The sustainable student: Five ways to be environmentally conscious on a budget
Being sustainable as a student doesn’t have to break the bank – here are five ways that you can be a greener student in Manchester
Tory Party Conference 2022: Governing the state – or just a state?
The Tory Party Conference was a disaster for Liz Truss’ government. Can she repair her broken party? It doesn’t seem so
Watch Haaland live for under £15! Sports tickets on a budget
Manchester may be home to world-leading professional sports teams, but you can watch them without world-leading prices
Grand design your home on a budget
Transform your student space with these tops tips, ranging from plants and prints to nifty storage solutions.
Come fly with me: The cheapest student holidays
Hoping to leave behind your uni deadlines and house drama? Here are 5 cheap places you can escape to
Accounting for style #10 – Serial spender on a budget
For the month of October, an English Literature student tries to curb her spending habits and stick to a budget. Will she manage?
Let’s Get Away: Amsterdam
We’re off to Amsterdam to explore the winding canals and museums, all on a student budget – let’s get away!
Let’s Get Away: Bologna
We’re escaping to Bologna, as travel writer Phoebe Moore shares some of her favourite places to visit
Sustainable and affordable fashion brands
With approximately £140 million worth of clothing going to landfill every year, it’s clear that sustainable fashion is necessary and it doesn’t have to be expensive
Sustainable and affordable beauty brands
Being sustainable can be expensive but these brands are trying to make it easier for you, especially if you’re on a tight budget
Let’s Get Away: Lisbon
Our travel feature returns as this week we explore Lisbon and share recommendations for a student-friendly weekend getaway
Let’s Get Away: Madrid
Weekend getaways can be the perfect way to relax and reset, this week we explore Madrid and share some recommendations
Accounting for Style #1: English lit student spends over budget
Feeling nosey? One UoM student anonymously logs all of their fashion and beauty purchases over the period of September as part of a new series
Living on £20 a week: a guide
Sophia Ashby challenges herself to live on £20 for a week, offering her experiences and advice in the process.
A balancing act: Manchester City Council’s 2019/2020 budget released
Manchester City Council’s draft budget for 2019/2020 set to balance austerity and spending on social services as it meets a three year plan
UMPO: the people who bought £1,425 of LEGO
The University of Manchester Physics Outreach (UMPO) is a public engagement effort by the School of Physics and Astronomy. It is the largest of its kind in the UK, and aims to communicate scientific principles to the British public as well as to inspire scientific curiosity. We spoke to Meg Kirkman, a representative of UMPO, […]
I have as much chance of ending austerity as this budget
Matthew Gold argues that the Conservatives’ 2018 budget is about as far away from genuinely ending austerity as any of us are and Hammond’s pledges are just more Tory policies which benefit only the richest in society.
Students “neglected” in latest Budget
The Chancellor’s ‘end to austerity’ fell short of the mark in some people’s eyes, but other students remain unconvinced that the UK deficit has been tackled
Ljubljana for the budget traveller
Known for being quirky, inexpensive and rich in history, Slovenia’s capital city is quickly becoming a popular tourist destination. Praised for its commitment to improving the environment, Victoria Evans proves the city has much more to offer than cheap pints.
Norway: where’s my (oil) money?
A look at what Brits can learn from the Norwegians and their $1 Trillion sovereign wealth fund