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As it happened: University of Manchester Students’ Union Election results 2014

Liveblog for the University of Manchester Students’ Union Election results 2014

Students show solidarity with lecturers’ marking boycott

– Open letter to Dame Nancy Rothwell calls for fair pay for lecturers – Marking boycott to start 28th April

Cyclist killed in collision outside Owens Park

Major delays and diversions along Wilmslow Road after tragic accident

All Student Vote cancelled after admin error

A Student referendum had to be cancelled after the Students’ Union failed to uphold the guidelines dictating its publication last month. The University of Manchester Students’ Union’s Returning Officer Emma Powell, who is responsible for the good conduct and administration of UMSU referendums, put a stop to the recent All Student Vote after a complaint […]

Students’ Union to cut staff in face of deficit

Students’ Union bosses look to staff for ‘cost-saving’ and ‘income-generating’ ideas

Sankeys to reopen

Nightclub has overcome ‘major adversities’, six months after closure

University staff to strike again

Second day of action set for December

Hosts to be punishable for partygoers’ actions

New legislation will also give councils power to temporarily evict repeatedly anti-social tenants, and ability to recover costs from unhelpful landlords

Coke back in Students’ Union

No motion to continue the Union’s ban on the product was submitted

Boy, 14, charged with sex attacks

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with a string of sexual assaults near the University of Manchester. The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was due to appear before Manchester magistrates court this morning, charged with five counts of sexual assault. Three of the incidents happened near the University campus. Police investigating the […]

Two arrested and released for sexual assaults near University campus

Three separate attacks near the University of Manchester are being linked, suspects released on bail

Syria: teaching in a warzone

Ibrahim Olabi spent the summer in his war-torn homeland, teaching law to fighters

MMU cancel radical speaker event

Man Met cancel event where controversial Islamic speaker was set to speak

Classic university ‘had its day’

Universities have to adapt and embrace technology such as online courses, says report

Absent Exec Officer drops out of Gen Sec race

Stuck in Pakistan, current Diversity Officer pulls out of running

MMU pole-vaulter leaps to gold at Euro Champs

Defending champion pipped by Britain’s first Euro gold medallist

Exec officer stranded in Pakistan after passport blunder

– Diversity Officer has been gone for 5 weeks – Saad Wahid expected to return to campaign for General Secretary

Student commute ‘an accident hotspot’ for cyclists

Oxford and Wilmslow Roads have the highest number of accidents per year involving cyclists in Manchester

Original Machiavelli ‘most wanted’ notice found

Manchester academic finds 500-year-old proclamation calling for arrest of Machiavelli

Manchester graduates create ‘energy sweets’

– Graduates sign contract with FoodonCampus – Idea wins business competitions in Manchester and Brussels