Emma Shanks

Emma Shanks


‘Hey Nancy, leave teachers alone!’

‘Hey Nancy, leave teachers alone!’

Students and staff join force in a music-led protest against the 171 impending job cuts at the University of Manchester
Students try and make a difference to the lives of Manchester’s homeless

Students try and make a difference to the lives of Manchester’s homeless

The Mancunion spoke with Hannah Featherstone, Student Coordinator for the Homeless Outreach Project, to discuss the work University of Manchester students are doing to tackle the homelessness crisis in the city
UoM Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Week

UoM Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Week

Emma Shanks caught up with a sample of mainly students ahead of University of Manchester’s Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week, to talk about the ongoing issue of substance abuse
Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Hustings

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Hustings

Emma Shanks reports on the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care hustings in the lead-up to the Mayoral Election
A student life: UOM Board Games Society

A student life: UOM Board Games Society

Meet Jon Bebb, one Philosophy student finding the time to balance a PhD with his contrasting role as Social Sec for the UOM Board Games Society
A student life: Don’t Give a Damn

A student life: Don’t Give a Damn

Meet Bethan Turner-Harrod, the student seeking to put an end to mental health stigma with her community blog
A student life: The Wild Washerwomen

A student life: The Wild Washerwomen

Emma Shanks speaks to Zoe Darling, co-founder of The Wild Washerwomen, a mobile launderette set up in the Calais ‘Jungle’
Austere approach to student noise problem is not working

Austere approach to student noise problem is not working

As part of Community Week at The University of Manchester, we discuss what is being done to tackle negative neighbourly relationships in the biggest student areas
A student life: the prince of Panto Society

A student life: the prince of Panto Society

Emma Shanks caught up with Bradley Pascall, this year’s Social Secretary of UOM’s Panto Society

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