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University round-up: petitions, elections, and the future of Europe’s “worst nightclub”

University round-up: petitions, elections, and the future of Europe’s “worst nightclub”

In this edition of the university round-up, read about petitions at Trinity College and Oxford, an Aberdeen student running in the general election, and the closure of an infamous nightclub
LeadMCR results: a breakdown

LeadMCR results: a breakdown

The Students’ Union have shared a detailed breakdown of the transferable voting system used for the LeadMCR elections following the results on March 7
Your new Exec team: LeadMCR 2024 results

Your new Exec team: LeadMCR 2024 results

Eight Exec Officers and seven NUS reps have been elected for LeadMCR 2024/25
A year of elections: Has politics turned into a joke?

A year of elections: Has politics turned into a joke?

Prepare for a whirlwind year filled with elections. Yet, amidst the political frenzy, are young people becoming increasingly disillusioned with politicians?
LeadMCR 2024/25 applications now open

LeadMCR 2024/25 applications now open

LeadMCR applications have opened, with eight Exec roles available for next academic year, focused on the student experience at University and across the city
What do French UoM students think of the Presidential elections?

What do French UoM students think of the Presidential elections?

We spoke to UoM’s French students to see how they feel about the recent presidential elections and the future of France
Your SU Needs You!

Your SU Needs You!

Max Earnshaw convinces us why every student at the University of Manchester should vote in the upcoming SU elections
Lights, Camera, Election: Casting our vote on the best political films and TV

Lights, Camera, Election: Casting our vote on the best political films and TV

Our writers consider their favourite political films, in light of the student elections
All you need to know about the Part Time Officer Elections

All you need to know about the Part Time Officer Elections

The position of becoming a part-time officer at the SU has now opened up and this is all students need to know about it.
Review: Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm

Review: Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm

Outrageous, thought-provoking, and politically charged, Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Borat’ sequel has big swings but few hits
Advocacy groups express concern about lack of representation in new exec team

Advocacy groups express concern about lack of representation in new exec team

The new University of Manchester SU executive team has been praised for being the most diverse team in terms of BAME candisates in the country. However, there is a complete lack of representation for disabled and LGBTQ+ students, leaving some uneasy about the coming year
Opinion: Local elections are key to climate action

Opinion: Local elections are key to climate action

Sebastian Cousins, a member of the Young Green Society, discusses the importance of local elections in the fight for climate action
The Balancing Act of the Labour Leadership Race

The Balancing Act of the Labour Leadership Race

Archie Earle discusses the contenders in the Labour leadership race, asking whether the party can salvage its reputation
Senate postponed until November

Senate postponed until November

Key issues from as far back as May’s postponed meeting are still on the agenda for discussion
Frustration as SU Elections fallout continues

Frustration as SU Elections fallout continues

Controversy remains as two candidates will not be investigated, despite allegations of electoral misconduct
The Mancunion’s view on the SU elections

The Mancunion’s view on the SU elections

Editor-in-Chief Ethan Davies argues that whilst students are still angry over the latest elections controversy, they should head to Senate to make their voice heard
Banned candidates win SU elections

Banned candidates win SU elections

Turnout also fell – with only 19.4% of students voting
An unsavoury taste: the Students’ Union elections

An unsavoury taste: the Students’ Union elections

Cachella Smith suggests that providing incentives to encourage people to vote will not necessarily generate a fair and representative outcome

Preview: SU Elections 2019

Polling stations can be found in the Students’ Union, North Campus, and Owens Park, Fallowfield

Why are students disinterested in the Students’ Union?

Unsuccessful Activities and Development Officer candidate, Ant Menezes, says there is a growing divide between students and Exec Officers