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Antony Jenkins appointed as the new Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University

Antony Jenkins appointed as the new Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University’s (MMU) new Chancellor, Antony Jenkins, will assume the ceremonial and ambassadorial role from January 2025
University round-up: new 24/7 helpline, (nearly) oldest-ever graduate, and a rise in burglaries

University round-up: new 24/7 helpline, (nearly) oldest-ever graduate, and a rise in burglaries

Read the latest news from UK universities, featuring a new 95-year-old graduate and the rollout of a new 24/7 helpline service
UoMRFC suffer vengeance on derby day: UoMRFC 8-50 MMU

UoMRFC suffer vengeance on derby day: UoMRFC 8-50 MMU

After last year’s loss, MMU were out for vengeance
Manchester Metropolitan University showcases new library plans

Manchester Metropolitan University showcases new library plans

The plan aims to start development in summer 2024 and be completed by 2028
Manchester universities suspend face-to-face teaching amid 1000 confirmed Covid cases

Manchester universities suspend face-to-face teaching amid 1000 confirmed Covid cases

Most courses will see face-to-face learning suspended, except for those with “clinical, medical and some laboratory-based teaching”
MMU lockdown: Will Manchester University be next?

MMU lockdown: Will Manchester University be next?

UoM has made no official statement
Behave yourself or face action, incoming students warned

Behave yourself or face action, incoming students warned

Greater Manchester is gearing up to welcome around 100,000 students
Review: The Duchess of Malfi

Review: The Duchess of Malfi

Anna Jin reviews Manchester School of Theatre’s The Duchess of Malfi at HOME
New Greater Manchester Police unit created to tackle violent crime

New Greater Manchester Police unit created to tackle violent crime

The unit aims to work with partners across Manchester to reduce violent crime in the area
Universities renew private security patrols in Fallowfield

Universities renew private security patrols in Fallowfield

Both UoM and MMU have committed to re-starting the private security patrols in Fallowfield and Withington
Manchester students handed free cash to gamble

Manchester students handed free cash to gamble

Would you take £5 cash in hand to place on online bet?
Art in Mancunia: Priya Ray

Art in Mancunia: Priya Ray

In this instalment of Art in Mancunia, Saoirse Akhtar-Farren reviews Priya Ray’s ‘Absence’ Project: a photographic series exploring loss and life after bereavement
Fewer students from state-run schools enrolling at uni

Fewer students from state-run schools enrolling at uni

Reports published by Higher Education Statistics Agency shows that the University of Manchester enrols 5.3% less disadvantaged students than the UK average
Lie detectors: an efficient technology or just pseudoscience?

Lie detectors: an efficient technology or just pseudoscience?

The EU has announced plans to implement lie detectors at its busiest borders, but is the science behind lie detection really infallible?
56% of female survivors of sexual violence in Greater Manchester are not able to access support

56% of female survivors of sexual violence in Greater Manchester are not able to access support

New report reveals lack of support for survivors of sexual violence in Greater Manchester
Manchester universities renew security firm contracts

Manchester universities renew security firm contracts

Security firms operating night patrols in Fallowfield have had their contracts extend, and will operate in the area for a third year straight.
The University of Manchester makes top 20 in Good University Guide 2019

The University of Manchester makes top 20 in Good University Guide 2019

The University of Manchester has been ranked the 19th best in the country and second best in the North West of England
Muscle loss in old age linked to damaged nerves

Muscle loss in old age linked to damaged nerves

Researchers find weaker nerve signals are associated with muscle loss but regular exercise delay such effects

Man Met rank number one green university in UK

People & Planet University League sees Manchester Metropolitan University ranked first in sustainability practices

Mixed emotions for the men’s and women’s varsity teams

The women secured a 17-5 win while the men succumbed to a 21-10 defeat