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Long-read interview: Jack Houghton, SU Communities Officer

Long-read interview: Jack Houghton, SU Communities Officer

“I don’t see why you would want to be a politician. Politicians maintain the system, they don’t change the system”
Postgraduate students feel unrepresented by Students’ Union

Postgraduate students feel unrepresented by Students’ Union

Students’ Union Education Officer “gutted” by the decision to not introduce a Postgraduate Students’ Union Officer
Students’ Union General Secretary defends manifesto

Students’ Union General Secretary defends manifesto

Alex Tayler was elected on a manifesto promising cheaper food, an increased bursary fund for masters students and an affordable ‘Stagecoach-First’ bus pass
Students’ Union General Secretary to go “on tour”

Students’ Union General Secretary to go “on tour”

The event follows the ‘All Student Vote’ which 1.3 per cent of students voted in due to lack of “face-to-face engagement”, according to SU General Secretary
All Student Vote lacked face-to-face engagement

All Student Vote lacked face-to-face engagement

Described by the General Secretary as a chance “to reform and represent our students as best we can”, less than 500 students voted in the ‘All Student Vote’
Misleading options in exec officer ‘preferendum’

Misleading options in exec officer ‘preferendum’

People have hinted that the vote may also reopen, but a decision has not yet been made
1.5 per cent turnout in All Student Vote on Exec Officer roles

1.5 per cent turnout in All Student Vote on Exec Officer roles

Many students were unaware the vote was happening and were also confused by the options
Exec ignore voters, nix paid Mancunion editor

Exec ignore voters, nix paid Mancunion editor

Sixty-eight per cent of students vote for Mancunion editor to be full-time paid job – but Exec ignore result and remove role as part of cuts to make up for £0.5m deficit
All Student Vote cancelled after admin error

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 […]

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