Shivani Kaura

Shivani Kaura


20 Universities responsible for bulk increase in unconditional offers

20 Universities responsible for bulk increase in unconditional offers

New data from UCAS shows that over 7% of all UK applications in 2018 were unconditional
North-South divide in early deaths linked to poverty

North-South divide in early deaths linked to poverty

Research at the University of Manchester has linked socioeconomic deprivation to the divide in early deaths between the North and South of England
Students ‘Reclaim the Night’

Students ‘Reclaim the Night’

Students took to the streets to protest violence against women
Reclaim the Night comes back to Manchester

Reclaim the Night comes back to Manchester

Hundreds of women will take to the streets to fight for feminism and against violence against women
Fail: Manchester University apologises for exam errors

Fail: Manchester University apologises for exam errors

Education Officer Emma Atkins encourages any students affected to contact either her or the Students’ Union advice service
Exec Officer applications open

Exec Officer applications open

If you want to see change at the Students’ Union then apply to be an exec officer now!

Pharmaceutical company to bring 800 jobs to Manchester

German pharmaceutical company, Qiagen, are planning to cooperate with Manchester University, the NHS Trust, and the UK government

Enactus to host social hackathon

Manchester Entrepreneurs have collaborated with Enactus, the University of Manchester’s Computer Science society, to host a one-day social hackathon event, sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Senate roundup: Academy venue to honour Malcolm X

The second Student Union Senate of the Council Chambers was delivered last Thursday

UoM creates new test that could help prevent breast cancer

Women with a family history of breast cancer are on track to be able to be tested for risks

A chance to give homeless people administered healthcare

A new scheme is being set up in Greater Manchester to tackle homelessness

Women in Media to network in London

Women in Media is coming to the capital; freelancers down south were frustrated at not being able to afford the trip to Manchester every March

University of Manchester scientists design nanorobot that can build molecules

Professor David Leigh and his research team have worked together to create a robot that can be programmed to carry out basic chemical reactions

Ninety-seven per cent of international students leave the UK after university

Government exit checks state that overall net migration is much lower than expected

New parallels drawn between ‘white working class’ and BME communities

Reports by the Runnymede Trust and CLASS suggest the ‘white working class’ label may potentially damage hopeful policies that will benefit the working classes

Oxford University to offer summer schools for white working class boys

Summer schools offered to white British working class boys in an attempt to bolster university admissions from this socio-economic group

Applications from EU graduates to UK jobs decline by 18%

The UK is suffering from a decrease in the number of EU graduates that are applying for jobs according to a survey conducted by LinkedIn with over 3 million participants

Academics in higher education are told to act like diplomats

Academics at the University of East Anglia have told scholars that their research is not ‘self-evident’

British people should learn community languages

Changes to the languages we are taught at school may be made in a bid to improve the UK’s economic standing and the social integration of immigrants

Newcastle to give special dispensation for distressing topics

The University of Newcastle has suggested that students should gain extra time on exam papers which deal with potentially ‘triggering’ topics

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