In light of the dramatic drop in students registered to vote, Harry Leslie Smith a 92 year old activist spoke to students about the importance of voting and why this generation and general election could go down as the most important since 1945.
Spiked’s Free Speech University Rankings ranked universities on the level of free expression allowed on campus. The University of Manchester was ranked amber; the university itself received green, but the Students’ Union’s amber ranking pulled it down.
The Manchester Campaigns Bazaar showcased the wide variety of campaign and community groups across Manchester. A panel debate at the event discussed ‘What’s Left? Local Activism in the Age of Austerity’