Manchester Student Union Articles

Up the creek without a pad

Up the creek without a pad

Are the free pads in the Students’ Union toilets enough to save you when shark week arrives?
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
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

Daisy and Anokhi take a trip down Biko Street

A space for students to meet, eat and get involved in student life

£153,500 saved for students by Union advice service

Free, confidential service offered by Students’ Union providing information and advice on personal and academic issues has helped students save thousands of pounds

Preview: Sex Week 2017

Let’s talk about sex. Here’s the line-up for this year’s annual Sex Week

Men must listen to feminists

In the wake of the recent Reclaim the Night protest, David Moseley illustrates a role for men in feminist movements

Lecturers divided on the NSS boycott

The NSS boycott has brought conflicting statements across departments at the University of Manchester

Half of female students experience sexual harassment

Drinkaware has released statistics that show sexual crime, such as harassment, is commonplace in the clubs, bars and streets of university towns

80 per cent of UK Universities restrict free speech

Spiked’s Free Speech University Rankings ranked universities on the level of free expression allowed on campus. The University of Manchester was ranked amber; the university itself received green, but the Students’ Union’s amber ranking pulled it down.

Police link sex attacks in student area

Police increase patrols in Fallowfield and Withington after two sexual assaults in the area

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