Live review: Billie Marten at the O2 Ritz
Billie Marten plays her largest ever show in Manchester at the O2 Ritz as she tours the country after the release of her fourth studio album Drop Cherries
Album review: Billie Marten – Drop Cherries
Billie Marten releases her fourth studio album Drop Cherries, combining influences from her previous three records into a self-assured and mature selection of love songs
72 hours in Budapest
Feeling the need to escape Manchester? We’ve got you covered with our guide to spending a weekend in the cheap but culture-filled city of Budapest.
International Women’s Day: Inspirational women on campus
In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Lifestyle Team are spotlighting some of our favourite women and female-focused societies on campus.
Women in Media: Everything you need to know
Thinking of a career in the media? Wanting to get your foot in the door but not knowing where to look? Fear not – the annual Women in Media conference is back for two days in April. Here’s everything you need to know!
New year, same me
With the start of a new year in mind, we unpack the term ‘new year, new me’. Are resolutions and January plans really the best way to go about things?
Lifestyle Loves: Manchester for free
We’re showcasing some of the best free things to do in Manchester as being a student on a budget can often feel restricting, but it doesn’t have to mean that you can’t enjoy your city
Manchester’s finest festive feasts
From New Century to Escape to Freight Island, FOLK to Reds True Barbeque, we’ve got all your festive food needs covered!
Your guide to Manchester’s Christmas Markets
The Lifestyle section gives you our rundown of Manchester’s Christmas Markets, with all our festive top picks, in locations such as Piccadilly Gardens, Market Street, and St Ann’s Square
Empowerment through language: Stop putting yourself down
With Reclaim the Night in mind, the Lifestyle section has decided to unpack how the language we use to address ourselves and others has the power to change our outlook from self-doubt to self-confidence
Seven essentials for every student home
Finding student life hard? Not to worry, as we’re here with a handy list of student home essentials guaranteed to make sure you’re having the best student experience
A first look at Backyard Cinema’s new Manchester venue
Backyard Cinema has come to Manchester for its first Northern venue and has all the components for a perfect autumn-winter experience
Your guide to Manchester’s student suburbs
From bars and clubs to cafes and parks, we bring to you our ultimate guide to the best student areas in South Manchester
What’s on in Manchester this Halloween
Stuck for things to do this Halloween? We’ve got you covered with events ranging from music and bottomless brunch, to dressed up dogs and fairground rides – all in the spooky spirit
Win free burgers for a term in student competition
Until October 19, students in Greater Manchester can enter new Manchester burger restaurant The Butcher’s competition to win free burgers for the rest of the current university term
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 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
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
Events in Manchester this August
Spend your the last summer month living it up before returning to uni by checking out Manchester’s sports, science, and food events this August
What’s on in Manchester this July?
Check out what’s happening in Manchester this July with our guide! We’ve got club nights, culture kicks, music madness and more.