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It’s with great sadness that we report on the attack on Daniel Whiteley. The 1st year English literature student was beaten and is now in hospital with life threatening injuries. We wish him a full and speedy recovery. If anyone has any information that could be of help to the police, please call 0161 856 […]

We’re fast approaching that time in the union calendar where the real fun begins: Student Media Week, obviously. From next Monday the Steve Biko Building will become a shining temple of all things media-related. While we encourage students to get involved with the student paper, radio station and online TV channel all year round, we […]

Hearty congratulations must go to the University this week after they resolved to pay all of their staff in line with their own pay scales. This means that service staff will be paid at least £7.80 an hour. Given the difficult economic climate and financial difficulties hitting the higher education sector it is particularly commendable […]

Just as we were going to press, news emerged that the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), has decided to allocate universities an extra £1,100 per postgraduate student. The funding increase will only affect those postgraduate students not taking the lowest costing and humanities subjects. Tedious acronyms aside, this is a pretty interesting development […]

Well, that went fast didn’t it? The first semester is almost at an end. Many of you will be studying abroad next year, beginning a whole new chapter in your university life. Looking back now I wish I had been more active and had spent six months overseas. You’ll be back next September with stories […]