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Win the chance to DJ at Parklife

Nando’s is offering aspiring student DJs the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to DJ at Parklife festival, which draws over 70,000 revellers each day

This week in global

Every week we take a look at news from around the world. Here is this week’s roundup

Pangaea: Neverland – Costume Competition

The Pangaea costume competition is back! We returned to Neverland to find the best dressed out there. Who was your favourite?

Charlie Hebdo cover revealed at debate on campus

In a debate over free speech on campus, the controversial front cover of the memorial edition of Charlie Hebdo, depicting the prophet Muhammad, was revealed unannounced

UKIP chairman advocates “a UN nuclear deterrent”

A General election debate at the University of Manchester brought together representatives from the five major political parties

Racial discrimination still exists in top universities

A report by University of Manchester and Leeds Beckett academics has shown that black and minority ethnic students are less likely to get into Russell Group universities, even with similar school results to their white counterparts

University degree not worth £9000, say 81 per cent of students

Survey results are released as Labour’s shadow universities minister advocates free tertiary education

Feature: The Virtues Of Hip Hop Masters

We spoke to University of Manchester student Louise Middleton, whose research shows that rhyming patterns come as second nature to some of hip hop’s biggest stars

University aims to hire 100 apprentices by the end of the year

Commended for its recent apprentice program, The University of Manchester is doubling the number of vacancies for 2015

Can you beat the Bogle?

Registration is now open for the Bogle, a 24-hour walk around Greater Manchester which aims to raise money for charity

University hosts TTIP discussion

Earth Week event follows up a trip by University of Manchester students to Brussels to protest the proposal

Rare 17th century map found in John Rylands Library

The document, which shows 17th century Manchester, had been resting virtually untouched in the library’s archives for decades

Voting for the NUS Elections opens

Voting has started for the NUS elections. Polls are open until next Friday, November 28th, 12pm

Woman hospitalised after taking drugs at Warehouse Project

32-year-old hospitalised after taking small amount of drugs with friend

Promising job prospects for class of 2011

The University of Manchester is among the top five universities being targeted.

Government announces immigration cap

Foreign academics may struggle to obtain a visa and a right to work within the UK. This will result in academic institutions around the country suffering from a smaller pool of quality staff.