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Students seek compensation over “contract breaches” during lockdown

Students seek compensation over “contract breaches” during lockdown

1022 UoM students have joined a group launching legal action against several universities claiming a breach of contract over online teaching during Covid
You’re not a celebrity Hancock, get out of there

You’re not a celebrity Hancock, get out of there

Amid his farcical tenure as Health Secretary, treating Matt Hancock as a celebrity in the jungle is an insult to millions
Sunak science: Can the new PM be trusted?

Sunak science: Can the new PM be trusted?

With (another) new prime minister in power, we investigate his record on science and how that might impact the UK’s scientific community
World Mental Health Day: Tackling the Mental Health Crisis

World Mental Health Day: Tackling the Mental Health Crisis

World Mental Health Day was dedicated to making mental health and wellbeing a global priority
Why Boris needs the boot

Why Boris needs the boot

The British public prevented from saying goodbye to their loved ones due to laws imposed by a man attending illegal parties
Schools close in Manchester due to Covid-19 outbreaks

Schools close in Manchester due to Covid-19 outbreaks

Covid-19 cases are increasing in Greater Manchester. Many schools in Manchester have begun temporarily shutting down but how long will this go on for?
Shanghai goes into city wide lockdown

Shanghai goes into city wide lockdown

Does the lockdown of Shanghai show its zero covid policy is failing?
A little review of a large book: To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara

A little review of a large book: To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara

Does Hanya Yanagihara’s To Paradise live up to the success of her much loved previous novel A Little Life?
Immunocompromised students and the end of Covid-19 regulations in England: Is it safe?

Immunocompromised students and the end of Covid-19 regulations in England: Is it safe?

What happens to those most vulnerable when restrictions end?
SU follows government lead: No more free lateral flows

SU follows government lead: No more free lateral flows

The University and The Government have announced that they will restrict the free testing kits. Students are disappointed by this decision.
Review: Nobody

Review: Nobody

Aayush Chadha reviews Nobody at HOME
“I’m 21, I shouldn’t be feeling like this.”: UoM students speak out about their experiences with Long Covid

“I’m 21, I shouldn’t be feeling like this.”: UoM students speak out about their experiences with Long Covid

UoM students tell us about how their lives and university experiences have been impacted by Long Covid
UoM postpone Winter Graduation ceremony

UoM postpone Winter Graduation ceremony

Winter Graduation ceremonies set to take place next week have been postponed due to Covid restrictions
UoM make face coverings mandatory on campus

UoM make face coverings mandatory on campus

Face coverings are mandatory in all indoor spaces across campus from today
A different kind of long COVID

A different kind of long COVID

In more pain than normal? Social distancing could be the cause.
Déjà Review: The Woman in Black

Déjà Review: The Woman in Black

Jessica Hamilton reviews The Woman in Black at the Palace Theatre – the first show at the Palace since reopening after over a year
The Show Must Go On: Where to catch theatre in Manchester

The Show Must Go On: Where to catch theatre in Manchester

An introduction to Manchester’s most well-known theatres
Review: Boney M. featuring Maizie Williams at Hale Barns Carnival

Review: Boney M. featuring Maizie Williams at Hale Barns Carnival

Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Boney M. featuring Maizie Williams at Hale Barns Carnival
Review: Opera North’s A Night at the Opera

Review: Opera North’s A Night at the Opera

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Opera North’s A Night at the Opera at the Lowry – the first Mancunion Theatre review since theatres reopened in 2021
How Snapchat’s ‘Memories’ feature made me nostalgic for life before lockdown

How Snapchat’s ‘Memories’ feature made me nostalgic for life before lockdown

Lifestyle Editor Rhiannon Ingle tells us how Snapchat ‘Memories’ has made her nostalgic during lockdown

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