimate guide to food in Fallowfield

Your new accommodation may be no Bristol-level brick buildings but fear not, you’re in the hotspot for the best bars and charming scran!

Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems

To continue our new ‘Lifestyle Loves’ series, we offer readers our top picks for new places to discover on the UoM campus
Market economy

Vietnam is still attempting to restructure its economy

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Our oceans

Exploring hidden marine species with Steve Vernon

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Societies

Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus

Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus

A motion severely limiting police presence on campus was passed by a large majority at the first Union Assembly
The ultimate guide to food in Fallowfield

The ultimate guide to food in Fallowfield

Your new accommodation may be no Bristol-level brick buildings but fear not, you’re in the hotspot for the best bars and charming scran!
Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems

Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems

To continue our new ‘Lifestyle Loves’ series, we offer readers our top picks for new places to discover on the UoM campus
The history of rave fashion: What to expect from Manchester

The history of rave fashion: What to expect from Manchester

Excited to go out in Manchester? Gear up and find out what everyone’s wearing on the rave scene today
Missing Money, Broken Membership System: Societies’ Rising Discontent With Student’s Union
21st April 2021

Missing Money, Broken Membership System: Societies’ Rising Discontent With Student’s Union

UoM’s society committees draw light on a frustrating year of operating under lockdown restrictions alongside an unresponsive Student’s Union
Join Fashion Soc’s Fashion Business Panel Discussion
12th March 2021

Join Fashion Soc’s Fashion Business Panel Discussion

The University of Manchester’s Fashion society’s fashion business panel discussion with industry speakers
International Women’s Day: Join Women In Business Society’s Female Founders of Manchester Panel
5th March 2021

International Women’s Day: Join Women In Business Society’s Female Founders of Manchester Panel

Women in Business society is hosting a panel event highlighting female business owners in Manchester.

The Mancunion’s Favourite Mancunian Scientists

Manchester has been home to many renowned scientists throughout history whose research changed the world. Here are a few of our favourites
The Mancunion’s Favourite Mancunian Scientists
Here comes the sunbed ban?
5th June 2022

Here comes the sunbed ban?

Awareness of the effect of indoor suntanning on rates of skin cancer has been growing in recent years. UoM researchers claim it may be time for a nationwide ban.
A science story: Wearing glasses
16th May 2022

A science story: Wearing glasses

The prevalence of short-sightedness is increasing as we spend more and more time on our screens, but at least wearing glasses is becoming trendier!

Rumble in the Jungle
6th May 2022

Rumble in the Jungle

Do it like they do on the discovery channel, Jess Ferguson explores animals getting jiggy with it
Is violence an evolutionary trait?
4th May 2022

Is violence an evolutionary trait?

Genetics could help explain patterns of violence in both sexes
Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems
5th October 2022

Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems

To continue our new ‘Lifestyle Loves’ series, we offer readers our top picks for new places to discover on the UoM campus
Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems
5th October 2022

Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems

To continue our new ‘Lifestyle Loves’ series, we offer readers our top picks for new places to discover on the UoM campus
5th October 2022

The Gilmore Girls Aesthetic: Finding the beauty in autumn

As the autumn months draw in, The Mancunion examines how the popular series Gilmore Girls can inspire the perfect day-to-day autumn lifestyle and the importance of finding joy in the colder weather
3rd October 2022

Lifestyle Loves: The Northern Quarter

The first in our new series of recommendations is Manchester’s Northern Quarter – if you’re looking for inspiration or new places to try, we’ve got you covered
28th September 2022

Cleaning is Cool

From Loyle Carner, to Vogue, to Marie Kondo: cleaning is being re-branded for a new generation. Cleaning is officially cool, and here’s why.
Agony Aunt Angela: Pick a side
27th September 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: Pick a side

When a new partner asks you to sacrifice your friendships for them, is that just another her red flag to ignore or a sign to get out asap?

Why the SU is annoyingly unrepresentative

Why the SU is annoyingly unrepresentative

The Students’ Union from next year is worryingly unrepresentative with the removal of the International Officer and the introduction of a BAME Associate Chair
4th October 2022

Why Liz Truss is taking you for a fool

The recent mini-budget has shown the Tories are blatantly rigging the economy in favour of the super-rich – here’s how and why Liz Truss is taking you for a fool!

4th October 2022

Student Media Matters: Student media makes sense in a world which doesn’t

Your time at university is the optimal time to explore your passions, take a stand, and work to improve and shape the world how you see fit. Student media alone won’t do all of that for you – but it just might help.

Videos

Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus

Josh Jenkins speaks to Labour MP and nominee for Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham at the launch of his manifesto on 15th March 2017 about his student-related policies

Get Active! The best sport spots to play in Manchester
4th October 2022
A look at the the best, cheapest, and most convenient places to play sport in Manchester.

Opinion: Queen over Country? Was the disruption to sports justified?
3rd October 2022

Opinion: Queen over Country? Was the disruption to sports justified?

Sporting fixtures all over the country came to a pause in respect of Queen Elizabeth’s death. But was this the right decision?
Doing what the men couldn’t: The importance of the Lionesses’ Euro win
20th September 2022

Doing what the men couldn’t: The importance of the Lionesses’ Euro win

The Lionesses brought football home in 2022, something the men haven’t done since 1966. The whole nation supported our women this summer, and this momentum must be continued for the good of the game.
“If there’s no legacy to this … what are we doing?”: A love letter to Women’s Football
30th July 2022

“If there’s no legacy to this … what are we doing?”: A love letter to Women’s Football

I’ve always loved football but it hasn’t always been easy … will the 2022 Euros change that for girls nationwide?
5”1 in a giants world: In conversation with Amrisha Kudhail
6th June 2022

5”1 in a giants world: In conversation with Amrisha Kudhail

An interview with Amrisha Kudhail, discussing the excitement building around basketball, her transition from a dance background and advice for those wanting to become involved within the sports industry

5th October 2022

The ultimate guide to food in Fallowfield

Your new accommodation may be no Bristol-level brick buildings but fear not, you’re in the hotspot for the best bars and charming scran!
4th October 2022

The fifth instalment of Manchester’s very own Festa Italiana

Manchester’s very own Festa Italiana returned for it’s fifth instalment with delicious and authentic Italian food. But is up to the Italian’s own standards?

3rd October 2022

Platzki introduces a new Ukrainian and Polish breakfast menu

Platzki has beautifully merged Ukrainian and Polish breakfast foods with their new morning menu!
2nd October 2022

Café Blah: FUEL’s groovy sister

Take a trip down to Café Blah, the alternative hidden gem right in the heart of Withington.

Graphic designs and good times: Exploring Harrison Edwards’ latest works
4th October 2022

Graphic designs and good times: Exploring Harrison Edwards’ latest works

Whether you’re grabbing a slice of pizza at Crazy Pedro’s, or taking a shot at Southside Tequila, the venue’s visuals never fail to match the vibes. But have you ever considered who’s responsible for the designs behind these good times?
The fun that got away: Staying creative this semester
2nd October 2022

The fun that got away: Staying creative this semester

One of Manchester’s main selling points is its influential arts scene, but sometimes it can be hard to stay engaged outside of our studies. Here’s a guide to the best cultural events coming up in the next few months.
Mexican Geniuses at Canada Water: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera live on in London
21st July 2022

Mexican Geniuses at Canada Water: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera live on in London

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Mexican Geniuses: A Frida & Diego Immersive Experience at Dock X, London
University launch British Pop Archive with unseen items from Joy Division’s Ian Curtis
17th April 2022

University launch British Pop Archive with unseen items from Joy Division’s Ian Curtis

Announcing the British Pop Archive at the university’s very own John Rylands Library. Including artefacts from Joy Division’s Ian Curtis, New Order, the Sex Pistols, and Granada Television.

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