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Manchester Camp of Resistance disruption spreads across campus

Manchester Camp of Resistance disruption spreads across campus

An instagram post by MLA shows protestors occupying University Place, the same day that the encampment spread onto the Alan Gilbert square
Students and public display solidarity with student occupation in face of police presence

Students and public display solidarity with student occupation in face of police presence

Protesters and police gathered outside the building on May 27, but the occupation remains on-going
University round-up: Redundancies, Student Publication Association awards, and Cops off Campus

University round-up: Redundancies, Student Publication Association awards, and Cops off Campus

This edition’s university round-up looks at university job-cuts, national publication awards, and pro-palestine occupations
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
Students out of pocket and more occupations: University Round-up

Students out of pocket and more occupations: University Round-up

As the academic year begins, the Mancunion looks across the country for the most interesting stories affecting students at other universities
350 or 44: How many students are engaging in the rent strike?

350 or 44: How many students are engaging in the rent strike?

UoM Rent Strike predict up to 350 students are engaging in organised action, whilst the University ‘anecdotally’ advise only 44 student have contact with Credit Control
Before the downfall: Catching up with the Sam Alex Occupiers

Before the downfall: Catching up with the Sam Alex Occupiers

In just a few short weeks, UoM Rent Strike’s occupation has taken on wins and defeats. Before it all kicked off, we paid the Sam Alex occupiers a visit to see what was occurring before UoM intervened.
University releases statement on John Owens Occupiers

University releases statement on John Owens Occupiers

Patrick Hackett from the University Senior Leadership has said that the occupiers will face “formal University disciplinary action”
The Rent Strike and Occupation: What happened when?

The Rent Strike and Occupation: What happened when?

There’s a lot going on with the rent strike, and their ongoing occupations. Find out exactly what’s happened, and when
Solidarity pop-up gig hosted in support of University occupiers

Solidarity pop-up gig hosted in support of University occupiers

In response to an ultimatum to the occupiers from the University, a ‘pop-up’ gig was held under the famous University of Manchester arch
Occupiers leave John Owens Building

Occupiers leave John Owens Building

Occupiers from the Manchester Leftist Action and UoM Rent Strike groups have ended their week long occupation of the John Owens Building
University issues ‘ultimatum’ letter to John Owens occupiers

University issues ‘ultimatum’ letter to John Owens occupiers

Occupiers of the John Owens building have been told to leave by 4pm today or risk facing “formal disciplinary action”
Student protestors occupy Simon Building

Student protestors occupy Simon Building

Protestors from UoM Rent Strike and Manchester Leftist Action have occupied the Simon building
Student protestors occupy three University buildings

Student protestors occupy three University buildings

Protestors from Manchester Leftist Action and UoM Rent Strike have occupied three University of Manchester buildings
Students occupy Sam Alex AGAIN in support of UCU strikes

Students occupy Sam Alex AGAIN in support of UCU strikes

BREAKING NEWS: Students from the activist group ‘UCU Solidarity’ have occupied the Samuel Alexander building at the University of Manchester
BREAKING: UoM students occupy campus building

BREAKING: UoM students occupy campus building

Students have occupied the University of Manchester as a protest against the treatment of students and staff since the beginning of the academic year.  This action is viewed as a last resort by the occupiers, after months of protests of various kinds. The occupiers have written an open letter to Nancy Rothwell, which details the […]
UoM Rent Strike reject University offer for 5 per cent rent reduction

UoM Rent Strike reject University offer for 5 per cent rent reduction

They described the University and SU agreement as ‘patronising and insulting’ and are calling for further discussion
I’m occupying Owens Park Tower, this is what’s really going down

I’m occupying Owens Park Tower, this is what’s really going down

Lucy Nichols writes from the inside of the occupation, painting a picture of what’s really going down
Day 2 of the student occupation of Uni Place

Day 2 of the student occupation of Uni Place

#FourFightsFourNights – People and Planet UoM occupied a University building for a second night to support UCU strikes
Students occupy University Place in solidarity with UCU strikes

Students occupy University Place in solidarity with UCU strikes

The students are protesting University response to the current UCU strikes