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Club: Transmission presents Carl Cox & Eats Everything

Carl Cox smashed it at the Albert Hall

Exclusive: President and Vice-Chancellor Rothwell defends her salary and flight expenses

Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell was asked whether it is right that Vice-Chancellors earn on average £260k at a time when increasing numbers of students are relying on food banks.

Students’ Union elections smash turnout records

Over one in four students have now voted in the sabbatical elections, smashing both national and university records

Students’ Union to undergo £6 million refurbishment

The project will involve expanding both the North and South wings of the building, and upgrading the building’s utilities

Vagina monologues production raises over £1200 for women’s charities

The Students’ Union’s production of the Vagina Monologues was a sellout success

Fossil Free Campaign demonstrate for divestment

The campaigners are calling on the University to “divest from the fossil fuel industry and shift funds to lower risk, ethical investments within 5 years.”

University of Manchester invests almost £40 million in fossil fuels

Research by the Manchester Fossil Free Campaign has found that the university’s shares in oil companies total £9.5 million. A further £29.5 million is invested in fossil fuels through pension funds

Club: Music is Love presents Kerri Chandler and Move D

Editor-in-chief Aidan Gregory saw out 2014 in typical Sankeys style

Interview: Daliso Chaponda

Editor-in-chief Aidan Gregory talks to Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda about racism, colonialism, and being politically correct

Students petition for more police patrols in Fallowfield

Students “find it ridiculous that MPs will be debating ‘loud student parties’ in parliament this week, whilst next to nothing is being done to protect women that are being raped”.

NUS voting deadline extended after candidates cry foul play

The voting deadline was extended, after the Education Officer of UMSU was accused of using her position to influence the outcome of the vote.

Marking boycott suspended until further talks

The marking boycott is over until January, as the UCU and Universities UK agree to try and come to a settlement.

Students and staff pay tribute to student who died of meningitis

Teygan Sugrue, a first year Russian with Economics student, died suddenly of Meningitis a week ago

Club: Tribal Sessions presents Apollonia

Aidan Gregory checked out French house trio Apollonia’s set at Sankeys

Number of Alumni Scholarships Reaches Record Levels

The 2014/15 academic year will see around 700 students attend the university on alumni funded scholarships.

Manchester student petitions for pregnant Sudanese woman on death row

The petition has managed to attract over 240,000 signatures in the space of a few weeks

UMSU General Secretary slams Osborne’s budget

The People’s Assembly held an anti-budget demonstration in the city centre last Wednesday

Academics predict ‘voteless recovery’ for the Tories

Current trends show economic recovery is not translating into public opinion, according to a group of academics blogging on Policy@Manchester

Manchester students’ success in Shell competition with ‘solar tree’ idea

The project will offer ‘communities in the developing world that aren’t connected to the national grid…use of their biggest source of energy’

Islamic Society hosts ‘Community Week’

The Islamic Society have been fundraising for Christie hospital as part of their campaign to give back to the local community