Jennifer Sterne

Jennifer Sterne

University to ‘cut catering staff and lower wages’

After implementing the living wage last month, the company in charge of catering services across the university are claimed to be planning to make 43 staff redundant and cutting salaries by up to a third

Women in Media Conference

On the weekend preceding International Women’s Day 2016, the Manchester Media Group are hosting our inaugural Women In Media Conference

Over 3,500 students Reclaim the Night

“Reclaim the Night is so much more than just one night and one street. It’s about a movement of people who can build unity to stand together, to break the silence and to say enough is enough”

Hard left Labour students accused of anti-Semitism

Following the resignation Oxford Labour students’ co-chair over claims of anti-semitism within the club, figures have shown the issue is due to hard left

85 per cent of Manchester medics likely to move abroad

The government’s plans to impose the new junior doctors contracts has led to many Manchester medics making plans to move abroad. Devolution campaigners have also questioned whether Manchester’s devolved NHS will have to impose the contract

Living Wage for University of Manchester catering staff

As of the beginning of February, catering staff at the University of Manchester are to be paid the Living Wage

Vagina Monologues: Preview

The University of Manchester’s Students’ Union puts on another production of The Vagina Monologues, following on from the success last year

Preview: Mancunion Live

Mancunion Live will see student representatives from each political party go head to head to discuss the key issues facing students and society today

Labour students plan to split into two societies

After months of divisiveness plans have been placed into motion to create another Labour students society in Manchester, explicitiy for pro-Corbyn Labour Party members

Students promote the importance of the arts

Arts Emergency Manchester plans to build on the success of last year by conducting another series of workshops in schools around Manchester, promoting the arts and social sciences

Stranger leaves £20 for struggling student

A random act of kindness has been applauded widely on social media after a stranger in the SU café donated a Manchester student the £20 she really needed

Police still looking for key witness in Fallowfield rape

Greater Manchester Police appeal to the student community to help in the search for the key witness in the Fallowfield rape case

Attack on couple in Fallowfield leaves young man fighting for his life

A young man and his girlfriend have been attacked in the centre of Fallowfield, leaving a young man in a serious but stable condition

Preview: iSessions charity gig night

Four student bands from the University of Manchester are competing in a charity gig night next Tuesday for the chance to represent the university in the national iSessions competition organised by The Independent and the i

Student raped in Fallowfield

Last month a student coming home from a night out was raped in Fallowfield, police are appealing for a witness to come forward.

Leading think tank proposes half a billion in cuts to Higher Education

Policy Exchange, a leading think tank, has proposed cuts to Higher Education grant funding, with the funds to be redirected to further education

Texas students protest gun laws with dildos

Students from The University of Texas plan to stage a protest involving “gigantic swinging dildos” next year, when new gun laws will come into action allowing students to carry concealed weapons on campus

Invitation to Julian Assange causes controversy at Cambridge Union

Cambridge Union’s Women’s Officer resigns following decision to invite controversial Wikileaks founder to Union debate via weblink

Conservatives told to hide conference passes in Manchester

Conservative delegates attending the Party Conference in Manchester must hide security passes amidst safety fears

Universities shocked as government allege they welcome “hate speakers”

As new counter-terrorism legislation Prevent is implemented in universities, the government name and shame institutions that have allegedly welcomed ‘hate speakers’ with views “contrary to British values”

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