Josh Sandiford

Josh Sandiford

Deputy Editor

Editorial: Russell Group Student Newspapers for No-Detriment Policy

Editorial: Russell Group Student Newspapers for No-Detriment Policy

As the editors of Russell Group student newspapers, we are writing collectively to request a reversal of the Russell Group’s statement published on 7 January 2020, ‘on ensuring fair assessment and protecting the integrity of degrees’
What support is available for students staying at university this Christmas?

What support is available for students staying at university this Christmas?

Here’s what you need to know about staying in the city this Christmas
“This is a way we can all be together again”: Streamers wanted for student Twitch channel

“This is a way we can all be together again”: Streamers wanted for student Twitch channel

Manchester Streaming Group has been streaming since November in a “custom-built local studio” and already has over 350 followers on the platform
Exclusive: Manchester University reveals Christmas plan to get students home

Exclusive: Manchester University reveals Christmas plan to get students home

New guidance has been released by the University today, fleshing out how the ‘student travel window’ will work
Nancy Rothwell releases apology for not contacting Zac Adan

Nancy Rothwell releases apology for not contacting Zac Adan

The University of Manchester Vice-Chancellor, Nancy Rothwell, has released a video apologising for saying that she had written to Zac Adan when she had not
Police threaten to arrest students who attend Owens Park protest tonight

Police threaten to arrest students who attend Owens Park protest tonight

The gathering was supposed to take place tonight at 8 pm on Fallowfield campus
‘This caused great distress’: Nancy Rothwell speaks to The Mancunion following fence incident

‘This caused great distress’: Nancy Rothwell speaks to The Mancunion following fence incident

Rothwell apologised for any distress caused by the decision to set up fences, and said an enquiry would be established to determine exactly what happened
Manchester University students remove ‘lockdown’ fencing during huge protests

Manchester University students remove ‘lockdown’ fencing during huge protests

Students claimed the fencing had been put up overnight with no prior communication
Manchester University erects fences on campus as ‘lockdown security measure’

Manchester University erects fences on campus as ‘lockdown security measure’

Students claimed the fencing had been put up overnight in Owens Park near the Armitage Centre with no prior communication
Here’s why you might not be getting that tuition fee refund any time soon

Here’s why you might not be getting that tuition fee refund any time soon

Can the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University justify fees of £9250 and more for fewer and fewer contact hours?
Manchester universities suspend face-to-face teaching amid 1000 confirmed Covid cases

Manchester universities suspend face-to-face teaching amid 1000 confirmed Covid cases

Most courses will see face-to-face learning suspended, except for those with “clinical, medical and some laboratory-based teaching”
What to expect from Manchester SU this Black History Month

What to expect from Manchester SU this Black History Month

There will be exhibitions, talks, fashion shows, music, poetry, dance performances and conversation corners.
UoM release Covid figures but students fear they could be much higher

UoM release Covid figures but students fear they could be much higher

UoM’s Covid figures only include positive results reported to the University through an “agreed process”
MMU lockdown: Will Manchester University be next?

MMU lockdown: Will Manchester University be next?

UoM has made no official statement
Illegal student parties continue in Fallowfield halls despite curfew warnings

Illegal student parties continue in Fallowfield halls despite curfew warnings

The Mancunion has obtained a video of a student party
Manchester students face curfew after “significant” Covid breaches

Manchester students face curfew after “significant” Covid breaches

Greater Manchester Police were in attendance in Fallowfield
Engineering students blast ‘unfair’ UoM after being told they must be on campus

Engineering students blast ‘unfair’ UoM after being told they must be on campus

Students were told that it “may not be possible” for them to study remotely
Behave yourself or face action, incoming students warned

Behave yourself or face action, incoming students warned

Greater Manchester is gearing up to welcome around 100,000 students
Manchester University: What are the coronavirus rules?

Manchester University: What are the coronavirus rules?

Bosses say they are following advice from Public Health England
Promoters threatened with legal action over ‘fake’ freshers events

Promoters threatened with legal action over ‘fake’ freshers events

Many freshers have already bought tickets to events which falsely claim to be linked to the University

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