Archive for September, 2013

In 2002, the Armitage Centre was at the heart of the Commonwealth Games and it was seen as a highly valued asset for University of Manchester students. However, as the years went by, other facilities cropped up around the city to rival the Fallowfield sporting campus and students and the public alike became dissatisfied with […]

Free textbooks for freshers

The days of dog-eared textbooks arriving from Amazon marketplace may soon be a thing of the past, with the first ‘#TextbookRescue’ event in Freshers’ Week. Hundreds of first year students turned up to the giveaway at libraries across campus on the morning of Wednesday September 18 to grab free books for their courses. ‘#TextbookRescue’ is […]

Manchester men’s rugby union team preparation for the varsity took a hit with a defeat against the University of Nottingham at the Armitage centre. The match started brightly for Manchester, crossing the try line after a grubber through from  Blyth, however, the ball was judged to have been knocked on over the line so the […]

Hearing voices not necessarily negative?

University scientists are planning to investigate the possibility hearing voices may help people to achieve life goals. Dr. Filippo Varese and Dr. Sara Tai, from the University’s School of Psychological Sciences, are conducting the study. They are looking for volunteers from Greater Manchester with experience hearing voices, whether this experience is positive, negative or neutral. According […]

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