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Brexit: Article 50 to be triggered by March 2017

At the annual Conservative Party conference, Prime Minister announced plans for Article 50 to be triggered by spring of next year

Cap on medical students to be raised but at a cost

Jeremy Hunt announces new plans for present and future medical students

Man Met student found dead in halls

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

University redevelopments up since tuition fee rise

Universities across the UK have released dramatic campus overhaul plans since the tuition fee rise in 2012

Royal Flush

Behold! You may need to sit down to hear this news; an 18-karat solid gold toilet is now open to visitors at New York’s Guggenheim museum. Named ‘America,’ it has replaced a public toilet on the fourth floor. This fully functioning golden throne fit for a king- or any member of the public- is a […]

Volunteering Opportunities at the Students’ Union

There are a wealth of volunteering opportunities at the University of Manchester—what will you get involved with?

Peeking pervert perturbing pooping people punished

David Brown, a Ph.D. student living in Manchester, has been put on the Sex Offenders Register for five years after being caught peeking in a toilet

TEDx Conference to be Held at the University of Manchester

TedX will returning to the University of Manchester for the day on Saturday 16th April with an ‘Infinite Possibilities’ lecture series

Petition made for Piccadilly Gardens revamp

Piccadilly gardens has become an unattractive, high crime area—a petition has been made to turn it back into a safe and appealing place for everyone to use

First transgender woman running for NUS Women’s Officer

During Anna Lee’s campaign, she has faced a great amount of opposition, but remains true to her objectives outlined in her ‘annafesto’

Censorship is the enemy of change

With a spate of high-profile attempts to censor media outlets, Ed John critically assesses our issue with the graphic truth

Manchester hosts prestigious humanitarian conference

Notable humanitarian academics and practitioners from around the world attended a conference in Manchester

How much are our MPs really worth?

The latest ‘cash for influence’ scandal highlights more than just nefarious MPs exploiting their positions, it raises fundamental questions about how we pay our lawmakers

Fallowfield gets Creative with the Fallow Street Fair and Oxjam

Oxjam Manchester took over the streets of Fallowfield last week, with three days of music and shopping.

Manchester professor’s son in helium gas suicide tragedy

Student’s suicide leads to questions raised with Home Secretary

Dead Space 3 ‘exploit’ allows gamers to get paid content for free

EA claims unlimited item glitch was deliberate

Greater Manchester Jobseeker’s claimant count rises again

Statistics indicate a rise in claims for Jobseeker’s Allowance in Greater Manchester despite a fall in unemployment

City Council proposes minimum wage increase

Wage increase wil impact around 1200 local authority employees.

Geology students given answer sheets during exam

Students were handed out exam papers with answers attached to the back during a geology exam last month.Geology students sitting a second-year Geophysical Techniques exam were free to use the answer sheets for around half of the test before invigilators were made aware of the mistake.The exam will now be made void and senior staff members say they are looking for “a solution that is both academically robust and as fair as possible on the students.”