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Varsity Match Reports: Men and Ladies

The Ladies team well and truly trounced home with a win, whereas the men side narrowly missed out on another Varsity win

Man Met student found dead in halls

Police are not treating the death of a Manchester Metropolitan student as suspicious

Mandelson officially takes up MMU Chancellorship

“Lord of Darkness” Peter Mandelson began his term as the official figurehead of the university at the beginning of April this year

Mandelson loves Manchester: Reasons not to be cheerful about the new MMU chancellor

Richard Heller—journalist, author, and former Chief of Staff to Denis Healey when he was leader of the Labour Party—on the questionable ‘qualities’ of MMU’s new chancellor, the ‘Prince of Darkness’, Peter Mandelson

Screen Theory

Elliott Mills takes a characteristically flippant look at the Alan Gilbert Learning Common’s newest, and most prominent, feature

Council fails in Ark court bid

A case brought by the Council against the homeless residents of the Ark for breaching an injunction against pitching tents in protest has been thrown out of court

Scores of students protest homeless evictions

Scores of students gathered to protest MMU’s controversial ‘social cleansing’ eviction of the homeless under the Mancunian Way

Housing crisis tensions continue to escalate

The UK is in a time of crisis where housing is concerned, and in Manchester, homelessness continues to be a major social and political issue. Liam Kelly investigates

Homeless activist hospitalised after Manchester Metropolitan eviction

Manchester Metropolitan University claims no violent altercations took place, but one woman was sent to hospital because of her treatment during the eviction

Student Homes video targets house party ‘chaos’

The video, produced by Manchester Metropolitan University, follows a fictional Fallowfield party that gets out of hand

Manchester students have Playstation 3 seized

Manchester students have had their Playstation 3 and other equipment seized following various noise complaints from neighbours over excessively loud 4am gaming sessions. The story, which has received national attention, is however one of many reported lately, which students fear are depicted to demonise the Manchester student community collectively.

Manchester success at Manchester Evening News Environment Awards

Student volunteers from the Manchester Leadership Programme helped the British Heart Foundation achieve success in their recycling scheme.

MMU students rescued from Welsh mountains

It took 50 rescuers 9 hours to rescue the group of university students from Manchester

New weapon scanner developed in manchester to revolutionise global security

Team from Manchester Metropolitan University design potentially ground breaking technology

Elbow singer opens £34m MMU School of Art

Frontman Garvey joined by Cornerhouse CEO on School’s 175th anniversary

Suspect denies murdering MMU lecturer and family

The businessman denied four counts of murder at Northampton Crown Court

Students’ Union label Armed Forces societies “unwelcoming”

-Exec team boot University Royal Navy Unit from outside Students’ Union – University Armed Forces – ‘no different from a society’, yet feel “ostracized” – “A military presence is not appropriate”, says Campaigns Officer

MMU pole-vaulter leaps to gold at Euro Champs

Defending champion pipped by Britain’s first Euro gold medallist

‘I am not the only member of staff who has been under attack at MMU,’ says Parker

Internationally renowned Professor says ‘sorry’ to sudents in open letter after quitting MMU following ‘bullying and harassment’

University of Manchester students happiest since 2005, says NSS

83% of students at University of Manchester ‘satisfied’ – up 4% from last year