Police ‘undercounting’ masks true extent of Greater Manchester’s knife crime issue
Greater Manchester Police are pushing to combat knife crime after they discovered erroneous data and knives concealed in public spaces
Burnham calls for increased ‘stop and search’ to crack down on knife crime in Manchester
Andy Burnham has called for harsher penalties and ‘stop and search’ to be used in an effort to help tackle knife crime in the area
Tuition fee cuts could hurt under-represented students the most
It has been suggested that a drop in tuition fees could directly affect funding streams which aim to deliver higher levels of participation for underrepresented students
Jewish Society launches after antisemitism row
Fears of antisemitism on the Colchester campus have risen after 200 students vote against the creation of a Jewish society and a lecturer posts worrying material on Facebook
New student group launched to counter crime in Fallowfield
Fallowfield Student Crime – or FSC – also aims to ‘create a dialogue’ between students, community leaders, police, and the universities
Tuition fees create uncertainty over financial future of UK universities
The lowering of tuition fees could lead to some UK universities closing in a ‘worst case scenario’ situation if alternative funding is not provided
Austerity prevents Manchester from becoming Northern Powerhouse
Spending cuts as a result of austerity have prevented Manchester from outshining rival international cities, but is the Northern Powerhouse still an attainable vision?
Extinction Rebellion supported by SU with 2% majority
A motion requesting official support of Extinction Rebellion was passed at the University of Manchester Students Union Senate on 7thFebruary. Achieving a majority backing of 68%, barely above the 66% threshold required to pass a Senate motion. The direct action climate change pressure group gathered widespread attention last November after protestors managed to halt traffic […]
The students ready to fight back: does Fallowfield need a ‘first response’ group?
University of Manchester student suggests taking a ‘first response team’ in helping to address burglaries in Fallowfield.
Manchester remains top of graduate employer list for second year in a row
The University of Manchester retains the top spot it won last year, fending off competition from the likes of Bristol and Birmingham
Australian survey discovers foreign students face greater risk of suicide
Foreign students are at greater risk of mental health difficulties than their domestic counterparts, according to new research
Maintaining the Mancunian link with women’s suffrage
Emily Broncz speaks with Dr Tessa Chynoweth about the Centenary exhibition at The Pankhurst Centre and why it is important to remember women’s suffrage here in Manchester
The creative space: Chloe Hawes O.W.W.W.P EP
This month’s Creative Space features singer Chloe Hawes, who is about to release her latest EP and dicusses how she’s balanced her music with university.