British museums must de-colonise
Hannah Vallance argues that British Museums must de-colonise if they are to create space for indigenous communities in the mainstream historical narrative.
9/10 students think Greater Manchester Police don’t do enough to prevent hate crimes against women
This comes as the government launches a review of whether to include misogyny as a hate crime in UK legislation.
Manchester’s housing crisis: Is gentrification ripping the soul out of the former Cottonopolis?
Proposals to build a 35-storey tower bloc, dubbed the ‘Flintoff Towers’ by local residents, have been turned down by Manchester councillors after fears it would have a ‘disastrous’ impact on the Castlefield Conservation area
Invisible Manchester to take visitors ‘Off the Cobbles’
Invisible Manchester is an initiative that allows visitors to take an alternative tour of the city, led by a homeless guide.
Colonial nostalgia is rife, so why aren’t we addressing it?
Hannah Vallance argues Corbyn’s pledge to change the way the British Empire is remembered and taught is fundamental in order to understand Britain’s place in the world today.
Fear that Brexit will cause academic elitism
Security provided for less prestigious institutions through the bottom-up structure of European Union programmes could be lost post-Brexit.
University of Manchester attends Conservative Party Conference
University of Manchester academics attended the Conservative Party Conference to discuss a variety of topics including panels on immigration, devolution in a post-Brexit Britain, and the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, focusing on the challenge posed by artificial intelligence to the changing nature of work.
Tenants union ACORN to host ‘Know your Rights’ session
Tenants rights union ACORN will hold an open meeting on Tuesday in The Font Fallowfield.
Invisible Manchester: Homeless people to lead tours around the city
The Social Enterprise, Invisible Manchester, is to train people who have been affected by homelessness to become tour guides of their city
One in three freshers experience symptoms of a mental health disorder
Study by the WHO finds that as many as one in three first-year students experience symptoms of a mental health disorder.
Tories set to whip beyond party lines
Conservatives release a new agenda to terminate all ties to student led Conservative movements in a bid to quell the chaos of the youth wing