William Brown

William Brown


Lunch with The Mancunion: David Aaronovitch

William Brown talks to University of Manchester alumnus and The Times columnist David Aaronovitch on politics, the student body and freedom of speech

Preview: Official launch of the Global Development Institute

This week, the university will be launching the Global Development Institute—one of the largest development research and teaching institutions in the world

Government to crack down on loan repayments

New measures will be introduced to target student debtors who have left the UK

Academics demand justice after death of Italian student in Egypt

Thousands of academics from across the world, including some from the University of Manchester, have signed an open letter condemning the torture and death of an Italian Ph.D. student in Cairo, demanding a impartial investigation be allowed

Preview: Earth Week

Earth Week comes to the Students’ Union for its third year, with a schedule of events to promote environmental awareness

Spending review: What does it mean for students?

Wednesday’s spending review heralds massive cuts for student nurses and higher education more broadly

Oxford activist resigns posts, admitting non-consensual sex

Annie Teriba, a well known activist, has resigned all of her political positions after learning a physical partner did not consent to sex

Natalie Bennett speaks of the insanity of nuclear weapons

Natalie Bennett tells The Mancunion about her fears of Trident, her views of Sunday’s National Demonstration, and her hopes for the future

Manchester and Oxford top world leaders chart in UK

A new report shows that one of the University of Manchester’s key exports is world leaders

Scores of students protest homeless evictions

Scores of students gathered to protest MMU’s controversial ‘social cleansing’ eviction of the homeless under the Mancunian Way

Japanese government cuts swathes of university departments

A Japanese minister has called for universities to teach subjects that “better meet society’s needs,” resulting in institutions closing or severely cutting humanities, social science and law departments

Refugee crisis in Manchester

Reports show Manchester is doing the most to resettle refugees. However many students and public officials are demanding more is done to help those in need

Cornelia Parker tells Manchester to rise up in a “call to arms”

As the University of Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery wins multiple national awards, renowned artist Corneila Parker tells Manchester students to rise up and fight for their future

A Union of apathy and failure

Apolitical, nonplussed, and too concerned with going to the Warehouse Project, Will Brown shows us why students need to get their act together—or face the consequences of apathy

Where have all the book Amagone?

There’s a rumble in the jungle, but this time it’s our small book retailers getting knocked out

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