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Senate elections and explainer: what is it and who is on it?

Senate elections and explainer: what is it and who is on it?

It has been a busy time for university elections in the last month. As well as SU executive elections, the Senate has elected new members to the board. Read on to understand what the Senate’s role is and who makes up the membership
Pro-Palestinian student groups occupy Simon Building in protest against University

Pro-Palestinian student groups occupy Simon Building in protest against University

Manchester Leftist Action have occupied the Simon Building to protest alleged University connections with Israel, along with students from UoM Rent Strike and Youth Front for Palestine
Live review: Gigs and Bands Society presents Into the Northern Quarter at Night & Day

Live review: Gigs and Bands Society presents Into the Northern Quarter at Night & Day

The Mancunion explores a prosperous evening as ‘Gigs and Bands’ society produces a night of superb music from exciting up and coming artists
Exclusive: Manchester University reveals Christmas plan to get students home

Exclusive: Manchester University reveals Christmas plan to get students home

New guidance has been released by the University today, fleshing out how the ‘student travel window’ will work
‘They tried to blame it on us’: Manchester student moved into Covid-positive accommodation

‘They tried to blame it on us’: Manchester student moved into Covid-positive accommodation

The University said it couldn’t comment on individual cases
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”
UoM release Covid figures but students fear they could be much higher

UoM release Covid figures but students fear they could be much higher

UoM’s Covid figures only include positive results reported to the University through an “agreed process”
MMU lockdown: Will Manchester University be next?

MMU lockdown: Will Manchester University be next?

UoM has made no official statement
Engineering students blast ‘unfair’ UoM after being told they must be on campus

Engineering students blast ‘unfair’ UoM after being told they must be on campus

Students were told that it “may not be possible” for them to study remotely
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
Manchester University: What are the coronavirus rules?

Manchester University: What are the coronavirus rules?

Bosses say they are following advice from Public Health England
Indian Society of Manchester to re-run election after complaints

Indian Society of Manchester to re-run election after complaints

The new committee, which was elected in April, was asked to step down following the row
Students react as United return to Champions League in final day drama

Students react as United return to Champions League in final day drama

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United beat Leicester City in a final day drama
Ali G and Main Library to reopen today

Ali G and Main Library to reopen today

Limited in-person services will be offered for postgraduates
UoM plans Zoom pause after half a million meetings

UoM plans Zoom pause after half a million meetings

The University said employees should use the time to learn something new
Living in lockdown: Life in empty Fallowfield halls

Living in lockdown: Life in empty Fallowfield halls

With his family in Dubai, first-year immunology student Felix Soedira is stuck in Richmond Park
Students call for an official prayer room in the library

Students call for an official prayer room in the library

Students comment that over an hour of their day is spent travelling from the library to designated prayer spaces and that this interruption will be felt most during the month of Ramadan
Manchester students plagued by Erasmus uncertainty

Manchester students plagued by Erasmus uncertainty

Several students said they had already missed out on funding due to Brexit uncertainty
Are Manchester’s international students getting value for money?

Are Manchester’s international students getting value for money?

Making up 27% of the total student body, they pay almost half of all tuition fees. 
Manchester students urged to consider teaching careers

Manchester students urged to consider teaching careers

The campaign will feature academic professionals offering their expertise and advice in the field