If books could kill: Are course books too expensive?
Should students be made to fork out hundreds of pounds each year for course books? We explore the social and financial implications of the prices of university books.
The unseen costs of MP donations
With the extent of donations made to local MPs now made clear, it’s time to spell out why these ‘gifts’ come at a price.
UoM staff expenses plummet during pandemic
Restaurant and bar spending via University of Manchester staff purchasing cards totalled just £150 in December 2020, compared to £22,000 in December 2019.
“Environmentally conscious” UoM spent £250,000 on Amazon in 2020
Investigation reveals that 1 in 10 University expenses purchases were with Amazon in 2020
EXCLUSIVE: University of Manchester staff expenses revealed
Data obtained by The Mancunion shows staff expenses being spent on luxuries such as private childcare, clothing, and entertainment.
Students unhappy at soaring Vice Chancellor pay
In a nationwide survey students were found to be supportive of a Living Wage for University staff and for Vice-Chancellors’ pay to be cut, as wage statistics for universities are revealed.
Manchester refute claim that Vice-Chancellor is highest expenses claimant
The Sunday Times reported that Dame Nancy Rothwell’s expenses are the highest among UK university chiefs, as well as revealing that Vice-Chancellors had claimed expenses for bottles of water and slices of cake